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  • This Day In Sports History (December 10th) — C.C. Sabathia

    This Day In Sports History (December 10th) — C.C. Sabathia

    It was on this day in 2008 that the New York Yankees signed free agent starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia to a seven-year, $161 million contract.  This remains the largest contract ever signed by a pitcher in Major League Baseball history. The Yankees got exactly what they paid for in Sabathia’s first year, as he was […]

  • Stat Line of the Night – 12/9/2013 – Josh McCown

    Stat Line of the Night – 12/9/2013 – Josh McCown

    The Chicago Bears weren’t expected to be big contenders this year. But as it turns out, their whole division sucks. Adrian Peterson is having a “down” year (meaning he is only second in the league in rushing), Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone, and Detroit is…well, Detroit. So people started wondering if the Bears had a […]

  • 9 Greatest Snow Games in the History of the NFL

    9 Greatest Snow Games in the History of the NFL

    Yesterday, the Philadelphia Eagles played the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field under conditions that, at times, could only be described as blizzard-like. Only light snow showers had been forecasted, but mother nature ended up dumping a half foot of the white stuff on the Philadelphia area. And while it played havoc with the coaches’ […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 9th) — Eddie George

    This Day In Sports History (December 9th) — Eddie George

    It was on this day in 1995 that Ohio State University running back Eddie George was named as the Heisman Trophy winner.  George beat out future NFL stars Peyton Manning, Keyshawn Johnson and Warrick Dunn to take home the award. In his first couple of seasons at Ohio State, George battled fumbling issues, which led […]

  • Stat Line of the Night – 12/8/2013 – LeSean McCoy

    Stat Line of the Night – 12/8/2013 – LeSean McCoy

    If you watched any NFL action yesterday, then you probably know all about the conditions in Philadelphia during the game between the Eagles and Lions. What was forecasted to be light snow turned into a whopping six inches in parts of the area, with the most intense part of the snow storm occurring right as […]

  • Horrifying Botched Cliff Jump Captured on GoPro Camera (Video)

    Horrifying Botched Cliff Jump Captured on GoPro Camera (Video)

    First things first: The person who took this video is still alive, albeit suffering “a compression fracture of the T12 Vertebra, five stitches to the eye, six stitches to the chin, a severely sprained back, wrist and hand, plus multiple bruised areas, ” so you don’t have to worry about watching a snuff film at work. But this […]

  • 15 Greatest Sexual Slip-Ups in Sports Broadcasting History

    15 Greatest Sexual Slip-Ups in Sports Broadcasting History

    Being a sports broadcaster is hard. Whether you are an announcer or a reporter, you’re basically talking nonstop for a living, which means you must be on your toes and ready to respond to anything at a moment’s notice. So with those kinds of odds, everyone is going to mess up eventually. That being said, some […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 6th) — Jerry Rice

    This Day In Sports History (December 6th) — Jerry Rice

    It was on this day in 1992 that San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice recorded the 101st receiving touchdown of his career.  Rice broke the record which was previously held by Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Steve Largent. It did not take Jerry Rice long to break this record, as he accomplished the feat in […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/5/2013 — Taylor Hall

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/5/2013 — Taylor Hall

    We’re less than halfway through the 2013-14 NHL season and it already appears as though the Edmonton Oilers are on the verge of another losing campaign.  But if there was ever a moment that could turn things around for this young group of hockey players, it may have taken place last night at Rexall Place. […]

  • 35 More Dancing Sports Fan GIFs

    35 More Dancing Sports Fan GIFs

    Back in the day, if a fan did something notable at a sporting event, they got their moment on the jumbotron and that was it. One quick moment in the spotlight, then nothing. Now it’s different. If you do something notable these day it gets caught on camera by somebody, and then it gets published […]

  • Behold the Golf Shot of the Year (Video)

    Behold the Golf Shot of the Year (Video)

    December is not a good time for golf. The sport gets its share of our attention from April to August, but at this time of the year we’ve got just two things on our mind: football, and football. Obviously, then, a golf highlight has to be pretty damn good to make us take notice. And […]

  • 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 […]