The Dawn Of A New Day: Welcome to CLOWNFISTER

It's finally here. After many, many long seconds of development, I'm proud to introduce you to Deadspin's very own boutique spinoff site: CLOWNFISTER. I won't lie: I'm a bit scared. SO SCARED. This is all very exciting, but overwhelming too, just like when I went to that one Coldplay concert! When Craggs told me that I … » 7/22/13 10:13am 7/22/13 10:13am

NESN Reports SportsPickle Satire About Brian Urlacher As News

Yesterday satirical sports website SportsPickle published an amusing story on Brian Urlacher's retirement, claiming the Bears linebacker was retiring but signing a one-day contract with the Packers so he could "go out a winner." Today, while broadcasting coverage of the ACC baseball tournament, NESN ran that story—with… » 5/24/13 2:20pm 5/24/13 2:20pm

Rick Reilly Got Fooled By A Satirical Blog Post (Again)

Remember when Rick Reilly wrote a column that included a line about LeBron James punching Juwan Howard's cane, and it turned out that he got that anecdote from a satirical post on The Basketball Jones? Boy, that was a silly mistake, and one that you wouldn't expect Rick Reilly to make again. » 10/18/12 7:11pm 10/18/12 7:11pm