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




The Ebola Story

How our minds build narratives out of disaster.

The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola

PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer

The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics

A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers


Welcome to 13th Grade!

Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.


The Actual World

“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.

Want Kids to Delay Sex? Let Planned Parenthood Teach Them Sex Ed.

Would You Trust Walmart to Provide Your Health Care? (You Should.)

  News & Politics
Oct. 22 2014 9:42 PM Landslide Landrieu Can the Louisiana Democrat use the powers of incumbency to save herself one more time?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.