Topic: Video

July 3, 2012

Andy Griffith's breakout as an entertainer came via a monologue about a country preacher at a football game. It feels about 200 years old today, but for Griffith—who died today at 86—seeming of-the-moment was never a big part of the game.

June 29, 2012

"No No: A Dockumentary," is a documentary project about Dock Ellis. You know, probably, that Dock pitched a no-hitter while frying on LSD. But, as producer Chris Cortez explains in this interview, "No No" is dedicated to telling the rest of Dock's story. As usual, the forgotten, human-scale stuff around the legend is the best part.

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.

May 17, 2012

Thinking about sports is fun enough, of course. But wouldn't you like to get out there and be a part of it? Wouldn't you like to get ripped the way the bloggers do?

May 15, 2012

Dana White is more than the commissioner of the UFC and a human energy drink. He is a valuable source of convoluted, condescending and unconvincing explanations for his league's lousy television ratings, if only you dummies would listen up.

April 26, 2012

Years after his last moments of basketball relevance, Steve Francis is back on the scene. If "the scene" is a place where a former NBA guard kind of raps about his nice vacations in a faintly Ja Rule-ian style and then makes a video with his kids in it. Is that the scene?

April 2, 2012

The "One Shining Moment" montage at the end of every NCAA Tournament is a television institution with decades of history and a ton of gooey, gooey sentiment behind it. Which makes it all the more frustrating how awful it is.

March 26, 2012

Tim Tebow does more than run well and pass less well. The guy can also use his words, as he showed in his first press conference as a member of the Jets. Some words, to be fair, got used a lot more than others.

March 26, 2012

One video of the Miami Marlins garish home run nightmare machine. One bit of druggy-ish rock and roll. One prescription for 100% drug-free, safe-for-work Monday vision questage.

March 20, 2012

Soccer is arguably the truest of team sports. But it is oddly at its most exhilarating when a sudden burst of individual virtuosity makes it something else. From Maradona to Messi to Neymar, the solo goal is soccer's most beautiful outlier.