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  • Floyd Mayweather Brags About $32M Payout On Instagram

    Floyd Mayweather Brags About $32M Payout On Instagram

    Classy move alert: Over on Floyd Mayweather‘s Instagram account, the fighter is bragging not about beating opponent Marcos Maidana on Saturday night, but about how much money he stands to make in the meantime. Mayweather posted the photo above of himself with some pretty startling figures placed on top (you can see the post itself here): […]

  • Shaun White Crashes Female Fan’s Prom (Video)

    Shaun White Crashes Female Fan’s Prom (Video)

    Carly Monzo is a senior at Mount St. Joseph high school in Pennsylvania. For the last few months, she’s been madly promoting a 4-minute video she made with a GoPro camera (which White has an endorsement deal with, nice touch) asking Shaun White to be her date to senior prom. The video was inspired by […]

  • Intense Jockey’s Headshot Delights Kentucky Derby Viewers (GIF)

    Intense Jockey’s Headshot Delights Kentucky Derby Viewers (GIF)

    The thing about jockeys is that they often pack seven feet of intensity into only about five feet of jockey.  But even compared to other jockeys, Shaun Bridgmohan is unusually intense. He’s the man who rode Commanding Curve into a surprise second place finish at the Kentucky Derby, but he made an impression before the […]

  • 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 […]