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  • This Day In Sports History (April 30th) — Monica Seles

    This Day In Sports History (April 30th) — Monica Seles

    It was on this day in 1993 that Monica Seles was stabbed in the back by an obsessed fan during her quarterfinal match against Magdalena Maleeva.  The incident occurred in Hamburg, Germany at the Citizen Cup tournament. Monica Seles entered the 1993 season as the world’s top ranked female player.  She was the three-time reigning […]

  • Long-Distance Swimmer Protected From Sharks by Dolphins (Pics and Video)

    Long-Distance Swimmer Protected From Sharks by Dolphins (Pics and Video)

    Underneath the watery surfaces of our planet, a battle between good and evil is being waged with humanity in the balance. On the evil side, there are the sharks, who live only to reproduce, feed on weaker animals and unsuspecting humans, and eventually conquer the world. The good side is occupied by the dolphins, who […]

  • Canadian James Nielsen Breaks Beer Mile World Record (Video)

    Canadian James Nielsen Breaks Beer Mile World Record (Video)

    The beer mile involves running a mile while downing a beer after every lap—a task that is almost certainly harder than it sounds, unless you have a lot of experience concurrently drinking beer and running. The previous record beer mile was five minutes and nine seconds, set by Jim Finlayson back in 2007. That record […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 29th) — Roger Clemens

    This Day In Sports History (April 29th) — Roger Clemens

    It was on this day in 1986 that Roger Clemens became the first pitcher in MLB history to strikeout 20 batters in a nine inning major league game.  Clemens accomplished the feat against the Seattle Mariners in a game played at Fenway Park. Clemens would achieve this mark in only his third full season, at […]

  • Punches Thrown During Fight at NASCAR Race in Richmond (GIF + Video)

    Punches Thrown During Fight at NASCAR Race in Richmond (GIF + Video)

    NASCAR isn’t as conducive to fightsbreaking out as some other sports, probably because being strapped into your own car makes it harder to punch any of your opponents. But that didn’t stop Marcos Ambroseand Casey Mears from taking their disagreement off the track after the Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond International Raceway. The two […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 28th) — Dale Hunter

    This Day In Sports History (April 28th) — Dale Hunter

    It was on this day in 1993 that Dale Hunter delivered a cheap shot to Pierre Turgeon in Game 6 of the Patrick Division Semifinals.  The hit would result in the longest suspension in NHL history at the time. With the Islanders already up by three goals late in the third period of Game 6, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    It was on this day in 1978 that the Phillie Phanatic made his first ever appearance as the official mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies. The idea for the Phillie Phanatic was created by Dennis Lehman in 1977, as he felt the team needed to abandon “Philadelphia Phil” and “Philadelphia Phillis”, and replace them with a […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 24th) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    This Day In Sports History (April 24th) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    It was on this day in 1974 that the NFL granted a franchise to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Buccaneers, along with the Seattle Seahawks, joined the NFL as expansion teams for the start of the 1976 season. The Buccaneers would endure a tough opening stretch to their NFL arrival, as they failed to win […]

  • Dianna Dahlgren Jiggles Into Tight Pants on Instagram (Video)

    Dianna Dahlgren Jiggles Into Tight Pants on Instagram (Video)

    An alternate headline for this article might be “Writer Struggles to Make Sports Connection With Hot Instagram Video.” Luckily, that won’t be too hard, since the model in the video is Dianna Dahlgren, who is known for her athletic adjacent modeling stunts, which she posts on her Instagram account. This time, Dahlgren has posted a […]

  • You Wouldn’t Stand a Chance Against This Child Kickboxer (Video)

    You Wouldn’t Stand a Chance Against This Child Kickboxer (Video)

    Suddenly that episode of Seinfeld with Kramer getting beaten up by all those little kids in his karateclass doesn’t seem so ridiculous to me anymore. That’s because I saw this video of a little kid kickboxing against an adult sparring partner, and it kind of blew my mind. The video is called niño kickboxing (little kid […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 23rd) — New York Mets

    This Day In Sports History (April 23rd) — New York Mets

    It was on this day in 1962 that the New York Mets earned their first franchise win.  After losing the first nine games of the season, the Mets would finally get their first win by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-1 in a game played at Forbes Field. The 1962 New York Mets were one of […]