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How Much Sympathy Does Tonya Harding Deserve? How Much Sympathy Does Tonya Harding Deserve?

When Allison Janney won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Tonya Harding’s mother LaVona Golden in I, Tonya, she made sure to shout out Harding, who sat in the audience that night. This was not just a passing thought. Janney praised many things about Harding, whom she called “a woman…

Rick Pitino Files $35 Million Suit Against Louisville For Breach Of Contract Rick Pitino Files $35 Million Suit Against Louisville For Breach Of Contract

After getting fired by the University of Louisville in October, Rick Pitino has filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the University of breach of contract. Pitino is asking for damages of over $35 million, which he says is the full remaining unpaid amount on his contract that ran until 2026.

Deadspin Awards: Best Scandal Deadspin Awards: Best Scandal

The Deadspin Awards are this month, and you can come! We also need our readers to decide the winners of these prestigious honors. Today, we ask you to help us determine the answer to an important question: What is the best sports scandal?

Man, Is There Something Sketchy About These World Series Baseballs Man, Is There Something Sketchy About These World Series Baseballs

So it’s still Game 5 of the World Series, and we’ve already reached the all-time record for home runs. There’s something very, very wrong with these baseballs. Further evidence follows:

Report: Florida Believes It Can Fire Jim McElwain With Cause Over Death Threat Allegations Report: Florida Believes It Can Fire Jim McElwain With Cause Over Death Threat Allegations

Edward Aschoff and Mark Schlabach are reporting at ESPN today that University of Florida administrators are working out how to fire head football coach Jim McElwain without paying his $12 million buyout, with sources telling the Worldwide Leader that McElwain’s claims of death threats against his family and players…

The NCAA Finally Got The Lawsuit It Deserved, And The One It Wanted The NCAA Finally Got The Lawsuit It Deserved, And The One It Wanted

“The schools are, in a way, the victims.”

Red Sox Bosses Don't Like It When You Call Them To Chat About The Team's Sign-Stealing Scheme Red Sox Bosses Don't Like It When You Call Them To Chat About The Team's Sign-Stealing Scheme

This morning, a day after news broke that the Red Sox allegedly used technology to steal signs from the Yankees, I called up executives from both teams to ask about how the smartwatch-assisted, sign-stealing operation came to be and what they thought would and should happen next.

Little League Softball Team Bounced From Championship Game For Flipping The Bird Little League Softball Team Bounced From Championship Game For Flipping The Bird

The Atlee Little League softball team was disqualified from the 2017 Junior League Softball World Series championship game over a social media post, aimed at their recently vanquished semifinal foes, showing several members of the team flipping the bird. The disqualification took place just hours before Atlee was…

Rick Pitino's Campaign Against NCAA Sanctions Is A Shameless, Repetitive Mess Rick Pitino's Campaign Against NCAA Sanctions Is A Shameless, Repetitive Mess

Kentucky Sports Radio published a two-page letter sent to Louisville fans and donors from Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino Wednesday, in which the embattled coach (yet again) invoked 9/11, Bernie Madoff, and his infamous Italian restaurant sexcapade in an attempt to convince Louisville donors and fans of his innocence…

NCAA Orders Louisville To Pay Back Millions In Tournament Money Over Prostitution Scandal NCAA Orders Louisville To Pay Back Millions In Tournament Money Over Prostitution Scandal

Louisville’s attempt to convince the NCAA that it should avoid punishment because it only hired cheap prostitutes that barely assisted their recruiting efforts has, predictably, failed.

Report: Police Investigating Alleged Drug Theft In Georgia Tennis Program Report: Police Investigating Alleged Drug Theft In Georgia Tennis Program

Dawg Nation is reporting that Georgia police are investigating a case of alleged prescription drug theft involving people associated with the University of Georgia tennis program.

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Far Left Peddles Grossly Sexual Giraffe Pornography Online Far Left Peddles Grossly Sexual Giraffe Pornography Online

Though Americans may have our political differences, we can all agree that children should not be subjected to grotesque displays of nudism and sexual organs. Correction: we cannot all agree on this, judging by the latest uproar found on the internet.

U.S. Performs Nazi-Era "Deutschland, Deutschland Über Alles" Before Fed Cup Match Against Germany

The USTA has apologized to Germany for performing the antiquated first verse of that country’s national anthem—the “Deutschland, Deutschland Über Alles” one, last used by the Nazis—before yesterday’s Fed Cup match between German Andrea Petkovic and American Alison Riske.

League One Club That Invented Raffle Winner Finds Its Fall Guy League One Club That Invented Raffle Winner Finds Its Fall Guy

The sports world is still reeling from the revelation that third-tier English soccer club Chesterfield FC recently falsified the results of a fan raffle that only four people entered, awarding a preseason trip to Hungary with the team to a non-existent fan. Attempting to regain the public’s trust, the team just…

Deadspin Awards: Best Scandal Deadspin Awards: Best Scandal

The Deadspin Awards are this month, and we need our readers to decide the winners of these prestigious honors. Today, we ask you to help us determine the answer to an important question: What was the best sports scandal of them all?

The USGA Won't Tell Anyone If Dustin Johnson Will Be Penalized [UPDATES]

Dustin Johnson is trying to win his first major, and he’s currently in the U.S. Open lead... maybe.

Peru Knock Brazil Out Of Copa América On Obvious, Uncalled Handball

Peru earned their first in-competition win over Brazil since 1975 thanks to an incredibly obvious handball that interrupted the game for several minutes and appeared to leave the referee in a state of catatonic confusion.

Baylor Athletic Director Ian McCaw Has Resigned [UPDATE] Baylor Athletic Director Ian McCaw Has Resigned [UPDATE]

Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw plans to resign, according to Baylor247, making him the third person to leave his position as a result of the sexual assault scandals at the Waco university following head football coach Art Briles’s firing and the demotion of president Ken Starr. Baylor sanctioned McCaw and put him…

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