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  • 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 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    It was on this day in 1956 that New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game in Game 5 of the World Series.  Larsen’s perfect game remains the only perfect game thrown in post-season baseball history. The 1956 World Series was a battle of New York, as the Yankees took on the Brooklyn […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/7/2013 — Michael Wacha

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/7/2013 — Michael Wacha

    In his final regular season start, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha came one out away from hurling a no-hitter against the Washington Nationals.  And he was flirting with yet another no-no in his very next start, which came last night during Game 4 of the NLDS. With the Cards in need of a […]

  • Dante Hitner and 17 Other Athletes Who Changed Their Names

    Dante Hitner and 17 Other Athletes Who Changed Their Names

    After the 49ers’ week 4 destruction of the Rams, the NFL hit San Francisco safety Donte Whitner with a hefty $20,000 fine for what they deemed was an illegal hit on St. Louis receiver Chris Givens. As you would expect, Whitner wasn’t very happy about this, so he did what anyone in his situation would […]