The best new sports baby is future Home Run Derby champ Taz Tulowitzki. This 30-second clip of Troy Tulowitzki’s tot taking a couple swings in the middle of Blue Jays batting practice yesterday shows Taz making solid contact on a few overhand pitches. He’s got the swing of a practiced professional, sure, but also a…
You’ve spoken to a toddler, or at least know enough about children to imagine what speaking to a toddler might be like. You understand that a 2-year-old child, because his brain is still developing and he is just starting to experiment with language, is liable to say some dumb things. A toddler might say to you,…
If you’d like to see what the sentence “Oh my god, this is the coolest thing that has ever happened to me!” looks like when played out in real life, this Russian kid’s reaction to seeing José Mourinho in the tunnel before yesterday’s Rostov-Manchester United match will do the trick:
Who could blame the kid with a matchup like Oregon Tech vs. Saint Francis in front of him!
Heads up, we’ve got two new sports babies on the scene, and they don’t believe in the offseason.
An errant basketball took a desperate break in the name of freedom this evening and tried to escape a game between Boise State and Fresno State. Referees tried to dislodge it; didn’t work. Players tried to retrieve it; no dice.
T.J. Smith, son of 49ers receiver Torrey Smith, went to an amusement park with his parents yesterday and learned a hell of a lot about expectation versus reality.
Oh man, this is so freaking cute I almost feel like puking.
Kids these days. They whine and whine about how much they want—no, need—that drum set they’re always going on about, then you get one for them and after two months it sits quietly in the basement, unused and collecting dust. “But daaaaad, all my friends have motorized scooters,” that ungrateful brat squeals, near…
I want you to look at this picture of 13-year-old Ivorian-Scot baby, Karamoko Dembélé, as he sits taking in a Celtic U-20 game:
A fun thing about youth sports is that children develop at very different speeds, and therefore you get kids who are the same age on the same field, but who have vastly different ability levels.
No one gets to the top without effort, dedication, and focus. That’s why 49ers WR Torrey Smith’s son T.J. rises and grinds every day. The competition’s just waiting for him to slip. Stay motivated; stay humble.
Some of the most endearing images from the Euros were snapped after Wales beat Belgium in the quarterfinals, when some of the ecstatic Welshmen celebrated the feat alongside their adorable children. Naturally, the haters at UEFA didn’t like these photos of pure joy and don’t want the scenes to be replicated.
Aside from a 20-pointer in Game 5, J.R. Smith hasn’t really shown up in these NBA Finals. That’s okay! His daughter is proud of him anyway. Why’s that? Because he made it this far into the season without getting kicked off the team.
The Deadspin Awards are in July and we need our readers to decide the winners of these prestigious honors. Today, we ask you to answer a vexing question:Of all these good sports babies, who is the best sports baby?
You’ve probably gone through your life without ever once considering that there is a small child somewhere out there who could easily dispatch you in one-on-one combat. Well, get ready to do some considering, tough guy:
Podcast host J.J. Redick has a cute kid who, sadly, appears to have world historic trouble with unseating a tennis ball from a t-ball stand.