If a mercy rule is ever created for college basketball, it should be called the Geno Auriemma rule. Auriemma’s UConn Huskies dynasty hit new heights this afternoon, beating St. Francis, a 16 seed from Pennsylvania, 140-52 in their opening game of the NCAA Tournament. Somehow, that 88-point victory doesn’t do justice…
In an 82-game season, one night shouldn’t do much to define a team’s year. But if a single dropped point has the power to crush a franchise, it showed in the Dallas Stars’ Wednesday night loss to the Maple Leafs.
Glen “Big Baby” Davis, arguably the most entertaining player on the Celtics 2010 Finals roster, was arrested in February on seven counts of marijuana possession and distribution.
In Elite 10 curling action on Friday night, two opposing stones ended up so close to the center of the rings that the teams needed increasingly sophisticated technology to measure any difference in distance—and even then, it couldn’t solve their problem. And if what Canada’s Sportsnet calls “the most bizarre curling…
If the impossible was ever going to become possible, it was going to happen against a team like Virginia. The University of Maryland, Baltimore County didn’t pull off the greatest upset in college basketball history just by playing the most perfect game a 16-seed has ever played against a one-seed (though they did…
Yes, the UMBC Retrievers made history last night by crushing the top-ranked team in the country to become the first 16-seed to win in the men’s round of 64. Not to belittle that achievement, but we’re going with the UMBC athletics Twitter account (which started with 5,000 followers and now has septupled that) as last…
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County Retrievers of the America East conference made history tonight, leveraging lights-out shooting and aggressive rebounding to become the first 16-seed to ever upset a #1 in the NCAA men’s tournament in annihilating Virginia 74-54.
The men’s tournament isn’t the only source of drama as South Dakota State’s Madison Guebert drilled an off-balance three-pointer to force overtime against Villanova in the Jackrabbits’ first-round matchup tonight at Notre Dame.
Nevada came back from a 14-point deficit to send Shaka Smart’s Texas squad packing, with guard Caleb Martin providing the final boost the Wolf Pack needed to advance to the second round.
Eric Musselman’s energetic outburst after his Nevada team dispatched Texas tonight in overtime was ripped from the headlines. Our headlines, specifically, as the CBA-turned-NBA-turned-college coach dropped repeated profane ejaculations. Hey, I’d feel good too.
Little known fact: Entering your Netflix password on a TV with a game controller is technically considered torture under the Geneva Convention.
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Purdue center Isaac Haas will miss the remainder of the NCAA tournament with a fractured right elbow.
David “dpei” Pei, head coach for the LA Gladiators Overwatch League team, bumped into two Houston Outlaws players backstage last night and issued a real head-scratcher of an apology for it:
Personal seat licenses are a racket, and a common feature in NFL stadiums. PSLs were instituted across much of the league when the new stadium boom took off around the dawn of this century. They allow teams to offset construction and financing costs by forcing fans into paying a fee just for the right to purchase…
If a ball goes through a hoop but gets stuck in the bottom of net, and everyone’s around to see it, is it really a made basket? Apparently, it isn’t.