Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes did not do a very good job of getting open against Steelers corner Ike Taylor on Sunday. He had only three catches for 28 yards despite being targeted 11 times. Sometimes Holmes didn't make the catch because he was interfered with. And sometimes he didn't make the catch because he…
So noted greaseball Darren Rovell tried to steal Mark Sanchez's alleged valentine, Kate Upton, away. Presumably the Sanchize took this personally, offended that his belle would even loiter for minutes in the company of a charlatan like Rovell.
We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries.
You thought Bob Costas was stupid? You clearly didn't know how stupid human beings could get when discussing end zone celebrations. That apotheosis belongs to Jets tackle Sione Pouha, who's convinced that Stevie Johnson was out to mock the death of thousands.
As far as incidental broadcasts of sports profanity go, this is pretty tame (the only less-offensive being your Bobby Knight "chickenshit") but Santonio Holmes' complaint about the no-call on this pass in the second half of the Patriots-Jets SNF matchup is still amusing—especially the belated attempt by an NBC audio…
Your morning roundup for April 10, the day a Virginia elementary school principal assures you the fourth-grade teacher didn't really put black and mixed-race students up for sale.
An NFL agent with 20 years in the biz names names on who took money and committed other improprieties. But some people we never saw coming: Mel Kiper, really?
Holmes was removed from an airplane in Pittsburgh last night for refusing to turn off his iPod upon landing. It doesn't bode well when your new acquisition doesn't wait until his suspension begins to get in trouble again. [WPXI]
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Oh. It's a story by Football Outsiders' Bill Barnwell about the little things needed to win Super Bowl XLIII. Right. My bad. [ESPN.com]
Whatever happened to the tradition of General Motors giving the Super Bowl MVP a new car? It happened; it's just that GM wanted to keep the presentation quiet this year. And for good reason.
A lot's being made of whether the Pittsburgh Steelers could beat any team three times in a season, let alone the Baltimore Ravens. Most of you will remember the controversial Santonio Holmes touchdown that pushed the Steelers past Baltimore in that Week 15 showdown. The goaline catch was originally ruled short of the…
So, the next nine days will be chock full of end-of-year retrospectives. We'll do our own as well. Today: NSFW