NRA Secretly Backs Group Aiming To Save Elephants Now, Kill Them Later

A couple of weeks ago, a group called the Elephant Protection Association (EPA) sent an email to a Maryland woman with elephant-hugging tendencies after she'd registered for membership online. There was an important measure coming before the General Assembly in Annapolis, HB713, which would restrict the sale of… » 3/03/15 5:55pm 3/03/15 5:55pm

Olympic Wrestler Charged With Hunting Deer In Lexus Parking Lot

Dremiel Byers, a two-time Olympian and 10-time U.S. Nationals champion in wrestling, was charged with "suspicion of hunting out of season and illegal possession of wildlife" in Colorado Springs Thursday evening. » 8/16/14 6:13pm 8/16/14 6:13pm

Teen World Cup Fan's Hunting Photo May Have Killed Her Modeling Career

It's a been a tough week for blonde teenagers who pose for Facebook photos with dead African animals. First, 19-year-old big-game hunter Kendall Jones had her photos of trophy leopards, elephants and rhinos scrubbed from Facebook after an internet backlash. Now the career of a 17-year-old Belgian model, discovered in… » 7/11/14 10:14am 7/11/14 10:14am

NBC Sports Network Cancels NRA-Sponsored Elephant Hunting Show

NBC Sports Network is dumping the show that featured a guy shooting an elephant in the face. The show—hosted by NRA lobbyist Tony Makris—isn't being canceled for that episode with the elephant shooting, exactly (though that didn't help). Instead it's because Makris compared his critics to Hitler earlier this week. He… » 9/28/13 8:44am 9/28/13 8:44am

NBC Sports Host Who Shoots Elephants Compares Critics To Hitler

Of course he does. Tony Makris, the gun-humping NRA lobbyist whom we last saw on the NBC Sports Network shooting an elephant in the face, has recently been dealing with some people who are critical of his decision to shoot an elephant in the face. To Makris, those people are just like Hitler. » 9/27/13 11:59am 9/27/13 11:59am

Here's A Dude Shooting An Elephant In The Face On NBC Sports Network

What is this shit? For some reason, NBC Sports Network has been airing an NRA-sponsored hunting show called Under Wild Skies, on which gun-humping NRA lobbyist Tony Makris shoots elephants in the face. » 9/24/13 2:20pm 9/24/13 2:20pm

Guns Don't Kill Doves. Texans Kill Doves

In states from Maine to Texas, Oregon to Florida, the end of summer and the beginning of autumn heralds that time of year when family and friends get together for some quality shooting. This is how it's been for generations, and the likelihood of it changing anytime soon is effectively nil. » 9/11/13 1:57pm 9/11/13 1:57pm

David Booth Is Studying Theology At Oxford This Offseason

When last we checked in with the Canucks winger, he had freed the Kootenays from the terrible reign of the Goatbeast. Booth's offseason activities this year swing to the other end of the spectrum—that of the mind and of the soul. » 7/10/13 1:08pm 7/10/13 1:08pm

No, It’s Not Ironic Justice That A Hunter Was Murdered By A Jealous…

Gregory G. Rodriguez was having a glass of wine at a friend's home when her husband showed up and shot him to death. The husband, Wayne Bengston, pictured above, then beat up his wife, took their 2-year-old kid to a relative's house, and drove away to kill himself. This is all according to police in Whitefish, Mont.,… » 3/09/13 3:52pm 3/09/13 3:52pm

Luke Scott Hath Slain The Hellboar

Everyone's favorite gun-humping birther, Luke Scott, arrived at the Tampa Bay Rays' spring training facility with a special guest: the stuffed head of a slain hellboar. How did Scott come to claim this bloody prize? By sticking the beast with a spear, of course! Scott told Rays Report that the boar was his "first… » 2/19/13 12:20pm 2/19/13 12:20pm

Carey Price Hath Slain The Hellhound

Today's installment of "What NHL Players are Killing Instead of Playing Hockey" finds Canadiens goalie Carey Price hunting in northern B.C. He bagged this coyote, looking less than dignified in death, and tweeted it out. » 12/27/12 2:00pm 12/27/12 2:00pm

West Virginia Won't Let Its Mascot Kill Things With His School-Issued…

Yesterday we brought you West Virginia, in video form: the WVU mascot killing a black bear with his musket, while the fight song played and the hunters whooped and hollered. » 12/05/12 5:50pm 12/05/12 5:50pm

Robin Yount Shot Dale Sveum In The Ear While Quail Hunting

Baseball's winter meetings haven't been a huge source of excitement so far this year. The Nationals made a splash by signing Dan Haren, but the big names like Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke are still waiting to be snapped up, and no blockbuster trades have happened. » 12/05/12 10:40am 12/05/12 10:40am

West Virginia Student Mascot Shoots A Bear; Bear Falls Out Of A Tree;…

According to the YouTube description, this is Jonathan Kimble, the senior who's spending this year as the Mountaineer, WVU's (human) mascot. The costume includes coonskin cap, buckskin jacket, and a usually-unloaded musket. It's black bear season and Kimble proved, at the expense of a bear driven into a tree, that… » 12/04/12 11:45pm 12/04/12 11:45pm

You Should Read This Before You Go Bigfoot Hunting

The Chautauqua Lake Bigfoot Expo is exactly what it sounds like: a sasquatch convention. Though most of the amateur cryptozoologists are in it to document and preserve, surely there are some rogues out that who would love nothing so much as a Bigfoot head above their mantel. So Peter Wiemer, founder of the Bigfoot… » 11/20/12 6:10pm 11/20/12 6:10pm

Hunter Accidentally Shoots Girlfriend, Says He Was Aiming For Hog

Ohio or Florida? Florida. The woman is listed in serious condition, and the man is probably thinking he should have used a different excuse. [WKMG, h/t TheCarlosRuizSpanishEnglishDictionary] » 4/23/12 1:40pm 4/23/12 1:40pm

Precocious And Horrifying Four-Year-Old Kills Two Deer With Shotgun

Ohio or Florida? Trick question; it's Virginia, one of the few states that doesn't have a minimum age for hunting. Little James Futrell, returns after winter break having grown up faster than his pre-kindergarten classmates. He has stalked the beast, and bathed in its blood. » 1/06/12 2:45pm 1/06/12 2:45pm