Sign Of The Apocalypse: Mass Child Lead Poisoning

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. » 10/06/12 2:25pm 10/06/12 2:25pm

Tim Tebow Is So Uncontroversial The Times Is Afraid To Say What's Not…

Hey, anyone want to fire up the ol' Tim Tebow culture war again? It's been, what, three days? Well, here's a "meet the new guy" story in today's New York Times called "Tebow, a Careful Evangelical." It is a generally inoffensive look at the quarterback so beloved by people who collect Hummel figurines. Until we get to this … » 3/28/12 2:35pm 3/28/12 2:35pm

The Broncos Should Trade Tim Tebow To Every Other Team In The NFL…

Peyton Manning is a Bronco now, meaning Tim Tebow is trade bait. Which NFL team should part with their 30 pieces of silver (and maybe a fifth-round draft pick) to bring Tebowmania to town? The Internet has given this question careful consideration and furnished us with an answer: every team. » 3/20/12 7:49pm 3/20/12 7:49pm

A Sampling Of Comments ESPN.com Has Not Deleted On Stories That Have…

We're all still warm from the glow of the uprising that sent ESPN.com's commenter police into retreat—a remarkable, joyful march that continues unimpeded even as this is being typed. At the same time, we couldn't help but think of those comments ESPN's moderators have allowed to remain attached to other… » 11/04/11 4:45pm 11/04/11 4:45pm

OccupyTebow Enters Day Four; ESPN.com Admits Defeat

The sit-in at ESPN.com continues unmolested, as the overworked mods have apparently ceded the comment section to mob rule. Meanwhile, people who should know better still don't realize this has long stopped being an attack on Tebow himself, or even draconian comment moderation on a site that's more than happy to… » 11/03/11 11:10am 11/03/11 11:10am

This Is What Happens When ESPN.com Attempts To Fight Back

At some point this evening, the ESPN comment moderators lost their minds and decided to attempt to deal with the Greater Than Tebow meme that's been raging on a Bill Williamson post for the past three days. But instead of simply disabling comments, the site has burdened some poor intern with the task of deleting… » 11/02/11 7:45pm 11/02/11 7:45pm

This Is What ESPN.com Under Attack Looks Like

The #occupytebow comment feed over on ESPN's now-regrettable post, "Time for Elway to think post-Tebow," is still going after three days. If anything, it's only gotten more spirited. You can watch in real time on the post, but we also went ahead and captured a bit of the glory for those of you who can't blow off the… » 11/02/11 3:30pm 11/02/11 3:30pm