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  • This Day In Sports History (January 7th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    This Day In Sports History (January 7th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    It was on this day in 1972 that the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 134-90 for their 33rd straight win.  Their winning streak began over two months earlier with a win over the Baltimore Bullets. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers are considered one of the greatest teams in NBA history, led by Wilt […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/6/2014 — John Tavares

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/6/2014 — John Tavares

    Had Auburn held onto its 18-point lead during last night’s BCS National Championship Game against Florida State, we’d probably be talking about Tigers running back Tre Mason and his 237 total yards and two touchdowns.  Unfortunately for him and the rest of his Auburn teammates, they couldn’t hold onto their lead and ended up losing […]

  • The 7 Biggest Playoff Comebacks in NFL History

    The 7 Biggest Playoff Comebacks in NFL History

    On Saturday, as you’ve surely heard a couple dozen times by now, Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts pulled off the second-biggest playoff comeback in the history of the NFL. However, what you might not have heard yet is anything about those other epic playoff comebacks, including the one that was even bigger than Colts’ […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 6th) — Lenny Wilkens

    This Day In Sports History (January 6th) — Lenny Wilkens

    It was on this day in 1995 that Atlanta Hawks head coach Lenny Wilkens recorded his 939th career victory.  Wilkens broke the record that was previously held by legendary Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach. At the time of his retirement, Wilkens was the all-time leader in both wins and losses as a head coach in […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/5/2014 — James Neal

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/5/2014 — James Neal

    With Canada set to name their men’s Olympic hockey roster on Tuesday, one of the biggest questions remaining is whether or not they’ll be taking James Neal to Sochi.  And if Steve Yzerman and company haven’t already made that decision, the Pens’ winger may have helped his cause with his performance during Sunday’s game against […]

  • 4 Reasons The Broncos Won’t Make The Super Bowl (And 5 Reasons They Will)

    4 Reasons The Broncos Won’t Make The Super Bowl (And 5 Reasons They Will)

    With this piece, we seek to provide definitive evidence as to why the Denver Broncos will absolutely, definitely not make the Super Bowl this year. Then we’re going to offer up several other reasons why they definitely will. It’s a pretty hard-line stance we’re taking, insisting that the Broncos both will and won’t make the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 3rd) – Ohio State Buckeyes

    This Day In Sports History (January 3rd) – Ohio State Buckeyes

    It was on this day in 2003 that the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl took place in Tempe, Arizona at Sun Devil Stadium.  The Ohio State Buckeyes defeated the Miami Hurricanes 31-24 in double overtime to be crowned BCS National Champions. The Miami Hurricanes entered the game as 11.5 point favorites and were expected to repeat as […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/2/2014 — Trevor Knight

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/2/2014 — Trevor Knight

    If you’re one of the many who gave the Oklahoma Sooners no chance in their Sugar Bowl match-up against the Alabama Crimson Tide, you probably learned the same lesson as the rest of us last night: Never doubt Trevor Knight. Despite facing a seemingly impossible task, the Sooners quarterback was still able to guide his […]

  • 9 Biggest Bowl Upsets of All Time

    9 Biggest Bowl Upsets of All Time

    With the best in bowl games behind us, it’s time to take a look back at some of the most heartbreaking, shocking and/or downright unfathomably quizzical bowl games in the history of college football. It’s pretty much impossible to make one of these lists without the inclusion of big guns like The Ohio State University, […]

  • The World Series of Beer Pong Actually Exists (Video)

    The World Series of Beer Pong Actually Exists (Video)

    What does it take for an event to get a World Series? Are there forms to fill out, signatures to collect, bribes to be passed? Well, whatever has to be done, the Beer Pong people have done it.  In fact, they did it back in 2006, when the inaugural World Series of Beer Pong took […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 2nd) — Notre Dame

    This Day In Sports History (January 2nd) — Notre Dame

    It was on this day in 1989 that Notre Dame defeated West Virginia in the Fiesta Bowl to earn the 1988 NCAA National Championship title. The Fighting Irish and the Mountaineers both entered the game with perfect 11-0 records, which meant that for the second time in three years, the Fiesta Bowl would also act […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/1/2014 — Jeremy Hill

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/1/2014 — Jeremy Hill

    Jeremy Hill has been one of the most dynamic running backs throughout the 2013 college football season, and the LSU Tiger capped off his impressive campaign in style during Wednesday’s Outback Bowl against Iowa. Hill was handed the rock 28 times, and he turned that into 216 yards and two touchdowns during LSU’s 21-14 victory. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 31st) — Mario Lemieux

    This Day In Sports History (December 31st) — Mario Lemieux

    It was on this day in 1988 that Pittsburgh Penguins center Mario Lemieux scored five goals in five different ways.  Lemieux recorded a goal at even-strength, shorthanded, on the power-play, on a penalty shot and into an empty-net. Lemieux became the first, and remains the only, player to accomplish this impressive feat.  Along with scoring […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/30/2013 — Jrue Holiday

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/30/2013 — Jrue Holiday

    Tyreke Evans will receive plenty of the praise for the New Orleans Pelicans’ 110-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, and he should.  After all, he did sink the game-winning shot with 1.2 seconds remaining to cap off a 20-point performance. But it wasn’t just Evans who was leading the Pelicans on this […]