Why Redshirting Your Kindergartener Is Dumb

Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we're covering headphone farts, dog brains, professional button mashing, and more. » 7/08/14 2:50pm 7/08/14 2:50pm

Mike Francesa Doesn't Remember Cutting Off An On-Air Marriage Proposal

Remember back in July, when poor Moe in Jersey tried to propose to his girlfriend live on Mike Francesa's radio show, and Francesa quickly cut him off to talk A-Rod with Jimmy in Paramus? Yeah, well, Francesa says he doesn't. Perhaps he nodded off again. » 9/18/13 2:07pm 9/18/13 2:07pm

Mike Francesa Cuts Off Caller's On-Air Marriage Proposal To Girlfriend

Are you near New York and thinking of proposing to your lover? Yay for you! But how and where to pop the question? Your cup runneth over with charming options: a favorite restaurant, somewhere with a stunning view, the afternoon drive-time show on WFAN. » 7/25/13 6:45pm 7/25/13 6:45pm

Mike Francesa Really Could Not Give Less Of A Shit About Soccer

Yesterday, it was announced the New York is getting a new MLS team, one partially owned by the Yankees. You'd think this is something a sports radio host would want to mention. That's why you're not the Sports Pope. » 5/22/13 2:45pm 5/22/13 2:45pm

Bill Plaschke Opened His Radio Show Yesterday Talking About Helen…

Petros Papadakis is busy preparing for Fox's Cotton Bowl broadcast tonight, so L.A. Times columnist and Around The Horn panelist Bill Plaschke guest-hosted Petros & Money on KLAC radio in Los Angeles on Thursday. Despite a world of sports topics worth discussion in Southern California at 3 p.m. Pacific yesterday,… » 1/04/13 11:20am 1/04/13 11:20am

Some Celtics Fans Will Be Wearing Tim Donaghy Masks Tonight

Celtics fans, including the world's most famous Celtics fan, truly believe that the NBA is rigged and/or biased for Miami and against Boston. To do their best to give David Stern an aneurism, there's a campaign to print out and wear masks of everyone's favorite crooked ref Tim Donaghy. This is the best possible way to… » 6/01/12 1:36pm 6/01/12 1:36pm

Bay Area Radio Hosts Have Insane Solutions To Fan Violence

KNBR's Damon Bruce supports profiling for allowing fans into games. [UPDATE: Damon was very insistent that he never mentioned or intended a racial aspect to the profiling, and we'll take him at his word. So, keeping out races, no, keeping out thugs who just come to games to start trouble, yes.] » 8/24/11 5:10pm 8/24/11 5:10pm

Boston Radio Wars Get Stalkerish

Boston sports talk radio station the Sports Hub received so many obscene text messages from one phone, they red-flagged the number. The phone turned out to belong to a producer at rival - and ESPN Radio affiliate - WEEI. [Herald] » 2/28/10 4:00pm 2/28/10 4:00pm

The Saga Of Larry Krueger

For those who don't know him, Larry Krueger — who was finally fired last night — is a motormouthed, somewhat annoying late-night talk host on the San Francisco Giants flagship radio station, KNBR-680. On the air August 3 following another inspiring loss by the home lads (3-2 to the Rockies), Krueger apparently lost… » 8/10/05 10:25am 8/10/05 10:25am