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Let's Remember Some Guys: More 1990 Score Football Guys

It has been a while since last we at Let’s Remember Some Guys Remembered Some Guys, but that doesn’t mean that we’d forgotten. We haven’t forgotten any Guys, of course, at least beyond the attrition that comes with being alive and periodically having to do things other than Remembering Guys. But also we have not…

Several Wrong Ways To Say "Philadelphia Eagles" Several Wrong Ways To Say "Philadelphia Eagles"

There was always some risk involved, in retrospect. The balance of power on the Deadcast has always been tenuous in Drew’s absence, with Marchman’s powerfully Marchmanian energy in dynamic tension with my own pure and righteous handsomeness. Sometimes the guests have evened this out, and sometimes, as in the brutal…

Here Is A Haunting Anecdote About How Vikings GM Rick Spielman Puts On His Pants Here Is A Haunting Anecdote About How Vikings GM Rick Spielman Puts On His Pants

It was not a bad or even a strange idea for Sports Illustrated to have Greg Bishop spend four months of the NFL season with the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings nearly made the Super Bowl in 2017 on the strength of the NFL’s best defense, then went on to swap out Case Keenum for alarmingly remedial grillmaster and far…

Pancakes Are Bullshit Pancakes Are Bullshit

It is a matter of public record where Drew Magary, the beloved honking prince of this website, lands on the question of pancakes. The big dog is pro-flapjack without apology, and our boy likes them large. But while Drew is recovering well from his post-Deadspin Awards injury, he was not in the studio for the recording…

Your Favorite Baseball Team Can Afford Any Free Agent It Wants Your Favorite Baseball Team Can Afford Any Free Agent It Wants

The days are no longer getting shorter and darker, and began to bounce back in the right direction a few days before Christmas. There is still a lot of winter left, though, and given the way that the MLB offseason just kind of never got around to happening last year, it’s hard to know when things will actually get…

The Year In Sports Media Beef The Year In Sports Media Beef

We arrived at the studio hungry. A promise had been made: the last Deadcast of calendar year 2018 would be a review of The Year in Sports Media Beef, and our chef de cuisine and tour guide would be Laura Wagner, the site’s our in-house beefmaster. Lord knows this stupid and diminishing year provided plenty of protein.…

Sweet, The NBA Season Is About To Start Sweet, The NBA Season Is About To Start

Every sports league is too long, but each is too long in its own specific way. The NFL’s mirrors the sport’s true nature as a weekly television show; Major League Baseball can make a half-convincing case for those multiple months of deeply meaningless games in its middle as part of its broader summery essence; the NHL…

The Baseball Hall Of Fame Is Now In The Remembering Some Guys Business The Baseball Hall Of Fame Is Now In The Remembering Some Guys Business

Beyond the obvious broad comedy inherent in the words fuming baseball purists, one of the more amusing aspects of Harold Baines’s otherwise inexplicable selection to the Baseball Hall of Fame this week has been the sheer volume of discourse devoted to Harold Fucking Baines across various platforms. Even when Harold…

Normal Man Donald Trump Hilariously Fucks Up Army-Navy Coin Toss Normal Man Donald Trump Hilariously Fucks Up Army-Navy Coin Toss

There are many compelling reasons why a reasonable person might not want to be President of the United States. The hours and stress and travel are crushing, because the broader responsibility of the job is so crushing. What a president can or cannot actually do to alter the broader course of things is a bigger and…

Deadspin Up All Night: And It Seems So Real Deadspin Up All Night: And It Seems So Real

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Akron And South Carolina Will Play The Most Meaningless Game Of The College Football Season Akron And South Carolina Will Play The Most Meaningless Game Of The College Football Season

On Wednesday, the University of South Carolina was compelled to issue a clarification regarding the tickets it was planning to give away for this Saturday’s home game against Akron at Williams-Brice Stadium. Yes, the upper level tickets were indeed free as reported but no, and this part was important, they were not…

Enjoy Your Mike McCarthy Bloopers While You Can Enjoy Your Mike McCarthy Bloopers While You Can

Mike McCarthy. Here is a man. A man who has not simply persevered, not merely endured, but who has continued to push himself further, faster, harder in his pursuit of a very distinctive type of mediocrity, even as the naysaying multitudes cried out, in a superficially polite Wisconsin-accented way, “my dude what the…

Please Enjoy This Enormous Australian Cow Please Enjoy This Enormous Australian Cow

What you’re looking at here is a cow named Knickers, a Holstein Friesian that lives on a farm in Western Australia with a bunch of other regulation-size cows that honestly look laughably small—like a child’s toys, like a dull child’s stupid playthings—in comparison. This is because Knickers, per Perth Now, is nearly…

Here's A Blessed Video Of Johnny Cueto Riding A Prancing Pony Here's A Blessed Video Of Johnny Cueto Riding A Prancing Pony

As rich person hobbies go, horses are one of the riskier and more complicated ones. Horses are expensive and cool, but they are also huge and don’t listen to reason and take enormous dumps. Compare that to a rich person pursuit like owning visual art or islands or a bunch of cars—all of which are also expensive…

Thanksgiving Is The Last Good Holiday Thanksgiving Is The Last Good Holiday

Some years ago, for reasons that are hard to parse, the Internet Of Content decided that Thanksgiving sucks. A holiday that for the most part celebrates fundamental American values—gluttony, family, NFC football, a weirdly sentimentalized vision of genocide, copious side dishes—was transformed, in post after post,…

You Wouldn't Want To Work With Draymond Green, Either You Wouldn't Want To Work With Draymond Green, Either

They have been historically great for years and are, when at their unholy apex, probably the most beautiful and terrifying basketball machine ever constructed, but the Golden State Warriors are kind of a corny bunch of dudes. This is nothing on them, really: it’s not their job to be interesting, or anyway it’s not as…

This Is All Donald Trump Has Left This Is All Donald Trump Has Left

President Donald Trump often stands near a helicopter on the White House’s South Lawn while reporters shout questions at him. Certain elements of this ritual are the same every time. The wheedling honk of Trump’s voice and the uneasy tilt of his standing-on-a-hoverboard-for-the-first-time posture are constants, as is…

The Deadcast Went To Nashville, Ate A Lot, And Invented A Hideous Milkshake The Deadcast Went To Nashville, Ate A Lot, And Invented A Hideous Milkshake

The votes are counted, the headaches have dissipated, Drew’s GI tract is back in acceptable working order after a frontal assault by a smallish bite of Bolton’s hot chicken, and the verdict is in: Nashville, Tennessee is a pretty cool place to spend like 36 hours. It would probably be even more fun to spend even more…

Holy Shit, That Election Was Marginally Less Depressing Than Expected Holy Shit, That Election Was Marginally Less Depressing Than Expected

If I may take you Inside The Game for a moment: the Deadcast was in Tennessee this week, for an intimate and robustly seasoned and extremely fun live recording at Headquarters Beercade in downtown Nashville on Monday. The plan was to put that podcast online and on this website today, and we are indeed sticking to…

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