Starting In The Basement: A Day At Open Tryouts For The NBA's D-League

One of the first things that Jay Larranaga, head coach of the Erie Bayhawks, tells the 35 players who have paid $150 apiece to possibly have a shot at maybe earning a spot on his NBA Development League team, is that they are not really talented. Well, he doesn't say it exactly like that. But everyone knows what he… »10/03/11 4:00pm10/03/11 4:00pm

Roger Goodell Enforces The Laws That Roger Goodell Came Up With Just Now

Jim Tressel followed in the footsteps of his protégé Terrelle Pryor by jumping to the NFL, and he's going to suffer silently on the sidelines along with him. Yesterday the Colts announced Tressel will sit out the first six weeks, a penalty that was self-imposed because the Commissioner's office was unusually quiet.… »9/06/11 1:40pm9/06/11 1:40pm

Please Send Us Your Fantasy Football Correspondence With The Biggest Dickheads In Your League

Some of you may be familiar with our "Life Lessons" series, featuring rec-league amateur athletes who take their weekly kickball/softball/frisbee golf games waaay too seriously and, in turn, suck all the joy out of these activities for their teammates. These submissions were phenomenal, but I have a sneaking suspicion… »8/23/11 7:15pm8/23/11 7:15pm

The Electric Dock Ellis Acid Test: An Attempt To Recreate His Drug-Addled No-Hitter, On Xbox

Warning: The above video depicts dangerous and risky behavior. Deadspin discourages the behavior depicted therein. Deadspin must insist that no one attempt to recreate or reenact any activity performed in the video. Reliance on or activity based on any information provided in the video is solely at your own risk. »7/11/11 3:53pm7/11/11 3:53pm