City Of New York Cancels Mutton-Bustin', Rodeo's Greatest Event

The scores of finance bros and curious onlookers who crowded into Madison Square Garden for the arena's annual dabble in rodeo over the weekend did not get an authentic picture of the tradition. They had overpriced pints of light beer and Cracker Jacks; some, I'm sure, had worn plaid and cowboy hats and taken on… » 1/09/12 3:10pm 1/09/12 3:10pm

There's No Cryin' In Mutton-Bustin'

North Texas's world-renowned mutton-bustin' exhibition, the Mesquite Championship Rodeo, will soon be upon us. Which means Good Day Dallas, with whom we've had some fun before, had to visit the rodeo. And when they visit, everything goes wrong. Because, you see, these are four-year-olds riding wayward sheep, and the… » 8/05/11 7:30pm 8/05/11 7:30pm

Duchess Kate Is The Future Queen Of Mutton Bustin'

Here are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge surveying the remains of empire at the Calgary Stampede. The Duchess, according to the indispensable (and endearingly capitalized) official website of The British Monarchy, "is a keen sportswoman, and has been involved in many different sports over the years." The list now… » 7/13/11 7:07pm 7/13/11 7:07pm

The Mutton Bustin' Season Is Officially Open

It's that time of year again, when small hapless children have their skulls driven deep into the dirt by disdainful mutton. And then we laugh at them (the children). But we're not merely laughing at pain in a public setting. No, we're also celebrating mutton. Look at the disdainful expression on the beast above. You… » 6/09/11 6:50pm 6/09/11 6:50pm

When Mutton Bustin' Goes Horribly Wrong

Derekscott "Bubba" Kirby is like all small children in the Southwest: he's a mutton buster. However, unlike most mutton busters, little Derekscott is infected with E. coli. » 7/28/10 7:15pm 7/28/10 7:15pm

Angry Sheep Still Trampling Our Nation's Children

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. » 7/06/10 10:00am 7/06/10 10:00am

Deadspin Classic: A Children's Treasury Of Men Getting Blasted In The…

We at Deadspin research spent a solid day compiling these photos, and hardly any of you stopped to admire our work the first time around. So you know what? Here they are again, like a cold blast of liquid to the face. » 7/04/10 2:00pm 7/04/10 2:00pm

The Biggest Supporters Around

To conclude one of the boobsiest days in Deadspin history, here's this picture of some strategically placed fans/cameramen at last night's Thunder-Jazz and Penguins-Capitals trackmeets. Mutton wins again. H/t Eric and Patrick. » 4/07/10 6:45pm 4/07/10 6:45pm

Sausage Race Nearly Ends In Vehicular Manslaughter

Milwaukee's annual Opening Day Beef Tube Relay Race took a hilarious, nearly tragic turn when the Italian sausage was almost run over by its police escort. When did Randall Simon become a cop? [Last Angry Fan; video via] » 4/07/10 2:30pm 4/07/10 2:30pm

Terrified Children Still Being Thrown, Taunted By Angry Sheep

It's been a while since we've had a quality bustin' incident featured here, but thankfully the heartless marketing team of the Colorado Mammoth's professional lacrosse organization recently let the mighty sheep embarrass some over-matched tots during halftime. Mutton victorious. » 3/15/10 6:30pm 3/15/10 6:30pm

A Children's Treasury Of Mascots Eating People

Mascots are running wild at our sporting events, both home and abroad. Who will put a stop to the madness? And why won't the music coordinators at these arenas use Temple of the Dog in place of Weird Al? » 3/04/10 6:05pm 3/04/10 6:05pm

An Intern Introduction And A Poop-Related Apology

Hello. If you haven't heard, I'm the new Deadspintern (feel free to suggest a nickname). I hope you have enjoyed what I've done so far because it's been a real hoot. » 3/04/10 12:10pm 3/04/10 12:10pm

BOOOOBS!:A Gripping Photojournalistic Account Of The Monterrey, Mexico,…

The most amusing part of this NSFW gallery of Leah Catherine Spencer, the Lone Wolf of Monterrey, Mexico, are the sweaty guys jockeying for iPhone close-ups and the boundless joy she brought to soccer fans that day. Especially the children. » 2/04/10 1:45pm 2/04/10 1:45pm

Presenting...The Deadspin Miami Super Bowl Bounty Hunt

Sadly, no one from Deadspin's masthead will physically be traveling down to Miami this year to take part in the annual Super Bowl festivities. Unfortunately, that does not mean assorted media personalities and athletes can carouse freely without torment. Continue. » 2/02/10 7:40pm 2/02/10 7:40pm

Scared Children Still Being Trampled By Angry Sheep, TV News Reports

Mutton bustin' is huge, according to some weird Fox News story that features terrifying video from Denver's National Western Stock Show. For example? "In a year-end post, sports blog Deadspin highlighted the year in mutton." We're tastemakers now! [MyFox] » 1/19/10 4:30pm 1/19/10 4:30pm

A Boise State Fiesta Bowl Win Makes Everyone On The Field Amorous…

Remember the last time Boise State won the Fiesta, Statue of Liberty hero Ian Johnson got down on one knee and proposed to his cheerleader girlfriend. Freshman o-lineman Michael Ames also experienced the spoils of victory. » 1/05/10 11:40am 1/05/10 11:40am

The Guy In The Rae Carruth Jersey Went On A Beer Run

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. » 12/29/09 6:30am 12/29/09 6:30am

The Year In... Mutton

So the last month has been chock full of end-of-decade retrospectives in addition to the typical end-of-year remembrances. We'll do our own anyway. Today, to start: mutton-bustin'. Like you expected anything else. » 12/25/09 2:15pm 12/25/09 2:15pm

Life & Style Goes Fishing For Tiger Tales

A Life & Style reporter is searching for information about Joslyn James. If anyone can help her, please contact her immediately. I won't be able to help, unfortunately. Her email, after the jump. » 12/10/09 2:05pm 12/10/09 2:05pm