Lawrence Taylor's 31-year-old son, Lawrence Jr., was arrested on felony charges of statutory rape, sodomy, and child molestation for incidents involving two underage girls. He's in jail without bail. The sodomy charge, under Georgia law, is for unwanted oral sex. [New York Daily News] » 7/08/13 3:11pm 7/08/13 3:11pm

A Skeptic's Guide To The 2012 Heisman Trophy

Remember the lullaby afternoons of September, when we all figured we'd see a Heisman winner who merited the award? Maybe a Geno Smith, slinging the ball all over the yard, or even a Matt Barkley, who despite being named after Big Bird's dog had the right pedigree and weaponry (Robert Woods and Marquise Lee catching… » 12/08/12 10:45am 12/08/12 10:45am

This Week's Signs Of The Apocalypse

For nearly two decades, Sports Illustrated has stirred the tea leaves to discern a weekly Sign of the Apocalypse. Deadspin salutes the magazine's ongoing effort to cover the end of times but declines to cede the scoop on the biggest event in world history. » 10/27/12 5:27pm 10/27/12 5:27pm

Lawrence Taylor Twirled His Used Condom Over His Head "Like A Lasso"…

Lawrence Taylor is a registered sex offender after pleading guilty to paying a 16-year-old $300 for sex in a suburban hotel room in 2010. (Both he and the girl say she told him she was 19.) The plea spared him jail time, but now he's facing a civil suit from the girl, who claims he forced himself on her. And this… » 10/26/12 11:20am 10/26/12 11:20am

Osi Umenyiora Falls Just Shy Of Goal To Get Lawrence Taylor His Super…

Lawrence Taylor's son went ahead and auctioned off his father's 1991 Super Bowl ring last night and when all the numbers were tallied, it went for a cool $230,401.20. Further details of the transaction, including who made the winning bid, were not released. But we do know that it was not Osi. » 5/20/12 6:53pm 5/20/12 6:53pm

Twitter Aficionado Osi Umenyiora Promises To Buy Lawrence Taylor's…

This Osi Umenyiora guy is a weird cat. A week after calling LeSean McCoy a woman on twitter as an insult, he is now pledging to buy Lawrence Taylor's 1991 Super Bowl ring that is currently being auctioned off, but only if he gets one million followers. Initially he said the millionth follower would get to give the… » 5/19/12 4:45pm 5/19/12 4:45pm

Hookers Aren't Free, So Lawrence Taylor Is Auctioning Off One Of His…

We're seeing this more and more from famous athletes, whether it's because of financial straits, some sort of hassle, or reasons unexplained: Tommie Smith, Rashaan Salaam, Julius Erving, Ray Guy, David Wells, and Orel Hershiser—to name a few—have all in recent years put some item of cherished memorabilia from their… » 5/17/12 12:45pm 5/17/12 12:45pm

Lawrence Taylor, On If He Is A Changed Man After Getting Busted With An…

In a meandering and bizarre interview aired Wednesday night on Showtime's Inside The NFL, Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor attempted to respond to questions about his 2010 arrest for soliciting an underage prostitute but mostly left the impression that more trouble's in his future. » 1/26/12 8:45am 1/26/12 8:45am

Today's The Day Baseball Fans Everywhere Except Pittsburgh Dream Of…

Your morning roundup for March 31, the day a Bellaire, Ohio chair mourns the obese man who sat upon it for the past two years, leaving more than skin behind. » 3/31/11 9:00am 3/31/11 9:00am

Lawrence Taylor On His Prostitutes: "I Don't Card Them"

Today, Lawrence Taylor went on Studio B with Shepard Smith and rambled nonsensically and sometimes offensively about having sex with a 16-year-old prostitute in upstate New York a year ago. He said awful things ("It's the world of prostitution. You never know what you're gonna get, if it's gonna be a pretty girl or… » 3/22/11 8:15pm 3/22/11 8:15pm

Oregon Fans Still Have A Couple Things Going For Them

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 internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day » 1/14/11 9:35am 1/14/11 9:35am

Oh, Did We Forget To Mention Lawrence Taylor Was Indicted For Rape…

Hey, it was crazy out there today. Sometimes the grand jury hearings of a Hall of Famer accused of raping an underage prostitute just slip through the cracks. » 6/23/10 11:30pm 6/23/10 11:30pm

Ex-Giant Brad Benson Is Greatest Ad Wizard Since Don Draper

Like many former athletes, New York Giant alumnus Brad Benson found a second career as a successful car dealer. Unlike most of them, however, he's made another name for himself as a filthy-minded, possibly unhinged radio pitchman. » 5/13/10 10:15pm 5/13/10 10:15pm

LT, You Jackin' It?

Lawrence Taylor will apparently break out the old masturbation defense. That doesn't gibe with the girl's very graphic story, which involves trapped condoms and vasectomies. [TMZ, NYDN] » 5/12/10 5:30pm 5/12/10 5:30pm

The Blind Side Is Cursed By A Home-Wrecking Demon

This is what the New York Daily News has suggested, due to some of the recent problems suffered by members of the cast of Michael Lewis's book-turned-sapfest. It's even ensnared Lawrence Taylor in its wickedness. » 5/08/10 7:10pm 5/08/10 7:10pm

LT's Weight Loss Spokesman Replacement Has A Little Less Star Power

Lawrence Taylor is accused of doing some Very Bad Things. That means he's not allowed to tell us how he lost 35 pounds (results not typical) on Nutrisystem. Now pinch hitting: Matt Stairs. » 5/07/10 12:30pm 5/07/10 12:30pm

Lawrence Taylor's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Since this morning, the age on LT's alleged prostitute has been bumped from 15 to 16, and he's no longer accused of beating her (her pimp is). Do these revelations make things better? No, they do not. » 5/06/10 7:00pm 5/06/10 7:00pm

Perfect Gentlemen: My Lovely Night With Lawrence Taylor

This is a new series called "Perfect Gentlemen," wherein we feature stories from women (or men!) who've gone out on dates with professional athletes and had altogether positive experiences. Unfortunately, today's installment features Lawrence Taylor. » 5/06/10 4:15pm 5/06/10 4:15pm

This Lawrence Taylor Story Is Going To Get Real Ugly, Real Fast

Taylor is charged with beating and raping a 16-year-old girl overnight. He's currently in jail, awaiting his arraignment. A press conference is scheduled for this afternoon. [AnimalNY] » 5/06/10 11:30am 5/06/10 11:30am

Lawrence Taylor... Accused Of Rape

"Taylor, 51, was taken into custody by the Town of Ramapo police after being accused of raping someone in the Holiday Inn Holidome Hotel in Suffern."[CBS] » 5/06/10 10:50am 5/06/10 10:50am