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 2019-10-03 22:26 

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Deadspin Up All Night: Broken Leashes All Over The Floor...

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 2019-10-03 21:34 

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Sports Illustrated Eventually Holds "Transition Meetings," Lays Off Half Its Staff...

After setting then canceling "transition meetings" today amid reports of substantial layoffs, Sports Illustrated management rescheduled the two meetings and finally went through with them just before the end of the day. This was despite a last-min...

 2019-10-03 20:11 

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Report: The Sparks Imploded Because Derek Fisher Is An Overmatched Dingus Who Can't Handle Criticism...

The Los Angeles Sparks' 2019 season ended in ignominious fashion, as they were swept by the Connecticut Sun while their best player, Candace Parker, inexplicably sat on the bench for almost an entire half of a closeout game. After the loss, Parker rai...

 2019-10-03 19:54 

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Sports Illustrated Employees Call On Parent Company To Cancel Licensing Deal With Scummy Platform...

A group of Sports Illustrated employees, still uncertain what their fates will ultimately be given the sudden scheduling and then cancellation of today's "transition meetings," have released a statement calling on their owners to "save Spo...

 2019-10-03 19:14 

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Stefon Diggs Returns To Vikings Practice, Is Vague And Grumpy...

While Vikings QB Kirk Cousins somewhat patched things up with his WR Adam Thielen on a podcast this week, the other prominent guy who catches his passes is in a different mood. Stefon Diggs, who was also frustrated about the offensive strategy during Sund...

 2019-10-03 18:23 

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You're Not An Owner...

Drew Magary's Thursday Afternoon NFL Dick Joke Jamboroo runs every Thursday during the NFL season. Email Drew here. Buy his book here....

 2019-10-03 18:06 

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The A's Got Embarrassed, Again, But There's Reason For Hope...

So, yes. The Oakland Athletics are dead again. The A's finally got to host a winner-take-all playoff game after losing last year's Wild Card Game in New York but, for the ninth time in as many tries, they biffed it, losing 5-1....

 2019-10-03 17:51 

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A Hater's Guide To The 2019 MLB Playoffs...

Baseball is good when it's good, and sometimes even more powerful when it's bad, and maybe especially when it doesn't matter, which makes it more concerning that we are running out of it at an alarming rate. This is normal seasonal stuff, but ...

 2019-10-03 17:26 

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Manchester United Are The New Old Liverpool...

It's been so bad for so long that it's time to stop worrying about when or whether it would happen and just admit that it already has: Manchester United have Liverpool'd themselves....

 2019-10-03 16:22 

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Sports Illustrated Cancels Dreaded "Transition Meetings" 10 Minutes Before They Were Supposed To Start...

Staffers at Sports Illustrated lived out an employee's worst nightmare last night, when they received an email from management instructing them to report to one of two meetings at 12:00 p.m. today. It was clear that the employees at one of those meeti...

 2019-10-03 15:12 

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He Never Intended To Become A Political Dissident, But Then He Started Beating Up Tai Chi Masters...

On a recent Thursday evening in August, a 40-year-old MMA gym owner in Beijing named Xu Xiaodong activated his VPN, hopped over the Chinese government's internet firewall, and began his first-ever live YouTube broadcast. He wanted to talk about the on...

 2019-10-03 14:38 

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Connor McDavid Is The God Of Late-Night Hockey...

This is what I've been waiting six months for. Though there were some questions about the health of his knee, which he injured in Edmonton's season finale back in April, Connor McDavid returned to the ice in style on Wednesday night, scoring the g...

 2019-10-03 14:16 

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The Jaguars Don't Seem All That Interested In Trading Jalen Ramsey...

It's been more than two weeks since All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey requested a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars, and even though he hasn't been playing much football in the meantime, he seems to be getting further and further away from his goa...

 2019-10-03 12:11 

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Major Layoffs Are Coming At Sports Illustrated Today...

Dozens of staffers at Sports Illustrated are expected to be laid off as early as Thursday, according to sources and published reports, and the cuts could be as deep as 50 percent of staff....

 2019-10-03 06:09 

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Poor Rays Sideline Reporter Keeps Getting Absolutely Soaked In Celebratory Postgame Alcohol...

I suppose this is one of those good problems, but it's still a problem! Fox Sports Florida sideline reporter Tricia Whitaker keeps getting mercilessly drenched by celebrating Rays players, who seem to view live postgame interviews as opportunities to ...

 2019-10-03 04:57 

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Liberty Hires Disgraced Reporter Who Got Super Racist On Barstool Sports Broadcast...

Liberty University, a regular clearinghouse for disgraced idiots, has once again reached into the scrap heap to create a job opportunity for someone who was rightfully booted out of their chosen profession due to a spectacular professional failure. This t...

 2019-10-03 03:13 

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Nobody Thought Through These Invasive Starting Block Cameras At The IAAF World Championships...

Lots of things have not gone well at the IAAF's World Athletics Championships in Doha. Everyone competing is either spooked by the ghostly silence of almost no spectators in attendance or half-dead of heat exhaustion. Here is one more thing not going ...

 2019-10-03 02:35 

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Aurora, Air Force's Falcon Mascot, Moves On To The Great Falcon Habitat In The, Uhh, Sky...

Aurora, the regal old gyrfalcon who'd served as the Air Force Academy's official mascot for 23 long years, died Wednesday, according to a statement from the university. Aurora had already been serving for four years when that photo up there was ta...

 2019-10-03 00:39 

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Right On Cue, Elena Delle Donne's Back Is All Screwed Up...

Elena Delle Donne left Game 2 of the WNBA Finals with back spams after just three minutes in the first quarter Tuesday night, not 24 hours after I (a blithering, cheeky idiot!) proclaimed the Washington Mystics more or less invincible. The Connecticut Sun...

 2019-10-03 00:17 

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Rays Outfielder Excited To "Stick It To The Man," Fails To Realize "The Man" Is His Team's Owner...

A shitty thing about baseball, stretching back to Bob Costas's largely wrong-headed conditional invocation of socialism and beyond, way back into the sport's dusty past, is it has a way of making the teams that pay their players lots of money out ...

 2019-10-02 22:31 

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Deadspin Up All Night: Oakland Going Wild...

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 2019-10-02 22:14 

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The USMNT's Brightest Dual National Is Suddenly On The Fence...

Recent USMNT debutante Sergio Dest played all 90 minutes of Ajax's 30 romp over Valencia in the Champions League today. Under normal circumstances, that would be cause for unbridled celebration, since Dest is just 18 years old and has already risen th...

 2019-10-02 20:38 

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Andy Murray Is Alive Again...

Andy Murray has been to hell and back this year. At the Australian Open, the Scot tearfully announced his retirement at age 31, due to hip pain so severe it interfered with his daily life. A rare hip resurfacing surgery left the rest of his career in ques...

 2019-10-02 20:24 

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Down A Hole: The Missing Scenes Of Donald J. Trump's Fabulous World Of Golf...

There are currently two cable news networks devoted to celebrating and defending Donald Trump. Both are widely watched by the most distraught elderly people in the United States, including the president himself, and Trump has made a point of involving var...

 2019-10-02 19:42 

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Dad Made The Very Sleepy Chargers Get Out Of Bed And Beat The Dolphins...

Okay, so I can't show you what it would look like if the Miami Dolphins played a college football team. But I can show you what it would look like if the Miami Dolphins played in a college football game, and were the college team....

 2019-10-02 19:19 

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Bears' Roquan Smith Says He'll Play This Week After Missing One Game For "Personal Reasons"...

Linebacker Roquan Smith, who didn't have an injury designation, was a last-minute scratch this past Sunday before the Bears played the Vikings. As mysterious as his absence was, it seems that it'll only be a one-week blip....

 2019-10-02 19:06 

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Woman Imprisoned For Killing Pregnant Girlfriend Of Chicago Bears Pro Bowler Asks For Murder Conviction To Be Tossed...

One of Chicagoland's great murder mysteries, the one surrounding the 2007 killing of Rhoni Reuter, the pregnant girlfriend of exChicago Bear Shaun Gayle, may have new life. Marni Yang, another girlfriend of Gayle's who is now in prison for killing...

 2019-10-02 18:52 

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Julian Edelman Was Horrified By The Sight Of Bill Belichick's Dick And Balls Emerging From A Hot Tub...

Bill Belichick: masterful strategist, Patriots legend, nude hot tubber. That last image is now unfortunately stuck in your brain, never to get out, because of Pats wide receiver Julian Edelman....

 2019-10-02 18:39 

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Jay Gruden Is Going To Get Fired, But He Has To Finish Eating This Giant Pile Of Shit First...

Who the hell knows with the Skins. At the organizational level, they've spent the past 20 years blasting away at their own dicks with shotguns, and there is no reason to expect they'll abandon the effort anytime between now and when the seas rise ...

 2019-10-02 18:08 

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Federal Government Investigating USA Swimming Over Sexual Abuse Claims And Alleged Shady Business Practices...

The Wall Street Journal reported today that several federal government agencies are in the process of investigating USA Swimming, the sport's national governing body, over a variety of alleged misdeeds, following a report last month that the U.S. Depa...

 2019-10-02 17:06 

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Jimmy Butler Will Reach His Final Form In Miami...

It took zero days of Miami Heat training camp for cheese to continue cascading out of Jimmy Butler's pores. In truth, the cheese began to flow T-minus 6.5 hours before camp even started: Butler got up at 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday to squeeze in a morning wo...

 2019-10-02 16:16 

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MLB's Empty Seats Aren't A Problem, They're Part Of The Plan...

Major League Baseball saw attendance decline for the fifth straight year, falling to a mere 28,198 fans per game, the lowest mark since 2003. It's a trend that has already prompted much public hand-wringing from baseball barons and the sportswriters w...

 2019-10-02 15:54 

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Five Photos Of Nikola Jokic...

Please look at Nikola Jokic....

 2019-10-02 14:17 

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Kirk Cousins Apologized To Adam Thielen For Being So Butt...

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins was very bad last Sunday, and wide receiver Adam Thielen, who finished the game with two receptions for six yards, saw his production suffer greatly for that badness. Thielen tried very hard to not say anything directly me...

 2019-10-02 13:46 

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31 Guys, 31 Teams: Your 201920 NHL Season Preview...

It's here! The hockey is finally here! Tonight, on this most special of nights, we'll see meaningful puck drops across North America for the first time since June, and I could not be happier. Thank you for clicking on this preview, and in doing so...

 2019-10-02 13:04 

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Trent Grisham Isn't Going To Forget This One For A While...

Trent Grisham, welcome to October. The 22-year-old midseason call-up, who was such a big part of the Brewers' postseason push, especially after Christian Yelich went down, learned quickly and the hard way that the reason the crowds are bigger and loud...

 2019-10-02 05:14 

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Darren Rovell Spends $84 On Sushi, Mewls Over $1.68 Fee...

Foam-brained brand remora Darren Rovell spent the first half of his day blowing a disturbing but unsurprising amount of hot air about California's SB 206, fretting stupidly over billboard valuations and the dangers of "sham endorsements." Havi...

 2019-10-02 03:44 

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Nationals Eliminate Brewers Thanks To Brutal, Brutal Outfield Error...

The Milwaukee Brewers had it. They had it! For seven-plus innings, their pitchers successfully shut the Nationals down with a steady diet of high heat, and preserved a two-run lead that started to feel like 50 or 100 runs as the game progressed. The Brewe...

 2019-10-02 02:11 

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The Mystics Lost Elena Delle Donne And, Obviously, They Lost Game 2...

The Washington Mystics were likely feeling confident heading into Tuesday's WNBA Finals Game 2, as they looked all-around fantastic in their Game 1 win against the Connecticut Sun. But just a few minutes into tonight's match-up, the Mystics would ...

 2019-10-02 01:32 

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Chris Stone Out As Sports Illustrated Editor-In-Chief, Layoffs Appear Imminent...

Sports Illustrated is currently transitioning ownership and corporate leadership, from Meredith Corp. to Authentic Brands Group, where it will be operated by ad platform and digital media company TheMaven. That transition logged its first major editorial ...

 2019-10-01 22:16 

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Deadspin Up All Night: The Palest Green...

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 2019-10-01 20:22 

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Sometimes The Last, Most Meaningless Moments Are Baseball's Best...

When it gets late enough in any long baseball game and every long baseball season, it is natural to start looking for omens. The baseball stuff is usually failing pretty badly by that point, or at least dramatically eroded by all the innings and incidents...

 2019-10-01 20:06 

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Brugge Player Scores Two Goals On Real Madrid Despite Twice Doo-Dooing Himself...

Even though Real Madrid have been ass all year, no one would've expected anything other than a comfortable win when the Blancos hosted Club Brugge in the Champions League today. And yet the Belgian team spent the vast majority of the match in winning ...

 2019-10-01 19:53 

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Joel Embiid Crushes Tennis Balls At The Public Courts In Philly...

The NBA will start its season soon, and its behemoths are running rampant across the nation. Boban Marjanovic is busy flipping-a-chick at the State Fair of Texas, and Joel Embiid is back on the public playgrounds of Philadelphia....

 2019-10-01 19:31 

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Ravens Try To Clear Marlon Humphrey By Releasing Video Of Him Pushing Fist Into Odell Beckham Jr.'s Neck...

Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey and Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr. were getting chippy all game Sunday during Cleveland's 40-25 victory. There were no ejections, only offsetting penalties, when the two locked up, Beckham took a swing, then Humphr...

 2019-10-01 18:57 

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Banned Running Coach Alberto Salazar Briefed Nike CEO Mark Parker On Doping Efforts...

Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar had been suspected of plying his runners with shady and illegal performance enhancing substances for years before he was finally hit with a four-year ban by USADA for "orchestrating and facilitating prohibited...

 2019-10-01 18:39 

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Darren Rovell Squeals At The Sky About The Sanctity Of Endorsements...

So California's Fair Pay to Play Act, a bill permitting athletes at the state's colleges and universities to seek endorsement deals and make money off the use of their names and likenesses without losing their eligibility or scholarships, became l...

 2019-10-01 17:59 

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Boban Marjanovic Enjoys State Fair Of Texas...

Very tall man Boban Marjanovic, who signed with the Dallas Mavericks, is back in Texas. He wore an extra cool cowboy outfit to his team's media day earlier this week, and he attended the State Fair of Texas this past weekend. A tipster sent along phot...

 2019-10-01 16:47 

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OGC Nice Release Player Who Stole Teammate's 70,000 Watch...

Ligue 1 side OGC Nice released Lamine Diaby-Fadiga on Tuesday, after the 18-year-old admitted to stealing teammate Kasper Dolberg's 70,000 watch last month. In a statement released on their website, Nice announced that they were severing their contrac...

 2019-10-01 16:17 

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Tennis Fan Banned From China Open After Punching And Kicking Rival Fan...

A tennis fan who beat up another tennis fan at the China Open on Sunday will not be returning to the event, the WTA said in a statement via the New York Post....

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