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NHL Apologizes For Those Emails You Received From An Obviously Fake Gary Bettman NHL Apologizes For Those Emails You Received From An Obviously Fake Gary Bettman

The NHL issued an alert today that the league would be investigating emails received by numerous people purportedly from commissioner Gary Bettman “requesting a phone call or other calls to action,” claiming the emails were being sent from fake accounts:

"That Ain't Right!" 

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One of the many effects of our publishing the notorious Sinclair video has been that the broadcasting company has now reneged on a $25,000 pledge to the National Press Photographers Association. You can contribute to make up that difference here.

The President's TV Channel Of Choice The President's TV Channel Of Choice

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Home Run Balls Are Free For The Taking In Chicago Today

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How I Made A Dumb Video Making Fun Of Sinclair Broadcasting And Somehow Started A Media War How I Made A Dumb Video Making Fun Of Sinclair Broadcasting And Somehow Started A Media War

This past weekend, the media watchdog group Allied Progress began airing a message on Sinclair Broadcast Group stations urging viewers to contact the FCC and ask the agency to stop Sinclair’s consolidation of local news. This is something that the FCC could do, if it wanted—Sinclair is in the process of buying out…

Good Morning, Sunshine Good Morning, Sunshine

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Soccer Fans Are Back To Hurling Yellow, Banana-Shaped Objects At Black Players [UPDATE]

A fan in Manchester threw a yellow, banana-shaped object onto the pitch early in today’s City-United derby either at Man City’s Raheem Sterling or United’s Ashley Young, both of whom are black.

Yankees Fans Incessantly Boo Giancarlo Stanton After New Arrival Records Platinum Sombrero

Reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton is already a persona non grata in the Bronx as Yankees fans reacted to the slugger’s five-strikeout day against the Rays with a chorus of boos.

William Karlsson's Shorthanded, Between-The-Legs Goal Is One Of The Year's Best

The Vegas Golden Knights continue to make fools of us here at Deadspin, but it was Martin Jones who was on the losing end of the April Fools’ joke tonight as William Karlsson made an unassisted, shorthanded, between-the-legs goal to put the Sin City shockers up 3-2 on San Jose. Seriously, look at this shit:

Patrick McCaw Leaves On Stretcher After Landing On Back [UPDATE]

Patrick McCaw left tonight’s game against Sacramento on a stretcher after the Warriors guard fell hard to the floor after being undercut by Vince Carter on a play that left Golden State coach Steve Kerr angrily cursing at the veteran Kings star.

Grant Hill Watching His Life Flash Before His Eyes, In Extreme Slow Motion

Grant Hill learned today he’d be the newest member of the Basketball Hall of Fame. But whatever pride he might have felt at that honor dissipated, for a moment, as he saw Michigan’s Moe Wagner hurtling through the air toward him.

How I Feel About Your April Fools' "Prank" How I Feel About Your April Fools' "Prank"

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How America's Largest Local TV Owner Turned Its News Anchors Into Soldiers In Trump's War On The Media

Earlier this month, CNN’s Brian Stelter broke the news that Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner or operator of nearly 200 television stations in the U.S., would be forcing its news anchors to record a promo about “the troubling trend of irresponsible, one sided news stories plaguing our country.” The script, which parrots…

Notre Dame Blows Five-Point Lead With 15 Seconds Remaining, Allows UConn To Force OT, Wins Anyway

Both women’s Final Four games went to overtime tonight, with UConn keeping its undefeated season alive thanks to an incredible meltdown by Notre Dame in the last seconds of regulation.

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