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This Storm Sure Looks Like Something

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 03:57:47 GMT

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This wind storm is only a little bit excited about showing up in Portland.

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Devils And Canucks Brawl Right On Top Of Lifeless Philip Larsen

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 02:55:00 GMT

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In the second period of tonight’s Canucks-Devils game, Canucks defenseman Philip Larsen was brutally laid out by a Taylor Hall hit he never saw coming. The Canucks and Devils briefly scuffled before everyone realized that Larsen was immobile at the feet of the scrum. His helmet came off before the fight was stopped.

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Phil Jackson Still Doesn't Get It

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 02:17:33 GMT

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Last month, Phil Jackson referred to LeBron James’s group of friends as his “posse,” which angered both LeBron and his business partner and friend Maverick Carter. Both men took specific issue with Jackson’s use of the word and noted the perceived racial undertones of what Jackson said. Whether or not Jackson…

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Overwatch Players Hit Lowest Possible Rank In Record Time

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:50:00 GMT

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Remember Dale Brown, aka Hanjo, aka the guy who got the lowest possible rank in season one of Overwatch? Well, he’s still around, and this time, he and a friend pulled off a world first.

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Grab Two Fresh Wiper Blades For Just $23 From Amazon

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:56:47 GMT

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In case you missed it last week amidst the Black Friday craziness, you can still grab a pair of Bosch Insight wiper blades for $23 from Amazon today.

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Kickboxer Who May Actually Be Captain Falcon Ends Fight With Flying Knee Strike

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 00:47:00 GMT

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If you played as Captain Falcon in Super Smash Bros, you could K.O. opponents with a wild jumping knee strike lovingly dubbed the “knee of justice.” I never thought I’d see someone pull it off in real life, but here we are.

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Deadspin Up All Night: I Thought That If You Had An Acoustic Guitar

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 00:23:06 GMT

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Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. We’re hiring for a staff writer, so if that sounds like something you or someone you know would be into, check it out here.

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Of Course Andrew Bogut Has Bad Pizzagate Takes

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 00:10:00 GMT

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A certain subset of the dumbest people alive are riled up over an unbelievably specious conspiracy theory that posits Hillary Clinton and her associates are secretly running a pedophilia and child trafficking ring out of the basement of Comet Ping Pong, a pizza joint in Washington D.C. It’s known as Pizzagate, and…

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Report: UFC Tried To Prevent Randy Couture From Speaking In Favor Of Pro-Fighter Bill

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:35:00 GMT

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The Muhammad Ali Expansion act, otherwise known as H.R. 5365, is a bill that was proposed by Oklahoma congressman and former professional MMA fighter Markwayne Mullin. The bill proposes to expand the Professional Boxing Safety Act to cover MMA fighters and extend them the same provisions offered by the PBSA, which…

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Wily Old Soccer Dude Scores Brilliant Fake-Out Penalty Kick

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:11:00 GMT

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This is 40-year-old Lee Trundle, the rare Englishman famous for doing cool, tricky shit with the ball, showing that sometimes an old dog can teach himself new tricks:

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Today's Best Deals: Computing Gear, Hammocks, Your Favorite USB Car Charger, and More

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 14:58:00 GMT

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A huge Amazon computer component sale, your favorite car charger, and a highly rated hammock lead off Tuesday’s best deals.

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Once Upon a Time, a Robot Met a Robot

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:40:00 GMT

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Back in the halcyon days of Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2, host Clementine and Elliot Alderson portrayed ancient Egyptian vampire mates and also were actually dating! So now you and your nerdiest nerd thoughts can feasibly connect the fanfic and realfic between Westworld, Mr. Robot, and Twilight, the greatest vampire…

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Deluded Young Baller Gets Owned, Begs For More, Is Sent To Floor

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:33:00 GMT

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Rare is the viral Instagram whose caption is just as good as its content, but this slice of high school basketball delivers. At St. Joseph’s School in Conway, Arkansas, an overzealous defender gets what’s coming to him:

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This Isn't Even Rock Bottom Yet For The Jets

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:21:00 GMT

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It was right about when Lachlan Edwards shanked a punt that traveled 36 yards before bouncing out of bounds that Jon Gruden, perpetually optimistic Monday Night Football analyst, had finally seen enough.

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Novak Djokovic Parts Ways With Coach Boris Becker

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:11:00 GMT

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Novak Djokovic, who had what you could call an “off-year,” if only by his obscenely high standards, split up today with coach and six-time Grand Slam winner Boris Becker. In the three years that he worked with the German, Djokovic tightened his chokehold on the entire men’s field, only slackening his robotic grip in…

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Keeper Gives Up Four Goals In The First Half, Starts Openly Crying

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:03:00 GMT

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Sometimes soccer can be such a mean game that you can’t help but just sit there and cry. After seeing his team’s chances of making out of the Champions League group stage die in the form of one red card and four shots hitting the back of his net in the first half, Beşiktaş keeper Fabricio couldn’t hold it together:

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Liberals Cheering On The Electoral College Dope Who Won't Vote For Donald Trump Is Really Frightening 

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:43:00 GMT

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Last night, the New York Times published an editorial written by Christopher Surpun, a “Republican presidential elector” from Texas who says that he will not cast his electoral college vote for Donald Trump, despite Trump winning the state by nine points. Surpun doesn’t say who he will vote for, but he urges his…

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Former Heisman Winner Rashaan Salaam Dead At 42

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:23:00 GMT

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Rashaan Salaam, winner of the 1994 Heisman Trophy and former Chicago Bears running back, was found dead outside a Boulder, Colo. park Monday night. He was 42.

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Store All Your Stuff In One Of These Discounted Under Armour Bags

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:59:00 GMT

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Put all that crap you carry into something a little nicer than what you have with these discounted Under Armour bags. Choose from a few different styles, like totes, backpacks, duffles and more. Plus, these prices are the lowest they’ve ever been on Amazon. You’ll end up saving money and getting a great bag out of it.

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I Fucking Live For Haunting Covers Of Literally Any Song In Movie Trailers

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:45:00 GMT

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You want to see the shit I fucking live for? It’s right here:

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Baseball Writers Vote To Stop Keeping Hall Of Fame Votes Secret

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:21:00 GMT

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In a major victory for those of us who believe journalists should practice the transparency they seek from others, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America has voted to make all Hall of Fame ballots public starting next year.

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A Painful Shot-By-Shot Breakdown Of The Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:30:00 GMT

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The first trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight went up last night, giving fans a first look at the flashy nonsense that will make Michael Bay, Hasbro and Paramount a ton of money next year. Let’s see what knowledge we can glean from those explosive 140 seconds.

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A Fail-Safe Guide To Your Kid’s Christmas Pageant

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:01:00 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 ice cubes, spitting, the college football playoff, and more.

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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:55:36 GMT

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