As of today, it’s been a decade since Barbaro, the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner, answered the starting bell at the Preakness Stakes, moments before jockey Edgar Prado pulled him up with a broken hind leg. Eight months later, he would die of the complications from that injury.
A student due to graduate from the University of Notre Dame on Sunday died early this morning after falling off the roof of a sports arena, NBC News reports.
We humans are doing a bang-up job of messing up our home planet. But who’s to say we can’t go on to screw things up elsewhere? Here, not listed in any particular order, are 12 unintentional ways we could do some serious damage to our Solar System, too.
These two reporters from Burlington's WPTZ had an especially exciting live shot this evening when their live report on dangerous Vermont driving conditions included an unscheduled demonstration.
Tonight's ITV News in the U.K. featured bonus coverage of an accident outside St. Pancras railway station in London while reporter Ria Chatterjee delivered an unrelated story about Eurostar train cancellations. Chatterjee, a true professional, paid no attention to the chaos happening behind her.
This popped up yesterday on the always-questionable LiveLeak, but I've got a feeling this is legit. Here is a woman trying to run across the famous Abbey Road crosswalk, in spite of all the danger, who needed help after a car ran her over.
Disaster fell upon the Indiana University basketball team early this morning, when sophomore Devin Davis was struck by a car driven by his freshman teammate Emmitt Holt. Davis had left the car in a parking lot moments earlier, but according to Bloomington Police as the car exited the parking lot Davis "unexpectedly…
Golfer Greg Norman sliced his left wrist with a chainsaw while cutting trees around his house Saturday, and according to doctors, the cut was very close to hitting an artery.
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is in critical condition after his limo bus was involved in a six-car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike early Saturday morning, according to state police. One person was killed and four others are in critical condition.
Yes, that is a real front page, from the May 16 edition of the Gaffney Ledger in South Carolina. Note that the headline isn't a quote, but an editorial decision to use "LASAGNA WAS EVERYWHERE" in huge font above the fold. The full story describes the high-octane lasagna accident in necessary detail.
Some poor old man wrecked his Rascal into a tree today at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, and we can't stop laughing about it because it was all captured live on Golf Channel and we are horrible people.
This series of photos from MyFoxTampaBay.com show the harrowing collision between a skydiver and a small Cessna earlier today in South Lakeland Florida. Amazingly, both the skydiver and the pilot walked away with non-serious injuries.
A jury found Josh Brent guilty today of intoxication manslaughter for the 2012 high-speed accident that killed his teammate Jerry Brown.
Two people were hurt when a man fell from the third deck of Ralph Wilson Stadium during today's Jets-Bills game, and CBS's camera caught the incident while most viewers were away at commercial.
During the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Will Power and Scott Dixon hit the pits at the same time. After swapping tires, Dixon took off as Travis Law, a crew member for Power's car, was carrying a tire away from the pit. Dixon's rear tire clipped Law's handheld tire and the speed sent it flying into Law and Law into…
Sprint Boat racing is a niche sport in which 1,000-horsepower engines propel tiny boats around what looks like a flooded go-kart track. If this sounds like a recipe for disaster, you're right—as spectators at Oregon's "Field Of Dreams" learned yesterday.
For nearly two decades, Sports Illustrated has stirred the tea leaves to discern a weekly Sign of the Apocalypse. Deadspin salutes the magazine's ongoing effort to cover the end of times but declines to cede the scoop on the biggest event in world history.