Welcome to Compete, a joint venture between Deadspin and Kotaku dedicated to covering the best, worst, dumbest, most thrilling, most interesting, and, generally, the most stupefying—in the better and worse senses of the word—in esports and competitive gaming. We’re just getting started here, but hope to make this a…
When March Madness kicks off tomorrow at noon Eastern time, thousands of sports fans across the country will be suddenly stricken with sore throats, coughs, or other excuses to ditch work and find a place to watch one or more of the 16 college basketball games that will tip off.
Casey's had enough. The bigger kid on the right "has been bullied his whole school life," says the video description, "and this is what happens when he snaps!!" Hence the jackknife powerbomb. [Deadspin: The Ultimate Anti-Bullying PSA: Kid Fights Back With Devastating Body Slam]
For a die hard sports fan, it's a sad, tough life without cable. You need it to watch all the games you can! Hell, it's really the only reason why I still fork over a $100 every month to money-garbing Time Warner these days. But with Apple TV now being able to stream MLB.tv and NBA League Pass? I'm cutting my cable…
Getting ready for the Super Bowl XLV? Then download all these free apps into your iPhone or Android (if available). Because, you know, there's never enough apps to feed our hyperactive, hyperinformationhungry brains and satisfy our short attention spans.
Kacey Jordan, the porn star who smoked crack with Charlie Sheen shortly before his hospitalization, shared some good news today: Her "babe rank" just skyrocketed! How good is a Charlie Sheen scandal for a porn star's career? A quantitative investigation.
The founders of the RoboCup competition have a simple, reasonable dream: to build a team of robotic soccer players who'll win the World Cup by 2050. Here's a sample of the finest fútbol-bots from Virginia Tech's Robotics and Mechanics Laboratory.
Three remarkable innovations are transforming the mechanics of the common bicycle. In fact, these new technologies may be the most significant developments in bike engineering since the original "safety" bicycle was invented at the end of the 19th century.
Click to viewStop whatever you're doing right now and go tell your dear ones that you love them. You'll be glad you did once you listen to this voicemail recording.
A few days ago, China Central Television showed footage of what they claimed was an air force training exercise conducted on January 23. From the looks of things, they were actually just playing clips from Top Gun.
Take one pink golf ball, one water fountain for it to float atop, one putter to strike it with, and one person to do said striking, and what do you have? You have the greatest putt-putt shot of all time.
Knokkers is one of those rare athletic endeavors that's greater than the sum of its parts. And when the parts in question are jumbo-sized billiards and bowling, that's really saying something.
Here it is — the first ever picture of Andrew Garfield in his Spider-Man costume, looking as though he's feeling the Great Responsibility. What do you think?
If you're excited about today's Verizon iPhone bonanza, it's for one reason: hoping for the shining light of non-sucky service. Here's all of the news (and opinion) you need to get caught up on what might be your next phone:
The day that Verizon gets the iPhone will be remembered as glorious by everybody who's dropped 12 calls in a row, been taunted by meaningless signal bars and just plain had a miserable AT&T experience. But they shouldn't buy one.
Congratulations! A loved one loves you back enough that they bought you a brand new fancy camera. Now what?