Mark Buehrle Will Leave His Family Behind Because His Dog Is Banned In…

New Blue Jays pitcher Mark Buehrle loves his puppies, American Staffordshire terrier Slater, and Vizslas Drake, Duke and Diesel. But Toronto doesn't love Slater. Ontario has a ban on pit bulls and related breeds, so Slater—big slobbery baby that he is—isn't allowed in the province. So rather than leave his dog behind… » 2/18/13 11:20am 2/18/13 11:20am

The Marlins Specifically Promised Not To Trade Jose Reyes And Mark…

Need another reason to hate the Marlins? Let's add this to the list (there's seriously a list): not only did the Miami Marlins and their awful ownership trade away half the team—they did so despite promising at least two stars, who signed with the Marlins this summer hoping to stay in Miami for some time, that they… » 11/17/12 7:15pm 11/17/12 7:15pm

Mark Buehrle's Pit Bull Is Illegal In Toronto

Alex Anthopoulos thought he hit paydirt, ripping off the miserable Miami Marlins for most of their good players in Jeffrey Loria's latest fire sale. This sabermetric-darling GM, however, is about to learn that the stats can't tell you everything you need to know about a player—e.g. whether that player's dog is… » 11/15/12 6:15pm 11/15/12 6:15pm

Ron Artest Has Never Looked More Graceful

Your morning roundup for Sept. 5, the day Arizona (against all odds) got a little bit worse. Photo of Artest at rehearsal via @LakerNation. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 9/05/11 10:30am 9/05/11 10:30am

Even Back Hair Performance Art Couldn't Save Appalachian State Football

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. » 12/12/10 9:00am 12/12/10 9:00am

Crappy White Sox Tickets No One Wanted Are Now Expensive Keepsakes

Maybe you didn't see Mark Buehrle twirl a perfect game live, but now, thanks to the glories of American commerce and the indifference of Sox fans, you can buy an unsold ticket from that day and pretend you did. [Ticketmaster] » 8/18/09 6:15pm 8/18/09 6:15pm

Heck Of A Career, Jim, But Can You DH Tomorrow?

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. » 7/29/09 6:30am 7/29/09 6:30am

You Are Sort Of There For Buehrle's Perfect Game

An unemployed blogger provides an on-the-scene report from Mark Buehrle's perfect game. Well, as on-the-scene as you can get from the top of the bleachers. [Tremendous Upside Potential] » 7/24/09 10:00am 7/24/09 10:00am

The Catch That Saved Mark Buehrle's Perfect Game

DeWayne Wise—a ninth-inning defensive replacement—robs Gabe Kapler of a home run (nearly dropping the ball in the process) and saving the day for pitcher Mark Buehrle. That's what we in the business call "clutch." [Video via Comcast] » 7/23/09 4:30pm 7/23/09 4:30pm

And Now, Let's Jinx Mark Buehrle Is Unjinxable (UPDATE)

Mark Buehrle is six three outs away from a perfect in Chicago. Twenty-seven up, 27 down. With no walks, hit batsmen or errors! First perfect game in the big leagues since 2004. [Gamecast] » 7/23/09 3:45pm 7/23/09 3:45pm

Mark Buehrle's Truck Will Cause Ice Caps To Melt

One alert emailer sent along this photo of the White Sox hurler gassing up his famously scary truck constructed by demonic gorilla robots from some dusty holocaust netherworld. » 5/20/09 8:22pm 5/20/09 8:22pm

There's Nothing Quite Like A No Hitter

We love no-hitters; we're kind of obsessed with them, actually. It's one of the reasons we love baseball more than any other sport; any time you show up at a game, there's a chance you'll see one, which is their appeal. They're rare enough to be spectacular, but they're common enough that they seem conceivable. The… » 4/19/07 10:15am 4/19/07 10:15am