Twins Player Hits Homer While His Mom Is Interviewed On TV

It was the best sequence of events. Silvana Colabello, mother of Twins player Chris Colabello, was being interviewed by Fox Sports North in the fourth inning of tonight's Twins-Rays game while her son was at the plate. Then, Chris hit a two-run home run. To top it all off, today was her birthday. Silvana was… » 4/23/14 9:16pm 4/23/14 9:16pm

Jose Fernandez Grounds Out Weakly; Mom And Grandma Laugh At Him

Jose Fernandez is your Marlins Opening Day starter. He's a great, young pitcher who, according to Eduardo Perez, also thinks he's a great, young hitter. Perez said during the broadcast that he considers himself a cleanup hitter. So far, through four scoreless innings against the Rockies, he's given up four hits and… » 3/31/14 8:39pm 3/31/14 8:39pm

I Tried BroApp and It Did Not Turn Me Into an Awesome Boyfriend

Every day on my way to work, I spend the entire train ride deleting inane press releases from my email inbox. Diet pills? Delete. A series of seminars on how to convince your boyfriend to propose? Delete. The launch of a new cake flavored vodka made especially for tampon soakage? .... Archive. But the other week, one… » 3/05/14 6:04pm 3/05/14 6:04pm

J.J. Watt's Mom Wants Him To Fix His Nose

J.J. Watt's already intimidating without blood on his face, but when he does bust open his nose, like he did in Week 4 against the Seahawks, it makes him terrifying. Imagine being a quarterback, seeing a six-foot-five behemoth with a bloody face trying to take him to the turf. This injury recurs every week, even after… » 12/25/13 10:05am 12/25/13 10:05am

Let's Watch Charles Barkley Grind With A Middle-Aged Lady

Ray Allen recently celebrated his 38th birthday with a party that successfully combined the vibes of an awkward high school dance and a boozy karaoke outing. In other words, it was a great party, as evidenced by Sir Charles getting his freak on with your mom, who is obviously enjoying her "girls trip" to Lake Tahoe… » 7/24/13 11:30am 7/24/13 11:30am

Arkansas Recruit Can't Commit Because His Mother Ran Off With His…

Alex Collins, one of the top RB prospects in the nation, was going to Arkansas. He said as much Monday night, making as official an announcement as one can make before National Signing Day. Well, today's signing day, and Collins was not in attendance at the ceremony—a placard with his name was set up, but removed just… » 2/06/13 1:15pm 2/06/13 1:15pm

All The Nice Emails We Got From Our Moms After Publishing Our Manti…

On Monday, we ran a special edition of Dead Letters, in which we shared all the mean emails we had received in the wake our Manti Te'o story. There was a lot of negative energy in that post. But we don't always get hateful messages from our readers. Sometimes, we get nice emails—from our moms. It's Friday, and we're… » 1/25/13 4:00pm 1/25/13 4:00pm

Gunner Kiel's Mom Recommits Him To Notre Dame

Gunner Kiel, the No. 2 high school quarterback prospect in the country and the only quarterback prospect who was probably named to one day be a top quarterback prospect—your time has passed, Colt McCoy—has decommitted from LSU, where he'd planned to enroll this week. Instead, Young Gunner heeded his mother's advice,… » 1/17/12 3:50pm 1/17/12 3:50pm

Top Football Recruit Makes College Decision On Live Television, Much To…

Landon Collins is the top football recruit from the state of Louisiana, and the defensive back was heavily recruited by top college programs. Having narrowed his commitment decision to LSU and Alabama, he chose the Crimson Tide live during ESPN's broadcast of the Under Armour high school all-star game in St.… » 1/06/12 1:02am 1/06/12 1:02am

Ken Rosenthal To My Mom, About Me: "Tell That Little Twit ..."

When I started as a Deadspin intern this fall, one of the duties I took on was publishing the Hot Fucking Stove every day. It's been on the site for two years or so, and it's nothing more than a semi-regular roundup of baseball stories. It's called "Hot Fucking Stove," mostly because that makes us laugh. » 11/22/11 4:45pm 11/22/11 4:45pm