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Nick Foles Has Done It Again, Of Course Nick Foles Has Done It Again, Of Course

Although it seemed unlikely coming into Sunday, and even more unlikely several weeks out, we all kind of knew this would happen. The Nick Foles-led miracle Eagles have scratched their way back into the playoffs, edging out the Minnesota Vikings for the NFC’s second Wild Card spot. This could only happen with some…

Raiders Refuse To Let Season End Without One Last Humiliation

It looks like football, it feels like football, but whatever is transpiring between the Kansas City Chiefs and Jon Gruden’s Raiders is not entirely football. Below, you’ll find a play from late in the first quarter, in which Derek Carr, approaching midfield from Raiders territory, throws a pass right in the general…

Matt Prater Earned All Seven Points With His First Career Passing Touchdown

Matt Prater, who holds the record for the longest field goal in NFL history, notched his first career passing touchdown during Sunday’s game against the Packers. Prater lined up to attempt a 26-yard field goal, which would have added to the Lions’ 7-0 lead over a DeShone Kizer-led Packer team. But before the defense…

It's Mutton Bustin' Chaos In Houston

The Texans and Jaguars don’t kick off until 1 p.m. EST today, but the hair-raising action is well underway in Houston. Mutton bustin’, America’s true past time where kids willfully and repeatedly eat shit while trying to cling to the backs of rampaging sheep, took over Houston’s stadium this morning. With seeding…

Paul George Led A Wild Comeback Against The Sorry-Ass Nets Paul George Led A Wild Comeback Against The Sorry-Ass Nets

You never want to need a game-winning jumper to beat the Brooklyn Nets, but Paul George made it a thrilling proposition Wednesday night, capping off the Oklahoma City Thunder’s roaring comeback. Down 93-75 entering the fourth quarter, George basically did it all himself, going 9-12 for 25 points in the quarter and…

Report: Cleveland PD Launch Investigation Into How NFL Obtained Kareem Hunt's Police Report Report: Cleveland PD Launch Investigation Into How NFL Obtained Kareem Hunt's Police Report

The Cleveland Police Department has launched an internal investigation into how the NFL obtained former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt’s police report. This follows reports that neither the Chiefs nor the NFL appeared on a public records request form until TMZ released video of Hunt shoving and kicking a…

Hassan Whiteside Claims He Wasn't Mad, Just Had To Use The Bathroom When He Left The Bench Early Hassan Whiteside Claims He Wasn't Mad, Just Had To Use The Bathroom When He Left The Bench Early

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside was having a fine game on Tuesday night, with a team-high 12 points as his team led the Orlando Magic 50-46 at halftime. But when he began to eat shit in a scoreless third quarter, so did the Heat, who were outscored 30-12 en route to a 105-90 loss. Miami head coach Erik Spoelstra…

They Aren't Your Friends They Aren't Your Friends

A good cover letter apparently should open with an anecdote that displays grit and character and perseverance; it should not just come right out and beg for it. Before I had the slightest idea about any of this, I’d lead with a story about interviewing actor and Deadspin commenter Jon Hamm as a mostly untrained…

MLB To Become Slightly More Fun, Might Relax Its Footwear Restrictions MLB To Become Slightly More Fun, Might Relax Its Footwear Restrictions

As part of its unofficial campaign to introduce more Cop Vibes to every level of the game, Major League Baseball has been on a crusade against experimental cleat designs this year, and has already issued warnings of potential fines to a number of players. According to Yahoo Sports, though, the league and MLBPA have…

The Cotton Candy Hot Dog Will Kill Us All The Cotton Candy Hot Dog Will Kill Us All

If you haven’t eaten breakfast or lunch yet today, it may be exceedingly difficult to do so now. Over the weekend, the Erie Seawolves, the Double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, unveiled a special product for their Sugar Rush Night. It is the kind of special anti-treat that you will never be able to unsee but will…

Movie Talkers Are So Much Worse Than Movie Texters Movie Talkers Are So Much Worse Than Movie Texters

The holidays are about consuming copious amounts of food and finding things to do with your family that allow you to be with them while also ignoring them. My family’s method of choice is watching movies. And so this past Christmas, we gathered round to watch a pair of holiday classics—Michael Clayton and uh Dunkirk—…

Jackie Bradley Jr. Threw The Fuck Out Of This Ball

Jackie Bradley Jr. has been having a truly nightmarish season at the plate. The kind you tell your kids about, the kind that would otherwise warrant a player riding the bench for much of the year. We’re talking about a .182/.279/.297, four-dingers-through-65-games sort of season. But his defense is insane enough to…

The Beef Between Lewis Brinson And Hunter Strickland Is Currently Medium Well The Beef Between Lewis Brinson And Hunter Strickland Is Currently Medium Well

Hunter Strickland has long been established as the biggest baby, as he once threw a retaliatory pitch for a nearly 3-year-old dinger. It doesn’t take much to get under the Giants closer’s skin, besides exposing him as kind of a mortal pitcher in front of large crowds.

My Weird Son Deandre Ayton Is The Green Goblin My Weird Son Deandre Ayton Is The Green Goblin

When the Phoenix Suns draft big lanky Arizona lad Deandre Ayton with the No. 1 overall pick on Thursday, as they are expected to do, they will also receive Josh, Eric, and Alejandro. Those aren’t members of Ayton’s entourage or family, but three distinct personalities that inhabit the very large body of Deandre Ayton.

So Is Scooter Gennett Really This Good Now? So Is Scooter Gennett Really This Good Now?

There are usually a very limited number of ways that most fans will ever come to know that a guy like Scooter Gennett exists. He’s a player you would know if you’re the type of Brewers fan that keeps up with those 16th-round role-playing guys, ones that hang around for a few years and never really flash star…

Lorenzo Cain Saves His Teammate, Breaks The Cubs' Rundown

Early on in the Brewers’ 4-0 win over the Cubs Tuesday, Christian Yelich was on second base and Lorenzo Cain hit a sharp grounder up the middle. Javier Baez was there for a nice backhand play, but Yelich had already taken off for third, maybe figuring the ball was getting through. That required a rundown, which…

The Mariners Can't Really Be This Good, Can They? The Mariners Can't Really Be This Good, Can They?

On Monday night, the Seattle Mariners did something they’ve been doing a lot of lately—winning baseball games, baby. This particular game featured some things that most of their other recent wins have not, including 1) a good team as an opponent in the Angels and therefore 1a) two Mike Trout home runs, and 2) a margin…

Otherwise Cursed A's Fan Blessed With Two Straight Foul Balls

Lifelong Oakland Athletics fans younger than 28 years old have never seen their team make a World Series appearance. Various A’s teams have been spunky and overachieving and paradigm-altering in their strategic cheapness, but lately they have just been bad. But it makes sense that the team whose approach to numbers…

Who Is The Most Adam Sandler Director? Who Is The Most Adam Sandler Director?

Most friendships have a sort of intrinsic half-life. Each passing year tends to draw you further from the people you care about or at least reduce the number of people you stay in touch with, but this is usually a good thing. I’d say the best number of friends is somewhere around MySpace’s platonic ideal of a top…

The Phillies And Their Dumb Shift Just Handed Third Base To Kris Bryant

The Cubs beat the Phillies 7-5 in a thriller on Wednesday night that culminated in a walk-off grand slam dinger from Jason Heyward. This came right after the Phillies had taken a 5-3 lead in the top half of that inning on a two-run smash from Dylan Cozens. The win-probability graph alone is exciting to look at.

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