Rejoice! Alonzo Mourning Says "Who Wants To Sex Mutombo?" Happened!

Today is a great day! It's been almost a year since Dikembe Mutombo went on Highly Questionable and shot down one of the greatest urban legends in sports, denying that he ever walked into a club and shouted, "Who wants to sex Mutombo?" Today, those of us who have held on to the hope that Mutombo was lying have been… » 3/26/15 5:39pm Thursday 5:39pm

Darryl Strawberry Casually Confirms Insane Cat Decapitation Story

Of baseball's many urban legends, few are as psychotic as the story of animal torture first told in Heat, the 1999 autobiography of Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden. In that book, Gooden gives a firsthand account of former teammate Kevin Mitchell drunkenly threatening his girlfriend with a 12-inch knife before cutting her… » 8/06/14 11:25am 8/06/14 11:25am

Explainer: Who Is Slender Man and Why Would Two Girls Kill for Him?

News broke last night that, according to Wisconsin police, two 12-year-old girls recently lured a friend into the woods and stabbed her 19 times. Then, when questioned, they allegedly claimed they wanted to ingratiate themselves with "Slender Man," a monstrous urban legend created by the Internet. » 6/03/14 12:45pm 6/03/14 12:45pm

A Treasury Of Your Terrifying Poop Stories For Super Bowl Bye Week

Is The Name "Le-a" (Pronounced "Ledasha") An Urban Legend? Probably.

Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we're covering Penn State, falling, vending machines, and more. Image by Jim Cooke. » 7/17/12 3:00pm 7/17/12 3:00pm

You Won't Regret Reading About The Seven Best Bill Murray Stories

Bill Murray is an awesome dude, and he'll always have a special place in the hearts of sports fans for doing stuff like this, this, and this. » 7/07/12 2:10pm 7/07/12 2:10pm

Cal Ripken Debunks A Great Urban Legend

Everybody has a favorite sports urban legend. Some like the Rafael Palmeiro Sleeps With Ryne Sandberg's Wife one. Others are fans of the Kevin Mitchell Cuts The Heads Of Cats one. Our preference has always been the Orioles Canceled A Game Because Cal Ripken Couldn't Play Because He Found Kevin Costner Doing His Wife… » 4/17/08 4:15pm 4/17/08 4:15pm