Devils' Advocate: White Men Can Jump

Every week, this recent Duke graduate will offer you a new reason not to hate the Duke Blue Devils, the bestest basketball team in the land. You are free to disagree. » 12/01/10 7:00pm 12/01/10 7:00pm

Devils' Advocate: A New Feature About Duke Basketball And Why You…

Every week, this recent Duke graduate will offer you a new reason not to hate the Duke Blue Devils, the bestest basketball team in the land. You are free to disagree. » 11/23/10 1:10pm 11/23/10 1:10pm

@jp182: I agree. One guy has a shoe bomb, we all take our shoes off. One asshole (pun fully intended) shoves a stick of dynamite in his rectum, I need to squat and cough next time I fly. Its ludacris. The full body scanners are so excessive. The US government does NOT need to know my penis size. » 11/18/10 9:41pm 11/18/10 9:41pm

How A College Kid's Photograph Helped Launch Denard Robinson's Heisman…

In the last two weeks, while racking up more total yardage on his own than 86 teams, Denard Robinson, Michigan's dreadlocked, dual-threat quarterback, emerged as the early favorite to win the Heisman Trophy. The longer his campaign lasts, the more it could revolve around one student's photograph. » 9/17/10 1:30pm 9/17/10 1:30pm

Derek Jeter: The True True Yankee. Seriously.

The first time I heard of Derek Jeter, this young star emerging from the Yankees' farm system, I was an 8-year-old boy. He has never not been my favorite baseball player — even now, when he's neither young nor a star. » 9/08/10 3:15pm 9/08/10 3:15pm

This Year's Kentucky Derby? Not Really A Shocker

Somewhere in Louisville, these owners of Noble's Promise are still in shock — ahem! — that Super Saver, manned by Calvin Borel, took the 136th Kentucky Derby on a muddy Churchill Downs track. Perhaps they need some sorrow-drainers. » 5/01/10 7:00pm 5/01/10 7:00pm

10 More Songs Notre Dame Could Have Used For Promotional Purposes

Remember that awful Notre Dame promotional video we wrote about yesterday? Well, it only seemed awful because everyone interpreted it wrong. Actually, it was kind of brilliant. My pal Nate Freeman, who knows nothing about sports, is here to explain. » 5/01/10 6:15pm 5/01/10 6:15pm

Was This Sports Blog Post Written By A Sports Blogging Robot Who Might…

No. But if it were, you might not know! At least, that's sort of the premise of this follow-up about an army of sportswriting robots — you know, the ones that may just render sports writing obsolete. Except, they won't. » 5/01/10 5:15pm 5/01/10 5:15pm

Stories That Don't Suck: The Kentucky Derby Is Faulkneresque,…

Every week, Tommy will excerpt a handful of stories - old and new, sports and otherwise, relevant and merely sublime - that he urges you to read for one reason or another. Today, I'm filling in. Still, send suggestions: craggs@deadspin.com. » 5/01/10 4:30pm 5/01/10 4:30pm

A Brief History Of The Greatest Twitter Hashtag Of All-Time

Sometimes, I wonder what we did in those dark years without the Internet and, more recently, without Twitter. Friday was one of those days, as I sifted through a Twitter search for a hashtag dubbed "WireDerbyHorseNames." Warning: Omar's coming, yo. » 5/01/10 3:30pm 5/01/10 3:30pm