Lynn Hoppes's feet are light and nimble. Lynn Hoppes never sleeps. Lynn Hoppes says that Lynn Hoppes will never die. Lynn Hoppes dances in light and in shadow and Lynn Hoppes is a great favorite. He never sleeps, Lynn Hoppes. Lynn Hoppes is dancing, dancing. Lynn Hoppes says that Lynn Hoppes will never die. » 4/26/12 7:37pm 4/26/12 7:37pm

Given what we know about his drinking, politics, and uncomfortable relationship with the animals—some have gone so far as to call him the Dr. Doolittle of the Double Switch—how can you still rep La Russa? » 4/24/12 12:21pm 4/24/12 12:21pm

This is all well and good until Heath Bell successfully uses Mark Buehrle's uncle in a plot to assassinate Stanton in a Dade County retirement home. » 2/29/12 3:20pm 2/29/12 3:20pm

There are enough subtle differences in the jokes here that a joke-stealing accusation is unwarranted (in my opinion). Louis CK's bit is pegged on the idea that he himself is so repulsive that if he went back in time and sexually assaulted Hitler, Hitler's self-esteem would lowered so much so that he would rather… » 8/10/11 5:26pm 8/10/11 5:26pm

That is not a man toasting the demise of a younger man. No, that is a man solemnly shaking his head, baffled at what the universe has done to him this time. » 5/27/11 12:53pm 5/27/11 12:53pm

Well, That Was Fun

As some of the more astute observers have noticed, my name, title, email, and Twitter no longer appear on the Deadspin masthead. This isn't an error; I am leaving for...different pastures. I can now be reached at » 12/03/10 1:45pm 12/03/10 1:45pm

Here's The Year In Scandal With Taiwanese Animation

Taiwan's burgeoning animation scene has given us plenty of gems this year by covering sports scandals in a humorous fashion. Here's Next Media Animation's year in review video, from Tiger Woods to Tony Parker and everyone in between. [] » 12/03/10 12:40pm 12/03/10 12:40pm

Here's Why Andre Johnson Beat Up Cortland Finnegan

Last Sunday's NFL fight between Cortland Finnegan and Andre Johnson did not come out of nowhere. As this video shows, the two were getting testy with each other well before it advanced to blows. » 12/02/10 6:10pm 12/02/10 6:10pm

Unfortunately, Jameson Does Not Come In Juice Box Form. Yet.

This image, a screen-grab of veteran character actor Tommy Flanagan enjoying a Jameson booze box during this week's season finale of Sons of Anarchy is causing a relative stir, in part because such a booze box cannot be purchased. » 12/02/10 3:25pm 12/02/10 3:25pm

Joakim Noah Went Into A Steam Room With John Elway And Lived To Tell…

During the Bulls annual "Circus Trip," two important events took place that may chart the course for the rest of the team's season: they shared Thanksgiving dinner together as a team, and Joakim Noah shared a hotel steam room with John Elway. » 11/30/10 7:00pm 11/30/10 7:00pm

Man Arrested For Kicking Police Horse Outside Texans Game

A Houston man was arrested Sunday for kicking a police horse outside of Reliant Park, thereby making Andre Johnson's beatdown of Cortland Finnegan the second most lopsided physical altercation in Texas that day. » 11/30/10 6:00pm 11/30/10 6:00pm

Surprisingly Congruous When You Think About It Mixtape Theater: Barry…

Welcome to Surprisingly Congruous When You Think About It Mixtape Theater. Today's entry: Lions great Barry Sanders set to Clint Mansell & The Kronos Quartet's overture from the Requiem For A Dream soundtrack. » 11/30/10 5:45pm 11/30/10 5:45pm

In Which We Veer Toward Animal Cruelty In Our Inaugural Lobster Roof…

We received a LobsterGram, it's less delicious than a candygram, but it's more fun because it comes with live lobsters. We didn't know what to do with them (before cooking them) so we raced them on the Gawker HQ roof deck. Watch. » 11/30/10 5:30pm 11/30/10 5:30pm

Stuart Scott's Unfortunately Timed And Therefore Highly Ironic F-Bomb…

Stu Scott was hyping an upcoming replay of Derek Anderson's meltdown last night when, in describing the cough button that "bleeps" out curse words on TV, Scott accidentally used a curse word on TV. » 11/30/10 4:10pm 11/30/10 4:10pm

Raiders Fan Knocks Out Dolphins Fan, Crowd Reacts Jubilantly

Yet again, football fans took justice into their own hands. Here we have a mouthy (looking) Dolphins fan apparently insulting everyone around him before getting punched out by a Raiders fan. And you'd better believe the ethnographer confirmed he recorded it all. » 11/30/10 2:45pm 11/30/10 2:45pm