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This Kid Gets What Sports Are All About

Reader Tim sent us this video of a young boy playing basketball with the same enthusiasm that James Harden brings to the defensive end. Tim tells us that this youngster may actually not be all that keen on being out on the court, and we can buy it; when it comes to shuffling aimlessly, no one does it better than No.… » 7/29/15 2:30pm Wednesday 2:30pm

Colin Cowherd Is Mad We Didn't Run His Full Racist Musings, So Here

Colin Cowherd, a sock a teenage boy keeps under his mattress, is irritated. Yesterday, he said racist shit about how stupid and uneducated Dominicans are on his radio show. He feels that we took those comments out of context in a post we ran yesterday.http://screengrabber.deadspin.com/colin-cowherd-... » 7/24/15 1:16pm 7/24/15 1:16pm

The Magnus Effect Is Why a Ball With a Bit of Backspin Goes Like This

Drop a basketball with backspin from a great enough height, and something rather interesting happens. In the video below, Veritasium’s Derek Muller explains the Magnus effect, and why the phenomenon can cause a ball with even a little spin to swerve so dramatically from its expected path. » 7/16/15 11:00am 7/16/15 11:00am

De'Andre Johnson's Lawyer: Woman Who Was Punched Used Racial Slur

Florida State dismissed quarterback De’Andre Johnson yesterday after video from a Tallahassee bar showed why he was arrested in June for battery. Johnson’s lawyer Jose Baez is now attempting to do damage control, calling the punch an “experience” and also claiming that the woman used a racial slur towards Johnson. » 7/07/15 4:09pm 7/07/15 4:09pm