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  • 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 […]

  • 22 Awesome Baseball Celebration GIFs

    22 Awesome Baseball Celebration GIFs

    Well, it’s that time of year again—the time when grown men in stretchy pajama pants gather together in a room with walls covered in plastic to waste tons of perfectly good alcohol. I am referring, of course, to the MLB postseason and the spraying of bubbly liquids in the locker room after a team has (a) […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 10th) — Lawrence Taylor

    This Day In Sports History (October 10th) — Lawrence Taylor

    It was on this day in 1994 that the New York Giants retired Lawrence Taylor’s No. 56 jersey. Taylor player his entire 13-year career with the Giants, which spanned from 1981-1993.  Despite plenty of off-field issues, the Giants’ linebacker was still a 10-time All-Pro, 10-time Pro Bowler, three-time Defensive Player of the Year, two-time Super […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/9/2013 — Adam Wainwright

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/9/2013 — Adam Wainwright

    Last night in St. Louis, the NLDS between the Cards and the Pirates came down to a single game to see who would advance to play the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS.  Luckily for the Cardinals, it was Adam Wainwright‘s turn to take the mound, and their ace didn’t disappoint. After pitching seven innings […]

  • 15 Athletes with a Special Fondness for Prostitutes

    15 Athletes with a Special Fondness for Prostitutes

    If there’s one thing that’s become clear to me in the years that I’ve been writing about sports, it’s that athletes generally do not have a difficult time finding love. And of course, by “finding love” I mean finding extremely hot women willing to get busy with and/or marry them. You therefore would not think […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 9th) — Frank Robinson

    This Day In Sports History (October 9th) — Frank Robinson

    It was on this day in 1974 that Frank Robinson was hired to manage the Cleveland Indians, making him the first black manager in Major League Baseball history. Robinson played for the California Angels during the first half of the 1974 season, but after managing in the winter leagues during the early 70′s, he began […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/8/2013 — Tomas Hertl

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/8/2013 — Tomas Hertl

    San Jose Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl may be the most popular waiver wire pickup in fantasy hockey leagues today.  Unfortunately for you poolies out there, by the time you read this, he’ll probably already be picked up by someone else in your league who witnessed the 19-year-old’s performance last night against the New York Rangers. […]

  • 13 Kids to Watch During the 2013-14 NHL Season

    13 Kids to Watch During the 2013-14 NHL Season

    The 2013-14 NHL season is just a week old, and with the NFL and the MLB postseason in full swing, chances are you still haven’t been able to wrap your head around what’s what and who’s who. This list, however, should help. Today we’re going to give you a rundown of some of the exciting […]