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It Sure Sounds Like The NBA All-Star Draft Will Be Televised Next Year

It Sure Sounds Like The NBA All-Star Draft Will Be Televised Next Year

Giddy after the success of the 2018 All-Star game, and seemingly convinced of the connection between the format changes and the competitive spirit of the contest—and girded by the apparent
The Winter Olympics Feature 2,951 Of The World’s Greatest Athletes, And Also This Woman

The Winter Olympics Feature 2,951 Of The World’s Greatest Athletes, And Also This Woman

There’s a premise built into the structure of the Olympics that pretty much every single Olympian, even those far down the standings, are elite athletes at the top of their game performing at a level
Someone In Tom Brady's Family Sold Their Super Bowl LI Ring For $345,000

Someone In Tom Brady's Family Sold Their Super Bowl LI Ring For $345,000

It would appear a member of Tom Brady’s family has sold a Super Bowl LI championship ring, and for an absolutely bonkers $344,927. This is from a Darren Rovell report on ESPN:Read more...
Work Out Like a President

Work Out Like a President

Barack Obama played basketball. Bill Clinton and both Bushes liked to go running. Even Donald Trump finds the time to golf. But if you’d like to try something more old-school, here are some of our
MLB Introduces New Pace Of Play Rules Limiting All Those Damn Mound Visits

MLB Introduces New Pace Of Play Rules Limiting All Those Damn Mound Visits

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has been pushing hard for changes designed to speed up baseball’s pace of play, and today the league announced a set of initiatives aimed at doing just that:Read more...
Nate Diaz Enjoys UFC Fight

Nate Diaz Enjoys UFC Fight

The best moment of last night’s UFC event (Sage Northcutt’s win aside) came shortly before the main event. After Derrick Lewis knocked out Marcin Tybura, popped a great victory celebration, then
J.J. Redick Apologizes For Saying "Chink" In Chinese New Year Message: "I Was Tongue Tied"

J.J. Redick Apologizes For Saying "Chink" In Chinese New Year Message: "I Was Tongue Tied"

Over the weekend a video started making the rounds that appeared to show Sixers guard J.J. Redick throwing the slur “chink” into a video celebrating the Chinese New Year:Read more...
The All-Star Game Was Worth It

The All-Star Game Was Worth It

That was a hell of an All-Star game! It had highlights, it had drama, it had by-God competition, it had a genuinely memorable finish. It also had a lot to overcome, in order to salvage what was
Monday's Best Deals: Presidents Day Sales, Instant Pot, Xbox Live, and More

Monday's Best Deals: Presidents Day Sales, Instant Pot, Xbox Live, and More

The first Instant Pot discount of the year, one of your favorite Bluetooth speakers, and a ton of Presidents Day sales are just the start of Monday’s best deals from around the web. Read more...
Rehearsal Footage Shows Fergie Unsure About "Star-Spangled Banner" Rendition Before Disastrous Performance

Rehearsal Footage Shows Fergie Unsure About "Star-Spangled Banner" Rendition Before Disastrous Performance

Pop singer Fergie struggled with her, erm, unique take on “The Star-Spangled Banner” even before her widely mocked performance of it before last night’s NBA All-Star Game, rehearsal footage acquired
Russian Curling Bronze Medalist Aleksandr Krushelnitckii Busted For Doping

Russian Curling Bronze Medalist Aleksandr Krushelnitckii Busted For Doping

The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Russian curler Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, who with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova claimed bronze in mixed doubles last week in Pyeongchang, is formally charged
Oh, Canada

Oh, Canada

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Words Cannot Begin To Describe The Horror Of Fergie's All-Star Game National Anthem

Words Cannot Begin To Describe The Horror Of Fergie's All-Star Game National Anthem

Something insane and terrible happened before tonight’s NBA All-Star Game. No one will ever be able to explain it to my satisfaction. Even in the context of the NBA’s disastrous, shriekingly awkward
Deadspin Up All Night: I Don't Think That's Right

Deadspin Up All Night: I Don't Think That's Right

Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Stay cool, daddy-o.Read more...
Hard Daytona 500 Wreck Knocks Danica Patrick Out Of Her Final NASCAR Race

Hard Daytona 500 Wreck Knocks Danica Patrick Out Of Her Final NASCAR Race

Danica Patrick announced last year that she’d end her racing career with one more attempt at each of America’s biggest racing events, the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. A wreck just over 100
Sandy Alderson Threatens Unruly Mets Fans: Tim Tebow "Will Play In The Major Leagues"

Sandy Alderson Threatens Unruly Mets Fans: Tim Tebow "Will Play In The Major Leagues"

In what I can only assume is a threat, in the vein of “you kids quit monkeying around back there or I will turn this car right around,” Mets general manager Sandy Alderson has made it clear that Tim
These Dang Rising Stars Are Too Dang Young!

These Dang Rising Stars Are Too Dang Young!

Dan Devine of Yahoo Sports did a fun thing during media availability before Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge: he went around and asked these young whippersnappers to describe their first big NBA
Sleazy Dirtbag Jeffrey Loria Sued By Miami-Dade County Over Marlins Sale Profits

Sleazy Dirtbag Jeffrey Loria Sued By Miami-Dade County Over Marlins Sale Profits

True scumbag Jeffrey Loria treated the good people of Miami to one final insult on his way out of town, using tricky accounting to avoid paying Miami-Dade County an agreed-upon share of the profits
These Dudes Have Recorded A Rap Tribute To The NBA All-Stars For 13 Straight Years

These Dudes Have Recorded A Rap Tribute To The NBA All-Stars For 13 Straight Years

The important thing to bear in mind when assessing anything that happened in 1989 is that, from the perspective of 2018, the thing being assessed happened in a different world. That world still had
Bob Huggins, On Hilariously Lopsided Free Throw Disparity Against Kansas: "You Have No Chance To Win"

Bob Huggins, On Hilariously Lopsided Free Throw Disparity Against Kansas: "You Have No Chance To Win"

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins was ejected from Saturday’s 77-69 loss at 13th-ranked Kansas, for arguing with officials over foul calls. Huggins felt like the refs were giving his 20th-ranked