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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Sep 06, 2019. 9 comments

Referee Tony Corrente Pays Tribute To Late Red Cashion With Signature "First Dowwwwwn" Call

Referee Tony Corrente Pays Tribute To Late Red Cashion With Signature "First Dowwwwwn" Call

Early in the first quarter of Packers-Bears, Tony Corrente, the game’s referee, announced a defensive holding call against Green Bay. At the end of it, he paid tribute to late former NFL referee Red Cashion by doing his own version of the classic elongated “first dowwwwwwwn” call.

Obviously, there’s only one Red Cashion, but credit where credit is due: any kind of performance in front of a...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Sep 06, 2019.

15-Year-Old Missouri High Schooler Dies After Football Practice

15-Year-Old Missouri High Schooler Dies After Football Practice

A sophomore at a high school in southwest Missouri died on Wednesday after he collapsed following an indoor football practice. In a statement made on Facebook, the Joplin School District described the incident in detail:

The Associated Press reports that the team practice was held indoors because of the heat and humidity outside. Andy Ostmeyer of the Joplin Globe spoke to a local coroner who...

Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Sep 06, 2019. 13 comments

Why Is The NFL Giving Money To A Group That Believes Trump Needs To Save Chicago From Gang Violence?

Why Is The NFL Giving Money To A Group That Believes Trump Needs To Save Chicago From Gang Violence?

One of the first major moves that the NFL and Roc Nation’s “Inspire Change” program will make is donate $400,000 to two Chicago groups that position themselves as local service organizations aimed at helping keep children in low-income neighborhoods off the streets, according to TMZ. The recipients of this money will be the BBF (Better Boys Foundation) Family Services and the Crusher’s...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Sep 02, 2019. 9 comments

Deadspin Up All Night: You Do It To Yourself, You Do

Deadspin Up All Night: You Do It To Yourself, You Do

Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Until next time.

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Sep 02, 2019. 9 comments

Dodgers' Dustin May Takes Line Drive To The Face, Walks Off Under His Own Power

Dodgers' Dustin May Takes Line Drive To The Face, Walks Off Under His Own Power

Dodgers pitcher Dustin May was able to walk off under his own power on Sunday after getting hit in the face with a line drive off the bat of Diamondbacks first baseman Jake Lamb. The comebacker, which Statcast clocked at 91.6 mph, trickled into shallow left field after making contact with May, and resulted in a two-run RBI single for Lamb. Play was stopped to attend to the downed pitcher, who...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Sep 02, 2019. 5 comments

LeSean McCoy Signs With Chiefs, Reunites With Andy Reid

LeSean McCoy Signs With Chiefs, Reunites With Andy Reid

Former Eagles and Bills running back LeSean “Shady” McCoy will reportedly have a reunion with his former Philadelphia coach, Andy Reid, in Kansas City as the Chiefs have signed him to a one-year deal, $4 million deal ($3 million guaranteed), according to multiple reports. McCoy had been in Buffalo for four seasons until the news broke on Saturday that the veteran would not make the Bills’...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Sep 01, 2019. 3 comments

LeBron James Wants To Trademark "Taco Tuesday"

LeBron James Wants To Trademark "Taco Tuesday"

One of the more endearing qualities of LeBron James is his relentless pursuit of maximum corniness, especially when it’s around his family . This has been on display throughout the summer in the form of Instagram stories of his family celebrating Taco Tuesday—or, more accurately, TA-CO TUEEEEESDAYYY. For the uninitiated, here’s one such occasion featuring Anthony Davis as a special guest:

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Sep 01, 2019.

College Gameday Hedged Maurice Washington's Child Porn Charges As "Some Legal Issues"

College Gameday Hedged Maurice Washington's Child Porn Charges As "Some Legal Issues"

ESPN’s College Gameday took a brief step away from pregame analysis of Nebraska-South Alabama to mention what’s been happening with Cornhuskers running back Maurice Washington. The sophomore is currently facing a felony child pornography charge for sending a video from 2016 of his then-15-year-old ex-girlfriend being sexually assaulted to the victim herself. After coach Scott Frost said...

Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 31, 2019. 15 comments

Jadeveon Clowney Heads To Seattle In Trade

Jadeveon Clowney Heads To Seattle In Trade

Jadeveon Clowney’s time with the Houston Texans is coming to an end as the team has shipped off their underappreciated edge rusher to the Seattle Seahawks. Jay Glazer first reported the news that the two teams had “agreed to trade parameters,” while Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle added some detail about the exchange:

Given that rumors had swirled about the Texans wanting to make a deal...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 31, 2019. 7 comments

Daniil Medvedev Thanked A Jeering U.S. Open Crowd For Inspiring Him To Victory

Daniil Medvedev Thanked A Jeering U.S. Open Crowd For Inspiring Him To Victory
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In the final match of the evening on Friday, Daniil Medvedev defeated Feliciano Lopez with a 7-6 (1), 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 victory. His third-round win at the U.S. Open was rewarded with a shower of boos as the 23-year-old Russian approached center court for his post match interview. Like any good sports villain, he not...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 30, 2019. 13 comments

In A Surprise To No One, Aristides Aquino Broke Another Rookie Home Run Record

In A Surprise To No One, Aristides Aquino Broke Another Rookie Home Run Record

It didn’t take long for Aristides Aquino to hit another home run and attach his name to yet another record. On an 0-1 pitch from Miami’s Robert Dugger, the Reds rookie smoked one into the stands in left for his 14th dinger of the month, officially breaking Cody Bellinger’s NL rookie record of 13 set in June 2017. This achievement comes just one day after Aquino became the first player in MLB...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 30, 2019. 5 comments

Here's A Bad Way To Start Your First Drive Of The Season

Here's A Bad Way To Start Your First Drive Of The Season
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Year 2 of UCLA’s Chip Kelly experiment began on Thursday with a trip to Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati to take on the Bearcats. Like any sophomore year, the preseason conversation around the team focused on significant improvement from last year, with some promises of an offensive explosion.

So let’s check in on how...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 26, 2019. 8 comments

Deadspin Up All Night: Today I'll Have You Around

Deadspin Up All Night: Today I'll Have You Around

Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Until next time.

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 26, 2019. 15 comments

South Carolina Coroner Confirms Local Dairy Queen's Burgers Are Not Made Of Human Flesh

South Carolina Coroner Confirms Local Dairy Queen's Burgers Are Not Made Of Human Flesh

A coroner in Greenville, S.C. confirmed on Friday that the ground beef patties from a local Dairy Queen were not, in fact, made out of human flesh. The confirmation comes in the wake of rumors swirling about the fast-food joint after it was hit with a federal raid on Wednesday, according to the Index-Journal.

“I promise you, I’ve never had anything of that nature asked of me. I’ve never...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 26, 2019.

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya

Olympic Champion David Rudisha Survives Car Crash In Kenya

Kenyan middle-distance runner, Olympic champion, and 800m world record holder David Rudisha is reportedly okay after sustaining minor injuries from a car crash in his home country, according to K24TV.

Rudisha’s car was totally destroyed after colliding with a bus on a highway in Nyansiongo around 2 a.m. local time. The athlete was taken to a hospital to be examined for any major injuries, but...

Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 26, 2019. 2 comments

Someone Please Tell Me How The Hell Stephen Piscotty Made This Catch

Someone Please Tell Me How The Hell Stephen Piscotty Made This Catch
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Oakland A’s left fielder Stephen Piscotty was briefly in a bad situation on Saturday. While trying to track a Buster Posey liner that was hit in his direction, Piscotty ended up looking directly at the sun, which caused him to lose track of the rapidly descending ball. In a futile attempt to prevent his vision from...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 26, 2019. 18 comments

Report: The Colts Aren't Going To Be Dicks About Andrew Luck's Money

Report: The Colts Aren't Going To Be Dicks About Andrew Luck's Money

For as many questions as Andrew Luck leaves behind with his sudden retirement , there is a fair amount that people actually understand about the implications of his retirement from a financial sense. Part of the sacrifice that historically comes with calling it a career earlier than expected—in addition to giving up future salary—is the fact that the player may be required by their team to...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 26, 2019. 5 comments

Chargers' Chris Peace "Dicked" Geno Smith

Chargers' Chris Peace "Dicked" Geno Smith

Late in the fourth quarter during Saturday’s game between the Chargers and Seahawks, Chris Peace, an undrafted free agent from Virginia, got Los Angeles’ lone sack of the game against Seattle. It was a clutch defensive play, given that it forced a fourth down, and put the Chargers in a position to potentially tie the game, but it wasn’t exactly something your average football watcher hasn’t...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 25, 2019. 4 comments

Arizona Quarterback Khalil Tate Was One Yard Short Of Sending The Game To Overtime

Arizona Quarterback Khalil Tate Was One Yard Short Of Sending The Game To Overtime

Saturday’s game between Arizona and Hawaii featured eight turnovers, over 1100 yards of offense and 83 points, yet the most exciting moment of the game began with only 10 seconds remaining in regulation.

With his team down seven late in the fourth, Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate helped his team march down the field to have at least a puncher’s chance at keeping this game going. After...

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Gabe Fernandez Gabe Fernandez Aug 25, 2019. 15 comments

Lightning Strike At PGA Tour Championship Injures Six Spectators

Lightning Strike At PGA Tour Championship Injures Six Spectators

Six people were injured at East Lake Golf Club on Saturday when lightning struck a tree near the south end of the course. The incident occurred less than 30 minutes after the third round of the PGA Tour Championship had been halted due to weather concerns.

The PGA Tour released an updated statement about the accident on Sunday:

The Atlanta Police Department and Atlanta Fire and Rescue have...

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