The Deadspin staff picked their favorite Vines from 2015, and you won’t be surprised to learn that many of them include maniacal dogs. Please enjoy.
They may be sat behind a desk instead of being out on a field or court smashing into other humans, but that doesn’t mean esports players are immune from career-threatening injuries.
ESPN NBA writer Brian Windhorst, who is as connected to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers as any reporter can be, was a guest on Bill Simmons's latest podcast, and he dropped some juicy stuff about the various melodramas that have been hanging over the team all season. The whole thing is worth a listen, but…
Today, Seoul hosted the League of Legends world championships. It's a big enough event that it occupied the outdoor soccer stadium built for the 2002 World Cup. The New York Times has a decent 40,000-foot overview of the rise of professional gaming in South Korea.
Damn, lady, this is one fine-ass racist run you went on here. Started off strong with, "If I had a gun, I would shoot you dead. ... I'm going to kill your kids and your goddamn mother. I've got people who will do it," and rolled right into Muslims blowing up school bus children because they're atheists. Then you just…
Your Odds of Being an eAthlete
Pro League of Legends player Hai "Hai_L9" Du Lam suffered a collapsed lung the other day. It ruled him out of a big tournament in Paris, but he's making do by...continuing to play League of Legends in his hospital bed.
Russian chess grandmaster and former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov is in Seoul to participate in a local sports fair. And since South Korea is the capital of eSports, it was inevitable for him to weigh in on League of Legends and StarCraft, which are essentially the number one rivals of chess.
Otherwise, Max Stassi's debut with the Astros went quite well.
We haven't the foggiest what Justin Sellers is up to in this video, other than fondling an invisible boob and rolling an invisible doob. That's more than enough for us to give it the Deadspin Video treatment.