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Oh God, MLB Is Really Going Through With That Stupid Pitch Clock Idea Oh God, MLB Is Really Going Through With That Stupid Pitch Clock Idea

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s hell-bent charge to turn every professional baseball game into a six-second Vine marches on as the league plans on having a 20-second pitch clock for upcoming spring training games this year, per an MLB press release. As if that weren’t annoying enough, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports that…

DeMar DeRozan Was Cruelly Reminded That The Raptors Are Better Off Without Him

It’s not often that such an on-the-nose metaphor for an event that happened outside of a basketball court takes place in such a venue, but that’s exactly what happened in the dying embers of Toronto’s game against San Antonio on Friday night.

Justin Williams Sacrificed His Face To Score The Hurricanes' Opening Goal Against The Panthers

The question of whether an intact face is more valuable to a hockey player than a goal in the regular season has plagued sports philosophers for generations, and now it’ll be a question that Hurricanes elder Justin Williams will be asking himself often, at least in the near future.

Last Chance U Coach Told German Player "I'm Your New Hitler" In Texts About Discipline Last Chance U Coach Told German Player "I'm Your New Hitler" In Texts About Discipline

A German student at Independence Community College is accusing head football coach Jason Brown of referring to himself as “your new Hitler” through a text exchange. Alexandros Alexiou, the student in question, posted a screenshot of the texts on social media which included Brown cutting Alexiou from the team, calling…

Mike Clevinger On His Athleticism: If Dogs Had Thumbs, They'd Be Milking Nipples All Day Mike Clevinger On His Athleticism: If Dogs Had Thumbs, They'd Be Milking Nipples All Day

Zack Meisel, The Athletic’s Cleveland Indians writer, saw the team’s pitchers talking trash to one another during a fielding drill and decided to ask them a simple question: which of the team’s pitchers is the best athlete?

Deadspin Up All Night: I Don't Need A Gun Deadspin Up All Night: I Don't Need A Gun

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Linebacker Ryan Davis Exits AAF Game On Stretcher After Injuring His Neck While Colliding With A Teammate Linebacker Ryan Davis Exits AAF Game On Stretcher After Injuring His Neck While Colliding With A Teammate

Orlando Apollos linebacker Ryan Davis Sr. had to be helped onto a stretcher on Sunday after suffering an injury to the head and neck area late in the first half of his team’s game against the San Antonio Commanders.

Incredibly Broke Italian Club Fields Seven Teenagers To Avoid League Expulsion, Ends Up Losing Match 20-0 Incredibly Broke Italian Club Fields Seven Teenagers To Avoid League Expulsion, Ends Up Losing Match 20-0

Serie C Group A (Italy’s third-flight division) bottom-dwellers Pro Piacenza suffered an absolutely brutal 20-0 loss to Cuneo on Sunday after the team was only able to field the seven players required to not forfeit the match.

Angry Horse Racing Attendees Turn English Racecourse Into Merseyside Mosh Pit Angry Horse Racing Attendees Turn English Racecourse Into Merseyside Mosh Pit

Action at the Haydock racecourse had to be brought to a momentary halt on Saturday when a group of spectators engaged in a minor brawl in the area right next to the track. Initial reports estimated about anywhere from 40 to 60 people were involved in the tussle, but the Guardian reports that CCTV footage indicates it…

Sergio Ramos Became The Most Sent-Off Player In La Liga History After (Almost) Kicking A Guy In The Face

Sergio Ramos might have earned himself a week off with his latest act of shithousery. In the final minutes of Real Madrid’s match against Girona, Ramos and Girona’s Pedro Alcalá both went for a ball in the air that Casemiro headed into the middle of the penalty box. Alcalá tried to use his head to make contact with…

Don Cherry Whines Like An Old Pissbaby About The Carolina Hurricanes' Postgame Celebrations Don Cherry Whines Like An Old Pissbaby About The Carolina Hurricanes' Postgame Celebrations

Well, it was bound to happen eventually. The secret society of old, decrepit members of hockey media recently had a meeting and decided that Don Cherry would be the latest ancient asswipe to drone on about the Carolina Hurricanes and the team’s postgame celebrations. For those unaware, one of the most…

Boston's Tuukka Rask Adds Another Incredible Stacked-Pads Save To His Resumé

Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask was put in a bad spot on Saturday. Poor defending from his teammates left the Kings’ Alex Iafallo open to take a chance at the net and break the 1-1 deadlock the teams were in late in the second period. As the puck headed towards what Iafallo believed to be an unguarded spot, Rask acted…

Backboard's Kiss Of Death Helps Iowa Defeat Rutgers On A Buzzer-Beater

With just over five seconds remaining in the game, Rutgers’ Geo Baker hoisted up a three-point shot that bounced off the front iron of the rim, the center of the backboard and the front of the rim again before falling through the net to give Baker’s team a 69-68 lead over No. 21 Iowa. The Hawkeyes had one timeout…

Deadspin Up All Night: This Thing Of Ours, Oh, This Thing Of Ours Deadspin Up All Night: This Thing Of Ours, Oh, This Thing Of Ours

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Antonio Brown Criticizes Ben Roethlisberger For Having An "Owner Mentality" Antonio Brown Criticizes Ben Roethlisberger For Having An "Owner Mentality"

Antonio Brown believed, for some reason, that it would be a good idea to hold an open forum on Twitter and said that he’d answer 10 questions under the tag #AskAB. Mine was unfortunately not selected, and while that bums me out, it’s probably because it didn’t have anything to do with his ongoing trade request-saga…

Chris Beard Gets Unnecessarily Upset Over A Walk-On's Late Dunk

With the final seconds of regulation winding down in No. 14 Texas Tech’s game against Baylor on Saturday, redshirt junior guard Andrew Sorrells found an opportunity to give walk-on Avery Benson the perfect lob to throw down an alley-oop with in front of the home crowd. Benson completed the dunk, and every Tech fan in…

Hell yea, I’ve always wanted to know who Nikki Haley thinks will win this year’s dunk contest!

Report: Mark Cuban Could Be Deposed In Former Employee's Discrimination Case Report: Mark Cuban Could Be Deposed In Former Employee's Discrimination Case

A former American Airlines Center (AAC) employee is working with her lawyer to depose current Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban in response to the toxic culture he allowed fester among employees within his franchise, according to a report from KDFW Fox 4.

Michigan Remembered Its Identity And Smothered Maryland To Death With It Michigan Remembered Its Identity And Smothered Maryland To Death With It

Maryland did an excellent job surprising the crowd at the Crisler Center during its game against Michigan on Saturday. Unfortunately, the surprise came about because of how good the Terps were making the Wolverines look. Coming into the game, Michigan had the 302nd-ranked tempo in the nation, according to KenPom, with…

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