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  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/11/2013 — Aaron Harang

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/11/2013 — Aaron Harang

    Heading into last night’s MLB action, Seattle Mariners pitcher Aaron Harang had only pitched past the sixth inning once in nine starts this season.  That one instance would turn out to be a complete-game shutout performance (on May 27), and he replicated that performance on Tuesday against the Houston Astros. Harang began the evening with […]

  • 13 Athletes Who Were Busted For Weed

    13 Athletes Who Were Busted For Weed

    On Friday, the Cleveland Indians’ All-Star closer, Chris Perez, was arrested and charged along with his wife for misdemeanor drug possession. Cops were tipped off by United States Postal Service employees that “suspicious” packages were being mailed to Brody, the couple’s dog, so they set up a little sting operation to catch them red-eyed and […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 11th) – Seattle Slew

    This Day In Sports History (June 11th) – Seattle Slew

    It was on this day in 1977 that Seattle Slew won the 109th running of the Belmont Stakes.  With his win at Belmont, Seattle Slew became only the tenth horse in history to win the Triple Crown and with his 9 for 9 record, he became the first Triple Crown winner to finish the series […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/10/2013 — Adam Dunn

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/10/2013 — Adam Dunn

    Heading into last night’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Adam Dunn had only 34 hits in 206 at bats on the season (good enough for a .165 batting average), but of those 34 hits, 14 of them were home runs.  That means that while Dunn wasn’t hitting the ball all that often, he was […]

  • Track Worker Killed at Formula One Grand Prix in Montreal (Video)

    Track Worker Killed at Formula One Grand Prix in Montreal (Video)

    Everyone knows that auto racing is one of the most dangerous sports in the world, but it’s usually the drivers and fans we think of as being most vulnerable. Unfortunately, on Sunday we were all given a reminder that grave danger lurks pretty much everywhere in professional auto racing—even behind the scenes. At Formula One’s […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 10th) — Lewis Hamilton

    This Day In Sports History (June 10th) — Lewis Hamilton

    It was on this day in 2007 that Lewis Hamilton won his first Formula One race.  Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal to become the first black man to win a Formula One race.  Hamilton was also the fifth youngest man to win on the Formula One circuit. Lewis Hamilton earned his first […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/9/2013 — Ryan Zimmerman

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/9/2013 — Ryan Zimmerman

    After making the post-season and winning just their second division title in franchise history one year earlier, the Washington Nationals entered the 2013 MLB season with the highest of expectations.  However, they have failed to live up to those expectations thus far, as they entered Sunday’s action two games under .500 and eight games back […]

  • 21 Crazy Hockey Fans from the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    21 Crazy Hockey Fans from the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    There’s no doubt that NHL fans are some of the most passionate in all of pro sports. When MLB went on strike in 1994 and forced the cancellation of the World Series, it took a whole decade for fans to come back. But this year, after enduring a completely unnecessary four-month lockout, NHL fans came […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 7th) – Detroit Red Wings

    This Day In Sports History (June 7th) – Detroit Red Wings

    It was on this day in 1997 that the Detroit Red Wings beat the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 4 to win the Stanley Cup.  The Red Wings won the game, 2-1, to sweep the Flyers and win their first Stanley Cup in 42 years. The 1996-97 Detroit Red Wings team was loaded with talent and […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/6/2013 — Tim Duncan

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/6/2013 — Tim Duncan

    When compared side-by-side, LeBron James‘ triple-double may appear to be more impressive than Tim Duncan‘s double-double during Game One of the NBA Finals, but when you add in the game’s final score, it’s not. James led the way for the Heat with 18 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists, but on this night he and […]

  • The World Shin-Kicking Championship Is a Real Thing (Video)

    The World Shin-Kicking Championship Is a Real Thing (Video)

    If you thought chasing wheels of cheese down a hill was weird, wait till you hear about this. Recently in Gloucestershire, England, thousands of spectators gathered on a hillside to watch the 401st shin-kicking championships at a festival of weird sports, called the “Cotswold Olimpicks.” And yes, shin-kicking is exactly what it sounds like. The […]