Denver Bronco DeMarcus Ware Tries His Giant Hand At Off-Road Racing

Defensive end DeMarcus Ware has only just signed with the Denver Broncos, but he's already tossed his football helmet for a racing helmet to throw down in "America's oldest off-road race," the Mint 400 out of Las Vegas, Nevada. » 3/27/14 3:25pm 3/27/14 3:25pm

Custom Difficulty Gives an Honest Challenge—and Leaves Time to Rally

I move through the stages of difficulty in a sports video game like the stages of grief. Expert, Pro, Hard, Medium and Easy might as well be named Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance. In the past, I've started somewhere between anger and depression before moving on to acceptance. » 7/15/13 12:41pm 7/15/13 12:41pm

The Greatest Athlete in Video Game History Returns Next Week

When he visited our television sets a generation ago he came to us in two different forms, one of them human. In his time he was unmistakably the best athlete of both realms, and his latter manifestation—the indestructible, immortal, and still unstoppable Video Game Bo Jackson—returns to the field next week. » 7/02/13 11:22am 7/02/13 11:22am

A Camera Cable Fell On Kyle Busch's Car During The Coca-Cola 600

The cable, which belonged to FOX, snapped and struck several cars at lap 124 of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch was in the lead, and presumably driving upwards of 200 miles an hour when the cable snapped and struck his car and others', causing the race to be red-flagged. » 5/26/13 9:08pm 5/26/13 9:08pm

Scenes From The Final Hours Of The Watertown Manhunt

The manhunt in Watertown for suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev concluded with Tsarnaev's capture around 8:45 p.m. Friday night. It capped off a surreal day that paralyzed the city of Boston and ensnared the Watertown community in a harrowing 24-hour period. » 4/20/13 11:48am 4/20/13 11:48am

Here's A Custom Map Of Everything That Has Happened Today So Far

There's way too much happening to attempt to cover what's still a developing situation, but here's a crowdsourced attempt to tell the story of what happened last night at MIT and this morning in Watertown. For your in-the-moment updates, browse over to Gawker. » 4/19/13 7:30am 4/19/13 7:30am

Auto Club 400 Ends With Denny Hamlin In An Ambulance And Tony Stewart…

Kyle Busch took the checkered flag today in California, but attention quickly turned to Denny Hamlin—whose crash sent him to the hospital and which let Busch take the lead on the final lap—and Joey Logano, who tangled with Hamlin and eventually found himself the target of Tony Stewart's fists. » 3/24/13 6:52pm 3/24/13 6:52pm

Twitter Troll Further Shamed On Awkward Television Meet And Greet

Early this week we told you about the Twitter troll who got his comeuppance when boxer Curtis Woodhouse decided to track him down and confront him about his online habits. He quickly changed his tune when shit got real and apologized. End of story? » 3/17/13 3:35pm 3/17/13 3:35pm