It's The 20-Year Anniversary Of The Greatest Prank Call Of All Time

The O.J. Simpson car chase had its share of memorable moments. For you, maybe it was the absurdity of a white Ford Bronco leading a phalanx of police well under the speed limit, or the knowledge that Simpson had a gun to his head, or Al Cowlings telling police "You know who I am, goddammit" or just the realization… » 6/17/14 5:29pm 6/17/14 5:29pm

"God Said Yes To Michigan": We Called Every Tourney Team's Local…

For the tournament, we're calling Applebee's franchises in different cities across the country immediately after the local institution has completed its game, win or lose. We'll pretend to be oblivious about what just happened in order to get a detailed game description from someone in the restaurant. At the end of… » 4/01/13 1:40pm 4/01/13 1:40pm

What Happened In The Game? We Called Every Tourney Team's Local…

For the tournament, we're calling Applebee's franchises in different cities across the country immediately after the local institution has completed its game, win or lose. We'll pretend to be oblivious about what just happened in order to get a detailed game description from someone in the restaurant. At the end of… » 3/25/13 1:30pm 3/25/13 1:30pm

What Happened In The Game? We Called Every Tourney Team's Local…

The Applebeat was born when two writers without smartphones needed to know the score of an NBA playoff game. "Every town has an Applebee's," we thought. We tracked down an Oklahoma City Applebee's number with the assistance of an underworked 411 operator, and then, thanks to the establishment's friendly bartender, we… » 3/22/13 4:20pm 3/22/13 4:20pm

On Browns Call-In Show, Caller Asks Who Has The Biggest Penis; Hosts…

Browns Red Zone airs Mondays on SportsTime Ohio. The hosts—Jim Donovan, Tony Grossi, and Doug Dieken, break down the previous day's game, and take calls from viewers who want to discuss the Browns. It's basically televised sports radio, and like radio, sometimes prank callers make it through the screening. » 12/04/12 9:25am 12/04/12 9:25am

Some Dick Prank-Called Mohamed Sanu And Told Him He'd Been Drafted

The Rutgers wide receiver is projected to go in the second or third round, but there's no blaming Sanu for getting his hopes up last night. As Cincinnati prepared to make their pick, someone claiming to be from the Bengals called Sanu and told him they were about to select him 27th overall. » 4/27/12 12:20pm 4/27/12 12:20pm