Tommy Craggs

Tommy Craggs is the editor-in-chief of Deadspin.

Sports Nut
Sept. 27 2012 3:34 PMNFL 2012The NFL sacrificed three weeks of games on the altar of ideological purity.
Hang Up And Listen
April 16 2012 5:51 PMHang Up and Listen: The Frisbee Fever EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NHL playoffs, Bobby Petrino’s firing, the end of’s Page 2, and professional Ultimate Frisbee.
Sports Nut
Jan. 5 2012 5:33 PMNFL 2011The New York Jets are out-Lupica-ing Mike Lupica.
Sports Nut
Oct. 26 2011 1:03 PMNFL 2011

The first casualty of HGH hysteria?

Sports Nut
Oct. 3 2011 6:41 PMNFL 2011

The Arizona Cardinals Got Jobbed by an Old Rugby Rule

Sports Nut
Sept. 26 2011 5:44 PMDid Buffalo Outsmart Bill Belichick?
Sports Nut
Sept. 20 2011 12:04 PMCam Newton, a Quarterback To Build a Dream On
Sports Nut
Sept. 1 2010 1:08 PMNon-LeBronThe sports media celebrate Kevin Durant for being someone he isn't.
April 30 2010 7:03 AMThe Weirdest Two Minutes in SportsHow we misunderstand the Kentucky Derby.
Sports Nut
Feb. 13 2009 4:30 PMKing NBAWhat's with the overpraise for pro basketball commissioner David Stern?
Sports Nut
April 4 2008 4:03 PMWhat We Talk About When We Talk About LoveUCLA's Kevin Love isn't who the basketball pundits want him to be.
Sports Nut
July 20 2007 3:53 PMHammering on HankHow the media abuse baseball's home run king.
Sports Nut
Feb. 1 2007 5:01 PMRain ManningThe Colts' brilliant, nerdy, socially stunted quarterback.
Sports Nut
Oct. 13 2006 5:21 PMBaseball's Middle AgeThe improbable ascendance of the middle reliever.
June 15 2006 1:19 PMBracing for a Fight at the Germany-Poland Match
Sports Nut
Sept. 5 2012 12:15 PMNFL 2012Are you ready for some scabs?
Sports Nut
Jan. 26 2012 5:55 PMNFL 2011Eli Manning and the NFL’s trouble with goodness.
Sports Nut
Nov. 23 2011 3:31 PMNFL 2011The man who invented the end-zone dance.
Sports Nut
Oct. 24 2011 4:11 PMNFL 2011

Seven articles of faith as regards Tim Tebow.

Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2011 12:47 PMThe $30 Product That Will Change How You Watch the NFL
Sports Nut
Sept. 21 2011 2:54 PMWhat If HGH Could Cure Peyton Manning?
Sports Nut
Sept. 8 2011 1:02 PMRoger Goodell Is Shifting Liability Onto the Help
June 5 2010 9:50 AMJohn WoodenWhat the legendary coach got wrong about basketball.
Sports Nut
March 12 2009 5:55 PMThe Year of Magical ShootingHow Stephen Curry became a basketball folk hero.
Five-ring Circus
Aug. 22 2008 12:57 PMDunks, Mom, and Apple PieThe marketing genius of USA Basketball's "Redeem Team."
Sports Nut
March 19 2008 7:10 AMTeams We HateDuke, USC, Cornell, and eight more odious schools in this year's NCAA Tournament.
Sports Nut
March 14 2007 1:30 PMTeams We HateDuke, Eastern Kentucky, and 11 other odious schools in this year's NCAA Tournament.
Sports Nut
Dec. 8 2006 2:58 PMJohn WoodenWhat the legendary coach gets wrong about basketball.
June 21 2006 4:38 PMThe Eternal Angst of the British Press
June 12 2006 8:08 PMSympathy for the American Soccer Fan




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.