This Week's Sign Of The Apocalypse

For nearly two decades now, Sports Illustrated has stirred the tea leaves to discern a weekly Sign of the Apocalypse. Deadspin salutes the magazine's ongoing effort to head off the end of times, but declines to quietly cede to SI the scoop on the biggest event in world history. » 9/29/12 1:30pm 9/29/12 1:30pm

A's Pitcher Dallas Braden Goes A Little Crazypants At A Community…

A public meeting was held in Stockton, Calif., last night in order to address the town's high crime rate. That's not something that would normally register on our radar, but when Dallas Braden decides to show up at that meeting with a baseball bat and berate the police chief until he gets himself kicked out, it's… » 9/27/12 1:33pm 9/27/12 1:33pm

In Dallas Braden's 209, People Get Tattoos That Read "209"

Area code fetishist Dallas Braden went home this weekend to Stockton — the 209 — where he and his perfecto were honored by the Athletics' high-A affiliate. The 209 responded with polite applause and another thousand mortgage defaults. [Minor League Baseball] » 5/24/10 2:15pm 5/24/10 2:15pm