Report: Manchester City Join Arsenal, Real Madrid In Falcao Sweepstakes

We are in the final throes of what has already been a hectic summer transfer window, and it now looks likely that at least one more huge name will be on the move, with Falcao possibly strengthening an already way-too-good Man City attack. » 8/30/14 10:56am 9 minutes ago

How To Grill A Skirt Steak, A Mere 11 Minutes Of Worthwhile Labor

Grilling skirt steak is the easiest, fastest way to get steak into multiple people at the same time. This makes it well suited to Labor Day's two traditions: the notion of a holiday from work, and the often contradictory practice of throwing a big exciting cookout on this day when you're supposed to be taking a… » 8/30/14 9:40am Today 9:40am

Why The Heck Some Good Runners Started Running In The First Place

It's back-to-school time and junior high players everywhere are contemplating how best to make their mark on the athletic world. Here's the thing—running until your sternum glows and your legs bend in unusual places lacks appeal to the youngster. Football has cheerleaders. Basketball has a crowd. Gymnastics has… » 8/30/14 8:43am Today 8:43am

Yep, That's An Idiot's Dong Featured On ESPN.com [NSFW]

Tonight's Cubs-Cardinals game in St. Louis was interrupted by an Idiot On The Field who invaded Busch Stadium's turf clad only in a pair of boxers. One AP photographer spotted the hooligan just as he was apprehended with his junk hanging out the fly of his shorts; ESPN proceeded to put the photo on its website. » 8/30/14 12:33am Today 12:33am

What It's Like To Race F1 Champ Sebastian Vettel Around Eau Rouge

I'm standing at the base of one of the most legendary corners in all of auto racing, the uphill right-left sequence named Eau Rouge. I'd never driven it before but four-time F1 champ Sebastian Vettel has and he's waiting in a hopped up Infiniti hoping to crush me. Then it starts to rain. » 8/29/14 2:26pm Yesterday 2:26pm

I Can't Stop Watching This Dude Try To Hit A 186-MPH Fastball

Ever wondered what it'd be like to stand in against a big-league hurler? Yeah, this is kinda like that, but if the hurler was, like, a Terminator or something. Here's former Japanese ballplayer Takeshi Yamasaki, trying to get his bat around on a nearly 200-mph fastball (the fun starts at around 3:45 in the video… » 8/29/14 1:30pm Yesterday 1:30pm

How Heisman-Finalist Quarterbacks Have Changed Over The Years

It's the season for wildly premature Heisman speculation, and considering quarterbacks have won all but two Heismans since 2000 (Mark Ingram and Reggie Bush being the exceptions), a few quarterbacks and their gaudy stat lines will be in the running this year. But just how far have the goal posts moved on Heisman… » 8/29/14 1:11pm Yesterday 1:11pm

Goose Island Honker's Ale: Not Bad, For Sellouts

Goose Island has been making outstanding beer for the good and other people of Chicago since 1988. The rest of us have been able to get our hands on it for a long time, too; it was also was one of the first American craft breweries to hit the big time. This is because it was a well-run small business with a superior… » 8/29/14 12:42pm Yesterday 12:42pm