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  • The 20 Best-Selling Jerseys in Major League Baseball Right Now

    The 20 Best-Selling Jerseys in Major League Baseball Right Now

    At the start of every MLB season, baseball writers and bloggers of all stripes produce lists of the best players in the game, whether it’s to help people select players for their fantasy league or simply to start debates. However, the average fan doesn’t pay much attention to such analyses. They like who they like, […]

  • Footage Possibly Shows Skydiver Narrowly Missed by Metorite (Video)

    Footage Possibly Shows Skydiver Narrowly Missed by Metorite (Video)

    When you go skydiving, you’re almost certainly aware of a wide variety of risks that you’re braving in order to experience the sensation of pure free-fall.  For instance, your parachute could fail to deploy or a bad wind gust could send you helicoptering out of control. But one scenario that skydivers probably don’t consider when […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 4th) — Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (April 4th) — Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1986 that Wayne Gretzky broke the record for most points in a single season by recording his 213th point of the campaign.  He would go on to record two more points that season, setting the new mark at 215 points. Gretzky held the previous record of 212 points, which […]

  • 30 GIFS that Capture the Madness of the 2014 NCAA Tournament

    30 GIFS that Capture the Madness of the 2014 NCAA Tournament

    The 2014 NCAA Tournament is not over yet. The Final Four goes down on Saturday, with the National Championship game scheduled for Monday. However, unlike just about every other major sports tournament on earth, with this one the final rounds are an afterthought. It’s the utter madness of the first week, with all the upsets […]

  • Will Ferrell Shares His ‘Masters Thoughts’ (Video)

    Will Ferrell Shares His ‘Masters Thoughts’ (Video)

    The 2014 Masters stars a week from today, which means there’s more than enough time to let comedian Will Ferrell completely overhaul the entire enterprise. And now we can actually get an idea of what that would be like, thanks to a new video from Golf.com and Homewood Suites. The video is called Masters Thoughts […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 3rd) — UCLA Bruins

    This Day In Sports History (April 3rd) — UCLA Bruins

    It was on this day in 1995 that the UCLA Bruins won the NCAA Tournament Championship.  They would do so by beating the Arkansas Razorbacks in the finals by a score of 89-78. The 1995 men’s basketball tournament championship was the last for the Bruins.  Their run to the finals would include victories over Florida […]

  • 9 Worst MLB Opening Day Pitches

    9 Worst MLB Opening Day Pitches

    How bad can a ceremonial first pitch be on Opening Day of the baseball season? Pretty bad. While some of the danger lies in a wayward or weak toss that makes the honoree look like a spazz, most of it is simply the risk of embarrassment. After all, what other ceremony has such a high […]

  • Goliath Finally Beats David in This Rugby Hit (Video)

    Goliath Finally Beats David in This Rugby Hit (Video)

    Sports narratives are dominated by the idea that anybody who puts the work in can beat anybody else.  It’s a crucial part of the thrill of competition, but it can also get a little dull, so sometimes it’s nice to see some big guy just clobber a little guy. And what better sport to see that than rugby, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 2nd) — MLB Players Strike

    This Day In Sports History (April 2nd) — MLB Players Strike

    It was on this day in 1995 that the Major League Baseball players’ strike officially came to an end.  The strike lasted 232 days and was responsible for the cancellation of over 900 games. The strike began on August 12th 1994 due to the fact that the owners wanted a salary cap to protect the […]

  • 11 Most Insane College Sports Riots of All Time

    11 Most Insane College Sports Riots of All Time

    On Saturday night, a small riot broke out on University Boulevard in Tucson, Arizona, when the Arizona Wildcats lost their Elite Eight battle against the Badgers from Wisconsin. It all started innocently enough, with drunk fans gathering in the streets after the game. However, once the riot cops gave the orders to disperse, a few […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 1st) — Duke Blue Devils

    This Day In Sports History (April 1st) — Duke Blue Devils

    It was on this day in 1991 that the Duke Blue Devils faced the Kansas Jayhawks for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.  The Blue Devils would go on to win the game by a score of 72-65 for their first championship in school history.  They would repeat as champions the following year. Duke would get […]

  • 11 Most Memorable Moments in the History of MLB Opening Day

    11 Most Memorable Moments in the History of MLB Opening Day

    The start of any new season, regardless of the sport, brings feelings of joy and optimism for sports fans. However, nothing compares to the magic of MLB’s Opening Day. You see, the NFL, NBA, and NHL all start in the fall, as the good times of summer fade away and we brace ourselves for winter. […]