Puppy Bowl, Fish Bowl, Kitten Bowl: Counterprogramming The Super Bowl

The over/under for the number of households that will tune in to watch the Super Bowl tonight is 113 million. There has never been a larger event in the history of television. What I'm saying here is you don't have to be a fan of football to tune in. People who don't watch this Super Bowl will spend tonight and most… » 2/01/15 4:20pm 2/01/15 4:20pm

You Can Draft A Fantasy Puppy Bowl Team

We are only a month out from the sporting spectacle of the year: Puppy Bowl X. (The "X" is for eXtreme puppies. Also, "ten.") This year's edition will have a number of new wrinkles, but the biggest game-changer is the ability to play fantasy puppy football. Everything else on Feb. 2 has just been rendered meaningless. » 1/02/14 3:33pm 1/02/14 3:33pm

If You Missed The Puppy Bowl (Or Want To Relive It) Here's Your…

Here's Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl (which mostly sucked this year, thanks to a Disney tie-in and no beagles) compressed to about a minute. No, there aren't any halftime show highlights featuring kittens. The real Super Bowl halftime will feature plenty of that. [Video from Animal Planet. Music is this.] » 2/05/12 5:59pm 2/05/12 5:59pm

Adorable "Who Dat" Dog Barks Orders At Puny Human Saints Fans

Actually, the dog looks mostly scared and confused by all loud, insane people screaming at him, but still ... CUTE PUPPY! [YouTube, via Brooks] » 2/04/10 12:10pm 2/04/10 12:10pm

A Portrait Of The Editor As A Young Man

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. » 2/04/10 6:30am 2/04/10 6:30am

Your Puppy Bowl Recap

The writers strike may have crippled other shows, but the Puppy Bowl remains strong; ratings for Puppy Bowl IV on Sunday were up 35 percent from last year. Just like Super Bowl XLII, some are calling this the best Puppy Bowl ever, although the Bissell Kitty halftime show had too much nipple in my opinion. The huge… » 2/06/08 4:00pm 2/06/08 4:00pm

Refreshingly Free Of Jim Nantz, It's Puppy Bowl III

Puppy Bowl III has been going strong for over an hour now... these little guys just don't get tired. Well, one of them did... he decided to just lay down at the 50-yard-line for a while. One of the bigger, meaner dogs with lower self-esteem called an immediate press conference and accused the other dog of getting… » 2/04/07 4:45pm 2/04/07 4:45pm

Test Those Dudes For Steroids, Stat

Lest we find ourselves too caught up in the rigmarole of yet another Bowl of Super, we remind you of the true highlight of any Super Bowl Sunday ... The Puppy Bowl! » 2/01/07 5:50pm 2/01/07 5:50pm