Donald Trump Continues To Go After Outspoken Black Athletes

This morning, we can be fairly sure, Donald Trump was watching the teevee and saw a Fox & Friends report about how star Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry wants to not go to the White House if the team is invited there to celebrate their recent championship. He punched a message into Twitter with his stubby…

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Author: Tim Marchman

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Roger Goodell Slams Trump’s “Divisive” Comments About Players Protesting Racism

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the President of the United States demonstrated a “lack of respect” and “failure to understand” when Donald Trump attacked players who protest racial injustice and called for those “sons of bitches” to lose their jobs.

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Author: Timothy Burke

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Nobody Went To Watch The 49ers Again

I suppose at some point this will qualify as beating a dead horse, but holy smokes, man, nobody went to watch the 49ers last night.

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Author: Tom Ley

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Wait, Do The Rams Actually Have An Offense Now?

Remember way back in December of 2016, not even a year ago, when the Rams were the most embarrassing team in football? Remember when star running back Todd Gurley was putting together a sophomore slump for the ages and saying things like, “we looked like a middle school offense out there.” Remember when Jeff “7-9"…

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Author: Tom Ley

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Radio Host Don La Greca Snaps Again, This Time Over Stat Nerds

The New York Giants have had a bad start to the season. This is something that everyone, including YES Network radio host Don La Greca, can agree on. What La Greca will not countenance, however, are people who seek to mitigate the Giants’ badness by using fancy stats. For those people, La Greca has some harsh words…

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Author: Billy Haisley

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Former MLBer Raul Mondesi Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison 

Raul Mondesi, who played 13 years in the big leagues, has been sentenced to eight years in prison in his native Dominican Republic for political corruption.

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Author: Barry Petchesky

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This Is A Good Approximation Of That Feeling Just After Waking Up When You Realize It’s Only Wednesday

Chase Headley was, incredibly, relatively fine after being hit with a pitch in the dick. May we all be able to walk things off so quickly.

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Author: Barry Petchesky

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Oh Hell Yeah, It’s Time To Get On The Memphis Bandwagon

Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 8 Memphis. 

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Author: Nick Martin

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Here’s a good baseblog from ESPN.com’s Sam Miller, on the rise of “this era’s avatar: the home run h

Here’s a good baseblog from ESPN.com’s Sam Miller, on the rise of “this era’s avatar: the home run hitter who is terrible.” Go read it if you like to gawk at horrible slash lines, like Rougned Odor’s ghastly .208/.251/.405.

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Author: Albert Burneko

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Los Angeles Doesn’t Care About The Chargers

Sunday saw the return of the Los Angeles Chargers, their first home game since 1960, and no one’s very excited about it.

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Author: Barry Petchesky

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Kevin Durant Trashes Former Coach, Teammates On Twitter

Thanks to the eagle eye of Twitter user @harrisonmc15, we get to enjoy these since-deleted tweets from Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant:

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Author: Tom Ley

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Lamar Jackson Threw Away His Shot

If it’s possible for a reigning Heisman winner to fly under the radar, that’s what Louisville’s Lamar Jackson was doing at the beginning of this season. Jackson doesn’t interest NFL teams quite like more traditional quarterbacks out west—chiefly Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen. Some, including Bill Polian, have said that…

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Author: Lauren Theisen

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Check Out Amazon’s One-Day Fossil Sale Before It Goes Extinct

If you’re looking to up your watch game, Amazon’s Fossil Gold Box is for you. There’s a bunch of styles to choose from (including some handbags, wallets, belts and other accessories as well), with tons of stuff available for under $25. Both men and women can get in on this sale, but just remember, these deals are only…

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Author: Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Deadspin

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The Bluetooth-Connected Instant Pot Can Also Sous-Vide, and It’s Never Been Cheaper

If you missed yesterday’s Instant Pot deal, you’ve got another chance today in the form of a smart Bluetooth pressure cooker, now marked down to an all-time low $128.

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Author: Shep McAllister on Deals, shared by Shep McAllister to Deadspin

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This Is More Offensive Than Anything An ESPNer Could Say About The President

Woooo! Who wasn’t a fan of “The American Dream” Ric Flair and his signature move, the Stone Cold Stunner?

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Author: Timothy Burke on Screengrabber, shared by Timothy Burke to Deadspin

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