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Blackhawks Mascot Gets Into A Wrestling Match With A Fan Blackhawks Mascot Gets Into A Wrestling Match With A Fan

Fighting a mascot is a bad idea—mascot’s advantages: padding, potential athleticism, people care about it more than you—and it becomes an even worse idea when the cameras are rolling. The Chicago Blackhawks’ Tommy Hawk scuffled with a fan after Friday night’s game, and he handled himself well.

Stanford Apologizes For Volleyball Team's Drawing Of Tree Sticking Up Herbie Husker Stanford Apologizes For Volleyball Team's Drawing Of Tree Sticking Up Herbie Husker

As Stanford women’s volleyball players filed into the locker room following their title-winning, five-set victory over Nebraska Saturday, one well-placed photographer captured some mascot violence drawn on the Cardinal’s whiteboard. The @NCAAVolleyball account tweeted then deleted the photo, presumably after noticing…

The Browns Are Respectable, And That's Already A Major Achievement The Browns Are Respectable, And That's Already A Major Achievement

The Cleveland Browns have not had a winning season since 2007. The closest they’ve been to .500 was a 7-9 campaign in 2014, and that becomes even sadder with the reminder that those Browns, under then-head coach Mike Pettine, had squandered a 7-4 start to get there. (He was fired after his second season when the team…

Deadspin Up All Night: They Want You Deadspin Up All Night: They Want You

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The Barstool Sports Gang Had A Blackface Whoopsie The Barstool Sports Gang Had A Blackface Whoopsie

Look, if a white guy and two of his black friends are going to dress up as the Celtics’ Big Three for Halloween, how will anyone know he’s Kevin Garnett—you know, aside from the name on the jersey and general context—unless he puts on blackface?

Nicki Minaj Has Beef With, Uh, Former Giants QB Jesse Palmer [Update] Nicki Minaj Has Beef With, Uh, Former Giants QB Jesse Palmer [Update]

You remember Jesse Palmer, right? Former Florida quarterback, bad NFL player, The Bachelor contestant, not Carson Palmer’s brother ... you get the gist. Well, he currently hosts a fluffy news show for the Daily Mail called Daily Mail TV, and apparently he did something today to provoke the ire of rapper Nicki Minaj.

No Offense, But Adam Ottavino Would Make Babe Ruth Look Like A Sack Of Pig Assholes No Offense, But Adam Ottavino Would Make Babe Ruth Look Like A Sack Of Pig Assholes

There might be a couple of outliers, but for the most part, current players in any major sport would easily defeat the sport’s early legends. It’s not their fault. The older dudes were the best of their era—and some of those eras still had the color line—but they would not be the best in a later era. Athletes have…

Raiders Fire GM Reggie McKenzie, Ideally Giving Jon Gruden Unlimited Power Raiders Fire GM Reggie McKenzie, Ideally Giving Jon Gruden Unlimited Power

Well, well, well. Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has two things to celebrate today. Not only did his team win Sunday after the Steelers cratered their pants, but today Oakland fired general manager Reggie McKenzie after almost seven seasons, creating an opportunity for Grudes to gain even more power.

Guy At Knicks Game Unwisely Tries To Get Team Staffer To Sit Down By Tugging On His Coat Guy At Knicks Game Unwisely Tries To Get Team Staffer To Sit Down By Tugging On His Coat

Sure, it’s frustrating to have your view obstructed while trying to watch the scintillating matchup that is Nets-Knicks, but if it’s a staffer on one of the teams, don’t grab the person! Don’t grab anyone, for that matter.

The Kid Who Previously Lived Near Akron Has Returned The Kid Who Previously Lived Near Akron Has Returned

Today, Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Milwaukee Bucks will be swapping some junk in boxes from their respective garages. The trade is centered around guard George Hill, who’s shooting 46.4 percent from three and could be useful to Milwaukee, but the real draw here is Australian five…

Former Major Leaguers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo Killed In Car Crash Former Major Leaguers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo Killed In Car Crash

Former major leaguers Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash in Venezuela Thursday, as reported by the Orange County Register. Valbuena was 33; Castillo was 37.

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Good Job, Whoever's Doing These Beautifully Dumb Seahawks Videos

With the Legion of Boom falling apart—Kam Chancellor retired, Richard Sherman went to the 49ers, Earl Thomas was treated like shit then broke his leg and flipped off his sideline—the Seattle Seahawks looked like a team reaching the end of an era. To their credit, they’re 7-5 and in position for a playoff spot. One…

Two NFL Offensive Linemen Working Together Still Cannot Block Aaron Donald

Trying to stop Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald with one blocker has the same effect as trying to stop a bowling ball with a piece of tissue paper. Using two offensive linemen doesn’t seem to be doing the trick, either.

Report: White Supremacists Tricked Brett Favre Into Making A Customized Anti-Semitic Video Shoutout [Update] Report: White Supremacists Tricked Brett Favre Into Making A Customized Anti-Semitic Video Shoutout [Update]

The app Cameo allows anyone to pay for a personalized video message from a list of celebrities and pseudo-celebrities. Have one of the myriad Real Housewives wish your partner a happy birthday! Ask Billy Zane to congratulate your friend on getting married! Get Brett Favre to unwittingly recite coded anti-Semitism!…

Oh Brother, Brock Holt's Kid Got Into The Snacks Oh Brother, Brock Holt's Kid Got Into The Snacks

This is not a drill: Red Sox infielder Brock Holt’s son has breached the pantry. Calling all units.

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Barstool Sports Quietly Erases Blog From May That Called For Reuben Foster's Accuser To Be Charged Barstool Sports Quietly Erases Blog From May That Called For Reuben Foster's Accuser To Be Charged

Asking Barstool Sports to discuss a domestic violence case has roughly a 99.9999 percent chance of ending in something regrettable. Assigning it to the guy whose main responsibility is determining which accused child molesters are hot? Well, uh—Jerry Thornton gave it a try anyway when Reuben Foster’s ex-girlfriend…

There's Some More Video Of The LSU–Texas A&M Fight There's Some More Video Of The LSU–Texas A&M Fight

As LSU offensive analyst Steve Kragthorpe outlined, the fight between Kevin Faulk and Cole Fisher after Saturday’s game had a prelude. According to Kragthorpe, Texas A&M receivers coach Dameyune Craig, who had previously worked for the Tigers, was celebrating his team’s seven-OT victory by talking trash around people…

Over at the Atlantic, Adam Serwer wrote about how the character of heavyweight champion Apollo Creed was treated as a stand-in so audiences could receive the fantasy of Muhammad Ali getting whooped, and how Creed changed that. Use it as an excuse to watch Eddie Murphy’s bit on Rocky. [The Atlantic]

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