We're Compiling Every Police-Involved Shooting In America. Help Us.

The United States has no database of police shootings. There is no standardized process by which officers log when they've discharged their weapons and why. There is no central infrastructure for handling that information and making it public. Researchers, confronted with the reality that there are over 17,000 law… » 8/20/14 9:32am Yesterday 9:32am

Crazy Racist Alaskan Lady Goes On Amazing Racist Roadrage Rant

Damn, lady, this is one fine-ass racist run you went on here. Started off strong with, "If I had a gun, I would shoot you dead. ... I'm going to kill your kids and your goddamn mother. I've got people who will do it," and rolled right into Muslims blowing up school bus children because they're atheists. Then you just… » 8/19/14 7:07pm Tuesday 7:07pm

How Neil Leifer Shot His Most Famous Boxing Photos

You've seen Neil Leifer photos, obviously, and probably heard him talk about his work some too. But Sports Illustrated has a hell of a collection up, with hi-res images of Leifer's best boxing work, like the overhead of Ali-Williams that Leifer counts as his favorite, to go along with text and video of Leifer… » 8/15/14 5:49pm Friday 5:49pm

American Police Militarization, Visualized

The New York Times ran a piece back in June about the rapid militarization of America's police departments through the Congress-backed military-transfer program, which began in the 90s, and has ballooned since 2006. Above is a graphic showing the raw numbers for select military items that have found their way to… » 8/14/14 10:59am 8/14/14 10:59am

Warning to anyone reading Deadspin from work: Some misguided trolls have taken it upon themselves to spam our comments with shock-gore images, apparently in retaliation for what some other misguided trolls have been doing to our friends at Jezebel. We're cleaning it up as best we can, but be aware that comments are… » 8/12/14 11:07am 8/12/14 11:07am

Report: Cavaliers Finally Get Kevin Love, Ship Out Andrew Wiggins

According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Cleveland and Minnesota have finally agreed on the exact trade that everyone has assumed will happen for weeks. Cleveland will send Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, and a protected first round pick to the Wolves in return for Kevin Love, who will agree to a long-term extension to stay… » 8/07/14 9:29am 8/07/14 9:29am