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  • Adam LaRoche and 17 Other Pro Athletes Who Kill Animals in Their Spare Time

    Adam LaRoche and 17 Other Pro Athletes Who Kill Animals in Their Spare Time

    Last week, Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche made headlines across the interwebs after a Facebook pic of him holding a dead mountain lion—which he had just killed—went viral. As you would expect, some people denounced LaRoche for slaughtering such a beautiful, majestic creature when he could have given it a hug, while others praised […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 13th) — Dominique Wilkins

    This Day In Sports History (January 13th) — Dominique Wilkins

    It was on this day in 2001 that the Atlanta Hawks retired the #21 formerly worn by forward Dominique Wilkins.  Wilkins joined Lou Hudson and Bob Pettit as the only Hawks to have their number retired. Dominique Wilkins attended the University of Georgia and was selected third overall in the 1982 NBA Draft by the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/12/2014 — Jonas Hiller

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/12/2014 — Jonas Hiller

    The Anaheim Ducks entered last night’s game having yet to lose at home in regulation this season.  And not even a visit from one of the NHL’s best road teams, the Detroit Red Wings, could put a blemish on their record at the Honda Center, thanks to the stellar play of Ducks goaltender Jonas Hiller. […]

  • Stewart Cink’s Tan Line is Ridiculously Bad (Photo)

    Stewart Cink’s Tan Line is Ridiculously Bad (Photo)

    Stewart Cink is currently taking part in the PGA Tour’s Sony Open in Honolulu, Hawaii, and let’s just say that the 40-year-old golfer is doing one heck of a job protecting his head from the incredibly strong sun. In fact, one could argue that he’s doing too good of  job.  Check it out: Once this […]

  • 9 Reasons Why We Won’t Miss the BCS

    9 Reasons Why We Won’t Miss the BCS

    It’s finally over. The long national nightmare that was the BCS is no more. In 2014, we enter the era of the College Football Playoff. Of course, we’ll eventually come to complain about that, too, because sports fans like complaining almost as much as this writer likes hyperbole. But for now we’re at peace, and […]

  • Ski Jumping Through the Lens of a GoPro Cam (Video)

    Ski Jumping Through the Lens of a GoPro Cam (Video)

    GoPro cameras can provide stunning footage of many athletic activities, like snowboarding, mountain biking, and cliff jumping. And now you can add ski jumping to that list, thanks to the following promotional video from GoPro, which features an incredible look at Norwegian ski jumper Anders Jacobsen during a training run in Lillehammer. Check it out:

  • This Day In Sports History (January 10th) — Jimmy Johnson

    This Day In Sports History (January 10th) — Jimmy Johnson

    It was on this day in 1996 that the Miami Dolphins announced Jimmy Johnson as their new head coach.  Johnson replaced legendary Dolphins coach Don Shula, who’s tenure lasted 26 years with the Miami organization. Before accepting the job with the Dolphins, Johnson led the Dallas Cowboys to back-to-back Super Bowl titles in 1992 and […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Justin Fontaine

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Justin Fontaine

    Through the first 38 games of his NHL career, Minnesota Wild right winger Justin Fontaine had scored a respectable eight goals.  In game 39 of his NHL career, he added three more to his career totals. Despite seeing only 13:23 of ice time, Fontaine was still able to record his first career hat-trick.  And those […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 9th) — Super Bowl XI

    This Day In Sports History (January 9th) — Super Bowl XI

    It was on this day in 1977 that Super Bow XI took place in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.  The Oakland Raiders would defeat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 32-14, earning the franchise their first ever Vince Lombardi Trophy. After a scoreless first quarter, the Raiders took control of the game in […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Nicolas Batum

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Nicolas Batum

    This “Stat Line of the Night” could have easily went to LaMarcus Aldridge, who scored 36 points and added nine rebounds and three blocks during a 110-94 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday.  But we’re not. Instead, were giving the honors to Aldridge’s less-recognized teammate, Nicolas Batum, who quietly balled his way to a […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 8th) — NCAA Tourney

    This Day In Sports History (January 8th) — NCAA Tourney

    It was on this day in 1984 when the NCAA announced that they would be adding an additional nine teams to the March Madness basketball tournament. The previous team total for the tournament had been 53 teams, meaning five play-in games had to be played before the start of the tournament.  The increase to 64 […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/7/2014 — Gordon Hayward

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/7/2014 — Gordon Hayward

    How do you beat the Oklahoma City Thunder when Kevin Durant puts up a game-high 48 points?  Simple.  Just score 37 points of your own and add another 11 rebounds, seven assists, two steals, and one block for good measure. That’s exactly what Utah Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward did during last night’s game against […]

  • The 15 Winningest Playoff Coaches in NFL History

    The 15 Winningest Playoff Coaches in NFL History

    Don’t look now, but if the New England Patriots make it to the Super Bowl to this year, Bill Belichick will tie Cowboys legend Tom Landry for most playoff wins by a coach. Then, obviously, if they win, he’ll sit in the top spot all by himself. However, that wouldn’t necessarily make Belichick the winningest playoff coach […]