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Oct 28
24

Football is a game with many problems, but it must be the best sport out there for showcasing the stupid great skill and athletic ability of these guys have in an extremely visceral “there is no fucking way I could do that” sort of way. Like, I intellectually know that doing anything useful against a 100 mph fastball Read more

Oct 21 2019
436

WHY ARE “RECENT VIDEOS FROM DEADSPIN” AUTO-PLAYING. MAKE IT STOP. I AM SO FUCKING DONE JESUS FUCKING CHRIST QUIT RUINING DEADSPIN.

Oct 18 2019
87

This is actually a pretty common thing among very tall NBA players, and one that has been written about in WaPo and elsewhere. Durant doesn’t want to be a seven footer, and neither did Kevin Garnett and several others. Broadly, seems like the story is that they’re people who felt insecure about being taller than Read more

Oct 17 2019
227

Fans might take the game more seriously if it weren’t being called Snyder-Man: Homecoming

Sep 30 2019
241

If only all NFL owners had the moral fortitude to just not sign a headhunting sociopath, but let’s be real here. Not like he did something dangerous or distracting like, I dunno, refusing to stand for the national anthem.

Sep 20 2019
158

The goal of taking on a vegetarian or vegan diet, or even just eating less meat, is to support animal welfare and to choose foods whose production contributes less to global warming. Read more

Jul 29 2019
19

to be fair that video shows exactly why the unassisted triple play gets so little love despite being super rare. They are cool, quirky things that are awesome to be able to see exactly because they are so rare. But usually have nothing to do with actual impressive baseball talent. Two runners have to be on, and Read more

Jul 29 2019
58

I feel similarly about watching Johan Santana in the mid 00's. His starts were class-skip-worthy offenses, and the feeling of the lineup and the whole team was just different when he was up there. I wanted so badly for him to overcome the shoulder injuries that started plaguing him even back in 2002/3. There were Read more

Mar 25 2019
10

It doesn’t if you limit it to “Team A has these players, and Team B has these players, and they’re playing today”. Read more

Mar 24 2019
39

I think it’s more that the front office hasn’t built up enough goodwill with its own players to get them to see this as anything other than a forced promo stunt for the benefit of the marketing department at the expense of their own interests.

Mar 23 2019
30

I imagine you can get them sooner than that if you want.  He’ll probably do an interview or two in the runup to the draft.  No need to wait five and a half months.