Now A Champion, Richard Sherman Deals With An Insult In The Best Way

Previously, we found out that San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick had an excellent method of dealing with people who hated him by favoriting their anger on Twitter. Tonight, Seahawks corner Richard Sherman—now a Super Bowl champion—handled an angry Twitter person in a less passive but equally fantastic way. » 2/04/14 11:18pm 2/04/14 11:18pm

Colin Kaepernick On Richard Sherman: “Come On”

Colin Kaepernick was in a private room on the sixth floor of a West Side event space, standing in front of a white scrim festooned with corporate logos and posing for photos with a succession of lesser VIPs. He was there as the "surprise guest" of Deadspin's Super Bowl party last night, which is another way of saying… » 1/30/14 10:45am 1/30/14 10:45am

Erin Andrews Didn't Screw Up The Richard Sherman Interview

Kevin Harlan spent nearly five minutes sandbagging her, but it took him four minutes and 12 seconds to say "Erin Andrews." We're all a little Richard Sherman'd out at this point to be sure, but there's been an equally disturbing conversation happening alongside the "thug" discussion. Apparently Richard Sherman… » 1/25/14 3:15pm 1/25/14 3:15pm

The Word "Thug" Was Uttered 625 Times On TV On Monday. That's A Lot.

The word "thug" has been used so many times by the same sort of people about the same sort of thing that it's no longer even accurate to call it code—it's really more of a shorthand. It means a black guy who makes white folks a little more uncomfortable than they prefer. On Sunday night, Richard Sherman made a lot of… » 1/21/14 6:28pm 1/21/14 6:28pm