Watch Auburn Fans, Announcers In Slow Meltdown As BCS Title Slips Away

ESPN did an enormous public service last night in offering a video feed trained on fans in Tallahassee and Auburn watching last night's BCS Championship game. Here are some clips of Auburn fans watching their title dreams disappear, matched up with Auburn IMG Sports Network radio announcer Rod Bramblett's solemn… » 1/07/14 1:55pm 1/07/14 1:55pm

FGCU Beats Georgetown: A Schadenfreude Gallery

For the third time in two years, a 15-seed has upset a 2-seed. As the world embraces the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, it's important to remember that for every winner, there is a loser. Even when they are lovable, they are still losers. » 3/22/13 9:32pm 3/22/13 9:32pm

Your Yankees Schadenfreude Update

Ha! Alex Rodriguez came back from a broken hand today after missing every game since July 24—didn't matter, Yankees still lost to the Rays after Dave Robertson gave up a run on a grounder that just barely—ah! so close!—made it to the outfield. The Yankees have lost six of their last ten. » 9/03/12 6:15pm 9/03/12 6:15pm

Tim Tebow Is More Than A Big Orange Piñata

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. » 10/31/11 4:26pm 10/31/11 4:26pm

The Cowboys Almost Make You Feel Sorry For Them

To half of your Deadspin editors they're divisional rivals, and to the other half they're "those motherfucking Cowboys," so there's no hidden sympathies here. But should we laugh at Wade Phillips's constant befuddlement and Jerry Jones's impotent rage? Or feel pity? » 10/18/10 3:15pm 10/18/10 3:15pm

OK, One Last Piece Of Brett Favre Schadenfreude

From the same Vikings radio team that brought you "This is not Detroit, man" comes this swaggering bit of audio, spoken just moments earlier: "Game's tied at 28. Fine. Because Brett Favre is the quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings." » 1/29/10 4:30pm 1/29/10 4:30pm

A Video Treasury Of Brett Favre's Season-Ending Interceptions (UPDATE)

Brett Favre has now thrown an interception in his last significant pass of the last game of the last three seasons. Let's look back at the ol' gunslinger fearlessly doing the thing that makes Tom Jackson admire him so. » 1/25/10 4:45pm 1/25/10 4:45pm

Deadspin Meets Its Downfall

Of all the numerous public outbursts, blog posts, angry emails, and suicide comments borne out of last week's "brief, shady announcement," the video put together by ex-pat commenter Chad Sexington is at least very entertaining. » 6/07/09 6:23pm 6/07/09 6:23pm

Schadenfreude Saturdays Are For Soccer Riots


You think your job sucks? Try being a security guard at a Eastern European soccer match. You're just doing your job, apprehending a streaker on the pitch, and a riot breaks out. [Josh Q. Public] » 4/04/09 4:20pm 4/04/09 4:20pm