Last night's "30 for 30" was Big Shot, a look at John Spano, the con man who briefly purchased the Islanders before the NHL realized he didn't have any money. (A similar scenario would play out in Nashville just 11 years later.) The most prurient part was then-GM Mike Milbury recounting how Spano offered to have "the…
Do you like pure, shameless, unverifiable A-Rod gossip? Good, so do we. An upcoming book, about his luxury condo tower of all things, reports that Rodriguez had a thing for hiring prostitutes in pairs.
Journeyman linebacker Quentin Groves only signed with the Browns—his fourth team in six NFL seasons—last month. Welcome to Cleveland!
We received this intriguing document from reader Steve, who says he was cleaning out a storage unit full of old tenants' stuff, and found this in a dresser. It's a very detailed, very intimate questionnaire, and neither he nor we have any idea what in the heck it's for.
For nearly two decades, Sports Illustrated has stirred the tea leaves to discern a weekly Sign of the Apocalypse. Deadspin salutes the magazine's ongoing effort to cover the end of times but declines to cede the scoop on the biggest event in world history.
There is too much amazing material in Taylor Branch's Atlantic piece about the NCAA for us to handle it all at once, so we're just going to keep pulling shiny gems from the treasure trove whenever a new one catches our eye. So: The piece begins with a scene in 2001 where legendary shoe-company fixer Sonny Vaccaro…
Tottenham Hotspur defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto, best known for his laid-back, "couldn't give a f**k, tbh" approach to professional football, has laid into his Premier League peers, singling Wayne Rooney out for special attention as a "dirty prostitute shagger."
If you'd asked The Spoiler a month or so ago to name one footballer who definitely wouldn't reach into his pocket to score some cheap sex with a proz, the name Peter Crouch would have been at the top of the list.