Spring Breaker Starts Fight, Flees, Receives Karmic Comeuppance

It's hard to believe that the knob in this video, who embodies every spring break stereotype—neon tank top, bad sandals, dumb sunglasses, urging other bros to come at him while he backs away—is even real, but here we are. I won't spoil what happens, but get ready to wish you had been there to laugh in this guy's face. » 3/24/15 4:47pm 3/24/15 4:47pm

MTV Spring Break Used To Rule

Long before Harmony Korine made spring break synonymous with Gucci Mane and bikini-clad robbers, that school-free week of bliss in March was all about something else: MTV. The quasi-holiday inspired some of the best TV programming of the entire year, as the hedonism-obsessed channel decamped its entire lineup of… » 3/19/15 10:17am 3/19/15 10:17am

Your Road Trip Stories, Volume 1

Last month, I solicited your best road-trip stories, and got a ton of excellent ones; starting today, I'll be burning off a new batch of them regularly. But in the interest of fairness, I figured I'd start by offering up another of my own. » 8/05/14 8:55am 8/05/14 8:55am

Reporter Captures The Fleeting Glory Of Youth In One Spring Break Photo

Some Alabama students and football players traveled to Florida for their spring break, as many college students do. While posing for a reporter's photos, this well-hydrated motley crew—from the University of Arkansas—posed with their hands, cups, and cigs. One girl in the middle of the photo took it further than that. » 3/27/14 10:00pm 3/27/14 10:00pm

Division III Basketball Team's Leading Scorer Chooses Spring Break In…

The King's College Lady Monarchs booked their tickets to a women's NCAA Division III Sweet 16 game this weekend against Emmanuel in Amherst, Mass. But senior forward Paige Carlin, the team's leading scorer (11.4 ppg), already had tickets—to Cancun for Spring Break. This is going dancing in the original sense of the… » 3/08/12 5:45pm 3/08/12 5:45pm

Here's Video Of A Kentucky Football Recruit Tackling a Spring Break…

Those who don't pay attention to the nuances of the University of Kentucky's football recruiting wouldn't know that Daylen Hall is the 5-foot-9, 190-pound cornerback out of St. Xavier High School in Louisville. Or that he runs a 4.33 forty. » 4/13/11 8:30pm 4/13/11 8:30pm

The "Harold Reynolds Spring Break Story" Gets A Little More Clear

We still don't know who's telling the whole truth: the drunk kid who allegedly barged into Harold Reynolds' hotel room, or the MLB analyst. To help add detail, one former ESPN employee shares his HR experience from Disney World 1999. » 3/30/10 7:30pm 3/30/10 7:30pm

The "Harold Reynolds Spring Break Story" Just Won't Die

Although Harold Reynolds summoned the MLB PR department to flatly deny he was ever in Disney World over Spring Break and drunkenly intruded upon by a hapless young man, other people say HR is lying. They sent along this photo. » 3/29/10 7:30pm 3/29/10 7:30pm

Down And Out In Daytona, Part 3: A False-Titted Spring

This is the final installment of Pat Jordan's Spring Break adventure, in which our correspondent attends a wet t-shirt contest and finds America in a state of permanent adolescence and mild arousal. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. » 3/26/10 12:00pm 3/26/10 12:00pm

I Was There, Spring Break Edition: Breaking Stuff In Harold Reynolds's…

In 1999, Kevin and a group of friends spent their Spring Break in Orlando, for reasons that surpasseth all understanding. ESPN's Harold Reynolds was there, too. Slapstick ensued. Here is Kevin's story: » 3/25/10 4:00pm 3/25/10 4:00pm

Down And Out In Daytona, Part 2: Among The Fornicators

This is the second installment of Pat Jordan's dispatch from Spring Break. Jordan, the author of A False Spring, took his gun and his cigars to Daytona Beach and filed this report over the mojo wire. Part 1 is here. » 3/25/10 1:25pm 3/25/10 1:25pm

I Was There, Spring Break Edition: I Tattooed My Goddamn Neck

A very special Spring Break story, considering it's my own. Yes, your humble editor was once a student, and a fool. The Bahamas were very welcoming of both. » 3/24/10 7:30pm 3/24/10 7:30pm

I Was There, Spring Break Edition: "He Said, 'How Big Is Your Dick? 6,…

In 2008, Chaz went to Panama City Beach for Spring Break with 10 friends. He found an 11th one night — a very friendly young man in a car. Chaz's story: » 3/24/10 3:40pm 3/24/10 3:40pm

Down And Out In Daytona, Part 1: A Postcard From Spring Break, Circa…

Earlier this month, we sent Pat Jordan, author of A False Spring and a lot of fine sports journalism, down to Daytona Beach for Spring Break. He took a pistol and a van and sent back this report, via fax. » 3/24/10 1:15pm 3/24/10 1:15pm

Soak Yourself In Deadspin's Spring Break Week (NSFW)

All week long Deadspin will be celebrating the phenomenon of American Spring Break. There's much to come, but for now, please watch this educational video put together by hairypalmed intern David Matthews, documenting the effects of water on cotton apparel. » 3/22/10 2:50pm 3/22/10 2:50pm

Prepare For Deadspin's Preposterous Spring Break Week, Featuring Pat…

Sometimes we get lofty ideas, ones that seem great in theory, but are impossible to execute and may unexpectedly end with a wounded frog. Here's another: Pat Jordan, revered wildman sportswriter, is covering Spring Break in Daytona Beach for us. » 3/15/10 4:10pm 3/15/10 4:10pm