Police Believe Champion Powerboat Racer Faked His Death In Boat Crash

The official story goes like this: Last month, a pontoon boat carrying two men crashed off of Longport, N.J. One swam to shore safely; the other, 44-year-Andrew Biddle, has not been found and was reported missing. But local police now believe that Biddle faked the accident in an attempt to escape prosecution on a… » 8/04/14 7:09pm 8/04/14 7:09pm

High-Powered Sprint Boat Careens Off Course, Crashes Into Spectators

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. » 7/28/13 5:00pm 7/28/13 5:00pm

Hey! You're Scaring The Fish

Got an image you'd like to see in here first thing in the morning? Send it to tips@deadspin.com » 11/25/08 8:15am 11/25/08 8:15am. Subject: Morning crap Ah, drag boat racing; one of those not-at-all-insane sports that ranks right up there with cliff diving and playing catch with a hand grenade. Cruising along at 200 MPH, all it takes is one little…