This Fashion Writer Gives The Fewest Fucks

Earlier today, our Leslie Horn pointed the Deadspin staff to a short post by Vogue writer Lynn Yaeger on what it was like to wear a sweatshirt for the first time in her life. It begins as follows and improves from there: » 3/25/15 2:24pm Wednesday 2:24pm

The bracket for the 2015 Name of the Year tournament has been released. We are ecstatic. Drew and Marchman will go through the contenders in next week's episode of the Deadcast. [NOTY] » 3/24/15 2:52pm 3/24/15 2:52pm

College Wrestling Champ's Post-Match Interview Will Warm Your Heart

Here's Iowa State wrestler Kyven Gadson, who'd just won the 197-pound NCAA championship via a signature move he calls "The Gadson." The post-match interview, above, is great. » 3/22/15 11:00am 3/22/15 11:00am

News Dude Cries At The Sight Of Sharon Van Etten, Is A Good News Dude

Look, man, it's hard to be moved by things these days. Show me something that isn't Russell Westbrook going coast to coast for a two-handed slam in five seconds, and there's a good chance that my response is going to be, "That's butt." The problem is that a lot of things are butt, but what is definitely not butt is… » 3/12/15 4:59pm 3/12/15 4:59pm

How One Of America's Greatest Sportswriters Disappeared

It was almost endearing how an ink-smudged, deadline-addicted newspaper editor of yore would squint through the smoke from his cigarette and ask a bright young man why the hell he wanted to write sports. An editor like that was usually about as sensitive as a bolt cutter, but he couldn't resist the urge to protect… » 3/11/15 2:13pm 3/11/15 2:13pm

Oh My God Oh My God I Think Russell Westbrook Could Beat Up My Dad

Last night, while we were all arguing about a black-and-blue dress, Russell Westbrook and a gaggle of tall men who were not Kevin Durant were a half-hour down the road from where the llamas were dodging the cops, playing the Phoenix Suns. If you missed it, or forgot, the Oklahoma City Thunder lost a heartbreaker in… » 2/27/15 2:55pm 2/27/15 2:55pm

Soccer Fans Resist Urge To Be Hateful Assholes For Once

Soccer fans are, almost without exception, horrible people. So you can imagine our surprise, if also our reluctance to truly trust, the behavior of these Stuttgart fans, who consoled poor little Timo Baumgartl after a huge mistake lead to an easy goal to all but seal their defeat. » 2/23/15 5:30pm 2/23/15 5:30pm

Report: MLB Will Implement Three New Rule Changes To Speed Up Games

The verdict from Major League Baseball's pace-of-game committee is in, and according to Fox Sport's Ken Rosenthal, tomorrow MLB will announce three rule changes designed to speed up games: » 2/19/15 10:50pm 2/19/15 10:50pm

BBC Report On '67 Merseyside Derby Gets Unexpected Guest

In the run-up to today's Merseyside Derby between Everton and Liverpool, the BBC sent their roving man on the streets to interview people about historic matches between the "friendly" rivals. The reporter hoped this old man would be able to remember an FA Cup match from 48 years ago, but little did he know how close… » 2/07/15 11:49am 2/07/15 11:49am

Cool 1930s Home Video Shows A Day Out At Wrigley Field

This is a pretty cool home video of a bunch of guys sitting around in fedoras and smoking cigars while watching a Cubs game at Wrigley Field, shot in either 1937 or 1938. The video belongs to the Chicago Film Archive and has been up on their website since 2012, but was only put on YouTube this week. DNAinfo explains… » 2/03/15 7:31pm 2/03/15 7:31pm

DeMarcus Cousins Gives Rock-Stupid Sportswriter A Much-Deserved Smack

Five years ago today, professional dumb person Clay Travis tweeted a bold-ass prediction. "There is a 100% chance that DeMarcus Cousins is arrested for something in the next five years. 100%. Write it in stone," he said. "Write it in stone," he said! » 1/30/15 10:41am 1/30/15 10:41am

Key & Peele Will Make You Laugh With More Fake Football Names

This is the third time they've done this sketch, and it is somehow not yet completely tiresome. This latest edition is aided by the presence of a few guest stars. » 1/28/15 3:06pm 1/28/15 3:06pm

The Hawks Had A Choir Introduce The Starting Lineup, And It Was Way Cool

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Atlanta Hawks brought in a full choir to sing the starting lineup before yesterday's game against the Detroit Pistons. » 1/20/15 10:05am 1/20/15 10:05am

This Story Proves That Argentine Striker Diego Milito Is The Best

Diego Milito, the former Inter star striker who now plays for his boyhood team Racing Club back in Argentina, is the coolest. All it took was the following story, about "The Prince," one fan, rosary beads, and two shocking championships spaced 13 years apart, to convince us that it's true. » 12/16/14 9:39am 12/16/14 9:39am

How Is Madison Bumgarner Even A Real Person?

If you were to judge Sports Illustrated's big Sportsman of the Year feature on Madison Bumgarner simply by the magazine's cover and Tom Verducci's lede—"In one of Earth's great hardwood forests, that wind swoops and soars through white pines, maples, oaks, chestnuts and poplars..."—you might roll your eyes and say… » 12/09/14 12:46pm 12/09/14 12:46pm

Andre Johnson Bought A Buttload Of Toys For Kids Again

Texans receiver Andre Johnson has spent lots of money on toys for local kids in protective services' care for eight straight years. He also poses with the receipts for media. So, here's your annual photo of Andre Johnson holding some long-ass receipts. » 12/02/14 4:48pm 12/02/14 4:48pm

DeAndre Hopkins' Favorite 4th-Grade Memory? Eating Pudding In Class

The pictures in this post come to us from a tipster, whose fiancée went to elementary school in Clemson, South Carolina with Houston Texans wideout DeAndre Hopkins. Like many kids, Hopkins aspired to be a professional athlete. Unlike most kids, he actually made it. » 11/22/14 4:46pm 11/22/14 4:46pm

Michigan State Runs End-Around For Offensive Lineman On Senior Day

Connor Kruse is a fifth-year senior offensive lineman for Michigan State, and the Spartans gave him a special Senior Day gift: an end-around handoff that went for zero yards. » 11/22/14 3:05pm 11/22/14 3:05pm