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  • 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 […]

  • Monster Truck in Mexico Runs Over Spectators, Killing Eight (Video)

    Monster Truck in Mexico Runs Over Spectators, Killing Eight (Video)

    Last week we told you about a monster truck that nearly drove into the stands and over a bunch of spectators at an event called The Monster Truck Showdown in Reyosa, Mexico. If the breaks didn’t kick in at the last second, we speculated, a number of lives would have been lost. Sadly, today we […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 7th) – Walter Payton

    This Day In Sports History (October 7th) – Walter Payton

    It was on this day in 1984 that Chicago Bears’ running back Walter Payton surpassed Jim Brown as the NFL’s all-time leading rusher. Payton gained his 12,313th yard in a game played against the New Orleans Saints. Walter Payton was a staple in the Chicago Bears backfield throughout the 1970’s and 80’s.  He consistently put […]

  • There Was a Naked Female Streaker at the Presidents Cup (Pics)

    There Was a Naked Female Streaker at the Presidents Cup (Pics)

    Golf gets its fair share of coverage during the “major season” from April to August. However, once football starts—followed by the MLB postseason, the NHL, and the NBA—that’s pretty much it. In our collective sports consciousness, golf goes bye bye. Of course, that’s just the general rule, and as we all know, all general rules […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/6/2013 — Peyton Manning

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/6/2013 — Peyton Manning

    Yesterday’s match-up between the Denver Broncos and the Dallas Cowboys was an absolute barnburner, but in the end only one team can win and only one quarterback can earn “The Stat Line of the Night.” That team and quarterback was not Tony Romo and the Cowboys, despite the former’s 506 passing yards and five touchdowns. […]

  • 9 Largest Football Spreads You Can Bet This Weekend

    9 Largest Football Spreads You Can Bet This Weekend

    Gambling is wrong. It destroys lives, and can pull people into a cycle of addiction from which they often never recover. That said, during football season, there are always countless wonderful games to wager upon (legally), and we’ve picked a few here that offer HUGE spreads. A game with a huge spread isn’t any more […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 4th) — San Jose Sharks

    This Day In Sports History (October 4th) — San Jose Sharks

    It was on this day in 1991 that the San Jose Sharks played their first regular season game in franchise history.  The Sharks lost to the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in a game played at Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum. Like many expansion teams before them, the San Jose Sharks’ inaugural season was one to forget.  They finished […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/3/2013 — Marc-Andre Fleury

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/3/2013 — Marc-Andre Fleury

    After enduring a difficult 2012-13 season that saw him get benched in the playoffs in favor of Tomas Vokoun, Marc-Andre Fleury was looking to bounce back in a big way this season and regain the starting goaltending position in Pittsburgh.  He got the nod in goal for the Pens’ home opener last night against the […]

  • 9 Most Memorable One-Game Playoffs And Tie Breakers In MLB History

    9 Most Memorable One-Game Playoffs And Tie Breakers In MLB History

    “One-game playoff” or “tie-breaker?” The nomenclature here can get a little confusing, so let’s clear things up before we get into the best examples in baseball history. However, because either term is basically an instance of the regular season failing us (How DARE you, regular season?), the device can be a little convoluted. All one-game […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 3rd) — Pele

    This Day In Sports History (October 3rd) — Pele

    It was on this day in 1974 that Pele officially retired from the game of soccer.  The announcement marked the end of the Brazilian’s 18-year career with Santos Futebol Clube. Pele played a total of 605 games for Santos and scored an incredible 589 goals.  He would also suit up for his national team a […]