After the St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup on Wednesday night, fans celebrated on streets and in bars until the wee hours of the morning. The local news caught up with some of the yelling, cartwheeling, and sweaty revelers. One poor soul said he lost his wedding ring while high-fiving people. Enjoy the best…
Whew! What an NBA Finals that was. The Warriors and Raptors played six incredibly entertaining games, and a team winning its first NBA title by vanquishing the Warriors dynasty makes it all extra memorable. For once, Toronto’s streets are swarmed by humans celebrating a title and not hordes of raccoons.
One quirk of soccer is that the rules of the game change when the ball is in the box. Not massively, but in one small and crucial way: Because a foul in the box is punished with a penalty, things that would be fouls anywhere else on the field are occasionally just not called in the box.
You knew Jeopardy! phenom James Holzhauer couldn’t win forever.
For one and a half games of the 2019 NBA Finals, it looked like the Toronto Raptors were the better team. Then the first six minutes of Game 2’s third quarter happened.
A confession: A very long time ago, I went on Fox News.
Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never surrender, not the parts about shrinking the federal government—the…
Last night, the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 49 years. They clinched at home with a 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks.
When Nashville radio personality Sam Alex interviewed Aaron Rodgers at a party before the Kentucky Derby, he thought Rodgers was just joking around. “We gotta get you into a TV show or movie,” Alex told the Packers QB. “Is that gonna happen?” Rodgers had a quick reply before running away: “Episode five, Game of Thrones…
When we last checked in on ultra-rich-and-famous fashion model Kendall Jenner and all-star basketball player Ben Simmons, things were going great. They were at a point in their relationship where their dates were just excuses to hang out with each other: They went to Drexel basketball games; they took trips to the…
When it comes to bees, they get what they want. Today, they wanted to be at the Cincinnati Reds’ stadium as the team was getting ready to play against the Giants
The following video is a narrative treat worthy of the same analysis and praise as Avengers: Endgame or last night’s episode of Game of Thrones. Okay, maybe that’s going a little far. Some deer run onto a baseball field. It’s pretty cute and you’re going to enjoy it, dammit.
I, however, will not. This blog is safe.
Last night, the Virginia Cavaliers won their first NCAA men’s basketball championship. As you might have expected, students and other UVA fans rushed into the streets at The Corner, a Charlottesville commercial hub and gathering spot. Fans at a viewing party also rushed the empty court at John Paul Jones arena after…
The match came at the end of seven hours of wrestling, but it was still pretty good. The crowd was into it. Then it ended, and everything went to hell.
Dom Cosentino is now the NFL commissioner… in this video we made. Join me and Dom in Commissioner for a Day, the show that gives one Deadspin staffer unlimited power to change one rule in a sport of their choice.
WrestleMania is Sunday! It’s time to crack open a cold one and get ready to sit in front of the television for anywhere from six to nine hours. And it’s also time for the wider public to pay attention to WWE for a week.
The Blue Jays and Tigers split a four-game series to open the season. The primary highlight of the series came on Saturday, when Brandon Drury fouled off a pitch in the fourth inning. A fan behind home plate did not flinch with the ball headed straight at her head.