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  • This Day In Sports History (December 5th) — Seattle Seahawks

    This Day In Sports History (December 5th) — Seattle Seahawks

    It was on this day in 1974 that NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle announced the official signing of a contract agreement that would bring Seattle an NFL franchise.  The agreement was signed by Lloyd W. Nordstrom, who represented the Nordstrom family as majority owners of the team. The Seahawks would not play their first season until […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/4/2013 — LaMarcus Aldridge

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/4/2013 — LaMarcus Aldridge

    Last night basketball fans were treated to a possible preview of the Western Conference Finals when the Portland Trail Blazers hosted the Oklahoma City Thunder.  It turned out to be a tight battle between these two powerhouses from out west, but in the end it was the Blazers who would emerge victorious thanks to the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 4th) — Latrell Sprewell

    This Day In Sports History (December 4th) — Latrell Sprewell

    It was on this day in 1997 that Latrell Sprewell was suspended for the remainder of the 1997-98 NBA season.  The punishment came as a result of a physical altercation with his head coach, P.J. Carlesimo. While taking part in a practice during his playing days with the Golden State Warriors, Sprewell became enraged when […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/3/2013 — Michael Carter-Williams

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/3/2013 — Michael Carter-Williams

    Last night’s double-overtime thriller between the Orlando Magic and the Philadelphia 76ers saw a few players put up some noteworthy performances. For starters, there was the Magic’s Arron Afflalo, who scored a game-high 43 points to go along with six rebounds and five assists.  And then there’s his teammate, rookie guard Victor Oladipo, who produced […]

  • The 21 Worst Nicknames in NBA History

    The 21 Worst Nicknames in NBA History

    Every great athlete has a nickname. Some are more well-known than others, of course, whether it’s because they just roll off the tongue or because they so perfectly fit the player. But almost every athlete has picked one up somewhere along the line, and NBA players are no exception. Unfortunately, not everyone is a Hall […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 3rd) — Barry Sanders

    This Day In Sports History (December 3rd) — Barry Sanders

    It was on this day in 1988 that Oklahoma State running back Barry Sanders was named the Hesiman trophy winner.  Sanders beat out Rodney Peete and future Hall-of-Famer Troy Aikman, who finished second and third in the voting, respectively. Barry Sanders’ 1988 college football season is considered by many to be one of the greatest […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/2/2013 — Russell Wilson

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/2/2013 — Russell Wilson

    It’s beginning to look like Russell Wilson may never lose a game within the friendly confines of CenturyLink Field. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback entered last night’s game against the New Orleans Saints with a 13-0 record at home over the course of his two-year career.  And that record improved to 14-0 after Wilson completed 22 […]

  • Here Is Ron Burgundy’s Foray Into Curling Announcing (Video)

    Here Is Ron Burgundy’s Foray Into Curling Announcing (Video)

    Remember last week when we told you Ron Burgundy (i.e., Will Ferrell) would be announcing a major Canadian curling competition for TSN on December 1? Well, yesterday was December 1, and it all went down pretty much the way you would have imagined: hilariously. Of course, if you don’t live in Canada then you don’t […]

  • 40 Richest People in MMA History

    40 Richest People in MMA History

    Remember on Friends when Monica thought her billionaire boyfriend Pete—played by Jon Favreau—was going to propose to her because he said he had something “really big” to tell her, but really he was just going to say he would be competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship? Well, if you do, then you know back in 1997, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 2nd) — Andre Ware

    This Day In Sports History (December 2nd) — Andre Ware

    It was on this day in 1989 that University of Houston quarterback Andre Ware was named the Heisman Trophy winner.  Ware became the first black quarterback to win the prestigious award. The 1989 season was Ware’s junior year and he had an outstanding season, throwing for 4,699 yards, 44 touchdowns, and setting an incredible 26 […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/1/2013 — Peyton Manning

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/1/2013 — Peyton Manning

    At the end of the year, when they ask how the West was won in the AFC, the answer will be simple: With Peyton Manning‘s arm. That arm of Peyton’s was busy tearing apart the Kansas City Chiefs’ defense on Sunday, as the Broncos quarterback completed 22 of his 35 passes for 403 yards, five […]

  • 15 Female Athletes We’re Thankful For In 2013

    15 Female Athletes We’re Thankful For In 2013

    Obviously, there are a lot of things for which we all should be very thankful—things like freedom, family, 21st century medicine, the internet, football, and beer. However, way, way up at the top of the list, right in between combination Pizza Hut-Taco Bells and the iPhone 5S, there’s this: attractive female athletes. Not only does […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 27th) — Fred Lynn

    This Day In Sports History (November 27th) — Fred Lynn

    It was on this day in 1975 that Red Sox center fielder Fred Lynn won the AL MVP award.  In doing so, he became the first rookie in Major League history to earn MVP and Rookie of the Year honors in the same season. Lynn’s rookie year was one of the most impressive seasons of […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 11/26/2013 — Jordan Lynch

    Stat Line of the Night — 11/26/2013 — Jordan Lynch

    If you didn’t already know who Jordan Lynch was, you’d have probably guessed he was a running back after taking a look at the box score for Tuesday night’s MAC match-up between Northern Illinois and Western Michigan.  And you’d be wrong. You see, Lynch is a senior quarterback for the No. 14 ranked Northern Illinois […]