The Vikings' Christian Ponder And ESPN's Samantha Steele Are Engaged

It is confirmed, per Richard Deitsch. ESPN's newest star, the lady who worked her way from being a ESPN Zone hostess to college football sideline reporter, is getting hitched to the Vikings' second-year quarterback. Will Ponder's quarterbacking over the last few weeks of the season be a distraction from his love life?… » 12/04/12 5:22pm 12/04/12 5:22pm

Beer Of The Week: Australia's Coopers Brewery Sparkling Ale

When I dropped the six-pack of Coopers Brewery Sparkling Ale on the counter at the liquor store, the clerk immediately began singing its praises, in what sounded like an Australian accent. This was pure happy coincidence, best I could tell. » 10/20/12 11:00pm 10/20/12 11:00pm

Vikings Rookie Placekicker Forces Tie, Breaks Tie, Receives Tie

Week one of the NFL season was full of strong debuts. But the best rookie quote came, to no one's surprise, from the Vikings kicking unit. Blair Walsh nailed the first four field goal attempts of his career on Sunday, all of them coming after the third quarter. His third was a 55-yarder as time expired, sending the… » 9/11/12 1:10pm 9/11/12 1:10pm

This Summer League Dunk Required Massive Balls

You may never hear the name Angelo Sharpless again, but for two seconds and an eternity on Youtube, he was The Man. He plays guard for DII Elizabeth City State University, and pulled off this massive throwdown at the Ben Wallace Pro-Am league in Richmond, Va. (Like all summer league dunk videos, it appears to have… » 7/18/12 5:10pm 7/18/12 5:10pm

Bring Out The Limp: Brett Favre's Ankle Has Tiny Fractures

Yet, Coach Childress hasn't ruled Favre out for this week's game against the Patriots. Drew Magary=Rob Dibble. But Drew's job is safe. Don't worry. [NFL] » 10/25/10 4:35pm 10/25/10 4:35pm

But Does It Have A Horrible Pun? You Brettcha!

Fans in Hattiesburg, Miss. (not Minnesota, mind you), have bought a billboard urging Favre to return to the Vikings. In the future, all human communication will take place via billboard. [Hattiesburg American, via RandBall] » 2/05/10 12:05am 2/05/10 12:05am

The Shiancoesaurus Made Another Subtle, Brief Appearance Monday Night

Got an image you'd like to see in here first thing in the morning? Send it to tips@deadspin.com. Subject: Morning crap. » 10/08/09 10:10am 10/08/09 10:10am