Jiu-Jitsu Master Eddie Bravo Wants You To Know The Truth About 9/11

Eddie Bravo is a curious case, a serious jiu-jitsu player who some think is a crackpot and some think is the truth. Best known for training UFC commentator/living expression of Reddit Joe Rogan, he's also done some impressive stuff in competition—his win over Royler Gracie at an event the Abu Dhabi Combat Club held in… » 3/27/14 12:33pm 3/27/14 12:33pm

Remembering 9/11: An Educational Pageant

On this September 11, another year further removed from the events of 2001, many Americans have seemingly lost focus on the significance of what happened. As the attacks move toward history's horizon, like the Civil War and Thanksgiving before them, Gawker offers an educational resource to help America's schoolteachers … » 9/11/13 4:09pm 9/11/13 4:09pm

Golf Course's 9/11 Discount Promotion Goes Real Bad, Real Fast

Wednesday is the 12th anniversary of the day terrorists crashed two planes into the World Trade Center, another into the Pentagon and yet another was downed in a field in Pennsylvania. All told, close to 3,000 people died. Nine holes for just $9.11! 18 for $19.11, which barely makes sense, but it's got 9/11 in it!… » 9/09/13 10:43pm 9/09/13 10:43pm

How A Career Ends: Jeff Sheppard, Kentucky's Great Dunking Guard, Quit…

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Jeff Sheppard, two-time national champion and one of the best dunkers in Kentucky history. » 4/02/12 3:00pm 4/02/12 3:00pm

A Brief Dispatch From Las Vegas On The Occasion Of The Jets Beating…

LAS VEGAS—The scene: Caesars Palace. A quiet corner of a quiet bar, DAL-NYJ on the TV. A handful of exceedingly pleasant Cowboys fans sitting in a half-circle. A lone Jets fan sitting in front—a desiccated New Yorker given to periodic bursts of yelping and fist-pumping. You know the type. All coiled violence and… » 9/12/11 5:45pm 9/12/11 5:45pm

Clydesdales Genuflecting Toward Lower Manhattan, And Other 9/11…

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 9/12/11 12:51pm 9/12/11 12:51pm