Another two golds last night for Michael Phelps, the most decorated American Olympian ever: That makes 21 gold medals in his career, 25 medals overall, and with his win in the 200m butterfly—a particularly personal win, given his loss in that event four years ago—Phelps now has 12 individual wins to bring him into a…
The United Kingdom is leaving the EU, in an act colloquially known as the “Brexit.” Its effects will extend to all of our lives, in its own way. Something is going to happen with the economy. A number of internet websites have tried to untangle the complex, far-ranging affects of the Brexit.
Future former Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III is already getting acclimated to Cleveland and tossing footballs into neighboring yards. This morning, he tweeted his congratulations to the Cavaliers for beating the Warriors and winning Cleveland’s first championship in 52 years, a worthwhile and noble…
1. They are not the best team ever.
Seriously, who does it like this?
Last night, Steph Curry became the first player to score 40 points off the bench in a playoff game since Nick Van Exel did it in 2003. Maybe you’ve forgotten about Nick Van Exel :( But now you remember him. Let’s remember some other guys:
What’s the hottest look at tonight’s Met’s game, which you could call a gala if you were so inclined?
Hello darkness, my old friend
Watch those consonants.
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Yesterday, director and planet-eater James Cameron announced his intentions to make not one, not two, but FOUR sequels to 2009's Avatar, the second-highest-grossing film of all time. In the wake of that announcement, there was a fake quote passed around, with Cameron stating that one of the reasons for the sequelkakke…
He’s been in the NBA since the 90's, has made multiple All-Star games, had his best years in Los Angeles in the mid-2000's, and after tomorrow, he’s most likely hanging up his shoes for good.
WMBC’s evening news presented some highlights of last week’s Knicks-Bulls game, and anchor Mark Fontes of the New York City-area independent station struggled a bit with a certain unfamiliar Montenegrin pro basketballer’s name.
The MMA Tournament of Bad, an amazing tournament/excuse to review the dumbest and most ludicrous stories from the year in MMA, is ongoing. Go vote for Anthony Pettis’s multi-level marketing scheme. [MMATOB]
Today, at 3:43 EST, Deadspin received one of the better tips we’ve seen in a while. Reader Zain was checking to see if the City of San Francisco owed him any money from parking tickets that he overpaid. Unfortunately for him, they did not. But fortunately for us and Tim Lincecum, Zain discovered that the city owes the…
It’s late February and not much is going on in sports, so the press conference the UFC held today to promote Conor McGregor’s upcoming fight against Nate Diaz was the most entertaining happening of the day largely by default. Even so, it was really something, every bit as dumb as could be hoped.
At some point tomorrow, the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos will play against each other in the Super Bowl. However, a much more widely-contested game, between, oh, every publication, has already started.
So a couple hours ago, Cristiano Ronaldo—who is one of the greatest players in the history of the game of soccer because he is also one of the most physically dominant athletes of all time in any sport anywhere—posted a photo of himself dunking a soccer ball on a basketball hoop. My colleagues, a den of the most…