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

When Serious Actors Become Action Stars: A Guide

This Friday, Lockout opens, and beyond its prison-colony-in-space hook, probably the most interesting element to this sci-fi film is "Holy cow, is that Guy Pearce kickin' all that ass?" Why, yes, it is—and it's a conscious departure from the serious dramatic roles we usually see from him (Memento, L.A. Confidential).… » 4/12/12 4:30pm 4/12/12 4:30pm

NBA Owners And Players Reach Tentative Labor Deal, Season To Start On…

"All I feel right now is 'finally'" said a borderline speechless Dwyane Wade. Barring something crazy, the league plans on opening training camp on December 9th and kicking off a 66-game schedule Christmas Day with the Boston Celtics at New York Knicks, the Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks, and the Chicago Bulls at Los… » 11/26/11 9:41am 11/26/11 9:41am

The Kansas City Chiefs' Sad Cavalcade Of Torn Knee Ligaments

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 9/19/11 4:30pm 9/19/11 4:30pm

Deion Branch Will Be At A Papa John's In Louisville For One Hour On…

With the reverence worthy of a Super Bowl MVP, the sign outside the Papa John's at 2nd and Liberty streets in Louisville, Ky. invites passersby to stop in this Friday to distract Patriots WR Deion Branch from the fact that he's been forced to make an appearance at a Papa John's in his old college town. » 7/06/11 11:45pm 7/06/11 11:45pm

Ron Jaworski Reminisces About Past NFL Work Stoppages

Former Philadelphia Eagles QB and current ESPN football analyst recently discussed his memories of NFL work stoppages in 1982 and 1987. He thinks the lack of off-season work hurts the QB position particularly hard and doesn't buy it when today's players say they'll keep working out because, back in his day, few did. » 3/13/11 4:00pm 3/13/11 4:00pm