How a Subprime Auto Lender Consumed Detroit With Debt and Turned Its Courthouse Into a Collections Agency

When Don Foss started his career as a car salesman, he recognized early on that most of his prospective customers had shaky credit, leaving them with few options for financing to buy a vehicle. So in 1972, he started subprime auto lending company Credit Acceptance Corporation to fill that void. He knew lending money…

Rafael Nadal And Novak Djokovic Look Forward To Being Pawns In Saudi Arabia's Shameless Image Rehab

On Oct. 7, one day after Reuters first reported the alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who Turkish officials later said was tortured and dismembered by Saudi agents in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Head of Saudi Arabia’s General Sport Authority Turki Al-Alshaikh announced Rafael Nadal and…

Stock Up On Socks--Our Readers' Favorite Socks--For 20% Off

If you didn’t find the socks you wanted in REI’s clearance sale, Backcountry just started its own 20% off sock sale. Options include plenty of reader-favorite Smartwools and Darn Toughs, but that’s just for starters. Sock sales are never the most exciting sales, but this is a great chance to stock up on socks that…

This Is What Happens When a Drag Racer's Parachutes Fail

Just in case you’re skeptical about just how much work a drag racer’s parachutes do to slow down a speeding car, here’s an excellent demonstration. Even though they’re not making that hot caliper-on-rotor contact of the brakes, a car’s drag chutes are incredibly important, as you can see right here on Pro Mod racer…

Jalen Ramsey Has Reached The "Give The Same Answer To Every Question" Stage Of The Season

Maybe you’re a real smart guy who predicted that last year’s trip to the AFC Championship game was going to go down as more of an aberration for this era of Jaguars football rather than a sign of things to come. But nobody could have been prepared for Jacksonville’s defense, the unanimous Best Defense In The NFL,…

Look! On The Pitch! It's Messi! It's Ronaldo! It's A Goalie Goal!

If you’re going to score a goal as a keeper, you might as well be like KRC Gent’s Kevin Frans in Belgium’s fourth division yesterday and make it a stoppage time, point-saving wonder strike of an overhead kick. You’ll probably only get one—maybe two—in your whole career, so you’d better make it count: