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The Darkest Form Of Basketball Is This Dead Whale Clanging Off A Dumpster

The wonderful state of New Hampshire—full disclosure: I grew up in New Hampshire—has made national news this week, as the world has been captivated by the Granite State’s inability to properly dispose of a dead minke whale that washed ashore at Jenness Beach in Rye Monday. Though a juvenile, the whale’s carcass was…

Rachel Nichols Grills Mark Cuban, Who Has No Good Answers Rachel Nichols Grills Mark Cuban, Who Has No Good Answers

In February, ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols had strong words on the Sports Illustrated report about the prevalent sexual harassment in the Dallas Mavericks’ organization—she called the team’s handling of employee complaints “truly jaw-dropping.” In her interview with team owner Mark Cuban on The Jump today, which…

These Massholes Found The Missing Red Sox Division Banner, And They're Willing To Negotiate [Update] These Massholes Found The Missing Red Sox Division Banner, And They're Willing To Negotiate [Update]

Practically every stereotype of a New England sports fan is on display in this astounding Boston Globe video accompanying the story of Louie Iacuzzi of Malden—of course—who with his buddy found the Red Sox’s 2018 division title banner on the highway and now want a reward for its return.

Steelers Somehow Get More Dramatic After Antonio Brown Doesn't Show Up To Work Steelers Somehow Get More Dramatic After Antonio Brown Doesn't Show Up To Work

In addition to being winless and grouchy, Antonio Brown is absent. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports today that the Steelers receiver was nowhere to be found at the team’s facilities Monday. No wonder he had no media availability:

Antonio Brown Is Winless And Grouchy Antonio Brown Is Winless And Grouchy

The Steelers don’t need Le’Veon Bell around to continue with the infighting and grumpiness; they’ve got that covered. The day after Pittsburgh was beaten 42-37 at home by Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs, a former Steelers flack said that Antonio Brown’s success was solely attributed to Ben Roethlisberger. The receiver…

Jaguars WR Keelan Cole Snags An Absurd One-Handed Catch Against The Patriots Jaguars WR Keelan Cole Snags An Absurd One-Handed Catch Against The Patriots

The Odell Beckham Jr. catch remains at the top, since it resulted in a touchdown, but this one-handed snag by Jaguars receiver Keelan Cole from today’s game against the Patriots is outrageous.

Michael Bidwill Still Thinks High School Pal Brett Kavanaugh Should Be Confirmed To The Supreme Court Michael Bidwill Still Thinks High School Pal Brett Kavanaugh Should Be Confirmed To The Supreme Court

Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill directly mixed politics with football—maybe he wouldn’t think so, but that’s what he did—in July, when he used the team’s website to support Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, his old high school classmate at Georgetown Prep. Although Kavanaugh, who is currently in the…

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Brandon McCarthy Will Retire With The Nicest Stats In Baseball Brandon McCarthy Will Retire With The Nicest Stats In Baseball

Pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who has played for seven teams over 13 major-league seasons, said in August that this year with the Atlanta Braves would be his last. He will retire on a high note.

Stephen Strasburg Plunked Three Guys With One Pitch

Efficiency is important for a starting pitcher, so give credit to Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg, who Wednesday night tagged hitter Jorge Alfaro, his own teammate Matt Wieters, and umpire Hunter Wendelstedt, all with one baseball.

A Jezebel Woman and Deadspin Man Attend a Dog Fashion Show A Jezebel Woman and Deadspin Man Attend a Dog Fashion Show

This week, Deadspin and Jezebel swap beats to celebrate America’s most dangerous and controversial pastimes: football and fashion, two sports that have far more in common than you think.

Sam Darnold Fills The NFL's Poise-Shaped Hole Sam Darnold Fills The NFL's Poise-Shaped Hole

It was a mere nine years ago that a rookie Jets quarterback was so awe-inspiring in how he didn’t screw up that observers were only able to describe him with one word: poise. Well, Mark Sanchez now has a true heir. In last night’s season opener, first-year Jets QB Sam Darnold went 16-for-21 with 198 yards and two…

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New Zealand Rugby Player's Family Performs Haka For Him After He Makes His Debut New Zealand Rugby Player's Family Performs Haka For Him After He Makes His Debut

A lot of athletes have their parents in the stands for their games, but how many get a haka performed for them? New Zealand rugby union player Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi made his debut for the All Blacks in Saturday’s 46-24 win over Argentina, and his father, father-in-law, and partner treated him to a special version of …

Madison Bumgarner And Ryan Braun Started A Nice Little Feud Madison Bumgarner And Ryan Braun Started A Nice Little Feud

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun had a tense standoff Sunday with Giants workhorse Madison Bumgarner, after the latter threw inside and pegged the former. With this, Bumgarner loaded the bases with two outs and paid dearly.

Ramon Foster And Maurkice Pouncey Are Examples Of How The NFLPA Beats Itself Ramon Foster And Maurkice Pouncey Are Examples Of How The NFLPA Beats Itself

Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell, who’s currently under the franchise tag and wants a longer contract with more security, is willing to extend his holdout into the regular season, but somehow he, and not the side with all the money and all the leverage, is getting shit from his teammates.

Dead Letters: "BITCH YOURE NOT FUNNY AT ALL" Dead Letters: "BITCH YOURE NOT FUNNY AT ALL"

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