Everyone has their own relationship to and tolerance for alcohol, but next time you’re at a party, you might do well if you have exactly two drinks. If you are a person who has found that zero drinks, or one drink, is the right number for you, then that is the number to stick with. For everyone else, try two.
Going out to dinner with friends can easily become a big event—after agreeing to share a meal together, you’ll have to choose the cuisine, the restaurant, and whether to invite that one person everyone has been avoiding for a few weeks. The decisions don’t end there. Once you settle in at the restaurant, and everyone…
In the 15 months since Skip Bayless was chastized for saying that Johnny Manziel was an alcoholic, our “Johnny Manziel” tag has featured copious amounts of partying, lying, and domestic abuse accusations, and very little football.
About two years ago, I quit drinking. Initially, I didn’t attempt to “mask” my teetotalism at social gatherings: I’d meet a group at a bar, never order anything, and give long-winded answers to anyone who asked why. As my friends and coworkers can attest, it can be awkward as hell being stone-cold sober in a crowd of…
Every January, millions of people decide that they’re finally going to lose weight. They Google the best diets, join a gym, and declare that this is The Year They Finally Get Their Shit Together. And for too many of those people, a month later, those plans are in ruins.
You’re in Glendale. You’re so ready for what should be a great National Championship Game. You’re cozy and comfortable in your corporate suite, either because you know the right people or you’re rich as hell. You want to get bent.
Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia announced today that he is checking himself into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the playoffs.
According to a recent study on this very website, quite a few people make serious life decisions under the influence of alcohol. Go figure! On Friday, we asked our readers to tell us about the craziest things they’ve bought while drunk, and among the usual stuff (tattoos, memorabilia, and a subscription to the Dairy…
In Kent Babb’s revealing new biography of Allen Iverson, he gets into the famous 2002 press conference in which “AI” repeated the phrase “we’re talking about practice” 22 times. According to the book, 76ers coaches and executives believed Iverson was drunk.
Pedro Martinez’s excellent-sounding book is full of Manny Ramirez stories, like the time the Red Sox slugger took fashion advice from “the three little midgets in [his] head.” And yet, some gems didn’t make it into the book, like the time Ramirez spiked the clubhouse booze with Viagra.
Dallas sportswriter Jim Dent—probably best known for his book The Junction Boys, about Bear Bryant’s Texas A&M team—was sentenced to 10 years in prison today for his 10th DWI. Last week the Dallas Morning News published a long profile about Dent’s sportswriting career and his problems with the bottle.
It was inevitable once Adam Schefter reported that Josh Gordon had tested positive for alcohol, but today the NFL made it official: Gordon is suspended for the entirety of the 2015 football season. The Browns released a statement confirming the suspension—which is without pay and for "at least one year"—and leveled at…
Evidently these have been around for a while, but they're new to me. BuzzBallz: Regret In a Can. BuzzBallz: Liquid Cold-Sore. BuzzBallz: Convex Around the Sides, Like Your Abdomen When Fluid Accumulates In Your Peritoneal Cavity as a Result of the Liver Cirrhosis You Get From Living the Kind of Life That Involves…
A Tennessee man was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a child and aggravated child abuse and neglect for allegedly making his 15-year-old son play a drinking game with him as they watched the Volunteers' game against Oklahoma Saturday.
You drink a variety of things on any given day. Water, sure. Coffee, oh yes. And in the evening, you'll probably have a few beers or shots or what-have-you. Behold, Fittish's guide to everything you're drinking, and how to do it better.
Matt's a big Penguins fan. His wife couldn't care less about hockey. But she's awesome, so at their wedding reception this past summer, she got him a surprise: This ice luge in the shape of the Penguins logo.
From the minds of some unidentified genius, and via Reddit, comes Alco-Hockey, a game where the goal has been replaced with six depressions for cups. What you put in those cups is up to you, but it's not called "Soda Hockey."
Shaq's vodka line is marketed as gluten-free: But...all vodka is gluten-free. (It also contains no peanuts, shellfish, or MMR vaccines.) [Scientific American]
Former Chargers and Bills linebacker Shawne Merriman was rushed to a hospital from a Hollywood club last night, with what authorities would only describe as a "medical emergency." Now there's a report that Merriman may have partied a little too hard.
"Frank" had a hell of a weekend. We're told he remembers none of it, but his next-door neighbors sure can. Frank somehow ended up in their apartment on Saturday, his shirt tied around his neck like a cape. It was mostly downhill from there.