Finally, someone gets some answers about the Snowflake Regatta carnage. Organizers blame a combination of a boat drifting into the middle of the course and a narrow finish-line area. » 11/14/14 9:42am 11/14/14 9:42am

Here's more on the Snowflake Regatta, even though the story doesn't actually answer any of the questions we have, most notably: why were those kids doing those things with those boats? » 11/13/14 4:17pm 11/13/14 4:17pm

Regatta Devolves Into Utter Chaos

This weekend's Snowflake Regatta in Riverhead, New York, had to have the least competent group of rowers ever assembled in one place. Here's an attempted catalogue of all the damage: » 11/12/14 12:30am 11/12/14 12:30am

No, Boner Rower Does Not Have A Boner: A Gay Man's Remedial Guide To…

Fact: the average straight person has sex about once every four years. (Except for 43-year-old divorced dads in New York City, who are having sex with every 26-year-old lady, all the time.) Fact: the average straight man has seen about 3.2 penises in his life. » 8/07/12 12:04pm 8/07/12 12:04pm

That's Not A Boner, Says Boner Rower

Over the weekend, the American team took bronze in the men's coxless four rowing event. But at the medal ceremony, you could be forgiven for ignoring the first- and second-place teams, and indeed three-fourths of the U.S. team. Instead, all eyes were on Henrik Rummel. (Rummel and his penis are second from left in the… » 8/07/12 9:40am 8/07/12 9:40am

German Rower Quits Games Over Nazi Boyfriend Allegations

German rower Nadja Drygalla has left the Olympic Village following a media firestorm in her home country about her boyfriend's ties to an extremist right-wing political party. (Drygalla is the third rower from the left seen above.) » 8/03/12 10:15am 8/03/12 10:15am

In Which A Frenchman Learns Cape Cod Is Far From France

If at first you don't succeed, try again. Then just quit. For the second time, Charlie Girard failed to row the 3,000 miles from Cape Cod to France, rowing about 150 miles, 100 more than last time. Surprisingly, he got "really tired, really fatigued." He won't try again. [WBZ] » 5/30/09 4:15pm 5/30/09 4:15pm