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  • This Day In Sports History (October 4th) — San Jose Sharks

    This Day In Sports History (October 4th) — San Jose Sharks

    It was on this day in 1991 that the San Jose Sharks played their first regular season game in franchise history.  The Sharks lost to the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a game played at Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum. Like many expansion teams before them, the San Jose Sharks’ inaugural season was one to forget.  They finished […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/3/2013 — Marc-Andre Fleury

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/3/2013 — Marc-Andre Fleury

    After enduring a difficult 2012-13 season that saw him get benched in the playoffs in favor of Tomas Vokoun, Marc-Andre Fleury was looking to bounce back in a big way this season and regain the starting goaltending position in Pittsburgh.  He got the nod in goal for the Pens’ home opener last night against the […]

  • 9 Most Memorable One-Game Playoffs And Tie Breakers In MLB History

    9 Most Memorable One-Game Playoffs And Tie Breakers In MLB History

    “One-game playoff” or “tie-breaker?” The nomenclature here can get a little confusing, so let’s clear things up before we get into the best examples in baseball history. However, because either term is basically an instance of the regular season failing us (How DARE you, regular season?), the device can be a little convoluted. All one-game […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 3rd) — Pele

    This Day In Sports History (October 3rd) — Pele

    It was on this day in 1974 that Pele officially retired from the game of soccer.  The announcement marked the end of the Brazilian’s 18-year career with Santos Futebol Clube. Pele played a total of 605 games for Santos and scored an incredible 589 goals.  He would also suit up for his national team a […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/2/2013 — Dave Bolland

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/2/2013 — Dave Bolland

    When the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Dave Bolland from the Chicago Blackhawks, they knew they were getting a Stanley Cup champion that could add some much-needed depth down the middle.  Bolland is bound to provide the Leafs with just that, and last night he added in a few goals as well, just for good measure. […]

  • 9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    The 2013 NHL season was shortened because of the lockout, which was totally necessary. But the Blackhawks were dynamite right out of the gate, then they went on to beat the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals and get their names engraved on the Holy Grail for the second time in four years. It was […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 2nd) — Larry Holmes

    This Day In Sports History (October 2nd) — Larry Holmes

    It was on this day in 1980 that Larry Holmes defeated Muhammad Ali to retain the WBC Heavyweight title and earn The Ring Magazine’s Heavyweight championship. Holmes entered the fight with a 35-0 record, and he had already successfully defended the WBC Heavyweight championship on seven occasions.  It was his fourth fight of the year, and while […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/1/2013 — Russell Martin

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/1/2013 — Russell Martin

    For a long time the Pittsburgh Pirates have been the laughing stock of Major League Baseball, but on Tuesday they had the opportunity to put that shameful past behind them and record their first playoff victory since 1992.  They would capitalize on their opportunity thanks in large part to the bat of their Canadian catcher, […]

  • 15 Players to Watch During the 2013 MLB Postseason

    15 Players to Watch During the 2013 MLB Postseason

    The 2013 Major League Baseball Postseason gets underway tonight with the first of the two Wild Card games. How is it all going to play out? That’s a tough question to answer any year, but this year it’s pretty much impossible. The Red Sox look great, but pretty much every team could take the whole […]

  • Marching Band Fail: One Tuba Player Trips, Causing Epic Tuba Pileup (Video)

    Marching Band Fail: One Tuba Player Trips, Causing Epic Tuba Pileup (Video)

    If you ask me, we are living in the golden age of marching bands. It’s not so much that they play their instruments better than marching bands of days past, though. It’s that they play their instruments while also performing really complicated dances and formations. It’s pretty incredible, really. Of course, there is a dark […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 1st) – Ichiro Suzuki

    This Day In Sports History (October 1st) – Ichiro Suzuki

    It was on this day in 2004 that Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 258th base hit of the season.  Ichiro broke the 84-year-old record, which was previously held by first baseman George Sisler of the St. Louis Browns. Ichiro tied the record in the first inning, singling off of Texas Rangers starter Ryan […]