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 2019-07-24 02:50 

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Dwight Gooden, On Recent Arrests: "This Is The Worst I've Been"...

Dwight Gooden was arrested in June and charged with four counts related to cocaine possession and driving under the influence of cocaine. That was not even Gooden's most recent arrest for substance abuse—he was arrested again Monday for driving ...

 2019-07-24 01:52 

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Yuli Gurriel Can't Stop Smashing Dingers...

Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel is on a remarkable run. Coming into Tuesday night he'd crushed 11 home runs in 17 games in July, including seven over the course of six games to open the month. That's two more homers in three weeks than he'd ...

 2019-07-24 00:52 

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Adrian Peterson Appears To Be Seriously In Debt...

Despite being by far the highest-paid running back in the history of the NFL, Washington's Adrian Peterson appears to be deep in debt. That's according to a report by The Athletic today that made public the details of an August 2018 lawsuit agains...

 2019-07-24 00:13 

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Report: The NBA Is Shocked, Shocked To Find That Tampering Is Going On In Here...

The NBA will reportedly open an investigation into the 2019 free agency period, based on the observation that roughly a zillion players changed teams this summer despite only Kawhi Leonard taking any meetings or doing any deliberating before making a move...

 2019-07-23 22:06 

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Deadspin Up All Night: Spirit Desire...

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 2019-07-23 21:43 

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Mets Extend Olive Branch To Fans By Limiting Their Ability To Watch The Mets...

The Mets are a revolving door of controversy and incompetence, as the most recent New York team to win a pennant(!) has spent the past month (or two, or three...) plagued by internal anger, poor play, and a tendency to kill off ex-players before they actu...

 2019-07-23 20:59 

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Skins Wait Until Right Before Training Camp Starts To Cut Mason Foster...

The Skins have burned so much goodwill that even when they do something relatively ordinary for a football team, it comes off as malicious. Alternatively, the Skins have burned so much goodwill because they're able to turn ordinary behavior for a foot...

 2019-07-23 20:38 

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Here's The UK's Next Prime Minister Boris Johnson Doing Sports...

Boris Johnson, a disheveled, dishonest, discombobulated clod, will be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He will do a bad job. He might be more capable as a sportsman, though that isn't much consolation or compliment....

 2019-07-23 19:31 

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Yahoo's Bold New Sports Media Strategy No Longer Includes Buying And Selling Mets Coverage...

Add the Queens Baseball Club, later renamed the Flushing Meadows Baseball Club, to the pile of abandoned ideas that were meant to turn sports media into a lucrative business. As reported by the New York Post, Yahoo Sports' plan to buy coverage from th...

 2019-07-23 17:20 

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Why Your Team Sucks 2019: San Francisco 49ers...

Some people are fans of the San Francisco 49ers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the San Francisco 49ers. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....

 2019-07-23 17:07 

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Mark Sanchez Drops Football Career, Walks Headfirst Into New Opportunity...

You won't have Mark Sanchez to kick around anymore on NFL Sundays. Instead, please reschedule your buttfumble jokes for Saturdays....

 2019-07-23 16:53 

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Team USA Is Bleeding Out...

The FIBA World Cup begins in China on the last day of August. After a training camp in early August, Team USA will set its 12-man roster by August 12. Who will still be standing at that point?...

 2019-07-23 16:43 

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Report: Magic's Skeleton Reached Out Of The Grave, Grabbed A Microphone, And Screwed The Lakers...

At this point, I'm ready to believe anything about Magic Johnson's ability to screw over the Los Angeles Lakers, which according to a new report from The Athletic, was not lost with his departure from the team's front office....

 2019-07-23 16:29 

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Boxer Maxim Dadashev Dead At 28 After Suffering Severe Brain Damage In Bout...

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died this morning, four days after suffering severe brain damage in his fight against Puerto Rican boxer Subriel Matias. He was 28 years old....

 2019-07-23 15:31 

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Hope Solo Petitions Court To Join USWNT's Equal Pay Mediation As The Designated Ass-Kicker...

The USWNT will soon enter mediation with the U.S. Soccer Federation in an effort to resolve the team's equal pay lawsuit. Former USWNT star Hope Solo is concerned about whether the current national team will have the kind of cussed hard-ass they'l...

 2019-07-23 14:23 

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Ben Simmons Hit A Three! (In A High School Gym) (During A Pick-Up Game)...

Now that free agency is settled and the draft is over and summer league has come and gone, the only thing NBA fans have left to consume before the start of the season is shaky, grainy footage of their favorite players participating in offseason workouts. ...

 2019-07-23 13:01 

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Calgary Really Doesn't Want To Let The Public Have A Say On New Flames Arena Deal...

Calgary was—was—one of the success stories in the stadium scam. The city's leadership had stood strong against a 2017 push to replace the Saddledome with a new arena for the Flames, and, ultimately the city residents made the decision. Ami...

 2019-07-23 03:39 

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Report: The Admissions Side Door May Have Been Open For UCLA Applicants With Influential Connections...

The college admissions cheating scandal revealed the details of a formalized process for jamming the failchildren of wealthy and prominent families into otherwise credible and prestigious universities, using an expensive "side door" for parents wh...

 2019-07-23 02:30 

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Twins Show Off Cat-Like Infield Reflexes Against Vile Yankees...

The Twins and Yankees are playing the opener of a three-game series Monday night in Minnesota, where the Twins offense has become basically a howitzer firing baseballs into the outfield stands. These are two of the top three teams in the American League, ...

 2019-07-23 00:26 

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Remember The Time Tim Duncan Coached Up An Opposing Big Man During An NBA Game?...

Legendary Spurs big man Tim Duncan has graduated from unofficial "coach of whatever he feels like" under Gregg Popovich to an official job as a Spurs assistant coach. Popovich's coaching staff has lost quite a few assistants over the last year...

 2019-07-22 22:18 

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Deadspin Up All Night: She's Got A Choice...

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 2019-07-22 21:01 

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Australian Swimmer Refuses To Share Podium With Chinese Rival Over Doping Allegations...

Since Chinese swimmer Sun Yang won two gold medals at the 2012 Beijing Olympics, he has been the most dominant freestyle swimmer in the world. He's the only swimmer in history to win either a World Championship or an Olympic gold medal in every freest...

 2019-07-22 20:16 

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Cristiano Ronaldo Won't Face Rape Charges...

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo won't face any criminal charges over an allegation that he raped a woman in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009, prosecutor Steve Wolfson said in a statement today, because Wolfson believes the charge can't be proven beyon...

 2019-07-22 19:48 

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The Falcons Are Bringing D.J. Durkin To Training Camp Because No Bad Coach Ever Goes Away...

Disgraced former Maryland Terrapins head coach D.J. Durkin will, bizarrely, be making an appearance in the NFL this year. As Atlanta Falcons training camp begins, the team has announced that Durkin will serve as a "guest coach," which means he'...

 2019-07-22 19:37 

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Dean Ambrose Is Dead, But Jon Moxley Is Alive And Well...

Dean Ambrose is dead. Long live Jon Moxley....

 2019-07-22 18:59 

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Law360's Ryan Boysen wrote about Tim Howard, a Florida attorney who repped as many as 250 players in the NFL's concussion settlement litigation at the same time he was running a hedge fund out of his law office. The fund was used to scam players b...

 2019-07-22 18:43 

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Brilliant But Also Dumb Warriors Fan Says He Had A Trick To Get Courtside Seats For About 30 Home Games...

Golden Warriors fan Trevor Laub had a wonderful grift going at the team's arena that allowed him to sneak courtside for games. And then last week, he revealed it to all the damn YouTubers....

 2019-07-22 18:06 

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Josef Martnez's Hideous Penalty Kick Run-Up Ends In Humiliation...

The reward for Josef Martnez's frankly insane penalty kick routine is an unreadable technique that makes it easy to best keepers from the spot, as evidenced by the Atlanta United forward's 14-for-16 penalty record in MLS. The risk is that it makes...

 2019-07-22 17:51 

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Could This Finally Be The Year A French Rider Wins The Tour de France?...

Since Bernard Hinault won the 1985 Tour de France, the French have been shut out of their home Grand Tour. Riders from Germany, Italy, Spain, the United States, Ireland, Australia, Great Britain, Denmark, and even Luxembourg have all taken home the yellow...

 2019-07-22 17:35 

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The Red-Hot Giants Are Ruining Everything For Everybody...

Plans change. That's the best thing about them. Inflexible thought is kindling, and only the adroit bully survives. Kawhi Leonard changed the topography of the NBA by winning a championship. Anthony Davis changed it by crushing New Orleans's hope ...

 2019-07-22 16:42 

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The Packers' Expenses Say A Lot About The NFL...

This year's release of the Green Bay Packers' financials is a bit more revealing than usual. The disclosures include what's by now become a standard glimpse into the mammoth annual growth of the NFL's national TV revenues; the NFL has been...

 2019-07-22 16:12 

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Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Arizona Cardinals...

Some people are fans of the Arizona Cardinals. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Arizona Cardinals. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....

 2019-07-22 15:23 

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Gareth Bale's Unbearably Bleak Situation At Real Madrid Is Close To Its End...

A prolonged transfer saga can either be endlessly entertaining or relentlessly dreary, depending on your point of view. The Gareth Bale transfer saga was somehow straddling the line between both extremes, but has taken a decidedly taken a gloomy turn this...

 2019-07-22 14:26 

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Report: Dan Le Batard Chose To Stay Off Radio Today After Talks With ESPN President...

ESPN personality Dan Le Batard is not hosting his daily radio show this morning, a decision that he reportedly made after having spent the weekend talking to ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro about the network's policy against talking politics. The reasonin...

 2019-07-22 14:03 

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Jon Jones Says No One Told Him He Was Charged With Battery...

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones fought against Thiago Santos on July 6 while a bench warrant was out in New Mexico for his arrest on a charge of battery. That's according to court docs first uncovered by Albuquerque's KRQE, which show tha...

 2019-07-22 13:06 

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We Regret To Inform You That The Oilers Made A Good Trade...

Historically, when the Edmonton Oilers and "one for one" appear in the same sentence, bad things happen. Apocalyptic, hysterical, team-crippling things. Punchlines with years and years of mileage. This isn't that. Peter Chiarelli is gone, and ...

 2019-07-21 23:42 

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Deadspin Up All Night: Look Down At My Body...

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 2019-07-21 23:12 

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Cops: Man Threatened To Blow Up Oklahoma City Because The Thunder Got Rid Of Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, And Russell Westbrook...

This past week, Oklahoma City police filed a search warrant to get information about a person who left two threatening voicemails in the general mailbox for the Oklahoma City Thunder. That person made the calls shortly after 1 a.m. on July 6 from a number...

 2019-07-21 21:22 

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Pete Alonso Smash!...

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 2019-07-21 20:43 

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Nonchalant Idiot On The Field Arrested For Picking Inopportune Time To Say Hello To Phillies' Brad Miller...

A Pirates-Phillies game was interrupted on Sunday in the top of the sixth by one of the slowest idiots on the field. The guy apparently just walked onto the field and casually strolled up to the batter's box as Philadelphia's Brad Miller was getti...

 2019-07-21 20:06 

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Playing With J.B. Holmes Was Brooks Koepka's Personal Hell...

As the top golfer in the world, Brooks Koepka has shown that he has no problem confronting, or at least calling out, his fellow competitors when he takes issue with something they've done. It's the kind of personality that led him to calling Sergi...

 2019-07-21 18:51 

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Man, It's A Hot One (For Baseball)...

Saturday's downright oppressive heatwave has affected a portion of the United States that spans from the Northeast all the way to certain parts of the Midwest. In the NYC/Southern New York state area, an excessive heat warning has been in effect all w...

 2019-07-21 15:50 

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Harry Kane Scores Magnificent Extra Time Winner Against Juventus From Midfield...

While it does carry some importance in terms of team fitness and strategic practice, gimmicky preseason tournaments are often seen as nuisances for both managers and players. Nobody on the pitch necessarily wants to play longer than they have to, but that...

 2019-07-21 15:26 

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Report: ESPN Reminds Employees Of Craven No-Politics Policy In Wake Of Dan Le Batard's Criticism Of The Network And Trump...

It was only a matter of time before ESPN decided to do something in response to Dan Le Batard very correctly calling the network's anti-politics stance "cowardly," after he denounced the "send her back" chants that Trump's racist s...

 2019-07-21 14:36 

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Manny Pacquiao Defeats Keith Thurman On Split Decision, Becomes Oldest Welterweight Champion In History...

Manny Pacquiao's fight with Keith Thurman on Saturday went the distance, and ultimately resulted in an electrifying split-decision victory for the 40-year-old fighter, who became the oldest welterweight champion in the sport's history....

 2019-07-21 13:40 

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Small Child Unimpressed With Dad's One-Handed Catch And Perhaps The Sport Of Baseball...

The type of reflexes that people get once they become parents cannot be overstated enough. The latest example of this came during Saturday's Angels-Mariners game in Seattle. When Lus Rengifo smacked a foul ball into the crowd, a proud Mariners dad lif...

 2019-07-20 22:52 

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Deadspin Up All Night: Mortal Sin!...

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 2019-07-20 22:34 

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Award-Winning Lamb Under Investigation For PEDs...

A grand champion lamb is currently under investigation after a veterinarian discovered a foreign substance in the animal's system that might have given it an unfair advantage over its competitors. Tests from the Ohio Department of Agriculture reveal t...

 2019-07-20 21:45 

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Hey, Down In Front!...

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 2019-07-20 21:14 

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The Rockies Tried Their Best To Kill The Yankees...

The Rockies and Yankees are having two very different seasons, with the Bronx Bombers having the best record in the American League and the purple lads from Colorado being trapped in a tailspin on the way to being the worst team in the National League not...

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