We regret to inform you that Phil Jackson kinda sucks

They save “never meet your heroes,” and while Phil Jackson was never a personal hero of mine, many did look up to Jackson, especially here in Chicago, where he led […]

Insulting NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 teams for the clicks

Welcome to Deadspin’s The Sports Nihilist, where all is for naught and we are but accidental jolts of electrified meat stuck to the surface of a rock in an indifferent […]

Now’s the smart time to invest in women’s pro sports teams

Sue Bird (now retired) of the Seattle Storm exits the locker room before Game Four of the 2022 WNBA Playoffs semifinals.Photo: Steph Chambers (Getty Images) Last month, the WNBA’s Seattle […]

Read an excerpt from White Sox pitcher Joe Kelly’s new book

Graphic: Libby McGuire. Getty Photos: Patrick McDermott / Stringer, Thearon W. Henderson / Stringer White Sox pitcher Joe Kelly’s book, “A Damn Near Perfect Game: Reclaiming America’s Pastime,” delves into […]

NFL owners recently spent almost a billion dollars on fired coaches and execs

Matt RhulePhoto: Getty Images If Elon Musk is the icing on the cake named “billionaires aren’t geniuses,” then NFL owners are the batter. According to a recent report, the league […]

Deion Sanders tells his Colorado Buffaloes players to head to transfer portal

Primetime performer.Screenshot: Fear not Boulder, Colorado, Deion Sanders is here to save Colorado football. All he needed when he stepped off a private jet was his own silk cape to […]

Are Elon Musk’s Twitter and sports headed for a crash?

Is sports Twitter on its way out?Image: Getty Images In 2008 when I started covering the New York Jets, I also joined Twitter. It was a great way to break […]

Twitter’s Elon Musk impersonating some of sports’ epic flameouts

Would you let this man run your team?Image: Getty Images No one strives for failure. When you first got up on that bike with no training wheels, your goal wasn’t […]