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  • This Day In Sports History (March 31st) – Wrestlemania

    This Day In Sports History (March 31st) – Wrestlemania

    It was on this day in 1985 that the first ever Wrestlemania took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  The 19,121 fans in attendance were treated to nine matches, including three with championship belt implications. Although he would lose his fight to The Junkyard Dog by count out, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine […]

  • 9 Pro Athletes With Alma Maters In The NCAA Tournament

    9 Pro Athletes With Alma Maters In The NCAA Tournament

    With the field down to 12 after last night’s games, we’re beginning to get a small enough sample size that we can begin studying the teams. Should we study them in the context of the tournament and their strengths and weaknesses going into the late rounds? NO. Let’s take a look at the remaining schools […]

  • ‘Street Fighter’: Mike Tyson Edition (Video)

    ‘Street Fighter’: Mike Tyson Edition (Video)

    The internet is a hotbed of more and more mashup activity, and here’s a pretty inspired one. It combines Mike Tyson‘s boxing footage with audio effects from Street Fighter, creating in one’s mind a pretty sweet imaginary licensing deal between Mike Tyson and Street Fighter—or perhaps between Street Fighter and Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!. The video syncs […]

  • 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 […]