Flames and Chaos Erupt in Kiev as 21 Die in Police Raid on Protest

The months-long standoff between Ukraine's strongarm pro-Russian president and opposition protesters in the streets of Kiev, the capital, has turned grisly in recent hours, with 18 deaths reported in clashes between police and the demonstrators. This gripping livestream is being broadcast from Kiev's main square: » 2/18/14 4:29pm 2/18/14 4:29pm

Fans Protest At Marlins' Home Opener, Get Ejected For No Good Reason

When a franchise is as committed to shitting on its fan base as the Miami Marlins are, receiving a little animosity from those fans is to be expected. So it's not surprising that a group of Marlins fans staged a small protest at yesterday's home opener, nor is it surprising that the Marlins organization handled the… » 4/09/13 1:01pm 4/09/13 1:01pm

Vladimir Putin Was Confronted By A Topless Protestor, And He Really,…

Russian President Vladimir Putin was in Germany this morning when he found himself in the crosshairs. Ukrainian protest group Femen, known for their topless protests against the church, the sex trade, and "dictators" like Putin, crashed his appearance at a Hanover trade fare wearing slogans, and little else. » 4/08/13 12:19pm 4/08/13 12:19pm

Two Members Of An Extremist Right-Wing English Group Occupied The Roof …

Security must not be very tight at FIFA headquarters in Zurich because two members of the notorious right-wing English Defence League took to the roof of Sepp Blatter's palace to protest FIFA's recent and—it must be acknowledged—very stupid decision to prevent English players from wearing embroidered poppies on their… » 11/09/11 12:25pm 11/09/11 12:25pm

BOCOG Vice President Wang Wei Wants You to Stop Bothering Him

The Olympics are in full-swing and they're in China, so, you know, it should be a rather fascinating world event, if you're into fascinating world events. And we are proud to welcome back our Deadspin Beijing Bureau, our own trio of correspondents living in China and reporting on everything they see, Olympics related… » 8/18/08 1:30pm 8/18/08 1:30pm

Anti-ESPN Christian Protest Sure To Draw In Five, Maybe Six People

You only have 45 minutes, folks, to get thee to Bristol ("across from the McDonald's," actually) to join the Christian Defense Coalition's protest of ESPN. They're still fired up about the Dana Jacobson mess, but they seem more incensed these days by the infamous Chris Berman video. » 2/11/08 11:10am 2/11/08 11:10am