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  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/10/2013 — Francisco Liriano

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/10/2013 — Francisco Liriano

    Despite owning the second-best record in the National League (53-36) heading into last night’s contest against the Oakland Athletics, the Pittsburgh Pirates still somehow ranked just 26th out of 30 MLB teams in runs scored.  So, what gives?  How can a team be so successful with such an inept offense? The Answer to that question […]

  • The 13 Best MLB Cheerleading Squads of 2013

    The 13 Best MLB Cheerleading Squads of 2013

    I know what you’re thinking—”there are no cheerleaders in Major League Baseball”—but you’re wrong. Baseball teams have cheerleaders. They may not wear the skimpy outfits that the cheerleaders where in the NFL, NBA, or even the NHL; they may not always perform choreographed numbers; and they may not call them cheerleaders. But those girls who stand on the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 10th) – 1990 MLB All-Star Game

    This Day In Sports History (July 10th) – 1990 MLB All-Star Game

    It was on this day in 1990 that the MLB All-Star Game took place at Wrigley Field in Chicago.  The American League would go on to win the 61st Midsummer Classic by a score of 2-0. The American League won one of the lowest scoring games in All-Star Game history, thanks to some great pitching […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/9/2013 — Alex Rios

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/9/2013 — Alex Rios

    Question:  How does an MLB player improve his bating average by 14 points (from .267 to .281) in just one game in July? Answer: By recording six hits in each of his six at bats on the evening. That is exactly what Alex Rios of the Chicago White Sox did during last night’s match-up against […]

  • ESPN The Magazine, “Body Issue”: Photos Unveiled

    ESPN The Magazine, “Body Issue”: Photos Unveiled

    The 2013 edition of ESPN The Magazine’s “The Body Issue” is out, which means it is about that time when we get to check out some of the world’s most popular athletes in the nude. Among those who have stripped down to nothing for this year’s issue are 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Wizards guard John […]

  • Aussie Surfer Learns the Hard Way to Stay the Hell Away From Whales (Video)

    Aussie Surfer Learns the Hard Way to Stay the Hell Away From Whales (Video)

    Usually, when you think about all the dangers that lurk in the ocean for surfers, you’re thinking sharks. Then, after sharks, you think, maybe really big jellyfish, or possibly a deranged sea lion. You do not usually think of whales. After all, they’re mammals, we’re mammals—you’d think there would be some kind of mutual understanding […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 9th) – Italy Men’s Soccer Team

    This Day In Sports History (July 9th) – Italy Men’s Soccer Team

    It was on this day in 2006 that the finals for the World Cup were held at Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.  Italy defeated France in penalty kicks to capture their fourth World Cup title. France was awarded a penalty kick just seven minutes into the match and French captain Zinedine Zidane capitalized, giving the […]

  • 27 Funny Anderson Silva Knockout Memes and Images

    27 Funny Anderson Silva Knockout Memes and Images

    Don’t follow UFC? That’s okay. I’ll get you all caught up with just one (long) sentence: on Saturday night, Anderson Silva, probably the greatest MMA fighter of all time, pound for pound, was knocked out by Chris Weideman…immediately after taunting him. The shocking manner in which Silva got laid out by Weidman didn’t just end […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 8th) – 1997 MLB All-Star Game

    This Day In Sports History (July 8th) – 1997 MLB All-Star Game

    It was on this day in 1997 that the 68th annual Major League Baseball All-Star game was played.  The game took place at Jacobs Field in Cleveland, Ohio, and hometown hero Sandy Alomar Jr. was named the game’s Most Valuable Player. The American League went on to win the game by a score of 3-1, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/7/2013 — Andy Murray

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/7/2013 — Andy Murray

    There was simply no stopping Andy Murray on Sunday during the Wimbledon men’s final at the All England Club.  The world’s second-ranked player defeated top ranked Novak Djokovic in a rather impressive fashion, breaking the Serbian on seven of his 16 service games, while winning a total of 41% of Djokovic’s first service points, en […]

  • The 20 Greatest Wimbledon Style Icons

    The 20 Greatest Wimbledon Style Icons

    Wimbledon has a lot of traditions, but the one that is perhaps most obvious to fans at home is their rule that all players must wear predominantly white clothing. And while you would think that this might limit the ability to players to dress stylishly and establish fashion trends, over the years the opposite has […]