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  • This Day In Sports History (March 28th) — Marquette

    This Day In Sports History (March 28th) — Marquette

    It was on this day in 1977 that the Marquette Golden Eagles won the NCAA Men’s Division I Tournament.  They would defeat Dean Smith’s North Carolina Tar Heels by a score of 67-59 in the finals, which was held in Atlanta, Georgia. The win gave the Golden Eagles their first ever men’s basketball title, and […]

  • 9 Players Who Went To Play For Their Arch Rivals

    9 Players Who Went To Play For Their Arch Rivals

    In the world of sports, the virtue placed on loyalty is up there only with natural talent and drive in terms of desirable assets. And nothing is seen as more disloyal than jumping ship to go suit up for your former team’s bitter rival. There are a few circumstances that make jumping ship more understandable […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 27th) — NCAA Tournament

    This Day In Sports History (March 27th) — NCAA Tournament

    It was on this day in 1939 that the first ever NCAA Basketball Tournament Championship was awarded.  Oregon would go on to win the championship, beating Ohio State in the finals. Only eight schools were involved in the first ever NCAA men’s basketball tournament, as opposed to the 68 that are involved in today’s tournament.  […]

  • 9 Athletes Who Sucked On Dancing With The Stars

    9 Athletes Who Sucked On Dancing With The Stars

    Being a professional athlete, regardless of sport, requires a few universal qualities. The ability to stand up and perform under pressure, for one. Physical coordination and dexterity are two others. Physical and mental endurance are also important. But being able to dance is not generally considered necessary to succeed in sports. There’s no greater (or […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 26th) — Michigan State Spartans

    This Day In Sports History (March 26th) — Michigan State Spartans

    It was on this day in 1979 that Michigan State would play Indiana State for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.  Michigan would defeat Indiana 75-64, lead by point guard Magic Johnson, who was also named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. To this day, the 1979 championship game is still the highest-rated college basketball game in […]

  • 118th Boston Marathon Finish Line Painted on Boylston Street (Video)

    118th Boston Marathon Finish Line Painted on Boylston Street (Video)

    With just 27 days remaining until the start of the 118th Boston Marathon, crews got to work early Tuesday morning to paint the finish line on Boylston Street. It’s a tradition that has become that much more meaningful this time around following the events that unfolded not far from the finish line at last year’s […]

  • Mark Cuban’s 9 Most Controversial Statements

    Mark Cuban’s 9 Most Controversial Statements

    Mark Cuban is (surprise!) back in the news after just indicting the NFL for its business practices and predicting it will be a victim of its own success. This isn’t the first time he’s gone off the reservation and spoken up with on controversial topics with controversial opinions. Starting with his NFL comments, let’s take […]

  • Dude Performs Nighttime BASE Jump From NYC Freedom Tower (Video)

    Dude Performs Nighttime BASE Jump From NYC Freedom Tower (Video)

    On the list of extreme sports, BASE jumping would have to be towards the top, in between shark hunting and lion streetfighting. But a couple of BASE jumpers have added an element of stealth to their game, which ups the danger level considerably. The stealth comes from the fact that this particular BASE jump is […]

  • Watch Usain Bolt Daggering a Woman in Trinidad & Tobago (Video)

    Watch Usain Bolt Daggering a Woman in Trinidad & Tobago (Video)

    It looks like Usain Bolt can add “daggering” to his list of talents, as a video from last month shows the world’s fastest man doing some pretty impressive daggering while at a Carnival party in Trinidad & Tobago. Daggering is a dance craze that originated in Jamaica, and according to Wikipedia, the worldwide spread of the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 25th) – Mike Tyson

    This Day In Sports History (March 25th) – Mike Tyson

    It was on this day in 1995 that Mike Tyson was released from prison after serving nearly three years at the Indiana Youth Center near Plainfield, Indiana.  Tyson was given a sentence of six years in prison as well as four years probation for his conviction of raping the 18-year-old Miss Black Rhode Island, Desiree […]

  • 9 Predictions For The Rest Of The NCAA Tournament

    9 Predictions For The Rest Of The NCAA Tournament

    Now that the exhausting first four-plus days of the tournament are over, about as many questions have been raised as have been answered. In 48 games of play, we’ve got a big enough sample size to see a lot of different stuff. But what can we draw from? Who is the team to beat? Rest […]

  • Man Catches 14-Foot Hammerhead Shark at the Beach (Video)

    Man Catches 14-Foot Hammerhead Shark at the Beach (Video)

    I’d be surprised if a disclaimer like this would even be necessary, but since you never know, here it is: Don’t try to catch sharks at the beach. It’s dangerous and, I imagine, pretty difficult, too—although you wouldn’t think so after seeing Viktor Hluben and company do it in a recent video. Hluben and his buddies […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 24th) – Magic Johnson & Larry Bird

    This Day In Sports History (March 24th) – Magic Johnson & Larry Bird

    It was on this day in 1979 that Magic Johnson and Larry Bird lead their respective teams to the 1979 NCAA finals.  Magic’s Michigan State team would destroy Penn State by a score of 101-67, while Bird’s Indiana State would beat out DePaul 76-74. Both Magic and Larry would have outstanding games in their respective […]