They're Still Playing That Crazy-Ass, Everything-At-Once Sport Called…

Hickey went and checked out a new rec league for the fledgling sport-clusterfuck Kronum just outside of Philadelphia over the weekend. "Here's what I ask people," founder Bill Gibson tells the Metro. "Do you listen to your grandparents' music? Well, why are you playing your grandparents' sports?" [Metro] » 5/02/11 2:20pm 5/02/11 2:20pm

What's The Difference Between John Elway And Barbaro?

Let's just get to what you probably want to know about me, Brian Hickey, the new weekend guy: How to throw me down into your basement well with Precious because you get rammy when swaddled in vulnerable soullessness on Saturdays and Sundays. » 7/10/10 9:00am 7/10/10 9:00am

Philadelphia Wing Bowl 18: They Did It All For The Snooki

Brian P. Hickey woke up at 5 a.m. today to go watch the 18th annual Philadelphia azzzhole convention known as the "The Wing Bowl." He filed this report.(See Philly.com's full Wing Bowl Gallery here.) » 2/05/10 1:30pm 2/05/10 1:30pm

The Breasty, Pukey, Fighty Majesty Of Philadelphia's Wing Bowl

Brian Hickey spent his morning taking in the sprawling mess of Frank's Red Hot depravity that is Philly's annual "Wing Bowl" gorgefest (featuring "Snooki," of course). He'll have his full report later, but here's a photo primer. (NSFWish) » 2/05/10 11:05am 2/05/10 11:05am

More Vanilla Ice With My NBA, Please: A Canadian's Perspective

Last night, at the Raptors-Nets game, Vanilla Ice inexplicably appeared as the halftime entertainment. Resident Canadian high-end potato salesman, Gourmet Spud, was in attendance. He filed this report. » 2/04/10 6:40pm 2/04/10 6:40pm

And Now For One Of The Best Stories You'll Read All Year

Last December we ran an essay by longtime virgin, author and SI columnist Jeff Pearlman about journalist Brian Hickey, who was almost killed by a hit-and-run coward last Thanksgiving. » 6/04/09 4:15pm 6/04/09 4:15pm

Philly Bluntness

So, not to get all sappy, but it would be really great if any of you Philly-based Deadspinners (or those from other parts of the country with kind souls) would take the time to read this piece about freelance journalist Brian Hickey. He's one of the smartest people on the planet, friend to many, a diehard — and… » 12/05/08 11:30am 12/05/08 11:30am