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2018-02-25T01:50:18.327Z
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I can’t think of a sport where rules are molested with as much glee and abandon as they are in motorsports. That’s part of what makes racing so great: the devious and clever ways that teams will attempt to squeeze out some kind of advantage are a fascinating part of the sport.

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The story originally appeared in The Los Angeles Times Magazine on Oct. 31, 2004 and can be found in Kaye’s ebook anthology, Men: What They Do, How They Think, And Why. It is republished here with the author’s permission.

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North Carolina lawmakers recently proposed bill that would add parents to a list of licensed medical professionals allowed to evaluate concussed children; within a day of being publicized, the politicians responded to the backlash by telling concerned citizens that, actually, the controversial portion of the bill was…

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Time for your weekly edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Got something on your mind? Email the Funbag. Today, we’re covering cannibalism, hobbies, toilet paper expenses, and more.

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Former Indianapolis Colts executive Bill Polian opened up a can of takes that expired in 2007 to answer a question about whether he’d vote for Terrell Owens and Randy Moss for the Pro Football Hall Of Fame. (Owens has been eligible for the Hall for two years now but hasn’t yet been voted in; Moss will be eligible in…

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OxyLED’s stick-anywhere motion-sensing lights are ideal for dark cabinets and closets, and though they’re currently listed for $11 each, you can add two to your cart today, and get both for $15 with code OXY2PT02/

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The classic logo underwear from Calvin Klein has been around forever, and has seen another surge in popularity thanks in part to their #MyCalvins campaign (Justin Bieber photoshop notwithstanding). Amazon’s one-day sale on Calvin Klein underthings will help you get comfy and get one step closer to looking like their…

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Rahkeem Cornwall is 24 years old, 6-foot-6, over 300 pounds, and poised to make a big splash. Though he has yet to make his international debut for the West Indies, the pudgy cricketer impressed in yesterday’s exhibition game between England and the West Indies President’s XI, as the two nations warmed up for a…

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Wow, this is the second time Nicki Minaj has been drafted into the Super Petty Dome. Onika previously walked out with a somewhat unsatisfying win against Taylor Swift, but a win nonetheless. This time, however, instead of facing off in the ring against a willowy country-turned-pop star from suburban Pennsylvania, she…

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Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are “real pioneers when it comes to school choice,” according to a statement by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Also, I’m going to pull my head off and punt it into a bog.

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Did you hear the cool news? One prospective NFL player could win their own island at the NFL combine if they break the combine record in the 40-yard dash, set by Chris Johnson in 2008. Pretty cool! Here is ESPN brandbot-in-chief, Darren Rovell:

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David Wright was sent back to New York from the Mets’ spring training camp in Florida today with yet another injury, this time a shoulder impingement that will keep him from throwing for a good amount of time.

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Last week, Hall of Fame catcher Mike Piazza needled the city of St. Louis when he said he’d rather own a third-tier Italian soccer team than an MLS team in St. Louis because you “can’t get a good meal” in the city.

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No one can say they didn’t see this coming. Well, the birds can.

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If there was ever a piece of IP perfectly suited for a Risk adaptation, it’s Game of Thrones, and you can get the game for $46 today, within a couple bucks of an all-time low.

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The New Orleans Saints are currently in England on a press tour meant to drum up enthusiasm for upcoming NFL games that will be played in London. Running back Mark Ingram has been tweeting a lot during the trip, and for the most part he seems to be enjoying himself, save for the night when he claims he and his…

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This seems bad? The Padres say it’s not that bad, but it feels bad. I feel like ballparks shouldn’t flood entirely because...it rained a lot?

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There were a whole lot of storylines heading into Monday’s clash between the West-leading Wild and the just-outside-the-playoff-picture Kings. The day before, both teams had recruited reinforcements for their respective postseason pushes: L.A. with a surprise trade for goalie Ben Bishop, and Minnesota acquiring Martin…

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