Lebanese Olympic Skier Under Fire For Topless Photoshoot

Lebanese slalom skier Jackie Chamoun is facing criticism in her home country, with even the Sports Minister calling for an investigation, after images from a topless calendar photoshoot emerged on the internet Monday. » 2/12/14 8:57am 2/12/14 8:57am

Soccer Referee Outruns Mob Of Angry Players And Team Officials

This happened during a match between Al-Nahda and Al-Salam Zgharta of the Lebanese second division soccer league. It is very weird. It begins with the referee issuing a yellow and a red card to Al-Nahda's Youssef Omar, who then decides to attack the referee and chase him across the pitch. And then more people start… » 3/07/13 5:35pm 3/07/13 5:35pm

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. » 10/20/12 3:00pm 10/20/12 3:00pm

UAE Soccer Player May Be Punished For "Disrespectful"-But-Also-Awesome…

On Sunday, Theyab Awana, a 21-year-old winger with the United Arab Emirates national team, scored on a penalty kick in a friendly against Lebanon. Only he did it off of a 180 and using his heel. UAE was up 5-2 at the time, and they ultimately won 7-2, so the stakes weren't very high for either team. Does this make… » 7/19/11 11:15am 7/19/11 11:15am