I Can't Stop Watching This Psycho Local Ad About Heroin

This advertisement is an attempt to warn viewers of the dangers of heroin, and it aired during the second local break of tonight's Super Bowl broadcast in St. Louis. The Drug War fails again; this ad makes me want heroin really bad right now. Anybody else? » 2/01/15 8:36pm 2/01/15 8:36pm

The Ludicrousness Of St. Louis Rams Vs. St. Louis Cops, By Jon Stewart

We've become accustomed to all this by now, but since not everyone can catch The Daily Show it's become our responsibility to bring it to you: the inevitable takedown of this weekend's ridiculous apology-non apology about the St. Louis Rams doing "Hands up, don't shoot" before their game Sunday. » 12/03/14 1:07am 12/03/14 1:07am

A Bunch Of Terrible People Have Raised Over $130,000 For Darren Wilson

Someone has started a Gofundme page for Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old named Mike Brown earlier this month. The fund exists to raise financial support for Wilson and his family to use during this "trying time in their lives." So far, nearly $140,000 has been raised, and a… » 8/21/14 2:29pm 8/21/14 2:29pm

Bonnies Upset A-10 Top Seed SLU With Bonkers, Buzzer-Beating Finish

First-seed St. Louis has just been knocked out of the Atlantic 10 tournament by ninth-seed St. Bonaventure thanks to a deep, buzzer-beating three from junior Bonnies guard Jordan Gathers. The game itself was incredible, as St. Bonaventure fought back from a 10-point halftime deficit, but the last 45 seconds were… » 3/14/14 3:10pm 3/14/14 3:10pm

Prisoners can get really good at handball while in the racquet-and-bat-free zone of, uh, prison. Once out, they still dig pick-up games. Read about St. Louis's handball scene here. [Riverfront Times] » 6/22/13 4:58pm 6/22/13 4:58pm

No One Notices The Spurs Because No One Notices San Antonio

Here's a working barstool-grade theory as to why, during its dynastic run to four (perhaps soon five) titles since 1999, America still embraces the San Antonio Spurs with a yawn and a why are you still here? squint. This phenomenon has flustered if not baffled sports cognoscenti for years. But they play pure,… » 6/08/13 4:11pm 6/08/13 4:11pm

The Mets Sign Rick Ankiel

This is not the end of one of the stranger careers in baseball history. Jon Heyman reports the Mets have signed Rick Ankiel to a major-league deal, and he'll immediately join the team in St. Louis. » 5/13/13 4:04pm 5/13/13 4:04pm

This Week's Signs Of The Apocalypse

For nearly two decades, Sports Illustrated has stirred the tea leaves to discern a weekly Sign of the Apocalypse. Deadspin salutes the magazine's ongoing effort to cover the end of times but declines to cede the scoop on the biggest event in world history. » 10/20/12 3:00pm 10/20/12 3:00pm

Mark Grace And This Tramp-Stamped Bartender Have Apparently Met

Mark Grace is the type of ex-athlete Kevin Costner wishes he could play in movies but just can't because he's Kevin Costner. Hugging Harold Reynolds uncovered a story about Grace that, if true, enhances his reputation as baseball's patron rogue. » 9/17/09 5:00pm 9/17/09 5:00pm

Who's The Mysterious Extorted St. Louis Athlete?

The Smoking Gun just posted an amusing report about a St. Louis athlete being extorted for supposedly impregnating some guy's daughter. (Those are usually who are impregnated.) The code name for the player is "P.A." » 1/24/07 4:00pm 1/24/07 4:00pm