Tyler Hobbs

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For Russell Westbrook, injury earned admiration

Thunder fans and critics often scoffed at Russell Westbrook. They can't now, not after the way the team fell off a cliff with him out and returned to contention when he came back.<p>For Russell Westbrook to admit he likes being appreciated by the basketball world that once simultaneously loved and …

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Japan MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo wins to keep title hopes alive

<b>Jorge Lorenzo beat Marc Marquez to win the Japanese Grand Prix and ensure the championship title fight will go down to the final race of the season.</b><p>Championship leader Marquez needed to win the race and for Lorenzo to finish third or lower to win the title.<p>World Championship standings<p>Marc Marquez …

This Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is made completely out of legos, and it's completely functional! Video --> http://bit.ly/1aES5KC

Don't Restore It: Race-Spec 1956 Porsche Speedster

This 1956 Porsche 356 Speedster (chassis 82340) is said to have a fresh engine and paint, and is available with a large cache of spares “to prep for …

1977 Triumph TR7

This 1977 Triumph TR7 is our preferred hardtop version and has been given a livery similar to the rally cars we usually find in the UK. So-called …

Take 3: The Muscle Edition

POWER! From Pontiac, Plymouth and Buick<p>Can we call these icons? Each one was a high-water mark for its decade—the Superbird a true NASCAR homologation special, and with a Hemi among the fastest straight-line cars in the world; the Super Duty 455 perhaps the last real performance holdout of all, …

Classic Cars

Caterham Seven 160 redefines back-to-basics

It doesn't get much more basic than the Caterham Seven. The original Lotus design was – and remains – the ultimate embodiment of Colin Chapman's "add lightness" ethos. But even among Sevens, some are more basic than others. And this is the most basic of them all.<p>Caterham has unveiled the new Seven …

Venezuela financial scancdal cuts sponsorship money

Six Venezuelan drivers accused of fraud.<p>When Andretti Motorsport Driver E.J. Viso pulled out of the Indycar series season finale in Fontana he blamed the move on a sudden stomach virus. A day later, word came that a number of entries from the final ALMS race, Petit Le Mans, had dropped out. The …

Venezuela

Watch out, Romania! Portugal makes sweet off-road fire trucks, too

After seeing the Romanian Ghe-O Rescue, we couldn't think of a more ultimate fire truck, but a reader – and volunteer firefighter – from Portugal aimed to prove us wrong. Meet the Jacinto Veiculo Florestal de Combate a Incêndio (VFCI), which translates to Forest Fire Fighting Vehicle.<p>Jacinto upfits …

Loud and fast art from Petrolicious

A Martini-themed Mustang from Pure Vision.<p>What would it be like if Martini and Ford got together to work their collective magic on a classic fastback Mustang? Probably a lot like the Mustang in this newest offering from Petrolicious. In the video below, Steve Strope, owner of SoCal auto fabrication …

Jeep Wrangler Polar Edition coming to America

Jeep originally took the wraps off its Polar Edition Wrangler at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and at the time, we figured this would be a Europe-only affair. (Perfectly fine, since we US customers haven't exactly been lacking special edition Wrangler models over the years.) But now, and …

Jay Leno tests out the fully-electric 2014 Mission RS motorcyle

Lower running costs, solid performance... Could it be a viable alternative?<p>It looks like a superbike, it goes like a superbike, but it's actually the fully-electric Mission RS, made by Mission Motorcycles. On the newest installment of Jay Leno's Garage, Jay chats with Mission Motorcycles President, …

How much would you pay to own Humphrey Bogart's 1940 Buick from Casablanca? Details --> http://bit.ly/HhIxgP

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Ben & Jerry’s Introduced Ron Burgundy–Themed ‘Scotchy Scotch Scotch’ Flavor

Those <i>Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues</i> tie-ins that began with those few thousand Dodge Durango ads Will Ferrell shot as Ron Burgundy at least get a …

Fat & Frying Are Good for You; Twitter Knows When You Have Food Poisoning

A roundup of food news from around the internet on October 22, 2013<p><i>It's the afternoon, and you deserve a break. Sit back, pour yourself a glass, and enjoy these food stories from around the Internet.</i><p><b>The Links</b><p>Although <b>Jimmy Fallon</b> and <b>Alec Baldwin</b> did not, in fact, appear in an '80s cop show together, …

Zagat

The Biggest Cookies You'll Ever Make (PHOTOS)

Let's face it: the gooey, soft center is pretty undisputedly the best part of any cookie. So if there was a way to get your cookies even softer, chewier, and thicker, you'd do it -- wouldn't you? If so, the skillet cookie may just be the answer to your dessert-loving prayers.<p>A giant cookie baked in …

Japan Has Avocado Cheese Doritos, And They Won't Share With Us (PHOTO)

It's not that we're not happy that Doritos Locos Tacos exist, it's just that we don't want Frito Lay to think they can stop there, especially not with the latest Doritos news out of Japan. Long known to have the longest, strangest and most fun list of Dorito flavors on earth, Frito Lay Japan has …

Crazy Buffalo Sauce Recipes, Hold The Wings

The real truth is that we love Buffalo sauce. That neon orange, spicy, comforting sauce that feels so bad but so right at the same time. We are, guilty as charged, huge fans. Football season? Sure! As long as Buffalo sauce is involved.<p>We love Buffalo sauce so much that we often want to eat it even …

What’s the Most Quintessentially Japanese Car?

So, in case you haven’t caught on, what we’re doing here is – week by week – compiling your nominees for each major auto producing country’s most …

Hertz goes Dutch with Ford Focus ST-H

Want to take a performance car for a ride? Hertz can make that happen. Spin by your local rental location (depending, of course, on availability) and you can take out a Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang, Chevy Camaro, even a Corvette as part of the Adrenaline Collection. Hertz's Dream Cars lineup even …

Are EV Supercars Destined to Surpass Gas-Burners?

Performance EVs such as the Tesla Model S and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive are posting impressive 0 to 60 times. Will electric cars one day reach a level of raw speed that their gas-powered counterparts cannot match?<p><b>Consider this: It could be argued that we</b> have reached the limit on …

Jersey Of The Night http://t.co/QOvlLTXXrY (H/T @GingerFritzie)