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  • 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 […]

  • 10 NHL Franchises Worth Less than the Dallas Cowboys…Combined

    10 NHL Franchises Worth Less than the Dallas Cowboys…Combined

    Yesterday Forbes released their annual list of the NHL team values, and there’s good news and bad news. First the good news: the average value of an NHL team rose 46% in the last year, and it wasn’t just the big fish pulling everybody up. Even the little guys increased in value. Now the bad […]

  • Will Ferrell to Call Canadian Curling Event for TSN as Ron Burgundy (Video)

    Will Ferrell to Call Canadian Curling Event for TSN as Ron Burgundy (Video)

    In case you’ve somehow missed all the trailers, talk show appearances, and Dodge Durango commercials, comedian and renowned sports nut Will Ferrell will be returning to the silver screen as legendary newsman Ron Burgundy in Anchorman 2 on December 20. What’s he doing until then? He’s continuing his relentless North American publicity tour. And on […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 26th) — Sean Taylor

    This Day In Sports History (November 26th) — Sean Taylor

    It was on this day in 2007 Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor was shot in the leg during a home invasion.  The bullet struck Taylor’s femoral artery which caused massive bleeding and ultimately cost him his life. Sean Taylor was a first round, fifth overall pick of the Washington Redskins in the 2004 NFL Draft.  […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 11/25/2013 — Martin St. Louis

    Stat Line of the Night — 11/25/2013 — Martin St. Louis

    Martin St. Louis may have to make do without Steven Stamkos for a few more months while his Lightning teammate recovers from a broken leg.  But even without his linemate, the 5’8″ winger didn’t seem to miss a single beat during last night’s contest against the New York Rangers. After being honored with a silver […]