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Deadspin Up All Night: Ring Ring Deadspin Up All Night: Ring Ring

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Deadspin Up All Night: We Have Given Our Bodies Deadspin Up All Night: We Have Given Our Bodies

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Extremely Cool World Cup Fan Lights Cigarette With His Wallet

Is this guy at today’s Iran-Spain match using a damn wallet to light his cig? Why yes, he is. It must be one of those magic flame wallets. No, seriously, they exist.

Cubs Reliever Brandon Morrow Says He Hurt Himself While Taking Off His Pants Cubs Reliever Brandon Morrow Says He Hurt Himself While Taking Off His Pants

The Cubs didn’t use closer Brandon Morrow in either of their games Tuesday against the Dodgers, instead relying on a bevy of other relievers. He would’ve been really helpful in the first game, which the Cubs lost 4-3 after Justin Wilson blew a 3-2 lead in the ninth. According to the team, the reason Morrow wasn’t…

Youth Lacrosse Coach Gets His Team All Rowdy With Pregame Speech About Fortnite Youth Lacrosse Coach Gets His Team All Rowdy With Pregame Speech About Fortnite

While some lacrosse coaches might rend their garments over their players’ obsessions with the video game Fortnite, others are using it to their advantage. A reader sent in this clip of a Pennsylvania eighth-grade lacrosse coach who last weekend gave a pregame speech full of popular references to pump up the youths.

Deadspin Up All Night: The Morning Is Near Deadspin Up All Night: The Morning Is Near

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Boston Globe Columnist Gets Three-Month Unpaid Suspension For Marathon Bombing Story Fabrications Boston Globe Columnist Gets Three-Month Unpaid Suspension For Marathon Bombing Story Fabrications

The Boston Globe has concluded its reviews of columnist Kevin Cullen’s work and will suspend him for three months without pay, after WEEI radio host Kirk Minihane scrutinized Cullen’s column on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings and found several inconsistencies.

Ed Werder Bravely Speaks For All The Men Who Don't Have Jobs In Sports Media Ed Werder Bravely Speaks For All The Men Who Don't Have Jobs In Sports Media

Sports Illustrated is looking to hire an entry-level news writer—an hourly position for 40 hours a week—but Ed Werder is explicitly not allowed to apply for the job, and if he does he’ll be chemically sterilized and thrown into a lion pit, as per company policy.

No Patriots Player Wants To Go On The Record As Saying Bill Belichick Is Fun No Patriots Player Wants To Go On The Record As Saying Bill Belichick Is Fun

This week, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick wrapped up the team’s voluntary OTAs a little early as a little treat, and he also set up an off-the-field activity for his players. (Maybe that’s the damage control required when a former player says it sucked to play for you and trade rumors about one of your best…

Deadspin Up All Night: That Is Quicksand Deadspin Up All Night: That Is Quicksand

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Dana White Will Push Greg Hardy Until The UFC Loses Money On Him Dana White Will Push Greg Hardy Until The UFC Loses Money On Him

Former NFL defensive lineman Greg Hardy had his first pro MMA fight this week, on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, and he defeated fellow former NFL player Austen Lane in 57 seconds via TKO. UFC czar Dana White was in attendance and clearly impressed.

Diamondbacks pitcher Clay Buchholz, who says he “doesn’t get into politics,” owes his marriage and family to Donald Trump, and now pledges loyalty to the president. This calls for a tepid trend piece on baseball players bonding over their love of Trump. [USA Today]

Stephen A. Smith Declares His Love For Asses Stephen A. Smith Declares His Love For Asses

Stephen A. Smith speaks of his adoration for butts in the way a person would speak of an old friend or an enriching life event. On Snoop Dogg’s YouTube show, Smith discusses asses fondly. They have clearly done so much for him.

NFL Kicker Graham Gano Brings His Family Kickball Game To A Satisfying End NFL Kicker Graham Gano Brings His Family Kickball Game To A Satisfying End

Panthers placekicker Graham Gano was told “just don’t kick it hard” as he lined up for an attempt in his family’s kickball game, but that’s kind of tough to do when it’s his job to kick it hard.

High School Pitcher Strikes Out Childhood Friend To Win Game, Immediately Hugs Him High School Pitcher Strikes Out Childhood Friend To Win Game, Immediately Hugs Him

Last Wednesday, an important Minnesota high school baseball game ended with a pitcher rushing home plate, but in a nice way. Mounds View pitcher Ty Koehn struck out Totino-Grace batter Jack Kocon to seal a three-hit shutout and 4-0 victory. Then, the two friends hugged. Aw!

They Already Said They Weren't Going To Go, Man They Already Said They Weren't Going To Go, Man

Even though LeBron James and Steph Curry had already said that neither of their teams would visit the White House if they won the NBA Finals, today Donald Trump tried to pretend like he wouldn’t have invited them anyway. Surely the basketball players will regret the opportunity to watch a septuagenarian trot his…

Giants' Zak DeOssie Reported His Super Bowl Rings Stolen, Actually Left Them On Top Of His Car Giants' Zak DeOssie Reported His Super Bowl Rings Stolen, Actually Left Them On Top Of His Car

Last month Zak DeOssie thought his championship rings were purloined, but a police investigation concluded that the Giants long snapper had done what many people have with coffee mugs, briefcases, and other items they forget about while getting into their car.

This Is Quite The Madden Chokejob This Is Quite The Madden Chokejob

In that frame up above, the guy playing as the Seahawks in Madden 18 recovered the onside kick with a lead of six and five seconds left. He still absolutely blew it.

Hue Jackson Tries To Motivate Browns By Inadvertently Making Their Helmets Look Cooler Hue Jackson Tries To Motivate Browns By Inadvertently Making Their Helmets Look Cooler

Anyone paying attention to Browns training camp—so, nobody beyond a group of irascible, underpaid beat writers—may have noticed that the players’ equipment looks a little different. The brown and white stripes that go across the middle of the helmet are missing. In a surprising deviation from everything we’ve come to…

Giancarlo Stanton Still Isn't A Fan Of The Guy Who Broke His Face Giancarlo Stanton Still Isn't A Fan Of The Guy Who Broke His Face

It’s a marvel that Giancarlo Stanton had his face destroyed by a baseball pitch in 2014 and still has a career in the sport. He’s not even a shadow of himself, but still a powerful, sometimes overly aggressive hitter who now wears a c-flap on his helmet for added protection. In the second game of Monday’s…

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