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  • This Day In Sports History (July 18th) — Willie Mays

    This Day In Sports History (July 18th) — Willie Mays

    It was on this day in 1970 that Willie Mays recorded the 3000th hit of his career.  He became just the tenth member to join the 3000 hit club. While playing with the San Francisco Giants, Mays reached the 3000 hit mark with a single against Montreal Expos pitcher Mike Wegener.  Mays would go 2-for-3 […]

  • 15 Hottest MLB All-Star WAGs of 2013

    15 Hottest MLB All-Star WAGs of 2013

    Well, the 2013 MLB All-Star Game is over, and we’ve covered the event from a number of angles this year. We’ve talked about the Home Run Derby and the supposed derby curse. We’ve talked about the changes MLB could make to ensure the ASG remains the best such event in pro sports. And we’ve even […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 17th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (July 17th) — Tiger Woods

    It was on this day in 2005 that Tiger Woods won the British Open Championship.  It was Woods’ second British Open victory, and the 10th Major victory of his career. The tournament opened on July 14th at The Old Course at St. Andrews.  Woods opened up with a 6-under 66 in the first round, giving […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/16/2013 — Mariano Rivera

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/16/2013 — Mariano Rivera

    In reality, the entire American League pitching staff should be credited with the “Stat Line of the Night,” as they combined to limit the National League All-Stars to just three hits, one walk and no earned runs, while striking out eight over the course of the A.L.’s 3-0 victory at Citi Field.  But on this […]

  • Ultimate Warrior Featured in Intense WWE 2K14 Commercial (Video)

    Ultimate Warrior Featured in Intense WWE 2K14 Commercial (Video)

    In most instances, the objective of a commercial is to attract the attention of the viewer, and in some cases, nothing does that better than something that is loud and intense. That was probably the thought process that inspired the creation of 2K Sports’ WWE 2K14 commercial, starring the most intense wrestler that World Wrestling […]

  • 9 Ways to Improve the MLB All-Star Game

    9 Ways to Improve the MLB All-Star Game

    Tonight is the 2013 MLB All-Star Game—the only one of the major pro sports all-star games that is at all worth watching. However, if Major League Baseball isn’t careful, they might just see this venerable and historic event turn into a pointless circus just like the NHL, NBA, and NFL. Now, I’m not saying the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 16th) — 1950 World Cup

    This Day In Sports History (July 16th) — 1950 World Cup

    It was on this day in 1950 that the deciding game for the World Cup was played at the Estadio do Maracana in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  The paid attendance for the match was a staggering 199,854, making it the largest crowd ever to watch a live sporting event in history. The 1950 World Cup […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/15/2013 — Yoenis Cespedes

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/15/2013 — Yoenis Cespedes

    With a .225 batting average, 15 home runs and 43 RBIs, Yoenis Cespedes‘ numbers at the plate were not enough to earn him a spot on the American League All-Star roster, but his sporadic displays of power at certain points throughout his short career were enough to earn him a place in the home run […]

  • Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Over the weekend it was reported that US sprinter Tyson Gay had pulled himself from next month’s world championships in Moscow after testing positive for a banned substance. At some point late last week, Gay was notified by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that his May 16 out-of-competition test had come back positive.  He will have […]