Cincinnati And UConn Said To Ponder Starting Yet Another Geographically…

With the Big East in full meltdown mode, two of the traditional basketball powers are considering a move to the ACC—or, barring that, UConn and Cincinnati will take their ball and go start their own conference, according to The Sporting News. The only flaw in this plan is that the new conference would blanket the… » 12/15/12 8:49pm 12/15/12 8:49pm

The Sporting News Is Going Online-Only

The Sporting News announced today that they're done with their print magazine—they'll be all-digital from now on, aside from a handful of sport preview yearbooks. There's not a whole lot to say about this change (aside from the unpleasant reality that some layoffs presumably accompany it). If nothing else, TSN has… » 12/11/12 10:45am 12/11/12 10:45am

Ideas For A More Enjoyable Super Bowl Week

Rarely do commenters on other sites even come close to the wit and wisdom of our own Deadspin Army of Darkness (sorry if that sounds like sucking up, but independent studies have proven this to be true). Occasionally, though, one catches my eye with a tape measure home run. Such was the case yesterday over at The… » 1/25/08 12:35pm 1/25/08 12:35pm

You Take It ... No, You Take It ... No, YOU Take It!

From the Magazines That We All Loved As A Child And Now We Need To Be Reminded, In Fact, Exist Department, the St. Louis kids at The Sporting News learned today they have finally been sold, to, of all people, Si Newhouse and the Conde Nast empire. » 9/05/06 2:30pm 9/05/06 2:30pm

Dark Days In St. Louis Magazines

Times have been tough for The Sporting News, seemingly since the Internet came around and eliminated the need for 10 pages of gray baseball box scores. (For the record, we mean "tough" from the notion of the heyday of TSN, not from the last couple of years; everything's up over the last three years.) » 1/23/06 12:00pm 1/23/06 12:00pm

The Smut Peddlers At The Sporting News

We know the plucky Midwesterners at The Sporting News are hip with blogs and stuff these days, but we still have to say we were a little surprised to see what appears to be a lesbian personal ad on the site's homepage. With full butt cuppage! Simmer down, you wild St. Louisans! » 9/12/05 2:55pm 9/12/05 2:55pm