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  • This Day In Sports History (October 16th) — Milwaukee Bucks

    This Day In Sports History (October 16th) — Milwaukee Bucks

    It was on this day in 1968 that the Milwaukee Bucks played their first game in franchise history.  That game would be played against the Chicago Bulls, and the Bucks would go on to lose it by a score of 89-84. With the game taking place at the brand new Milwaukee Stadium (now referred to as U.S. […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/15/2013 — John Lackey

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/15/2013 — John Lackey

    Question:  How do you top Justin Verlander‘s incredible performance that saw him allow only four hits and one run while striking out ten over the course of eight innings? Answer: Pitch 6.2 innings of shutout baseball while allowing only four hits and no walks against, and striking out eight. That is exactly what Red Sox […]

  • Here’s Michelle Jenneke Breaking a Hurdle in Half on Game Show (Video)

    Here’s Michelle Jenneke Breaking a Hurdle in Half on Game Show (Video)

    In case you were wondering, no, the 15 minutes of fame awarded to Australian track athlete Michelle Jeneke are not yet up. At least, not in some parts of the English-speaking world. The 20-year-old hurdler became an internet sensation when a video of her pre-race warmup dance went viral back in 2012, and she somehow […]

  • The 9 Best 4th Quarter Comebacks of Tom Brady’s Hall of Fame Career

    The 9 Best 4th Quarter Comebacks of Tom Brady’s Hall of Fame Career

    Tom Brady is pretty good at football. On Sunday in Foxborough, after Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints took a 27-23 lead with just 2:29 left in the game, the future Hall of Fame quarterback of the New England Patriots simply marched his offense down field—70 yards in eight plays—for the game-winning touchdown with […]

  • POV Multi-Angle Footage of Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump (Video)

    POV Multi-Angle Footage of Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump (Video)

    Exactly one year ago yesterday, the world witnessed Felix Baumgartner‘s incredible 128,100-foot fall from space. It was a historic event that saw the Austrian paratrooper become the first person to break the sound barrier, as over 8 million people watched the live stream on YouTube. Now Red Bull has released another incredible YouTube video of the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/14/2013 — Hyun-Jin Ryu

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/14/2013 — Hyun-Jin Ryu

    With the St. Louis Cardinals owning a 2-0 lead in the NLCS, the Dodgers needed a solid performance from starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu in Game Three if they wanted to keep their hopes of playing in their first World Series since 1988 alive. Ryu would provide his team with exactly what they were looking for, […]

  • Check Out This Brutal Rugby Stiff Arm (GIF & Video)

    Check Out This Brutal Rugby Stiff Arm (GIF & Video)

    Ah, the stiff arm. It’s a classic move of American football, but it is often employed to a much more brutal effect in rugby (just like everything else in rugby). Here’s a great example of the form, taken from a recent game. The stiff arm comes courtesy of rugby player Sean O’Brien, who flattens an […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 14th) — Joe Namath

    This Day In Sports History (October 14th) — Joe Namath

    It was on this day in 1985 that the New York Jets retired the #12 jersey formerly worn by quarterback Joe Namath.  Namath joined Don Maynard (#13) and Joe Klecko (#73) as the only other men to have their numbers officially retired by the Jets organization. Namath spent his first twelve seasons with the Jets […]

  • 9 Greatest Canadian Athletes Of All Time

    9 Greatest Canadian Athletes Of All Time

    Today is Canadian Thanksgiving, or, as they call it, “Thanksgiving.” While the Canadians have much to be thankful for, like a functioning government and tolerable crime and literacy rates, the nation largely lies in the shadow of its southern neighbor’s athletic output. No longer. Let this list serve as enduring reminder of Canada’s contribution to […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/13/2013 — Vernon Davis

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/13/2013 — Vernon Davis

    The San Francisco 49ers may be thin at the wide receiver position at the moment, but during Sunday’s NFC West match-up against the Arizona Cardinals, whatever production they lacked from their wideouts was easily made up for via the tight end position. Manning the tight end position for the 49ers was none other than Vernon […]

  • 25 Weird Sports Venues

    25 Weird Sports Venues

    Yesterday some pretty awesome college football news leaked. In 2016, an anonymous source confirmed, the University of Tennessee Volunteers will play the Virginia Tech Hokies at one of the most awesome sports venues in America: the Bristol Motor Speedway. Now, in case you’re not familiar with the Bristol Motor Speedway, it’s located in the eponymous […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 11th) — Deion Sanders

    This Day In Sports History (October 11th) — Deion Sanders

    It was on this day in 1992 that Deion Sanders suited up for both the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Braves.  He remains the only man in history to dress for two different professional sports team in one day. Deion Sanders’ wild weekend began on Saturday night when he played in Game 4 of the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/10/2013 — Justin Verlander

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/10/2013 — Justin Verlander

    On September 18, Justin Verlander was dealt his 12th loss of the 2013 season and his ERA was sitting at a rather unimpressive 3.66.  At the time, many were questioning whether Verlander could still be an elite pitcher that is capable of taking his team to another World Series.  During Game 5 of the ALDS […]