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  • This Day In Sports History (August 16th) — Sports Illustrated

    This Day In Sports History (August 16th) — Sports Illustrated

    It was on this day in 1954 that Sports Illustrated released its first ever publication.  The first cover showed Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Matthews at bat and New York Giants catcher Wes Westrum squatting behind him at Milwaukee County Stadium. Michael Jordan has appeared on the cover a record 50 times, with Muhammad Ali second […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/15/2013 — Sonny Gray

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/15/2013 — Sonny Gray

    When it comes to drafting and developing pitchers, few do it better than the Oakland Athletics.  Entering last night they have had three rookie starters pitch eight scoreless innings in a game over the last two season, and on Thursday they witnessed their fourth rookie starter accomplish that feat. Making just his second career Major […]

  • The 21 Best Baseball Fail GIFs of 2013

    The 21 Best Baseball Fail GIFs of 2013

    There are just over six weeks left in the 2013 MLB season. Of course, that still leaves a lot of baseball to be played and a handful of playoff spots to be won, so you can’t really talk about things like who will win a batting title, or Cy Young award, or anything serious like […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 15th) — Nolan Ryan

    This Day In Sports History (August 15th) — Nolan Ryan

    It was on this day in 1993 that Nolan Ryan won his 324th game.  It would end up being the final win for Ryan during his Hall of Fame career. Nolan Ryan and the Texas Rangers defeated the Cleveland Indians by a score of 4-1.  Ryan would play a few more games during the 1993 […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/14/2013 — Alfonso Soriano

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/14/2013 — Alfonso Soriano

    No, you are not experiencing a case of déjà vu.  Alfonso Soriano really has earned our “Stat Line of the Night” for the second consecutive day. One night after torching the Angels’ pitching staff to the tune of two homers and six RBIs, Soriano was at it again on Wednesday.  In fact, the Yankees outfielder […]

  • Meet the 9 Cricket Cheerleading Squads of the Indian Premier League

    Meet the 9 Cricket Cheerleading Squads of the Indian Premier League

    Most of the time we here at Total Pro Sports focus on cheerleaders from the major North American sports like football, basketball, baseball, and hockey, whether it’s at the professional or collegiate level. However, every once in a while we like to dig a little deeper and give our wonderful readers a taste what else […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 14th) — Pete Rose

    This Day In Sports History (August 14th) — Pete Rose

    It was on this day in 1982 that Pete Rose recorded his 12,365 at-bat in the MLB.  That would move him past Hank Aaron and into first place on the league’s all-time at-bats list. Rose took a total of 20 years to reach the mark that Hank Aaron set during his 23-year career.  He became […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/13/2013 — Alfonso Soriano

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/13/2013 — Alfonso Soriano

    On July 26 of this season, the New York Yankees made a deal with the Chicago Cubs to acquire left fielder Alfonso Soriano.  Last night, that move paid dividends during a game against the Los Angeles Angels. Soriano stepped to the plate six times on the evening, recording two homers, a single, three runs and […]

  • 13 Most Notable Celebrity First Pitches of 2013

    13 Most Notable Celebrity First Pitches of 2013

    The ceremonial first pitch exists for several reasons. One is to pay tribute to special people that are deserving of some attention or recognition. Another is to suck up to powerful rich people, like politicians and CEOs. But probably the biggest reason, or at least the most common, is to entertain fans and provide celebrities […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 13th) — Michael Phelps

    This Day In Sports History (August 13th) — Michael Phelps

    It was on this day in 2008 that Michael Phelps won his tenth and eleventh career gold medals.  His tenth gold gave him the most Olympic gold medals for any athlete in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games’ modern history. It was the men’s 200m butterfly in which Phelps won his tenth career gold, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/12/2013 — Yu Darvish

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/12/2013 — Yu Darvish

    On April 2nd of this season, Yu Darvish was one out away from pitching a perfect game against the Houston Astros before giving up a single to Marwin Gonzalez with two outs in the ninth.  On August 12th of this season, it was nearly déjà vu all over again. During an afternoon game against the […]

  • 9 Biggest NCAA Football Scandals

    9 Biggest NCAA Football Scandals

    Many say the American dream is carved in the halls of the institutions of higher education: if you work hard for what you want, you can be anything. This has become an underlying theme of NCAA football: if you play like the best, then maybe you can make it to the NFL and become a […]