You Must Watch This Long, Bizarre Video Résumé For Free Agent Cuban…

Maybe you remember Aleksey Vayner, the man whose video résumé took the snarking corners of the internet by storm in 2006. Or perhaps you're familiar with the glossy books that MLB superagent Scott Boras prints up to pitch his clients to MLB teams. And, you know, if you're familiar with both of these things, perhaps… » 11/07/11 12:10pm 11/07/11 12:10pm

Stories That Don't Suck: SportsFeat's Guide To Prodigies

Every Friday, SportsFeat picks a few great weekend reads for Deadspin. This week's theme, in honor of Rory McIlroy and Kyrie Irving, is sports prodigies. A note to those two: enjoy this moment. If these stories are any indication, there's a slight chance it won't last. » 6/24/11 1:55pm 6/24/11 1:55pm

And Now Time For Some Fun With A Bryce Harper Q&A

A reader brought this Bryce Harper Q&A to our attention. In it Harper expresses his disdain for high school. While that's bad—albeit expected—there's some other terrible stuff in the interview. Let's look at the highlights. » 9/07/10 4:30pm 9/07/10 4:30pm

Josh Hamilton Once Again Finds Himself Beset By Scantily Clad Fans

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. » 8/26/10 9:45am 8/26/10 9:45am

Quarterback Fudge Van Hooser Commits To Tulane, Becomes An Early Name…

Tulane received an oral commitment today from an Montgomery, Ala., quarterback named Fudge Van Hooser today. We can only hope that a few years down the road Fudge gets drafted by the Pa...nthers. Here's a video of him running track. [] » 7/01/10 5:45pm 7/01/10 5:45pm

Abby Sunderland's Controversial Voyage Was For A Reality TV Show

Heard enough about Abby Sunderland, the 16-year-old whose record attempt got a whole bunch of panties in a twist this past week? Too bad. Her family inked a deal for a doc and a reality show before she shoved off. » 6/14/10 2:15pm 6/14/10 2:15pm

Stephen Strasburg Is Strasburgering The Crap Out Of The Indians

Stephen Strasburg update: 8ks, 5innings. Just give him the Cy Young for the rest of the decade right now. /Costas'd. [Yahoo!] » 6/13/10 2:37pm 6/13/10 2:37pm

Abby Sunderland Sails Into A Media Shitstorm

Sixteen-year-old sailor Abby Sunderland may not have circumnavigated the globe, but headlines of her ordeal certainly did. She's only the latest teenager to push herself to the limit while barely pushing puberty. And now her whole endeavor is being judged harshly by the self-appointed surrogate parents in the media. » 6/13/10 1:30pm 6/13/10 1:30pm

Stephen Strasburg: Let Them Know It's Strasmas Time

The Washington Nationals' Band-Aid, Stephen Strasburg, makes his Major League debut tonight against the anemic Pittsburgh Pirates. He's expected to throw three no-hitters, hit five home runs, and save numerous cats from numerous trees. » 6/08/10 6:15pm 6/08/10 6:15pm

Meet Tyler Lewis: The No-Look-Passing, Ankle-Breaking Teenager

Here's video of a high school sophomore who, since he's white, will be compared endlessly to Steve Nash. While not Nash-level yet, he has a lot going for him: great floor-vision, superior play-making skills, and not being Guerdwich Montimere. [Hoops Doctors,] » 5/17/10 1:30pm 5/17/10 1:30pm

Meet The Flamethrowin', Free-Swingin' 2-Year-Old

Reader Jay or Jason (he sent two emails) has a boy named Jake. Jake's here to push all those other kids out of the way. Jake is 2 years old. Let's go for broke. Where the 1-year-olds at? » 4/29/10 6:15pm 4/29/10 6:15pm

In Which We Stumble Into An Interview With Mr. Skin, Father Of…

Two days ago, Deadspin's little-kid baseball scouting service brought you video of 3-year-old Beau. Shortly after our post, we learned that the man playing ball with Beau was his father, Jim McBride. You might know him as Mr. Skin (NSFW). » 4/29/10 5:45pm 4/29/10 5:45pm

Meet The Lefty-Slugging, Cannon-Armed 3-Year-Old

Ariel Antigua? Tyler? Old news. Showing significant pull power and an arm, Beau is the new wunderkind on every scout's radar. Note to self: Never ask if anyone's got a 3-year old to pimp. » 4/27/10 6:30pm 4/27/10 6:30pm

Meet The Slick-Fielding, Switch-Hitting, Soft-Toss-Crushing 4-Year-Old

Two weeks ago, we posted a video of 5-year-old baseball phenom Ariel Antigua. For the most part, it went over well. One concerned parent, however, took it upon himself to assert that his son was not only younger, but better. » 4/26/10 12:40pm 4/26/10 12:40pm

Meet The Fastball-Hitting, Slick-Fielding 5-Year-Old

Ariel Antigua is a 5-year-old that plays baseball like a 5-year-old Troy Tulowitzki. Unlike others his age, he hits from both sides of the plate, can hit an 85 MPH fastball and fields "like a college guy." » 4/12/10 6:50pm 4/12/10 6:50pm