Charlie Davies Sues Nightclub And Red Bull For Car Wreck That Nearly…

"D.C. United's Charlie Davies is suing the owners of a Washington nightclub and the drink company Red Bull for $20 million, claiming they are responsible for a fatal car crash that ended the MLS player's hopes of joining the 2010 U.S. World Cup team. Davies, now 25, was a passenger in the car driven by a woman who… » 10/19/11 11:25pm 10/19/11 11:25pm

A Thrashers Fan Surrounded By Winnipeg Jets Fans At The Draft Tries To…

Your morning roundup for June 25, the day Wade Boggs introduces you to Deputy Stanley, a dimwitted yokel who does battle with Swamp Shark. » 6/25/11 10:00am 6/25/11 10:00am

Charlie Davies Attempts To Save His Failed Goal Celebration By Doing…

Since he returned to professional soccer in late March, Charlie Davies appears to be having a great time. The 24-year-old has scored four goals in three games for D.C. United, which has him on loan from the French club FC Sochaux; the latest tally was this late-game penalty kick against the Galaxy on Saturday. The… » 4/11/11 2:45pm 4/11/11 2:45pm

Charlie Davies Returns To Soccer With A Two-Goal Game For D.C. United

Seventeen months after getting seriously injured in a car wreck that cost him a shot at a 2010 World Cup roster spot, Charlie Davies returned to the pitch in D.C. United's season opener against Columbus last night. He scored on a penalty kick in the 63rd minute, and added a second goal about 15 minutes later when… » 3/20/11 10:30am 3/20/11 10:30am

NBA Player Served With Child Support Papers At Halftime Of A Game

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 2/05/11 9:00am 2/05/11 9:00am

Remember The Time Peyton Manning Helped Chris Hanson Catch A Predator?


Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 11/13/10 9:00am 11/13/10 9:00am

An Open Letter To Soccer Player Charlie Davies (With Afternoon Update)

Charlie, What the fuck are you doing? Listen, more than most people, I get how surviving near-death incidents involving cars can change a person. It makes you grateful each morning when you wake up. » 10/09/10 10:00am 10/09/10 10:00am

Last Night's Winner: Bob Bradley's Blamelessness

In sports, everyone is a winner-some people just win better than others. Like Bob Bradley's exclusion of Charlie Davies from the World Cup roster, which, thanks to Davies's overly cautious Ligue 1 side, isn't Bradley's fault. » 5/13/10 11:45am 5/13/10 11:45am

The Mets Know How To Seize, Uh ... An Opportunity

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 5/12/10 7:00am 5/12/10 7:00am

Charlie Davies's Mutant Healing Factor, Cont'd

Charlie Davies, having survived a car accident that required doctors to peel off his face, is not only training again but, as a reader reports, he's playing $5/$10 no-limit hold 'em well into the whiskey hours. I like this guy. » 1/26/10 6:15pm 1/26/10 6:15pm

Charlie Davies Has A Mutant Healing Factor, Gnarliest Scar Ever

U.S. striker Charlie Davies is not only jogging again but talking seriously about playing in the World Cup, an incredible bit of news when you remember that, four months ago, he was in a single-car accident that looked like this. » 1/25/10 5:40pm 1/25/10 5:40pm

Davies Update: South Africa Looking Unlikely

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 10/14/09 6:30am 10/14/09 6:30am

U.S. Striker Charlie Davies In Surgery After Serious Car Accident…

The national team's promising 23-year-old forward was apparently involved in this grim one-car accident along the George Washington Parkway, which ripped an SUV in half. One woman died at the scene. Davies' injuries are reportedly not life-threatening. » 10/13/09 3:30pm 10/13/09 3:30pm