How To Roast Butternut Squash, Which Is Phallic And Fantastic

There's the versatility of, say, a boneless, skinless chicken breast—it tastes bland and uninteresting pretty much no matter what you do with it, so it "goes" with everything, like gustatory khaki—and then there's the versatility of the butternut squash, which is so outrageously goddamn good that you could wrap it in… » 1/03/15 1:36pm 1/03/15 1:36pm

The Squash Tournament Of Champions Is Underway, And That's Why You're…

Grand Central Terminal in New York City is once again consumed with sports spectators as we approach the final day of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, a competition to determine the world's best squash player. The glass cage in Vanderbilt Hall has become an annual pilgrimage site for avid followers of the… » 1/24/13 9:00am 1/24/13 9:00am

Trinity's Obnoxious 13-Year Squash Winning Streak Is Finally Over,…

The longest and most annoying win streak in the history of college sports is finally over. The Yale men's squash team defeated Trinity College 5-4 last night, ending the team's 13-year, 252-match undefeated streak that will be remembered for reminding us, approximately once a year, that squash is a sport that people… » 1/19/12 11:55am 1/19/12 11:55am

When The World-Record Holder For The Hardest-Hit Squash Ball Drills You…

Cameron Pilley is a native of Australia who is currently the 16th-ranked squash player in the world. Last week, he set a world record for hitting a squash ball, variously reported at 173 or 175 miles per hour, depending on whether you believe this or what Pilley had to say in the video (not that it makes much… » 10/12/11 11:40am 10/12/11 11:40am

Greatest Squash Photo Ever Photoshop Contest Was Kind Of Lame

But this one produced a minor chuckle. So congratulations to commenter "Achiever" for earning his gold star. Please send me your real life info so we can also send you shit from our desk. Email is ajd@deadspin.com. Use it. » 9/29/10 6:15pm 9/29/10 6:15pm

The Greatest Photo Ever Taken At A Squash Match

The Hartford Courant's Rich Messina snapped this wonderful photo of last year's controversial squash championship, where Trinity's Baset Chaudry knocked off Yale's Kenneth Chan and then proceeded to act like the most vile human being on the planet after his victory. » 9/28/10 7:53pm 9/28/10 7:53pm

Squash Players Are Just The Worst

Have you seen the trash-talking squash player video? It so matches the intensity of football or basketball that I almost wish those sports had never been invented so I wouldn't have to see squash players acting like such goons. » 2/22/10 2:50pm 2/22/10 2:50pm

Ivy League Squash Is Serious Business

Harvard's big squash match at Dartmouth was livened up by some rowdy Big Green fans, and now Crimson supporters are crying homophobia and antisemitism. But wait until you read about what must be the most innocuous Jewish stereotype ever. » 12/06/09 2:00pm 12/06/09 2:00pm

One Unexpected Barrier When You Introduce Harlem Kids To Squash

"At first, the Harvard Club "freaked the kids out a little," said Mr. Polsky, who belongs to the club. "There were animal heads on the wall, and white people." [NYTviaTheAwlviaRambleOnRose] » 6/08/09 3:45pm 6/08/09 3:45pm

Tiny Elite School Dominates Tiny Elitist Sport

Trinity College in Connecticut won its 11th straight national title on Sunday, extending their consecutive match winning streak to an unconscionable 202 straight, a feat that would much more impressive if anyone cared about squash. » 2/24/09 1:30pm 2/24/09 1:30pm