City Folks Are Wimps, And Other Things We Can Learn From America's Reaction To Matt Holliday's Slide

In Game 2 of the NLCS on Monday night, 235-pound man-missile Matt Holliday broke up a double play by launching himself at Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro. Scutaro, only 185 pounds, never had a chance. The late slide demolished the 36-year-old's hip and took him out of the game. Since then the press has been … »10/17/12 6:00pm10/17/12 6:00pm

Michelle Beadle's Final Day At ESPN Included A Licking From Mackerel Jordan

The very first time Deadspin mentioned Michelle Beadle, it was to feature a video of her being eaten by inflatable ZOOperstars mascot Mackerel Jordan. It's fitting, then, her departure from ESPN (a nine minute long staged ceremony that was equal parts sweet and contrived) had her saying goodbyes to ESPN talent,… »6/02/12 9:00am6/02/12 9:00am

Beadle Blitz: SportsNation Producers Make Michelle Beadle Run Around Like An Idiot For April Fool's Prank

Here is some rare family-friendly hijinks from the ESPN crew. The producers of SportsNation get Michelle Beadle to dress up in a green suit for a fake 3D CGI spot, all in the name of fun. Beadle seems like a good sport about it all but promises revenge all the same. It's just too bad they didn't pull this on Cowherd. »4/01/12 2:31pm4/01/12 2:31pm

ESPN Asks, New York And Florida Answer: Nonexistent Knicks-Heat Game Is Best Non-NFL Game Of The Weekend

The Knicks and the Heat are not playing this weekend. They play next Friday—on ESPN. That did not stop Sportsnation from asking if it was the best non-NFL game. Nor did it stop the fine citizens of New York and Florida from responding that yes, of course, it is clearly the best game this weekend. Missouri-Baylor be… »1/21/12 6:00pm1/21/12 6:00pm