How Red Klotz, 14,000-Time Loser, Beat The Harlem Globetrotters

Red Klotz went out on a 43-year losing streak. The founder, owner, and longtime coach of the Washington Generals died over the weekend in Margate, N.J. He was 93. » 7/15/14 11:40am 7/15/14 11:40am

LeBron's Fourth MVP Is Pushing Him Into Ludicrous Territory

Reports are swarming that LeBron James will be named the NBA’s MVP for the fourth time in the past five seasons. Somehow this makes Derrick Rose’s 2011 MVP — the only blemish in that stretch for LeBron — seem all the more impressive, if all the more anomalous. Only four other players (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill… » 5/04/13 4:50pm 5/04/13 4:50pm

Conan Plays The Lovable Loser, But On The Court As Well?

Conan O'Brien might have some downtime coming up. So the Washington Generals, they of the decades-long losing streak, have reached out and offered him a starting spot. » 1/20/10 9:30pm 1/20/10 9:30pm

Four More Years

Michael Bertin writes about soccer regularly for Deadspin. » 9/15/08 1:30pm 9/15/08 1:30pm I'm big into self-preservation, so if I'm in the path of a hurricane—which having been temporarily relocated to Houston, I am (or was)—it's not going to take much cable news fear-mongering to get me to evacuate. And that's the story of how I became a refugee.…