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  • This Day In Sports History (May 2nd) — Lou Gehrig

    This Day In Sports History (May 2nd) — Lou Gehrig

    It was on this day in 1939 that Lou Gehrig’s consecutive games streak ended.  The streak was halted at 2,130 after Gehrig sat out a game against the Detroit Tigers, which the Yankees would go on to win by a score of 22-2. Gehrig’s consecutive games streak would be one of his greatest achievements and […]

  • Rob Ford Caught On Camera With Crack Pipe Again (Pics)

    Rob Ford Caught On Camera With Crack Pipe Again (Pics)

    Most of the chronicles of the adventures of Toronto mayor Rob Ford on this site have at least tangentially had something to do with sports. But that isn’t really the case this time, unless you consider smoking crack a sport. If smoking crack were a sport, though, Rob Ford has proven himself to be a […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 1st) — Ricky Henderson

    This Day In Sports History (May 1st) — Ricky Henderson

    It was on this day in 1991 that Ricky Henderson stole the 939th base of his Major League career.  That broke Lou Brock’s previous record of 938 stolen bases, giving Ricky the new MLB record. Henderson was the most prolific base stealer to ever play in the Majors, as he led the MLB in steals […]

  • Worst Dad Ever Kicks Son Down Halfpipe (Video)

    Worst Dad Ever Kicks Son Down Halfpipe (Video)

    Look out, presumptive 2014 Dad of the Year nominees: A new dark horse candidate is making waves on the scene—waves caused by his kicking his six-year-old son down a skate park halfpipe. The video was taken at a Jacksonville, Florida, skate park, posted on Instagram, and is now being investigated by the Department of Children […]

  • 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, […]