The Yankees' Lineup Is Going To Be Very Sad And Old This Season

The Yankees finally made their big free-agent splash this week, when they signed Kevin Youkilis, an aging third basemen with bad hips, to fill in for Alex Rodriguez, their incumbent aging third basemen with bad hips. OK, maybe it was less a "splash" than a "thud." Youkilis was terrible last year, putting up a career… » 12/13/12 3:50pm 12/13/12 3:50pm

CSN Chicago Brings Us More Locker-Room Dong, And This One Appears To…

Terry Francona once quipped about Kevin Youkilis's Greek God of Walks moniker: "I've seen him in the shower: he's not the Greek God of anything." It seems we may have the opportunity here to judge for ourselves, as this CSN Chicago locker room interview with White Sox pitcher Pedro Hernandez accidentally spies a… » 7/19/12 12:00pm 7/19/12 12:00pm

Compared To Boston, Chicago Media Is Paradise For Kevin Youkilis

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Youk only says that because he's not a Cub. » 7/06/12 5:45pm 7/06/12 5:45pm

Reports: Kevin Youkilis Traded To Chicago White Sox

The Boston Red Sox desire to trade Kevin Youkilis has been no secret and it appears both Red and White Sox have finally pulled the trigger. Reports out of the clubhouse are that Youkilis's nameplate has been removed from his locker and Bobby Valentine said there is a "situation pending." » 6/24/12 5:15pm 6/24/12 5:15pm

Boston Paper Already Declares Red Sox Clubhouse Mutiny

The Red Sox lost a frustrating game yesterday, highlighted by a questionable strike zone, a mid-conversion Daniel Bard looking great but clearly tiring, and the manager crossing swords with the team's two most beloved players. So today the Herald leads not with a game report, but a rush to be the first paper in town… » 4/17/12 10:10am 4/17/12 10:10am

Bobby Valentine Is Now Openly Antagonizing Kevin Youkilis

Kevin Youkilis has had a rough start to his 2012 season. He's hitting .200/.265/.223, and the Red Sox are 3-5. (CLARIFICATION: They were 3-5 when Valentine gave this quote. They're 4-5 now.) But it's the smallest of sample sizes, and the Red Sox got off to a bad start last year and everything worked out almost… » 4/16/12 12:17am 4/16/12 12:17am

Boston Herald: Kevin Youkilis Is Getting Married To Tom Brady's Sister

Holy alleged eugenics, Boston! A sister of Boston's resident best athlete (sorry, JaJuan Johnson) is getting married to its resident Greek god (sorry, Niko Koutouvides), if this story is true, anyway. » 2/10/12 1:15am 2/10/12 1:15am

Now Kevin Youkilis Is Maybe Dating Tom Brady's Sister, According To…

The Boston Herald went to sleep proud of itself for landing the scoop that Theo Epstein is on his way to Chicago. They woke up to the Globe's comprehensive hit on the hard-partying 2011 Red Sox that's the only topic in town. » 10/12/11 1:40pm 10/12/11 1:40pm

If Boston Gets Swept By Cleveland Today, Red Sox Nation May Implode

The Red Sox, predicted by many to win it all this year, are still without a win five games into the season. Naturally, there's a discussion board up on the Globe website today titled "Panic Time?" Is it? Last night against Cleveland, Kevin Youkilis attempted to intentionally drop a line drive to turn a double play. He… » 4/07/11 1:05pm 4/07/11 1:05pm


Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 8/12/09 6:30am 8/12/09 6:30am

Kevin Youkilis' Facial Hair Has A Lot On Its Mind, By Cracky

The beard of Boston Red Sox first baseman Kevin Youkilis has started a website and Twitter feed. This is definitely the best website devoted to an athlete's beard since Alicia Rickter's fansite went under. [BeardOfTruth] » 4/10/09 2:45pm 4/10/09 2:45pm

SuperYid Youkilis Drubs The Hardly Punchless RedBirds

Slate's Robert Weintraub, like many of us, loves the old purple prose of early 1900s sportswriting, the Grantland Rices, the men who painted epic tales of warriors, grizzled combatants and lardywarks too manly to wear gloves. In an occasional series, Weintraub writes about the week's best baseball game in the style of… » 6/25/08 4:00pm 6/25/08 4:00pm

Kevin Youkilis' Slump Buster

You encourage Red Sox first baseman Kevin Youkilis to cash in on every endorsement opportunity he has; even in Boston, championships are a rare thing, and you gotta get yours while you can. Which is why we appreciate his new Slump Buster beverage. » 1/03/08 3:40pm 1/03/08 3:40pm