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The NBA Playoffs Have Been So Boring, And Last Night Was A New Low The NBA Playoffs Have Been So Boring, And Last Night Was A New Low

These here NBA Playoffs have been terminally boring. They have been so dull and charmless and forgettable that the one night of actual exciting basketball fans have enjoyed somehow still featured two teams taking 3-0 leads in second-round series. Even Rockets-Warriors, this season’s most anticipated series and de…

Milwaukee Police Release Video Of Bucks' Sterling Brown Being Tackled And Tased For No Reason Milwaukee Police Release Video Of Bucks' Sterling Brown Being Tackled And Tased For No Reason

Today the Milwaukee Police Department released the Sterling Brown arrest video, which confirms that Brown was not “combative” as was initially reported. You can find the 30-minute piece of body-cam footage below. One of the cops uses a taser on the Milwaukee Bucks player just after the 8:00 mark.

Lawsuit: Texans Cheer Coach Cut Cheerleaders Who Spoke Out To HR Lawsuit: Texans Cheer Coach Cut Cheerleaders Who Spoke Out To HR

An anonymous former cheerleader for the Houston Texans has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Texans and cheerleading coach Altovise Gary under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The cheerleader, identified only as P.G.G., worked for the team for the 2017-18 season and left in April. The lawsuit additionally…

Japanese College Football World Rocked After Player Reveals He Was Ordered To Injure Opposing QB Japanese College Football World Rocked After Player Reveals He Was Ordered To Injure Opposing QB

A single dirty hit in a college football game three weeks ago has become a such a scandal in Japan that the perpetrator held a nationally televised press conference today to explain himself.

Milwaukee's Mayor And Cops Are Already Apologetic About The Forthcoming Sterling Brown Arrest Video Milwaukee's Mayor And Cops Are Already Apologetic About The Forthcoming Sterling Brown Arrest Video

The video footage of Bucks guard Sterling Brown’s arrest is set to be released this week, and judging by how Milwaukee authorities are scrambling to do damage control, it sure seems like it’ll tell a very different story from the one police first told. Brown was arrested on Jan. 26 for resisting arrest after officers…

Rugby Man Feeds Cleat To Opponent's Mouth Rugby Man Feeds Cleat To Opponent's Mouth

Highlanders, a New Zealand rugby union team competing in the Super Rugby international league, lost a 41-12 game this weekend to their Australian counterparts, the Waratahs, breaking a 40-game losing streak that all Aussie sides have been on against teams from New Zealand. The Waratahs were able to break through…

Shohei Ohtani's Splitter Is The Most Untouchable Pitch In Baseball Shohei Ohtani's Splitter Is The Most Untouchable Pitch In Baseball

Two-way star Shohei Ohtani helped the Angels end a five-game losing streak with a 110-pitch outing against the Rays Sunday. At this point, Ohtani going for nine strikeouts in 7.2 innings and generally bewitching opposing hitters isn’t much of a surprise, since he’s paired masterful control with devastating velocity…

Gabriel Benitez Slammed Humberto Bandenay Straight To Hell Gabriel Benitez Slammed Humberto Bandenay Straight To Hell

The UFC held its first event in Chile on Saturday, and while the only Chilean fighter on the card lost and the main event was a a real stinker, fans who arrived reasonably early at least got to see a spectacular finish. Gabriel Benitez met Humberto Bandenay in the fourth fight of the evening, and the Mexican fighter…

One Mountain Biker Dead, Another Injured After Scariest Possible Cougar Attack One Mountain Biker Dead, Another Injured After Scariest Possible Cougar Attack

On Saturday, two men were mountain biking about 30 miles east of Seattle in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains when they encountered a cougar. Authorities say Isaac Sederbaum and S.J. Brooks did everything right: they dismounted their bikes, stood their ground, and yelled at the animal. After it charged them, one…

Astros Manager A.J. Hinch On Santa Fe Shooting: "Thoughts And Prayers Are Great, But They're Not Fixing The Problem" Astros Manager A.J. Hinch On Santa Fe Shooting: "Thoughts And Prayers Are Great, But They're Not Fixing The Problem"

This morning, a student at Houston-area Santa Fe High School murdered 10 people with a shotgun and a .38 caliber pistol. This is the 22nd time this year that someone with a gun has either killed or injured someone on a high school campus. Astros manager A.J. Hinch was asked about the deadly attack ahead of tonight’s…

Deadspin Up All Night: I Never Felt Better In My Life Deadspin Up All Night: I Never Felt Better In My Life

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Former Pro Wrestler Tom Magee Severely Beaten By Six Men In Parking Spot Dispute Former Pro Wrestler Tom Magee Severely Beaten By Six Men In Parking Spot Dispute

Former World’s Strongest Man contender, world powerlifting champion, and WWF veteran Tom Magee suffered serious injuries after he was beaten by six men in a dispute over a parking spot yesterday. CBS Los Angeles reports that the dispute broke out near Magee’s Mar Vista home, and neighbors described a grisly scene.…

Deadspin Up All Night: City Looks Pretty Deadspin Up All Night: City Looks Pretty

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Alex Honnold Wants To Save Our National Parks Alex Honnold Wants To Save Our National Parks

Naturally, Alex Honnold is in Yosemite right now. This should not surprise you, because if non-climbers know anything about Honnold, it’s that he climbed El Capitan without a rope a year ago, becoming the first person to free solo the legendary big wall. When I spoke to him yesterday, Honnold was enjoying a rest day,…

Luka Dončić's Overwatch Mains Are Cause For Serious Concern Luka Dončić's Overwatch Mains Are Cause For Serious Concern

Luka Dončić is not only a presumptive top-two pick in June’s NBA Draft, he’s also the proud owner of a Gamer’s Heart. According to a profile written last month by ESPN’s Mina Kimes, Dončić is a fan of the Call Of Duty series. He also “spends two to three hours a day playing video games like FIFA and Overwatch,”…

Please Just Call Up Vladimir Guerrero Jr., He's Too Good For The Minor Leagues Please Just Call Up Vladimir Guerrero Jr., He's Too Good For The Minor Leagues

Truly I say to you today: Double-A ball offers no challenge to Vladimir Guerrero Jr. besides that of a blank canvas upon which he can paint wild highlights. The 19-year-old slugger has spent his time with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats smacking big dingers and generally looking like he belongs at a higher level, and…

It Appears The Kings, Who Always Screw Up, Can't Possibly Screw This Up It Appears The Kings, Who Always Screw Up, Can't Possibly Screw This Up

For what feels like the first time in recent franchise history, the Sacramento Kings got lucky. The Kings briefly held the reins in the NBA’s greatest-ever tank-off last season, but they were soundly out-tanked over the stretch run, and wound up finishing with the lottery’s seventh-best odds after ending the season…

Authorities: Wife Of Pro Golfer Lucas Glover Charged With Battery After Attacking His Mother Authorities: Wife Of Pro Golfer Lucas Glover Charged With Battery After Attacking His Mother

Lucas Glover’s wife, Krista, was arrested in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., on Saturday night and charged with domestic battery and resisting an officer after she apparently struck Lucas and his mother, Hershey Hendley, according to the St. John’s Sheriff’s Office. Inmate records from the sheriff’s office show that Krista…

Red Sox Pitcher Carson Smith Suffers Potentially Major Injury After Throwing His Glove In Frustration Red Sox Pitcher Carson Smith Suffers Potentially Major Injury After Throwing His Glove In Frustration

Carson Smith tossed one inning in relief for the Red Sox in yesterday’s loss to the Oakland A’s, giving up a home run to Khris Davis. After he left the game, he was apparently mad at himself, and he tossed his glove in frustration. That’s a normal and fine reaction, but Smith injured himself doing so, and according to…

Okay Goddamnit, What The Hell Is This Robot Saying? Okay Goddamnit, What The Hell Is This Robot Saying?

This devil magic is tearing the entire GMG newsroom apart, and now you have to deal with it too. What is this robot saying??? I hear “Laurel” and I can’t even hear the faintest shred of “Yanny,” so please tell me what you hear.

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