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Marc Gasol Helped Rescue A Migrant From Drowning In The Mediterranean Sea Marc Gasol Helped Rescue A Migrant From Drowning In The Mediterranean Sea

Marc Gasol has spent the last week volunteering aboard the Open Arms Proactiva, a ship operated by a Spanish NGO that works to rescue migrants from the Mediterranean Sea. According to the UN, 1,443 asylum seekers and refugees trying to make it to Europe have died on the journey so far this year, and organizations like…

A Few Asshole Tour De France Fans Took It Too Far Today [Update]

Today the Tour de France returned to Alpe d’Huez for the 30th time in race history. Over one million fans packed the slopes of France’s most famous climb to cheer on crowd favorites like Romain Bardet, Tom Dumoulin, and Steven Kruijswijk, but mostly to sing, drink, and wave flags at riders they hate, most notably…

Golf Channel's Overwrought Tiger Woods Promo Quotes Dylan Thomas, Then Gets Weirder Golf Channel's Overwrought Tiger Woods Promo Quotes Dylan Thomas, Then Gets Weirder

You bright and risen angels! Tiger Woods is either contending for the British Open championship this weekend or, depending upon how seriously you take this comically overwrought Golf Channel promo, going nobly into that BATTLE we all must face, the final charge into the breach in pursuit of mastering our very SOULS…

The Dodgers Have Won The Manny Machado Sweepstakes, Finally The Dodgers Have Won The Manny Machado Sweepstakes, Finally

Manny Machado is heading west. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported yesterday that the Baltimore Orioles had the framework of a deal in place to trade Machado to the Dodgers for a bushel of prospects, and the trade finally went through today after a “brief medical blip” caused both parties to stay at the negotiating…

Titans' Jurrell Casey Says He'll Keep Protesting Injustice Despite NFL's New Anthem Policy Titans' Jurrell Casey Says He'll Keep Protesting Injustice Despite NFL's New Anthem Policy

Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey regularly demonstrated during the national anthem before games last season, and even though NFL owners have crafted an absurd policy designed to ensure that everyone “shows respect for the flag and the Anthem” (which was never the issue), the Pro Bowler says he plans to continue…

One Of Chris Froome's Own Teammates Could Be His Most Credible Tour De France Challenger One Of Chris Froome's Own Teammates Could Be His Most Credible Tour De France Challenger

As is custom and as the entire cycling world probably expected, the first meaningful mountain stage of the Tour de France wrapped up this morning with a Team Sky rider in the yellow jersey. However, it was not four-time champion Chris Froome that grabbed a commanding race lead, but rather his right-hand man, Geraint…

Liz Cambage Goes Off For WNBA-Record 53 Points  Liz Cambage Goes Off For WNBA-Record 53 Points 

Dallas Wings center Liz Cambage made history this afternoon when she hung 53 points on the New York Liberty. Not only was that tally over half of her team’s 104 points, it’s the most in a single game in WNBA history. Cambage shot 17–of–22 from the field, 4–of–5 from three, and made 15 of her 16 free throws. She also…

Collin Sexton's Summer League Crunch Time Defense Is Maybe Too Intense Collin Sexton's Summer League Crunch Time Defense Is Maybe Too Intense

Josh Hart and Collin Sexton had what looks like a decent duel in the semifinals of the NBA Summer League tournament last night. Hart went off for 37 points and nine rebounds in the Lakers’ 2OT win (nothing is more conceptually absurd than Summer League overtime), while Sexton had 27 points for the Cavs. The Lakers may…

Daring Mountain Rescue Features Helicopter Parking Its Butt Right On The Snow Daring Mountain Rescue Features Helicopter Parking Its Butt Right On The Snow

Oregon Army National Guard personnel in this big-ass helicopter extracted a wayward climber and the six rescuers that had been sent after him from the summit of Oregon’s iconic Mt. Hood on Friday. The man had called local police from the summit on Thursday and told them he was initially planning to take his own life…

MMA Good Boy Sage Northcutt Wins By Knockout, Rambles About The Power Of Words MMA Good Boy Sage Northcutt Wins By Knockout, Rambles About The Power Of Words

It’s been a few months since we’ve checked in on Sage Northcutt, the UFC action figure last seen turning into beef jerky before fighting some French guy in February. After winning that match, Northcutt said he was sick of cutting weight to fight at 155 pounds, so when he made his return to the cage this past weekend,…

Reporter Hit By Falling Railing On Opening Day At D.C.'s New MLS Stadium  Reporter Hit By Falling Railing On Opening Day At D.C.'s New MLS Stadium 

D.C. United celebrated the opening of their new stadium last Saturday. Fans were treated to 32 minutes of Wayne Rooney, protests from disgruntled supporter groups, and a series of railings breaking and falling all over the place. D.C. United communications VP and sideline reporter Lindsay Simpson was apparently hit in…

Croatia's World Cup Final Run Was A Miracle Croatia's World Cup Final Run Was A Miracle

As a rule, small countries do not play in the World Cup final. Only 13 countries on earth have ever even made the final, and aside from one of Sunday’s participants, only big countries have played for the cup in the modern era. It’s been over 50 years since there was a final that didn’t feature one of Brazil, Germany,…

Deadspin Up All Night: HRVATSKA RAKIJA Deadspin Up All Night: HRVATSKA RAKIJA

Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. Please enjoy this absolute banger while celebrating NUMBER ONE VICTORY OF MIGHTY CROATIA IN WORLD CUP.

The Tour De France Finally Hits The Cobblestones, Where Chaos Reigns The Tour De France Finally Hits The Cobblestones, Where Chaos Reigns

The Tour de France peloton was not impressed with Stage 7, which wrapped up this morning with a ho-hum bunch sprint after 231 kilometers of nothing. Peter Sagan said, “It was boring today. We went pretty easy all day and then raced the last 10 kilometers.” Alejandro Valverde added, “It’s too much. A 230-kilometer…

It's Time To Take The Oakland A's Seriously It's Time To Take The Oakland A's Seriously

The start of this Oakland Athletics season started out in unsurprising fashion, by which I mean everything went wrong.

Dear Croatia, Please Wear Your Extra-Cool Checkerboard Kits In The World Cup Final [Update] Dear Croatia, Please Wear Your Extra-Cool Checkerboard Kits In The World Cup Final [Update]

Mighty, valiant Croatia have had a dream World Cup, and this weekend, they will take the field for the World Cup final only 26 years after joining FIFA as an official national team. It will obviously be the biggest moment in Croatian soccer history, and as such, they had better not overthink it and do anything…

An Utterly Ludicrous Hand Determined The World Series Of Poker's Final Table An Utterly Ludicrous Hand Determined The World Series Of Poker's Final Table

Today is a fairly barren sports day, but don’t worry, we have an oddly spicy poker highlight for you. The World Series of Poker’s main event, called the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, began earlier this month, and a field that started out with 7,874 poker players was whittled down to its final nine on Wednesday…

What In The Damn Hell Happened To England? What In The Damn Hell Happened To England?

Immediately after England scored in the fifth minute of today’s World Cup semifinal, it seemed like they’d cruise to a comfortable win over a clearly exhausted Croatia side that was running on fumes.

Kieran Trippier's Absolute Banger Brings It One Step Closer To Home  Kieran Trippier's Absolute Banger Brings It One Step Closer To Home 

Is it coming home or what? It only took five minutes for Kieran Trippier to do his thing and put England up 1-0 with a gorgeous curling free kick from just outside the box.

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