SpaceX accidentally exploded a rocket that was going to send a $95 million Facebook satellite into orbit this morning. Footage from the scene was pretty wild. Bummer!
You’re forgiven if you see this 14-pass move, replete with nifty turns, one-touch flicks, and a backheel pass to assist the goal and think you’re watching peak Spain or something, not the 145th-ranked team in the world.
Thailand’s journey to the World Cup was a strange one, and they had to take advantage of a unique set of circumstances to get here. In 2009, FIFA decided to bump up the number of teams in the 2015 World Cup from 16 to 24, which increased the amount of bids for Asian teams from three to five. And in 2011, five North…
Since we wrote on Sunday about the orgy in Thailand involving three Leicester City players, we’ve received a few requests for the full video, as if Deadspin is a subscription service hoarding soccer player orgies unless contacted by email. The inquiries:
A guy who was just minding his own business on his scooter in Thailand witnessed a bunch of purse snatchers trying to grab the bag of a passing woman. A swift sidekick followed, followed by a bunch of swift punches to the face. Because when you snatch what isn't yours, the long fist of justice follows.
Don't watch this if you're squeamish, OK? OK.
What the hell, Thailand?
CBS Sports reports that Gregg "Kill The Head" Williams is headed off to "the remote villages of rural Northern Thailand for a backpacking sojourn":
"He smelled them all the time even while driving," said police Major General Saroj Promcharoen. [Daily Telegraph] (H/T Fox5)
"Star Gold Coast Suns AFL player Campbell Brown and young teammate Maverick Weller were detained by police in Thailand yesterday. They had allegedly been involved in a fight with a local policeman. ... Pictures obtained from a witness show Brown and Weller handcuffed and seemingly in distress. The witness claimed…