Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP Thanks to impressive pitching from Marcus Stroman and solid hitting from nearly every player in the lineup, Team USA glided past Puerto Rico 8-0 to win their first Wold Baseball Classic title in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Advertisement Stroman had a no-hitter going for six innings, and he only gave

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Giannis Antetokounmpo Makes Plays Nobody Else Can

Par dans Sport le 23 March 2017 à 5 h 41 min

Photo: Brandon Dill/AP  Tonight, the Bucks traveled to Sacramento where they defeated a limp Kings team happy to roll over in hopes of a few more ping pong balls. Unlike Sacramento, Milwaukee still has a playoff spot to play for, and their super-duper-megastar Giannis Antetokounmpo clearly came to play and make heaps of the everywhere-all-at-once

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The members of Puerto Rico’s baseball team died their hair blond for the World Baseball Classic, and as they’ve advanced through the tournament, the people of Puerto Rico have been catching on to the trend. In fact, “Team Rubio” has inspired so many Puerto Ricans to go platinum, the island is running out of hair

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Photo: Sue Ogrocki/AP At this point, Russell Westbrook notching a triple-double is hardly newsworthy. The turbo charged OKC guard gets them almost every night, and he does so with a world-historic usage rate. The only intriguing triple-double-related milestone left in Westbrook’s season will be whether or not he can keep up his stats for another

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Former Baylor tight end Tre’Von Armstead was arrested today in Port Arthur, Texas, and charged with three counts of felony second-degree sexual assault, per ESPN and the Waco Tribune-Herald. The Tribune-Herald first broke the news tonight that Armstead was indicted last week for an alleged sexual assault that took place on April 18, 2013, the

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Photo: Shaun Botterill/Getty In Lukas Podolski’s last appearance for Germany’s national team, the former Arsenal man, corner kick extraordinaire, and guy known for absolutely crushing the ball, launched a rocket into the top right corner in the 69th minute to beat England 1-0 in the friendly. It was the perfect final goal for the 31-year-old

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Deadspin Up All Night: While I Can Afford It

Par dans Sport le 23 March 2017 à 2 h 09 min

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Champlin Park High School came into the opening game of the Minnesota state tournament undefeated, and they left undefeated, thanks to a last-gasp buzzer-beater from senior guard Sam Dubois. The Rebels came back from an eight-point halftime hole with the help of 30 points from McKinley Wright, who missed a runner at the end before

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Photo: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Ahead of Team USA’s World Baseball Classic final against Puerto Rico tonight, some American baseball men said some eye-rolling shit. Team USA’s second baseman Ian Kinsler told the New York Times he hoped the team could inspire the youth to Play The Right Way and grow up to be fun-hating baseball men,

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Texas Tech’s New Practice Facility Caught Fire

Par dans Sport le 23 March 2017 à 0 h 36 min

The biggest news that Texas Tech football made this offseason was their bizarre inclusion in a tortured analogy during the FBI’s Russia hearing. That is, until this afternoon, when a fire broke out at their football stadium. The school is in the process of constructing a new athletic facility right next to the stadium, and

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French hothead and World No. 39 Benoit Paire defeated Martin Klizan 7-6(4), 6-3 in the first round of the Miami Open on Wednesday. As you might expect from a volatile head case, there were a couple racket casualties along the way. Advertisement The racket mistreatment started early, with this disgusted toss coming midway through the

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Extra-Cool Iguana Is Now The King Of This Tennis Court

Par dans Sport le 22 March 2017 à 23 h 50 min

There is, supposedly, tennis being played at the Miami Open today. However, all the footage I’ve seen from the tournament indicates that some sort of benevolent reptile takeover is going down. Advertisement Meet this little iguana, a rogue who joined in on a game between Tommy Haas and Jiri Vesely. Despite the best efforts of

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Photo credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Last week, former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley, along with former senior vice president Gary Schultz, pleaded guilty to child endangerment charges stemming from their part in the school’s purported cover-up of Jerry Sandusky’s serial molestation of children. Today, Curley testified against PSU’s former president, Graham Spanier, who is facing

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Here Are Three Photos Of Roger Goodell

Par dans Sport le 22 March 2017 à 22 h 43 min

What’s your favorite photo of Roger Goodell in this series from 1987? You have three choices: Nice To Meet You Goodell, Half-Smile Goodell, and Stern Goodell. In order: Photo: NFL via AP Photo: NFL via AP Photo: NFL via AP No wrong answer here.

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Photo of someone who is not the humorless dickhole business writer referenced in the headline: George Marks/Getty As much as we here at Deadspin like to poke fun at sportswriters and political hot-take artists, the truth is that business journalists may be the lowliest scum of all. We’re all horrified by Darren Rovell, and yet

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Photo: NFL via AP NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote an open letter today, and he wants you, loyal football watcher, to know that he cares about Making It Right. That’s why the league claims it plans to deal with the game’s glacial pace and interminable commercial breaks. Advertisement Goodell writes that he hopes to use

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Joel Embiid Is Probably Headed For Another Surgery

Par dans Sport le 22 March 2017 à 21 h 59 min

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is “very likely” to have surgery to repair a partially torn meniscus in his left knee. Embiid has been out of the Sixers’ lineup since late January, and was officially shut down for the season in March due to the slight meniscus tear and a

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Of all the reasons Yoshihito Nishioka’s Indian Wells run to the fourth round felt like the high point of the tournament, the obvious was that he stands just 5-foot-7 in a game of bigs. Even if you knew nothing about the sport, your eyes told you he was an underdog. The 21-year-old came in unheralded

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We all know big boy Jim Harbaugh loves a tall glass of whole milk. Questions remain. Some, like How much does he love milk? are perhaps unanswerable. Others, though, like How much does the highest-paid public employee in the state of Michigan’s milk lust cost taxpayers?, aren’t. In an attempt to find answers, Deadspin filed

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Jim Harbaugh prefers Twitter as the space to hold court on matters he’s pissed off about; Nick Saban is old-fashioned—a presser with an eager reporter will do just fine. Advertisement The Alabama head coach met with press members yesterday for a Q&A to go over the upcoming season and the Crimson Tide roster heading into

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