Craig James Has Picked An Excellent Time To Get Into Politics

James, the ESPN analyst who has not yet pissed off the entire state of Texas, is apparently eyeing Kay Bailey Hutchison's seat in the Senate. Don't laugh. The man has plenty of experience appealing to the largess of wealthy donors. » 1/08/10 12:00pm 1/08/10 12:00pm

Lou Holtz's Last Foray Into Politics Didn't Go So Well

"I will have nothing to do with politics," Lou Holtz declared in 1983, assuring his new bosses in Minnesota that his days of endorsing race-baiting gasbags for Senate were over. Now he wants to run for Congress. Flip-flop! » 8/05/09 11:00am 8/05/09 11:00am

What I've Learned

"Just a reminder, Ben Cohen is Deadspin's summer intern," A.J. wrote in May. "His time at Deadspin... is part of his educational and life experience. So consider yourselves all mentors." Well, I thought then, this should be fairly catastrophic. » 7/31/09 5:30pm 7/31/09 5:30pm

Brees On Gitmo: "The Worst Thing We Can Do Is Shut That Baby Down"

Super Bowl winning quarterbacks go to Disney World, while an all-around good guy like Drew Brees scores an all-expenses-paid trip to Guantanamo Bay. Sounds dreamy, right? According to Brees, Gitmo ain't so bad. » 7/30/09 11:50am 7/30/09 11:50am

The White House Welcomes Shock And Aww, Not That Again

In welcoming your WNBA world champions to his home, the First Bulls Fan lamented congratulating former-and-forever Piston Bill Laimbeer — controversy! scandal! developing! — so Laimbeer will probably be back next week to resolve the conflict over beers. [CBS] » 7/28/09 11:30am 7/28/09 11:30am

Talk About Hope And Change In D.C.

There are people who care about reforming the Bowl Championship Series, and there are people who go homeless to reform the Bowl Championship Series. Guess which category Brandon Kennedy, author of "The Kennedy Proposal," belongs to. » 7/26/09 4:30pm 7/26/09 4:30pm