Topic: Media

June 1, 2012

At one time, TMZ Sports was actually talked about as a potential competitor for Deadspin. That never happened, and instead it's a Lamar Odom-obsessed ghost planet ruled by cackling, sour-hearted ghouls. Thank goodness.

April 11, 2012

As manager of the Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen should have known that bringing up Fidel Castro would get him in trouble locally. But the national outrage seems intent on humiliating him for more than bad judgement without examining what may have been behind his comments. 

March 6, 2012

It's been a truism for some time now that the NBA and Twitter, if not necessarily a natural match, work together in a way that no other sport can claim. Maybe it's the density of activity, the level of detail, the amount of material to crack wise about. Mostly, though, it seems to reflect the idea that the NBA, as non-stop activity, defies good, old-fashioned storytelling.

February 22, 2012

There have long been rumors that, during Monday Night Football's golden age, ABC had a Saturday morning animated series in development. No pilot was ever made, and very little art survived. But today, it is our great honor to present to you the script for that pilot and a few key frames.

January 17, 2012

Sports coverage can annoy, but it has a baseline—the games every fan cares about—against which we can judge the mountains of bullshit. Political reporting, sadly, has no clear bottom.