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Here Are The Highlights Of Chris Berman's Interviews With President Obama And Mitt Romney

Last night's Monday Night Football was no oasis from politics for sports fans, as ESPN repeated its performance from 2008 and had the major candidates for president appear during halftime for a conversation with Chris Berman. Berman, who continues to somehow blackmail Vince Doria into letting him do these things,… » 11/06/12 11:17am 11/06/12 11:17am

Show Us How You Think The Electoral Map Will Shake Out

This is your last chance to make a bold prediction about the presidential election. We'd like to help you in that endeavor, so head on over to www.270towin.com, use their interactive electoral map to make your prediction, and then post a screenshot of your map below. If you nail your prediction, we might give you a… » 11/05/12 7:00pm 11/05/12 7:00pm

Deadspin On The 2012 Election: A Roundup Of Relevant Stories That Will Probably Infuriate Some Of You

Election Day is tomorrow. If you are one of those hopeless morons who think it's some sort of thought crime to mention politics in the same breath as sports, well, this is not the post for you. For the rest of you, here are some recent Deadspin stories relevant to the election.
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Beer Of The Week: Cerveza Cucapa's Chupacabras Pale Ale

The weather is dimming, the days shrinking, and the bottle of Mexican-made English-style pale ale starts looking more seductive. It's called Chupacabras, by a craft brewer in Baja California called Cerveza Cucapa. (Twitter bio: "The only Mexican Beer that Doesn't need a lime to taste better, The Best Rated Mexican… » 10/27/12 10:35pm 10/27/12 10:35pm

Oh Good, Chris Berman Will Interview Barack Obama And Mitt Romney The Night Before The Election

Americans, you've got an important decision to make on Election Day. So the last thing you probably want before you go to bed the night before is Chris Berman yelling and buffooning up your Monday Night Football. Well, good news! Berman will keep the clowning to a minimum and instead put on his serious journalist hat,… » 10/22/12 4:45pm 10/22/12 4:45pm

Where Would The NHL Be If Bain Capital Had Bought The Whole League In 2005?

It was March 2005, and the NHL's owners didn't know what to do. It had been six months since they'd locked out the players' union, trying to force concessions, but the players were still refusing to bear the brunt of spending cuts. Two weeks earlier, the league had finally canceled the already-delayed season. No money… » 10/16/12 4:35pm 10/16/12 4:35pm

Friday Night Lights Creator Tells Mitt Romney To Stop Using His Slogan

The internet loves a few things more than the regular population does. Chief among them are animated GIFs, pornography, and scripted NBC shows. But the internet does not love Mitt Romney. So when Romney co-opted the motivational cry of Friday Night Lights's Dillon Panthers, the internet smelled cynicism and… » 10/12/12 3:24pm 10/12/12 3:24pm

Tonight's Giants-Reds NLDS Game Was Delayed By A Fan Who Ran Onto The Field With A Mitt Romney Sign [UPDATE]

Tonight's NLDS Game 3 at Great American got off to a late start tonight thanks to an Idiot On The Field bearing a Romney-Ryan sign. The reverse of the sign had a difficult-to-read message about abortion on it, and the fan made it from right field to left-center before being corralled by police officers and an Ohio… » 10/09/12 6:18pm 10/09/12 6:18pm

Anti-Romney Ad In Ohio State Student Newspaper: He's Been A Michigan Fan A "Long, Long Time"

Via Buzzfeed, the anti-Romney advertisment that greeted readers of this morning's Lantern, the Ohio State student newspaper, assuming there are any, and that they felt like reading the paper on a Saturday morning. This ad took up a full page opposite the cover of the sports section (layout visible here): » 10/06/12 1:35pm 10/06/12 1:35pm

"Team Obama Loses Early Wicket": The Romney-Obama Debate Was Like Every Sport Conceivable, According To Internet

The debate Wednesday could be compared to many things—a slow dance in which the partners are holding potato peelers to each other's throats, perhaps, or a restaurant in which you, the diner, get to watch a prep cook slow-spit on your burger before it's served—but of course everyone immediately turned to sports… » 10/04/12 3:30pm 10/04/12 3:30pm

Jets Owner Woody Johnson Would Rather See A Victory For Mitt Romney Than For The Jets

Constitutional law expert Woody Johnson has invested in two struggling causes: behind-in-the-polls Mitt Romney and the crashing-and-burning New York Jets. But which one is he rooting harder for? He was asked that this morning on Bloomberg TV, and this answer should not surprise anyone: » 10/01/12 2:02pm 10/01/12 2:02pm

Rockets GM Daryl Morey Has A Counterintuitive And Analytic Reason For Giving Money To Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney is not a really popular guy, except in the Cayman Islands. Lots of people like him because he's not Barack Obama, and lots of people like him because his party's platform aligns with their personal views, but no one really seems to like Mitt for his essential Mittness. But Daryl Morey, the Houston Rockets… » 8/25/12 11:00am 8/25/12 11:00am