Time For Daily News Ace Mike Lupica To Grow Up

One of these days, Mike Lupica needs to remember — and that probably means before he hurts his brain again — that his job is to be a star sportswriter, not some sort of needy scold who acts as if he gets the bends when he is out of the spotlight for very long. » 8/17/14 3:15pm 8/17/14 3:15pm

For The Latest On A-Rod, Here's Mike Lupica, Live From The Hamptons

He did manage to find a baseball field in East Hampton to use as a backdrop, so you know he's doing the legwork on this developing story. » 8/06/13 10:02am 8/06/13 10:02am

The Four Most Punchable Faces In Human History

Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we’re covering big dicks, broken jaws, uneaten cupcakes, and more. » 6/11/13 2:27pm 6/11/13 2:27pm

Mike Lupica's Pro-Gun-Control Essay On Today's Sports Reporters Makes…

Mike Lupica's Daily News columns often take an unabashed liberal perspective, but the Sports Reporters panelist has generally kept his political takes off of ESPN's airwaves—by apparent directive of the WWL itself. » 12/16/12 11:54am 12/16/12 11:54am

Charles Barkley Trashes The Miami Heat, Part 372: "God Is A Dallas…

Sir Charles keeps trolling, this time on both the Mike Lupica Show on ESPN 1050 and then on WIP Philadelphia with Howard Eskin and Ike Reese. There is nothing new here, because we've been listening to Barkley lambaste the Heat and especially Two of their Big Three on a regular basis for the past few months. Chuck… » 6/14/11 12:20pm 6/14/11 12:20pm

Everything About The Pro Bowl Was Half-Assed

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. » 1/31/11 9:40am 1/31/11 9:40am

In A Town Called East Hampton, A Man Called Mike Lupica Played A Game…

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. » 8/16/10 9:45am 8/16/10 9:45am

Phil Mickelson: Your New, Women-Friendly, Morally Pristine Sportswriter…

Once, not so long ago, a famous golfer was unfaithful to the public image that sportswriters had helped construct for him, and the sportswriters were sad. But then along came Phil Mickelson, and the sportswriters turned him into a Lifetime movie. » 4/13/10 12:30pm 4/13/10 12:30pm

HuffPo's Super-Exciting, Cutting-Edge Sports Section Debuts ... With A…

Your favorite source for news off the AP wire and Robert Redford columns has deigned to launch a sports section, and it will surely revolutionize sports journalism just as soon as Mike Lupica is done talking about himself. [Huffington Post] » 11/12/09 9:45am 11/12/09 9:45am

Please Do Not Insult Mike Lupica On Twitter

No matter how ludicrous a Mike Lupica rant might be, it's probably best if you don't call him on it a public forum. Especially if you also work for ESPN: The Conglomerate. » 9/09/09 10:30am 9/09/09 10:30am

Jason Whitlock Stages His Own Private Sports Media Roast

In his latest, Whitlock uses the occasion of Erin Andrews' Oprah appearance to go all Jeffrey Ross-on-Bea Arthur on his colleagues. Reilly's column: "read by tens of hundreds of readers who find it while looking for Bill Simmons' column." Burn! » 9/03/09 3:30pm 9/03/09 3:30pm

Derek Jeter Lovers Still Consistently Loving Derek Jeter's Consistency

Relax everyone. Despite all statistical evidence to the contrary, Derek Jeter is still the best Yankee. Because Paul O'Neill told Mike Lupica he is. How do they keep it doing day after day for all these years? [Daily News] » 8/25/09 3:15pm 8/25/09 3:15pm

The Five-Star Columnist Is Unamused By Your Homophobic Taunts

Mike Lupica's ego is to sportswriting what Milton Berle's cock is to comedy. It is an occupational totem, around which colleagues spin fantastical-seeming yarns that just so happen to be true. Here are a few such tales. » 8/20/09 1:00pm 8/20/09 1:00pm

Our Man In Boy Clothes Is Not Feeling Generous Today

Mike Lupica's ego is to sportswriting what Milton Berle's cock is to comedy. It is an occupational totem, around which colleagues spin fantastical-seeming yarns that just so happen to be true. Here are a few such tales. » 8/13/09 1:45pm 8/13/09 1:45pm

You May Be Taller, But You're Still Beneath Him

Mike Lupica's ego is to sportswriting what Milton Berle's cock is to comedy. It is an occupational totem, around which colleagues spin fantastical-seeming yarns that just so happen to be true. Here are a few such tales. » 8/06/09 12:30pm 8/06/09 12:30pm

Two Sportswriters You Meet In Hell

Yesterday, we shared with you one delightful tale about Phil Mickelson and everyone's favorite deadline Napoleon, Mike Lupica. To this, a SportsJournalists.com anonym has added another — one in which Mitch Albom makes a cameo, and Loopy gets his comeuppance. » 6/25/09 11:00am 6/25/09 11:00am

Phil Mickelson Ruined Mike Lupica's U.S. Open

Many in sports media have seen New York Daily News writer Mike Lupica's arrogant-little-sonuvabitch-side firsthand, but never has there been a Lupica story that encapsulates the tiny prick's hubris than the one Patrick Sauer witnessed during the U.S. Open. » 6/24/09 4:37pm 6/24/09 4:37pm

Jeff Pearlman Apologizes For Becoming Mike Lupica When He Ripped Mike…

" Maybe, in the act of jabbing Mike Lupica, I've actually become Mike Lupica. If so, it's not the way I want to live. I took the Lupica post down."[JeffPearlman/GraneyandthePig] » 6/16/09 8:30am 6/16/09 8:30am