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Jusuf Nurkic Shattered The Nuggets' Playoff Hopes And Roasted Them Afterwards

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:57:00 GMT

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Before the Nuggets flipped him to Portland for one of the Plumlee twins, Bosnian big man Jusuf Nurkic was averaging 17 disgruntled minutes and eight points a game. Since the trade, he’s started almost all of Portland’s games and has nearly doubled his stats across the board as the Blazers have steadily drawn closer to…

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It Wasn't Pretty, But The USMNT Did What They Needed To Do

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:26:00 GMT

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A full, complete highlight reel from the USMNT’s 1-1 draw with Panama this evening is as follows:

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Wonderteen Christian Pulisic Undresses A Pair Of Defenders, Serves Up Opening Goal

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:55:32 GMT

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This evening’s USMNT-Panama match was soggy, goalless, and uneventful for the first 39 minutes, until America’s greatest teenager, Christian Pulisic, owned a pair of experienced Panamanian defenders and put an easy assist on a platter for Clint Dempsey. Felipe Baliy and Roman Torres are two of Panama’s best players,…

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Tom Wilson Gets His Face Bloodied After Taking Out Zach Parise With A Gnarly High Stick

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:12:00 GMT

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The Capitals and Wild met tonight in Minnesota and things got feisty pretty quickly. In the first period, Caps winger Tom Wilson caught Zach Parise in the face with a high stick on center ice, earning a four-minute penalty for the reckless stick handling.

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Roger Goodell Is Finally Going Back To Foxborough

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:56:00 GMT

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The last time that Roger Goodell attended a Patriots home game was New England’s 2015 AFC Championship Game victory over the Colts, which has since gone down in infamy as the fateful night that kicked off the never-ending Ballghazi scandal. A quick recap: After discovering that the Patriots may have used deflated…

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God Help Me, I Don't Like The New Legend Of Zelda Game

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:44:00 GMT

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Breath of the Wild, the latest installment in Nintendo’s beloved Legend of Zelda series, has received basically universal acclaim since its release back at the beginning of this month. If the still-early reception were to crystallize today, it would go down as one of the most widely and ecstatically praised video…

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U.S. Women's Hockey Team Reaches Agreement With USA Hockey, Will Play In World Championship

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:31:00 GMT

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A very public weeks-long contract standoff between the U.S. women’s national hockey team and USA hockey was resolved tonight, two days before the IIHF World Championships is scheduled to begin in Plymouth, Mich. The women’s team, which said in mid-March it would boycott the World Championships if USA Hockey didn’t…

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Adam Silver Wants To Ensure A Woman Becomes An NBA Head Coach "Sooner Rather Than Later"

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:29:00 GMT

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This afternoon, the NBA launched its annual gender equality campaign with Lean In. They released several videos promoting the organization, and commissioner Adam Silver spoke with ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk, Lean In founder Sheryl Sandberg, and Kathleen Behrens, NBA president of social responsibility and player programs.…

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Bruce Arena Has Some Dumb Ideas About Who Created Christian Pulisic

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:11:00 GMT

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Jurgen Klinsmann was an arrogant jerk with a penchant for demoralizing his players and pissing off powerful executives in the American soccer scene with his lofty ideas about how to shake up American soccer as it has been—a culture that consistently puts out a motley crew of under-talented overachievers who might have…

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Kettle Chips Flavors, Ranked

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:19:00 GMT

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Kettle Chips are the finest chip (potato division) that one can find at almost any grocery or convenience store. What sets the mighty Kettle Chip apart from the standard potato chip is its heft and wide range of flavors on offer. Which flavors are the tastiest? Here is a semi-exhaustive guide to the flavors featured…

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TBS's Eleague Takes the Life Out of Fighting Games

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:34:00 GMT

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The third season of TBS’ esports tournament is the first to feature a fighting game. Judging by yesterday’s premiere online broadcast, which will lead into televised episodes, it’s got problems. So far, it’s too quiet, too subdued, and too weirdly structured to work well as a fighting game event.

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Alexis Sánchez Steps Up And Bashes In A Perfect Free Kick

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:29:13 GMT

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Chile need to beat Venezuela today to keep pace in CONMEBOL’s final 2018 World Cup qualifying round and they got off to a perfect start this afternoon, scoring three times in the first 22 minutes. Alexis Sánchez hadn’t had a great weekend leading up to the game (he got popped for a speeding ticket) but he erased…

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Deadspin Up All Night: I'm No Fool

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:12:21 GMT

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Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Time to go run.

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Life's Too Short For Vacuuming: Anker's Reader-Favorite RoboVac 11 Is Back Under $200

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:40:00 GMT

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The RoboVac 11 from Eufy (a division of Anker) is one of your favorite robotic vacuums, and in my own testing, it’s every bit as good (and far quieter) than my Roomba 770. If it’s been on your radar, today’s deal on Amazon is one of the best we’ve ever seen.

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Today's Best Deals: Up To $50 Off a Kindle, ECCO Shoes, Anker Desk Lamp, and More

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:05:00 GMT

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Huge Kindle discounts for Prime members, ECCO shoes, and one of your favorite desk lamps lead off Tuesday’s best deals.

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Honor the Women Who Struggled and Died for Labor Rights By Continuing Their Fight

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:35:00 GMT

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When a fire broke out on the ninth floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York in 1911, 146 garment workers died—123 of whom were women. In the wake of one of the deadliest workplace tragedies in American history, it was the women of the International Ladies Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU) who worked on the…

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Good News: The NFL Has More Rules

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:09:00 GMT

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As everyone knows, the best part of the NFL season is when the league gets the chance to add rules and bylaws to an already-impenetrable rulebook. One of the new additions is a ban on players jumping over linemen to block field goal kicks.

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Try Dorco's Safety Razor For $12, Complete With 30 Blades [Exclusive]

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:31:06 GMT

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Dorco, the best deal in razor blades, and the only company crazy enough to make a 7-blade razor, will sell you their take on the safety razor complete with a mirror and 30 blades for $12 today. That’s an all-time low, and you’ll even get free shipping. Just be sure to use promo code KINJA328 at checkout.

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Joakim Noah Is Refreshingly Honest About His PED Suspension

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:39:00 GMT

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Here’s something different: A professional athlete refusing to participate in the usual post-PED bust ritual self-mortification that only serves to prevent us from grappling with any meaningful questions about drugs and sports.

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What To Do When An Old Friend Wants You To Join A Pyramid Scheme

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:56:00 GMT

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Have you ever gotten a weird phone call from your home area code? Or maybe someone you used to know randomly invites you over to dinner, mentioning something about a business opportunity. These are sure signs that someone is trying get you involved in a pyramid scheme, and that’s bad, because pyramid schemes are bad.

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Now You Can Get Super-Affordable LED Flood Lights, Too

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:46:14 GMT

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Deals on standard LED light bulbs are pretty commonplace these days, but flood light discounts aren’t nearly as common. Today though, you can get four 75W equivalents for just $10, no code required. At that price, they’re obviously not dimmable, but $2.50 per bulb is basically unheard of.

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Bad Kentucky Fans Flood Referee's Business With Negative Reviews

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:34:00 GMT

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As sports fans have come to find out over the years, many officials that work the NCAA regular season and postseason tournaments, like their NBA and NFL counterparts, are not solely referees. Outside of their duties on the court, the vast majority rely careers in other fields to make a living. Unless they’re fan…

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All Cake Should Be Ice Cream Cake

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:06:00 GMT

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Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we’re covering dating apps, Cocks hats, cannibalism, and more. 

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Ahead For 9,400 Meters, Joshua Cheptegei Wobbles To Finish At World Cross Country Championships

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:12:00 GMT

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With 2,000 meters left in the weekend’s World Cross Country Championship, 20-year-old Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei was leading the most important race of his young life, in front of the home crowd. The glory was his; he had almost 50 meters on pre-race favorite and cross country legend Geoffrey Kamworor. The crowd in…

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How I Let Disney Track My Every Move

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:18:00 GMT

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On a recent trip to Disney World, I had an unusual experience. I rode a ride. It broke. We were evacuated, and a few minutes later, I got a picture on my phone. It was an empty raft sliding down Splash Mountain, taken at precisely the moment I was walking down the emergency stairwell. It was weird.

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