Sean Newell

Editor — Sports

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super bowl liii

Roger Goodell is Once Again Full of Shit

During Super Bowl LIII media availability, the NFL commissioner told reporters that if teams thought Colin Kaepernick could help them win, they would sign him.
Sean Newell
1.30.19
Baseball

Make Your Hall of Fame Ballots Public, You Cowards

There's an anonymous bloc of writers who vote overwhelmingly against Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds.
Sean Newell
1.23.19
NFL

Panthers Safety Eric Reid Selected for Another "Random" Drug Test

By the Carolina safety's count, this is the seventh test in the 11 weeks since he signed with Panthers.
Sean Newell
12.18.18
nba

Is Allen Iverson the Only Person in America with 'Troy' in His Top 5 Movies?

Brad Pitt as Achilles is casting genius but, uh, an "all-time" Top 5 pick??
Sean Newell
12.6.18
soccer

Irish Soccer Club Fakes Player's Death to Get out of Game

An amateur club in Ireland told the league Fernando LaFuente had died in a car crash for some reason. A moment of silence was held at games across the league and he became famous.
Sean Newell
11.28.18
Nooooope

Hang Glider Clings for Life When He Discovers He's Not Strapped In

The pilot apparently failed to secure him to the glider, so he had to hang on for dear life.
Sean Newell
11.27.18
NFL

Jared Goff Uses "Halle Berry" Audible and She Called Him Out on Twitter

Goff was heard using the Academy Award winner's name during the Rams game against the Seahawks and the 'Monster's Ball' star wants to know what's up.
Sean Newell
11.12.18
Hockey

Brian Boyle Scores Hat Trick on Hockey Fights Cancer Night

Boyle was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017, and just recently found out he was in remission. Last night he hit a career milestone.
Sean Newell
11.6.18
mlb

Good for David Price, World Series Hero

The Red Sox pitcher was dominant in Game 5 to lock down the World Series for Boston.
Sean Newell
10.29.18
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Vikings Fan's Car Torched by Tailgater's Grill During Jets Game

A Minnesota fan was on a trip to Boston and decided to take a slight detour to New Jersey to see the Vikings play the Jets. The detour wound up being longer than expected.
Sean Newell
10.22.18
NFL

It's Come to This: Odell Beckham, Jr. Does Not Like Water

The New York Giants star wide receiver explained his early exit from last week's game for dehydration was due to his distaste for a fairly essential element of life.
Sean Newell
10.19.18
Trolling Up to Boston

Red Sox Advance to World Series, Nation Teeters on the Brink of Disaster

Boston beat the Houston Astros to punch a ticket to the World Series, but more danger from New England lurks ahead.
Sean Newell
10.19.18
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