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  • 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 […]

  • 13 Least Thankful People in Sports Right Now

    13 Least Thankful People in Sports Right Now

    Thanksgiving is coming up this week, and you know what that means: we have the watch the Dallas Cowboys play the Oakland Raiders. No, I’m totally just kidding! Well, not about the Cowboys-Raiders part. That really is happening. But I’m kidding when I say that’s all Thanksgiving means. Obviously, Thanksgiving really means pausing from the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 25th) — Alonzo Mourning

    This Day In Sports History (November 25th) — Alonzo Mourning

    It was on this day in 2003 that New Jersey Nets center Alonzo Mourning announced his retirement.  Mourning retired due to complications from his kidney disease. Just a few weeks after announcing his retirement, Mourning underwent a successful kidney transplant.  After months of rehab and getting back into shape, Alonzo began practicing with his former […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 11/24/2013 — Philip Rivers

    Stat Line of the Night — 11/24/2013 — Philip Rivers

    This edition of the “Stat Line of the Night” could have went to Knowshon Moreno of the Broncos (230 total yards, one touchdown) or Josh Gordon of the Browns (17 receptions, 237 yards, one touchdown), but both of their brilliant performance came in a losing effort.  That leaves the door open for San Diego Charges […]

  • 9 Reasons Why Brady vs. Manning is the Best Rivalry in the NFL

    9 Reasons Why Brady vs. Manning is the Best Rivalry in the NFL

    Yesterday, while clicking around the internet trying to avoid doing actual work, I came across an article talking about this weekend’s marquee NFL matchup between Tom Brady’s New England Patriots and Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos. The main argument of that article? That the rivalry was overblown, and everyone is tired of hearing about it. Well […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 22nd) – Wayne Gretzky

    This Day In Sports History (November 22nd) – Wayne Gretzky

    It was on this day in 1999 that Wayne Gretzky was inducted into the Hockey Hall Of Fame.  Gretzky became the tenth and last player to bypass the usual three-year waiting period. Wayne Gretzky being elected to the Hall-Of-Fame was a no-brainer, as he is considered by many to be the greatest player in hockey […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 11/21/2013 — Jonathan Toews

    Stat Line of the Night — 11/21/2013 — Jonathan Toews

    The Chicago Blackhawks may have been playing on the road against the Winnipeg Jets last night, but for Jonathan Toews it must have felt at least somewhat like a home game.  You see, Toews was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and if his performance is any indication, I’d say he had a little extra motivation for […]

  • 29 GIFs of Ridiculously Terrible Basketball Shots

    29 GIFs of Ridiculously Terrible Basketball Shots

    When it’s played well, basketball is graceful and beautiful and a joy to watch. And of course, when it is played poorly, it is downright ugly. Fortunately, the absurd is funny, and ugly things can sometimes be just as amusing as beautiful things—especially when you group all those ridiculous ugly things together in one place. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 21st) — Pete Rose

    This Day In Sports History (November 21st) — Pete Rose

    It was on this day in 1973 that Pete Rose was awarded the NL MVP.  It was the only regular season MVP award he would earn during his Major League career. Rose enjoyed one of the best seasons of his career in 1973, recording 230 hits and a .338 batting average (both league-highs) in 160 […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 11/20/2013 — Monta Ellis

    Stat Line of the Night — 11/20/2013 — Monta Ellis

    Last night, during a Texas-sized battle between the Houston Rockets and the Dallas Mavericks, there were plenty of impressive lines filling the stat sheet.  Two of those lines belonged to Dwight Howard (33 pts, 11 reb) and Dirk Nowitzki (35 pts, 7 reb, 4 ast), but neither of them would earn “Stat Line of the […]

  • Every NFL Team’s Biggest Celebrity Fan

    Every NFL Team’s Biggest Celebrity Fan

    The NFL, as everyone knows, is the biggest pro sports league in the world. Sure, no one outside North America really knows anything about it, but 20 of the 30 most valuable sports franchises in the world are NFL teams, and all 32 teams are in the top 50. Even the Jaguars. So in economic […]