Come Chat Live With Former NFL Running Back Ricky Williams

We're pleased to be joined now by Ricky Williams, the former Heisman Trophy winner who spent 11 seasons in the NFL with the Saints, Dolphins, and Ravens. He's now the running backs coach at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, and he's down in the discussion awaiting your questions, so go nuts and ask… » 11/05/13 12:44pm 11/05/13 12:44pm

Ricky Williams's Foundation For At-Risk Kids Has Been Taken Over By A…

The Ricky Williams Foundation was started "to be instrumental in the physical, mental, emotional and educational development of at-risk individuals from low social-economic communities." You wouldn't expect anything less from Ricky Williams, by all accounts one of the nicest, most genuine guys in football. But how… » 7/24/12 11:10am 7/24/12 11:10am

Some Rockets Are Just More Impressive Than Others

Your morning roundup for Aug. 9, the day we decided not to bid on the Marilyn Monroe sex tape. H/T to Gordon for the photo. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 8/09/11 10:27am 8/09/11 10:27am

Last Night's Winner: Ricky Williams Is The Real Most Interesting Man In…

After his comments criticizing just about everyone, either Ricky Williams is done in Miami, or Tony Sparano, Chad Henne and Brandon Marshall are. Yeah, Ricky's gone. Just another chapter in his odyssey. » 1/04/11 11:25am 1/04/11 11:25am

Ricky Williams - Battier Than You Realized

Williams credits his success and durability this season to a new type of alternative medicine. No, he doesn't mean weed, as we're all assuming. Ricky's "pranic healing" regimen is far stranger. » 11/22/09 12:00pm 11/22/09 12:00pm

Last Night's Winner: Tokers

In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like Ricky Williams and Tim Lincecum, who yesterday inhaled deeply the vapors of success. And perhaps some other stuff, too. » 11/20/09 9:30am 11/20/09 9:30am

Uga VII Is Dead. Long Live Uga VIII

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. » 11/20/09 6:30am 11/20/09 6:30am

Bengals' First Pick's Three-Part Fail: Fat, Injured, And A Bengal

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. » 9/02/09 6:30am 9/02/09 6:30am

Would You Let Ricky Williams Massage Your Head?

Ricky Williams is no longer searching for enlightenment in the bottom of a water bong. Oh, he still wants enlightenment, but now he's looking for it in a second career as a holistic healer. » 7/22/09 3:20pm 7/22/09 3:20pm

Ricky Williams Refuses to Hide from The Woman Trapped Inside Him

In the December issue of Playboy » 11/13/08 2:00pm 11/13/08 2:00pm magazine, our buddy Pat Jordan penned an enormous profile on the ganja-toking, yoga-loving problem child, as he attempts to rejuvenate his NFL career with the Miami Dolphins. In the piece, we learn about his many quirks, his relationship with the mother of his two children, the hefty…

Ricky Williams Still Tempted by the Lure of the Sweet Leaf

I give credit to Miami Herald reporter Armando Salgeuro for asking running back Ricky Williams prior to the Dolphins' bye week if he had the urge to smoke marijuana » 9/30/08 12:00pm 9/30/08 12:00pm, but it's equally baffling that Williams, already a multiple drug offender in the league, would actually say "Yes" to the question. Maybe it's Williams…

Ricky Williams' Presence Means Every Little Thing Gonna Be Alright

It's easy to forget that the Miami Dolphins will once again have Ricky Williams in the backfield in 2008, but he's received Bill Parcells' support (amazing) and is rehabbed and ready to go for next season. In an interview with the Austin American Statesman, we find out that Williams, at 31, is much more focused, in… » 5/15/08 4:00pm 5/15/08 4:00pm

Ricky Williams Will Meditate With You

In case you were wondering how Ricky Williams is keeping himself busy these days, he is of course indulging his true passion. No, not that passion: The other one. » 10/30/07 4:30pm 10/30/07 4:30pm

Ricky Williams Wants Back In Your Life

The ball is rolling for Ricky Williams to get himself back in the National Football League. His agent, Leigh Steinberg, claims that Ricky's in the best shape of his life (though I don't know if an agent has ever said that a client of his wasn't in the best shape of his life) and has passed all of his pee-pee tests. » 4/01/07 4:00pm 4/01/07 4:00pm

Ricky Williams, Now 57 Percent More Deep!

The ludicrously stretched gentleman here — if we could do that, we'd never leave the house! — is Ricky Williams, and if you're the type to never get tired of Ricky Williams stories, well, here's another one. » 3/01/07 2:30pm 3/01/07 2:30pm

Ricky Williams Has Had Just About Enough Of Canada, Thanks

For those of you not up on your Grey Cup, the East semifinals are this weekend, featuring the Winnipeg Blue Bombers against the Toronto Argonauts and our old friend Ricky Williams. During a practice interview — the interview was real, but it was after practice, if you'll forgive our somewhat misplaced modifier —… » 11/03/06 10:30am 11/03/06 10:30am

Ricky's Canadian Debut

Ricky Williams made his Canadian Football League debut last night in a pre-season exhibition game for the Toronto Argonauts. It looks like Ricky's domination of the Canadian game is not a given. He had seven yards on four carries. And I think his numbers get even worse when you consider the exchange rate. » 6/03/06 5:10pm 6/03/06 5:10pm

The Sad Life Of Ricky Williams

It's clear, at this point, that Ricky Williams, who was officially suspended for the 2006 season yesterday, would have had a much better life if he had just never played pro football at all. If he would have just decided to travel the world and smoke weed right after leaving Austin, he would: » 4/26/06 11:00am 4/26/06 11:00am