December 20, 2012 |
This preseason, while asking Bears to name the special teams teammate they were most excited to watch, Eric Weems' name kept coming up. And while he is a joy to watch on the field, Weems also never bottles up his personality, which is a quality reporters love. In honor of Weems, here are 14 facts about No. 14. 1. He's 5-foot-8. Raise your hand if you are 5-8 or shorter. OK, now leave it up if you are a pro football player. Your hand just went down? Mine too! I know he's listed at 5-9, but trust me, I've stood eye to eye with this man, and I am definitely not 5-9. 2. He's an underdog.
September 26, 2012 |
The setup: You debate this at every party. Now it's time to settle it once and for all. BEER PONG Girls prefer flip cup, right? Wrong. What is so appealing about warm beer dribbling down your chin or inducing a nasty case of the hiccups when you try to inhale overly carbonated keg swill in less than 4 seconds? Drinking games aren't meant to be classy, but beer pong at least allows you to consume your beer at a human pace. Unlike flip cup, it allows for actual (albeit drunken)
December 28, 2011 |
Andy DeCaluwe won't be playing poker or blackjack when he's in Las Vegas next week. Instead, the 25-year-old will be tossing pingpong balls into cups of beer for a chance to win $50,000. The 7 t h annual World Series of Beer Pong - yes, it's a real competition - takes place Sunday through Thursday at the Flamingo Las Vegas hotel and casino. And DeCaluwe, a student at Kendall College, is the guy to beat. DeCaluwe, who plays with a partner, is ranked the top beer pong player in the world out of 2,400, according to...
November 13, 2013 |
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. First we saw Michael Jordan playing beer pong on Instagram, and now there's the inevitable video proof. A video posted by TMZ Wednesday shows His Airness smoking a cigar as Kanye's "N***** in Paris" plays in the background, while engaging some serious bros in a game of beer pong. The video came after Deadspin posted Instagram photos of the same event. (h/t Sun Times Voices ) Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page .
January 5, 2012 |
Illinois is becoming known for its beer pong prowess. A team from downstate Edwardsville, about 30 miles northeast of St. Louis, has claimed victory at the 7 t h annual World Series of Beer Pong in Las Vegas. After sinking a pingpong ball into the last cup Wednesday during the final game, Southern Illinois University graduates Matthew White, 24, and Ross Hampton, 23, were crowned champs. They will split the $50,000 grand prize. The two beat out 449 teams in the game of eliminating 10 water- or beer-filled glasses by...
July 2, 2012 |
When you think of beer pong, some images and phrases probably come to mind: frat parties, sticky floors and next-day hangovers among them. But luxury? High design? If Joseph Mollo, a 22-year-old recent DePaul University grad, has anything to say about it, that could be the new face of beer pong. Mollo, an entrepreneurship major at DePaul, designed a poplar-and-cast-iron beer pong table with a sleek curved surface and LED lights to highlight those red Solo cups. "If I tell people I make an $800 beer pong table and I don't have a picture, they walk...