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Is ESPN Ready to Embrace Big Data? Sports media giant blitzes Boston to court nerds

Nerd convention. Dorkapalooza. Geek heaven. Just a few names that were bandied about last weekend to describe the annual gathering of sports' intellectual cabal at MIT's Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.…

March 7, 2013, 12:00 AM EST

Deadspin: An Oral History How an irreverent sports site made the big leagues

It all goes back to Ron Mexico. In 2005, The Smoking Gun broke the story of a legal complaint about a prominent athlete who “knowingly failed to advise” a partner that…

January 28, 2013, 12:01 AM EST

Lance and Lennay Week: 5 Brands That Got Hurt Tour de France, Notre Dame and ESPN take hits

The sports world is on fire. But not the "fire" you associate with a quarterback completing numerous consecutive passes or a baseball team on a long winning streak. More like hellfire,…

January 18, 2013, 4:07 PM EST

Media Outlets Defend Being Duped by Te'o Hoax Reports from the New York Times to Sports Illustrated got facts wrong

In the frenzy to cover Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o’s triumph over tragedy in his final season as a college football player, reporters failed to pick up on one not-so-minor…

January 18, 2013, 3:10 PM EST

10 Great Moments in Web Journalism Besides Deadspin's Te'o Scoop From Favre to Bubba to FarmVille, the big stories that put pubs on the map

Brett Favre’s penis was certainly a big deal, so to speak. But Manti Te'o’s imaginary/made up dead girlfriend has thrust Gawker Media's Deadspin into the spotlight like never before. As of…

January 18, 2013, 1:22 PM EST

In Experiment, Gawker Goes 'Traffic Whoring' New editor hopes to replicate his winning formula at Deadspin with network's flagship site

A.J. Daulerio, the editor of Gawker’s Deadspin who was known for sensational stunts like publishing photos of what it claimed were Brett Favre’s naughty bits, hasn’t shed his unconventional approach…

February 1, 2012, 12:05 AM EST

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