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 2019-09-17 20:52 

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This Might Finally Be It For Eli Manning...

"They absolutely are this bad," Barry Petchesky wrote about the New York Giants exactly 365 days ago. The team had just lost to the Dallas Cowboys in a supremely listless Monday Night Football appearance. I watched it with a friend who was visitin...

 2019-09-17 20:36 

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Large Norwegian Teen Has Now Graduated To Crushing Grown Men...

Last time we checked in on Erling Braut Hland, the enormous Viking kid had demolished a team of children by scoring nine goals in a single U-20 World Cup match. If you were wondering if the 6-foot-3 teen's size, strength, and skills would carry over w...

 2019-09-17 20:12 

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NFL Coaches Need To Stop Kicking Themselves...

In the 2017 season the Philadelphia Eagles went for it on fourth down 29 times, most in the NFL. Doug Pederson's decision to go for it a bunch worked, and what's more, every observer agreed that it worked. The Eagles went 13-3 and won the Super Bo...

 2019-09-17 18:02 

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The Sport That Can't Stick To Sports...

Dublin beat Kerry 1-18 to 0-15 on Saturday to take their fifth straight All-Ireland football championship, and become the first team to five-peat in the history of the Gaelic Athletic Association's annual national inter-county tournament. And we'r...

 2019-09-17 17:48 

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Lightning Strikes Jamaican Soccer Field, Sends Three Players To The Hospital...

On Monday, a soccer match in Jamaica between Jamaica College and Wolmer's Boys was suspended in the 84th minute after a bolt of lightning struck the pitch. The bolt's impact sent several players to the ground, and a total of three players were tak...

 2019-09-17 17:04 

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Pirates Closer Felipe Vazquez Arrested On Child Solicitation Charges...

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement announced Tuesday that Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested in Pittsburgh and booked in Allegheny County Jail, where he will await extradition to Lee County (Florida) to face one count of computer pornograph...

 2019-09-17 16:39 

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Busted-Up Cam Newton Is Going To Be Out For A While...

Well, it looks like we have at least part of the answer to the question of what exactly is wrong with Cam Newton. His foot is all jacked up, and will remain so for an indeterminate period of time:...

 2019-09-17 16:17 

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The Battle For Germany's Starting Goalkeeper Spot Is Now Being Waged In Public...

Germany have a problem—one many national teams would kill for, but a problem nonetheless. Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andr ter Stegen is one of the very best goalies in the world, and yet he can't get any gametime for his national team. Manuel Neu...

 2019-09-17 15:59 

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Join Us In Pretending Not To Know What Chris Mortensen's Rat Tweets Are About...

Yesterday, ESPN's Chris Mortensen tweeted out a series of rat emojis....

 2019-09-17 14:14 

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The Daniel Jones Era Has Begun...

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 2019-09-17 14:07 

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Gregg Williams Sure Looks Like A Big Stupid Dumbass This Morning...

To be fair to Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, he didn't start the the sniping with Odell Beckham Jr. last week. Beckham kicked things off by (rightfully) pointing out that Williams coaches his players to make dirty hits. Given that Beckham ...

 2019-09-17 13:45 

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Massages, Five-Star Hotels, Porsches, And... Mayo-Slathered Sushi?: Tennis Writers Reveal Best (And Worst) Tournament Perks...

As a rube who has only ever covered one tennis tournament—the U.S. Open (once in 2017 and once this year)—I was blown away by the perks given to credentialed media: $25 per diem to spend on food around the grounds or in the media cafeteria! Gr...

 2019-09-17 13:04 

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The Jets Seem Like They're About Done With Trumaine Johnson...

Heading into Monday night's matchup against the Browns, the Jets had to know that the outcome would be in large part dependent on how well they could contain Odell Beckham Jr. It didn't go great! Beckham caught six balls for 161 yards and a score ...

 2019-09-17 04:33 

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Twins' Luis Arraez Embarrasses White Sox Infielder With Magic Baseball Physics...

When a baseball moves on the ground in such a way that it seems to swerve past a defender closing in on it, the terminology is that the batter put "a little English on it." But the way that Twins second baseman Luis Arraez hit this ball towards Wh...

 2019-09-17 04:06 

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This Sam Darnold Graphic Was The Jets' Only Bright Spot Against The Browns...

There is no better representation of how poorly the Jets performed in their 23-3 loss against the Browns than the fact that this ESPN-created graphic of Sam Darnold executing a powerful commanding point while the word mononucleosis appears next to him bol...

 2019-09-17 02:45 

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Report: Minkah Fitzpatrick Traded To Steelers For First-Rounder [Update]...

Just four days after Minkah Fitzpatrick made it clear he wanted no part in the Dolphins' soul-crushing tank job, Miami satisfied his wishes and sent him to the much-less-sunnier city of Pittsburgh. All it cost from the Steelers to get the defensive ta...

 2019-09-17 01:43 

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Steve Young Licks The Boot, The Whole Boot, And Nothing But The Boot...

In what should come as a surprise to absolutely no one, an old curmudgeon from the past has once again made the oh-so-brave decision to speak out against the actions of this entitled current generation of NFL players. This time around, those crotchety res...

 2019-09-17 01:37 

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Trevor Siemian Leaves Jets-Browns With Painful-Looking Ankle Injury...

Shortly after Trevor Siemian threw a downfield pass to a receiver in triple-coverage, Browns defensive end Myles Garrett got a late hit on the quarterback that sent him crashing to the ground. While Garrett was flagged for roughing the passer, the outcome...

 2019-09-17 00:07 

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Fans Involved In Fight At Indians' Stadium Charged With Disorderly Conduct...

The three fans involved in the bumbling brawl that took place at a Cleveland Indians game on Saturday have been charged with disorderly conduct for fighting in public, according to a police report obtained by Fox 8 Cleveland. The report notes that 56-year...

 2019-09-16 23:05 

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Deadspin Up All Night: I'm Feelin' Myself...

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 2019-09-16 22:46 

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Report: Jalen Ramsey Wants Out Of The Jaguars' Toilet Party...

Perennially feisty cornerback Jalen Ramsey has played three seasons and change in Jacksonville and has made an All-Pro team. If he has his way, that reign will soon come to a close. One day after screaming at head coach Doug Marrone during an arduous loss...

 2019-09-16 22:30 

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NBA Considers Raising Fine For Tampering To Four Times The Fine For Being Donald Sterling...

Tampering is the gripe of the hour among NBA owners, which explains why the NBA's board of governors will vote on new measures this coming Friday. "It's pointless, at the end of the day, to have rules that we can't enforce," reads a qu...

 2019-09-16 21:30 

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Donald Trump Namedrops "Big Strong Guy" Ryan Klesko During Mariano Rivera Ceremony...

Donald Trump's speech this afternoon was relatively lucid. He stayed on topic, and he even used a series of facts to prove his point, which was that Mariano Rivera was the greatest baseball pitcher of all time. It wasn't quite diplomacy, but this ...

 2019-09-16 19:38 

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Should You Root For The Dolphins To Be The Worst Team Ever?...

After two games, the Miami Dolphins are, well, you know. Everyone knows. After two weeks, everybody knows. Everybody can smell it....

 2019-09-16 18:14 

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Pac-12 Admits Officials Missed Critical Penalty On Last Play In Arizona State's Upset Of Michigan State...

Things got weird at the end of Arizona State's ugly 10-7 victory over No. 18 Michigan State in East Lansing last Saturday. The Spartans were in ASU territory and with 11 seconds left in the fourth quarter, MSU kicker Matt Coghlin appeared to connect f...

 2019-09-16 17:34 

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Antonio Brown And The Conversation Nobody Wants To Have...

I watched the NFL on CBS this Sunday because I knew they had no choice but to talk about Antonio Brown. Brown was sued earlier this week by a former trainer, Britney Taylor, who said that Brown sexually assaulted and raped her when she worked for him. The...

 2019-09-16 16:34 

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Ben Roethlisberger Is Done For The Season...

Ben Roethlisberger was knocked out of the second half of his team's loss to the Seahawks Sunday after he injured his throwing arm on a pass in the second quarter. Big Ben grimaced from the bench through the second half as Mason Rudolph threw a pair of...

 2019-09-16 16:13 

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Seattle Sounders Fans Walk Out Of Match Due To MLS Ban Of Protest Signs...

Following months of ideological clashing and semantic disagreements on the meaning of the word "political," the largest Seattle Sounders supporter group took a more disruptive approach to its fight against MLS's ban on protest signs, represent...

 2019-09-16 15:56 

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Artist Says Antonio Brown Exposed His Barely Covered Penis To Her While She Worked In His House...

Sports Illustrated's Robert Klemko has published a long story about Antonio Brown and his his various business and personal relationships. Through interviews and the examination of court documents and police reports, Klemko outlines a pattern of behav...

 2019-09-16 15:46 

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Patrick Mahomes Only Needed 15 Minutes To Melt The Raiders...

Jon Gruden's merry band of football louts began their game against the flamethrowing Kansas City Chiefs yesterday afternoon by surprising everyone and scoring on their first two drives. Derek Carr's accuracy (as well as a 43-yard pass interference...

 2019-09-16 14:56 

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Report: Drew Brees To Undergo Thumb Surgery, Expected To Be Out For Six Weeks...

After Drew Brees injured his hand in the Saints' game against the Rams on Sunday, Adam Schefter is reporting that the quarterback will need surgery on his thumb, which is expected to keep him off the field for six weeks....

 2019-09-16 14:39 

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Italian Soccer Pundit Fired For Saying The Only Way To Stop Romelu Lukaku Is To Feed Him 10 Bananas...

We've always known that Italian soccer has a racism problem, but striker Romelu Lukaku's arrival in Serie A seems to have encouraged soccer fans and observers in the country to step up and get extra racist. Lukaku first endured monkey chants from ...

 2019-09-16 14:24 

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The Giants Are Inching Closer And Closer To The Daniel Jones Era...

For the second straight week, Eli Manning got outplayed by the quarterback opposite him, and this time, it felt a whole lot worse. While there's not much shame in losing in Dallas to Dak Prescott when he throws for over 400 yards and puts up a perfect...

 2019-09-16 14:09 

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"He Would Have Mounds Of Towels": A U.S. Open Ball Person Dishes On The Nicest Players And Oddest Habits...

Tennis watched on TV has nothing on tennis watched from the stands. Tennis watched from the stands, in turn, has nothing on tennis watched while standing right on the court. That's one perk of being a ball person, one of the many workers crucial to th...

 2019-09-16 13:57 

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Zlatan Punted Sporting Kansas City Into Orbit With Yet Another Hat Trick...

At some point, Zlatan Ibrahimovi will wear out his welcome in MLS, but that moment has thankfully not come just yet. Beyond all the shit-talking and dunking on MLS of the likes which we here at Deadspin can only aspire to, Zlatan's still got it on the...

 2019-09-16 13:05 

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We Might Have Seen Adam Vinatieri's Last Kick...

If Adam Vinatieri were a normal kicker, the Colts would just cut him today. Vinatieiri has had a nightmare start to his season, missing a pair of extra points in Indianapolis's 19-17 win over the Titans, a week after missing two FGs and an XP in a six...

 2019-09-16 00:51 

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Deadspin Up All Night: Between The Velvet Lies...

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 2019-09-16 00:32 

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Soft Roughing The Passer Call Helps Deprive World Of Elite Joe Flacco Moment...

On the Broncos' final drive of the game, Joe Flacco finally looked like the elite quarterback that John Elway thought he was when the Denver GM signed the ex-Raven this offseason. After leading his team 50 yards down the field, Flacco faced a 4th-and-...

 2019-09-15 23:40 

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Dearica Hamby Wins Playoff Game With Absurd Steal-And-Heave...

The Las Vegas Aces and Chicago Sky went back and forth throughout today's highly entertaining first game of the Western Conference Finals, and as the final seconds were ticking away, it looked like the Sky were on their way to escaping with a 92-90 wi...

 2019-09-15 23:26 

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Fuck That, Give Cooper Kupp This Touchdown...

Cooper Kupp became God—or Marshawn Lynch, take your pick—for 66 yards against the Saints on Sunday when he turned a slew of failed strip attempts and bad tackles into one of the most impressive near-touchdown runs you'll see this year....

 2019-09-15 22:09 

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If You Can Believe It, The Saints Got Horribly Screwed By Another Bad Call...

Jared Goff fumbled, and Saints defensive end Cam Jordan picked it up. He was on his way to an 87-yard touchdown when the referees blew the play dead. Crew chief Walt Anderson ruled that Goff's arm was going forward. Incomplete pass....

 2019-09-15 21:52 

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The Dolphins Are Stale Piss From The Gutter...

The Dolphins, a team set up to execute one of the most brazen tanking campaigns in NFL history, were so bad in Week 1 that a handful of players were reportedly calling their agents after the game and begging to be traded. Somehow, Miami was even worse tod...

 2019-09-15 21:25 

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The Cardinals Couldn't Keep Lamar Jackson Down For Long...

First, the good: Lamar Jackson spent the first two quarters of today's game against the Cardinals looking poised to pick up where he left off in Miami. The first Ravens drive of the game was a seven-play, 96-yard drive that ended with an easy touchdow...

 2019-09-15 21:17 

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Drew Brees Exits Saints-Rams With Hand Injury...

Drew Brees was taken out of Sunday's Saints-Rams game after the quarterback suffered a hand injury on a throw where Aaron Donald was barreling down at him. Brees was able to get the throw off, but his hand collided with Donald's outstretched arm....

 2019-09-15 20:33 

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Only Doug Marrone Could Stunt The Growing Legend Of Gardner Minshew...

Today's game between the Texans and Jaguars was not entertaining, and Jaguars starting quarterback and character from a country song Gardner Minshew wasn't all that great for most of the game. But in the final two minutes, with his team trailing 1...

 2019-09-15 19:41 

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Donte Moncrief's Steelers Career Could Not Be Going Any Worse...

After the Steelers' Week 1 destruction at the hands of the Patriots, Pittsburgh wide receiver Donte Moncrief told reporters that he had played his "worst game ever." That wasn't a hyperbolic description, either. Moncrief finished that game...

 2019-09-15 19:13 

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Casey Hayward Thrown To Ground By Kenny Golladay, Makes Interception Anyway...

Lions receiver Kenny Golladay has shown in the past that he has the skillset to be a solid hard-hitting safety, so perhaps that's why Matthew Stafford felt comfortable throwing his target a pass so close to Chargers corner Casey Hayward. Golladay'...

 2019-09-15 18:24 

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This Flop Saved A Touchdown...

The block, by Pittsburgh safety Sean Davis, was unnecessary. Steelers linebacker Mark Barron was going to return a fumble for a touchdown without his help. But Davis hit Tyler Lockett in the back, and it was a penalty for illegal block in the back....

 2019-09-15 18:10 

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Doug Marrone And Jalen Ramsey Are Already Screaming At Each Other On The Sideline...

Jacksonville hasn't exactly started out on the best foot this season, what with their starting quarterback breaking his clavicle and allowing Sammy Watkins score three touchdowns last Sunday, but it's still early enough in the year where things li...

 2019-09-15 17:23 

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Titans' Home Debut Features On-Field Fireball...

The Tennessee Titans just kicked off their first home game of the season, and attempted to wow the home fans with a pregame pyrotechnic display. It didn't go very well!...

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