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 2019-11-05 04:49 

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Kellen Winslow Jr. Takes Plea Deal To Avoid Life Sentence...

Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. accepted a plea deal Monday that spared him from the possibility of a life prison sentence, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune....

 2019-11-05 03:28 

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Dumb-Ass Doping Defense To Drugs Trafficking Charge Gets Dutch Sprinter Stiff Prison Sentence...

How dumb-ass are you if you are an Olympic athlete and your defense to narcotics trafficking charges is that you thought you were transporting performance-enhancing drugs?...

 2019-11-04 23:19 

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World Champion Washington Nationals Catcher Kurt Suzuki Feels His President's Love...

Just plain awkward....

 2019-11-04 06:17 

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Lamar Jackson Shellacs Pats, Handing New England First Loss...

The day the worst team in football won its first game of the season, the best one lost its first....

 2019-11-03 22:14 

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Dolphins Dent Pursuit Of Being NFL's Worst Team, Perhaps Ever...

Dolphins win. Not a sentence anyone has been able to utter since Week 14 of last season. Not a sentence many expected to be able to say at all this season as the Fins vied to be plain awful....

 2019-11-03 16:46 

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Kenyans Sweep NYC Marathon At A Canter...

The hard streets of New York City's five boroughs are no place for marathon world records, let alone an attempt at a sub-2-hour marathon that can make it into the official record books....

 2019-11-03 13:54 

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Canelo Alvarez Is On The Money...

Sal "Canelo" lvarez, the world's best-paid boxer, dispatched Sergey Kovalev with an 11th round knockout to take the Russian's WBO light-heavyweight title in Las Vegas late Saturday evening....

 2019-11-02 18:50 

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Springboks Kill Lions...

It sucks when you have beaten in a tournament the team most people think is the best in the world, but you still don't go home with the trophy....

 2019-11-01 21:30 

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The Normal Person's Guide To Training For A Marathon...

So you signed up for Sunday's New York City marathon. Way too late to be reading this in that case. But whether as a bet, bucket-list item, or impulse decision you're now regretting, you have a marathon date looming on the calendar, you'll nee...

 2019-11-01 18:00 

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If Only Kevin Durant Had Beaten The Shit Out Of Draymond Green...

Golden State Warriors fans are in the process of suffering through a rotation anchored by the legendary Eric Paschall, the even more legendary Omari Spellman, and the beyond legendary Ky Bowman. Stephen Curry (out indefinitely with a Rice Krispie'd ha...

 2019-11-01 17:08 

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Deadspin Up All Night: Spanish Flea...

Thank you for your support of Deadspin. Deadspin is dead, long live Deadspin....

 2019-11-01 17:07 

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Thank You...

I had a master plan for today, but it did not go quite as planned. That's OK. That's what blogging is about. You make a plan. It goes to hell. You keep blogging....

 2019-11-01 17:06 

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The Cricket Kings Of Queens, A Documentary...

"The Cricket Kings of Queens" is a documentary that follows three immigrant cricketers from John Adams High School in Queens, NY, whose team attempts an undefeated season in the wake of Trump's election. On the pitch, they have the chance to e...

 2019-11-01 16:39 

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A Collection of Stuffed Animals, Hollow Shells Of Once Vibrant Beings...

Please enjoy these people walking amongst one man's macabre collection of taxidermy animals. More than 200 animal heads line his walls, artifacts of lives lived....

 2019-11-01 16:26 

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Banned, These Climbers Persevered To Climb On Uluru...

They sure did!...

 2019-11-01 16:22 

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Transactions, Nov. 1...

This the final Deadspin transaction before relegation. As the last editor left with access to our work systems, I'm promoting Dave McKenna to editor-in-chief of Deadspin. This should come as no surprise given his career stats: multiple dirty politicia...

 2019-11-01 16:21 

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College Athletes Finally Will Be Compensated For Commercial Use Of Their Likeness...

They sure are....

 2019-11-01 15:49 

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Founder Of The Invictus Games Supports Injured War Veterans Of His Nation's Team...

Last week, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, spent time talking to the adaptive athletes competing for the UK national team in this year's Invictus Games. According to the Game's site, the Duke "saw how the power of sport could help physically, ps...

 2019-11-01 14:24 

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Was Deadspin A Good Sports Blog? A Very Short Debate...

Yes....

 2019-11-01 12:24 

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Sports Blogs, Ranked...

1) Getting hit by a car...

 2019-10-31 17:29 

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That Andy Dalton Feeling...

It's a strange and sad fact of how sports works in this moment that the number of people who cared about poor Andy Dalton being benched by the ultra-moribund Cincinnati Bengals and the Washington Nationals winning the World Series in thrilling and sat...

 2019-10-31 16:47 

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Highly Desired Talent Squandered In Crucial Moment, Wastes No Time Thinking About Future...

The Washington Nationals won the World Series, which feels like an insane thing to write. (Be happy for them at your own discretion.) But let's talk about Gerrit Cole. The Astros pitcher, one of the best in baseball, was nowhere to be found as Houston...

 2019-10-31 16:29 

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With Trust Between Collaborators, Anything Is Possible, Even Golfing Blind...

With the aid of his caddy, Sue Carpenter, blind golfer Graham Coulton is able to play....

 2019-10-31 15:54 

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My Life As A Minor League Baseball Clown...

Social media has Hoovered the best years out of my life. The last thing I remember, I was a college freshman whose cosplay enthusiast girlfriend signed us both up for a website called "The Face Book." Now, I'm middle-aged and drive an electric...

 2019-10-31 15:19 

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David Arquette Has Unfinished Business In The Wrestling Ring...

On December 8, 2018, David Arquette was standing in front of a table in the 2300 Arena, formerly the ECW Arena. He was wrestling later that night but was at that moment signing autographs and taking pictures. A fan approached the table to tell Arquette th...

 2019-10-31 14:43 

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NXT's Jordan Myles Isn't Standing Down Over The Racist Shirt WWE Designed for Him...

It is incredibly rare for WWE talent to be vocal about their treatment at the hands of the company, and doubly rare when that mistreatment pertains to issues that are broader and more sensitive than things like booking. This is a big part of what makes th...

 2019-10-31 14:04 

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For Palestinians In And Out Of Refugee Camps, Al Wihdat Is More Than A Soccer Team...

The Jordanian professional soccer team Al Wihdat plays at the heart of a refugee camp, both literally and figuratively, and is both a literal and figurative product and reminder of dispossession. Palestinian refugees and their descendants are the backbone...

 2019-10-30 19:29 

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Candies To Stress Eat While You Watch The World Series Game Tonight, Ranked...

This World Series is depressing as hell, just like many other things that are happening right now and which we have no control over. Neither the Houston Astros nor the Washington Nationals (my team) have managed to win a home game. At Game 3, people were ...

 2019-10-30 18:36 

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Seattle Sounders Advance To MLS Cup, Rewarding Fans Who Stood Up To Those In Power...

After a season of fighting MLS's draconian Code of Conduct, Seattle Sounders fans can celebrate a berth in the MLS Cup. Following Seattle's 3-1 victory over LAFC, the Iron Front flag will surely find its way into the league's final match of th...

 2019-10-30 16:03 

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Can I Fuck To My Friend's Band?...

Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we're talking about mercy rules, Jason Statham, baseball, cereal, bad roommates, and more....

 2019-10-29 15:53 

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It's Absolutely Fine That Donald Trump Got Booed At The World Series...

Every now and then, Boris Johnson stumbles stammering down a street in England looking like a toilet brush that has somehow been granted admission to a fancy private school. Cameras are trained on him because he's the prime minister of the United King...

 2019-10-28 21:56 

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Freddie Kitchens Made An Absolute Brain-Genius Move With The Browns Down Three Possessions...

You know how every so often, we'll get a story about Bill Belichick exploiting some obscure loophole in order to give the Patriots a better opportunity in a certain scenario? What Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens did in Sunday's 27-13 loss to Ne...

 2019-10-28 21:32 

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Nationals Fans Didn't Stick To Sports...

Well, that went well, didn't it? Donald Trump went to a baseball game, he got booed, the home team got hammered again, and the ratings are still, well, the ratings....

 2019-10-28 21:21 

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I'm Not Saying The Broncos Put A Hit Out On Joe Flacco, But......

This is all pretty suspicious, no? After last week's Denver Broncos loss, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said, among other criticisms, "We need to call better plays." He then quickly disappeared off the team in a trade with San Francisco. Now,...

 2019-10-28 21:03 

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Arsenal Are Imploding...

What should've been, and what almost was, a desperately needed victory instead became more reason for acrimony and turmoil. A floundering Arsenal hosted Crystal Palace on Sunday, and after jumping out to a 20 lead early on, the Gunners threw away thei...

 2019-10-28 19:25 

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A Note To Our Readers...

We have received a great deal of feedback from you, our readers, about the sound-on autoplay videos that have been inundating our sites. We want you to know that we hear you, that we take those complaints seriously, and that we, the writers, editors, and ...

 2019-10-28 18:59 

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German Sunday League Player Knocks Referee Out Cold After Receiving Red Card...

It's not clear what this unidentified player did to earn a red card in a German amateur soccer match between FSV Mnster and TV Smend, but he definitely deserved a red and even more for his reaction to the card, which was to punch the referee's lig...

 2019-10-28 18:24 

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Ja Morant Scores 30, Stuffs Kyrie Irving, Will Be A Lot Of Fun On The Grizzlies...

Big fat dunks, pinpoint dimes, and the gumption to go at Kyrie Irving in a scoring duel and win? Ja Morant delivered on all those fronts Sunday as the Memphis Grizzlies took out the Brooklyn Nets, 134-133. Based on Morant's 30-point, nine-assist explo...

 2019-10-28 17:53 

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Cowboy Mounted Shooting Is A Sport With Its Own Ideas About The Old West...

SOCORRO, New Mexico — Ten traffic cones dotted a large dirt pitch, each threaded with a helium balloon: five yellow, five pink. The balloons were the kind you'd find at any dollar store or birthday party, perfectly innocuous. At the far end of t...

 2019-10-28 16:11 

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Sergio Dest Announces He Will Play For USMNT...

The USMNT is currently looking like wet slop, Gregg Berhalter seems like a bad coach, and, until last weekend, Christian Pulisic was not earning as much playing time as he wanted over at Chelsea. It has been a bad month all told, especially with the futur...

 2019-10-28 15:16 

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Matt Nagy Kind Of Did It To Himself This Time...

Matt Nagy spent most of the offseason openly tormenting himself and his team about the double-doink kick that knocked the Bears out of last year's playoffs. The stakes behind Sunday's game-losing miss weren't nearly as high—nobody is goi...

 2019-10-28 14:46 

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Even When Aaron Rodgers Slips Up, He's Spectacular...

Even with Patrick Mahomes stuck on the sideline, Sunday night's game between the Chiefs and the Packers played out as an entertaining battle of offenses that kept matching each other blow for blow. But in a fight between the recently un-retired Matt M...

 2019-10-28 13:17 

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The Falcons Are Toast And Dan Quinn Is Getting Crispy On Both Sides...

The Falcons are a bad football team. As such, head coach Dan Quinn is expected to not be the head coach for very much longer. But when will Quinn be fired? Now, with a depressing 1-7 record and entering the bye? After the near-inevitable loss to the rival...

 2019-10-28 03:37 

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Astros One Win Away After Taking Game 5 Of World Series...

The last baseball game of 2019 played in D.C. ended with a thud....

 2019-10-28 01:43 

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Donald Trump Gets Boos, "Lock Him Up" Chants At World Series Game 5...

For once, Donald Trump got booed by a bunch of people in red hats....

 2019-10-27 23:33 

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Deadspin Up All Night: We May Still Have Time...

Thank you for continuing to support Deadspin. Make the rest of your weekend count....

 2019-10-27 23:24 

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Deshaun Watson Got Kicked In The Frickin' Eye And Still Threw A Touchdown...

Texans QB Deshaun Watson can get you out of your seat at a moment's notice, but he might have outdone himself while throwing a go-ahead fourth quarter touchdown in his team's game against the Raiders on Sunday.Watson dropped back with his team dow...

 2019-10-27 23:13 

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Someone Should Put The Warriors In Rice...

After the Clippers beat the brakes off the Warriors on Friday, coach Steve Kerr offered the following foreboding quote to reporters about what his team should expect for the remainder of the season:...

 2019-10-27 22:12 

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The Broncos Played Like Cowards And Joe Flacco Is Pissed...

Jacoby Brissett once again proved himself to be a trustworthy starter on Sunday, leading his Colts to a 5-2 record with a 15-13 late comeback win against the Broncos. Adam Vinatieri got the points that notched the victory, but it was Brissett who made one...

 2019-10-27 21:32 

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The Browns Turned It Over On Three Consecutive Offensive Snaps...

The Cleveland Browns came into their game against New England this week with a lot of optimism. Jarvis Landry even guaranteed victory over the defending Super Bowl champs, before recanting a bit.Maybe there was a reason he walked back his prediction. The ...

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