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 2019-09-16 00:51 

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

Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. How was your weekend?...

 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!...

 2019-09-15 16:39 

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A's Pitcher Mike Fiers Was Dared To Shave His Beard Into A G-Shape...

Mike Fiers pitched 1.2 innings for the Athletics in their 8-6 win over the Rangers on Saturday. He struck out one batter, walked another, and gave up three earned runs. Also of note: he shaved his facial hair into a G-shape before the game....

 2019-09-15 16:07 

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NBA Agents Refuse NCAA's Latest Bullshit Regulatory Proposal...

The National Basketball Players Association sent a letter to the NCAA on behalf of player agents that outlines those agents' refusal to be a part of a new certification process that the collegiate association wants to implement. ESPN's Adrian Wojn...

 2019-09-15 14:43 

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Fight At Indians' Stadium Goes South, Just Like Their Season...

When Sun Tzu wrote Art of War around 500 B.C., there's no way he could have possibly imagined his philosophies getting used in the context of a fight amongst baseball fans in Cleveland, but that's exactly what appears to have happened on Saturday ...

 2019-09-15 14:28 

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Antonio Brown Will Play Today...

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Antonio Brown will play for the Patriots in today's game against the Miami Dolphins....

 2019-09-15 14:14 

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Rob Gronkowski Tells Behavioral Neuroscience Ph.D. That CTE Is "Fixable" Because He "Fixed" His Own...

In an interview on Thursday with CBS' Reena Ninan, Rob Gronkowski spoke about the head injuries he suffered throughout his career. The former Patriots tight end said he suffered "probably, like, 20 concussions" with about five of them resultin...

 2019-09-15 13:35 

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Iowa State Found The Assiest Way To Lose El Assico...

Iowa and Iowa State met last night and participated in the annual tradition of putting on the most consistently terrible rivalry game in college football. Last night's edition of the clash truly lived up to its El Assico nickname, in no small part bec...

 2019-09-14 22:29 

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Deadspin Up All Night: I Am Living Still...

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 2019-09-14 22:11 

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Pat Narduzzi's Cowardice Doesn't Go Unpunished...

So, you're trailing 17-10, fourth-and-goal at the one-yard line, five minutes left in the fourth quarter. What do you do? Trick question: You're Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi, a lame as hell coward, so you kick a field goal....

 2019-09-14 21:29 

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The Citadel Got $400,000 To Beat Georgia Tech In Football...

Junior kicker Jacob Godek nailed a 37-yard field goal attempt in overtime against Georgia Tech on Saturday to hand the Yellow Jackets an embarrassing upset loss at home in a game where The Citadel ran all over their opponents. The visiting Bulldogs rushed...

 2019-09-14 20:59 

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Maryland Attempts Fake Field Goal; No One Fooled...

For a whole host of reasons (Maryland scoring two points in the first half, the first third down conversion of the game coming just before halftime, a seven-yard Temple punt in the fourth quarter, Maryland still not scoring after that, etc.), Maryland-Tem...

 2019-09-14 20:21 

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Mississippi State's Garrett Shrader Evolves Into Human Helicopter, Fails To Convert First Down...

There aren't a lot of options in most playbooks for a fourth-and-16 situation, but that didn't get Mississippi State out of that exact scenario late in the fourth quarter against Kansas State on Saturday. After quarterback Garrett Shrader snapped ...

 2019-09-14 19:37 

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Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City...

In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar performance from Norwich's Finnish veteran Teemu Pukki...

 2019-09-14 18:38 

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NWSL Bans Utah Royals Fan Who Yelled Racist Slurs At Portland Goalkeeper...

The NWSL announced Saturday that a Utah Royals fan has been banned from all games at Utah's Rio Tinto Stadium and all National Women's Soccer League games, after the fan yelled racist taunts at the Portland Thorns' black goalkeeper Adrianna Fr...

 2019-09-14 18:16 

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Neymar Scores Acrobatic Stoppage-Time Winner In First Game Back With PSG, Barely Celebrates...

Saturday's Ligue 1 match between Paris Saint-Germain and Strasbourg featured disgruntled Brazilian winger Neymar in the PSG starting lineup for the first time since his transfer request to Barcelona came to an unceremonious end. While it did take the ...

 2019-09-14 17:29 

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The Refs Might Have Mishandled The Game Clock, But Mack Brown And UNC Mishandled The Game...

After struggling to get anything going offensively for a majority of the game, UNC scored 18 unanswered points in the second half to cut a 21-point Wake Forest lead down to three on Friday. The Tar Heels then forced the Demon Deacons to settle for a field...

 2019-09-14 16:33 

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American Pharoah, Welcome To The Resistance (Or Maybe Not)...

Between this and the doping, I don't think I can let my children watch horse racing anymore. At a meeting of House Republicans in Baltimore on Friday, Mike Pence offered a vaguely perturbing, folksy anecdote about Triple Crown winner American Pharoah ...

 2019-09-14 15:37 

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Bills' Tyrell Dodson Suspended Six Games For Domestic Abuse...

The NFL handed a six-game suspension to Bills rookie linebacker Tyrell Dodson on Thursday for violating the league's personal conduct policy following a domestic violence arrest in late May. The suspension came just one day after he came to an agreeme...

 2019-09-13 23:38 

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Reports: The Justice Department Is Investigating Sex Abuse In The Olympic Movement...

The Wall Street Journal reported today that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched criminal investigations into sexual abuse across multiple U.S. Olympic organizations as well as "potential financial and business misconduct throughout the U.S. Ol...

 2019-09-13 20:33 

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Deadspin Up All Night: I'm A West Coast Bad Boy...

Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Folks, it's been a pleasure....

 2019-09-13 19:57 

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Deadspin: Ranked...

Today is my last day as your social media person here at good ol' Deadspin dot com. I truly cannot think of any better way to say goodbye to this site than by ranking everything I've enjoyed about it, including my colleagues and you, the readers....

 2019-09-13 19:51 

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Yet Another One Bites The Dust...

Today is the final day at G/O Media for our Croc-wearing, Adidas-hyping, social mediaediting Shaina "2 Shainz" Travis....

 2019-09-13 19:38 

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Shaun Livingston Outlasted Everything...

Given everything we know and can reasonably surmise about where the organization was and the people in charge of it, it seems safe to say that the Los Angeles Clippers didn't have anything specific in mind when they drafted Shaun Livingston out of an ...

 2019-09-13 19:19 

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SB Nation Deletes Racist Article Full Of Jokes About Domestic Violence...

One unfortunate side effect of having thousands of lowly paid people running a network of hundreds of team sites that drive traffic for a billion-dollar company, is that there's not a whole lot of time for proper editorial vetting. This problem has ma...

 2019-09-13 19:08 

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Portuguese Soccer Teen Absolutely Cooks A Keeper With Filthy Spin Move...

If ever a soccer move deserved the Chris Berman "WHOOP!" sound, it's the perfectly executed spin Francisca Nazareth hit the goalkeeper with before scoring Portugal's fourth goal in a U19 friendly against Turkey. Rounding the keeper is one ...

 2019-09-13 18:53 

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What's Wrong With Cam Newton?...

It's time to start worrying about Cam Newton. If that wasn't clear before the Panthers' 17-14 home loss last night to the Buccaneers, it's obvious now. The only question is whether Newton is injured or washed....

 2019-09-13 18:37 

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Let's Move The 49ers, Again...

I am not among those of my era who are amazed that the Rolling Stones are still touring energetically at carbon-dateable age, but I know I am in the minority here, and I recognize power when I see it. So when the Stones condemned their recent experience p...

 2019-09-13 18:07 

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Gregg Williams Gradually Turns Into Giant Pile Of Salt When Asked About Odell Beckham Jr....

Former bounty program architect and general sourpuss Gregg Williams was asked Friday about recent comments from Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr., accusing Williams of instructing his players to hurt Beckham during a game in 2017, when Beckham was with th...

 2019-09-13 17:31 

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Many people have come up to me—on the street, at a restaurant, in my bathroom—with tears in their eyes, and they've asked, "Sir, when is the Deadspin newsletter coming back?" Great news for them: It's back. Sign up here....

 2019-09-13 17:13 

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Just Tim Tebow Hootin' And Hollerin' About "Selfish Culture" On First Take...

Future Mets All-Star Tim Tebow was on First Take Friday morning to talk with Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman about California's legislative push to allow college athletes to profit from endorsements. That's really as much information as you nee...

 2019-09-13 16:58 

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Newly Canned Valencia Manager Thinks He Was Fired For Winning A Trophy The Owner Wanted To Blow Off...

Even for an infamously drama-filled club like Valencia, the decision to sack Marcelino this week, coming off back-to-back Champions League qualifications and a triumphant run to the Copa del Rey title last season, felt notably crazy from the outside. So i...

 2019-09-13 16:26 

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Jameis Winston Still Doesn't Quite Have This Pep-Talk Thing Nailed Down...

No matter what becomes of the rest of Jameis Winston's career, I think it is safe to say that the first thing he will be remembered for is the multiple accusations of sexual assault that have been made against him. But the second thing—well, tha...

 2019-09-13 16:04 

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American Gladiators Is Iconic Because It Took Itself Just Seriously Enough...

Virtually from the moment that it launched 30 years ago this week, people both loved and misunderstood American Gladiators. For a show that was successful with viewers and which inspired a constellation of spinoffs and reboots and knockoffs, it's a st...

 2019-09-13 15:44 

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Please enjoy the truly inspired visual gags in "How NBA Player Pee," by the Thai artist "6th man." Shoutout to Kyrie with the english off the glass....

 2019-09-13 14:31 

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Ronald Acua's 40/40 Season Now Feels Inevitable...

With his 39th home run and 35th and 36th stolen bases on Thursday night against the Phillies, Ronald Acua put a historic bow on his season by becoming the youngest player to accomplish a 35-35 season in baseball history. While Acua bashing dingers and swi...

 2019-09-13 14:03 

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Luc Longley Mad That Spain Keeps Getting "Kissed On The Dick By The Basketball Gods"...

Australia just lost a tough game to Spain in the semifinals of the FIBA World Cup. The Boomers led most of the way, but lost their lead at the end of regulation, thanks in part to a few dodgy calls that went against them. They eventually lost in double-ov...

 2019-09-13 13:05 

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Minkah Fitzpatrick Wants Out Of Miami...

It took only one game for the depth and breadth of Miami's "tank for Tua" campaign to become apparent, and it was being widely reported even before all the players had finished driving home from the stadium that they were frantically ringing t...

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