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  • This Day In Sports History (June 17th) — Boston Celtics

    This Day In Sports History (June 17th) — Boston Celtics

    It was on this day in 2008 that the Boston Celtics won their 17th NBA championship.  The Celtics beat the Lakers 131-92 in Game 6 in the most lopsided championship clinching game in NBA history. The 2007-08 Boston Celtics enjoyed the biggest turnaround in NBA history as the previous year they won only 24 games, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/16/2013 — Manu Ginobili

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/16/2013 — Manu Ginobili

    Manu Ginobili struggled mightily during the 2012-13 NBA season, as his 23.2 minutes per game and 11.8 points per game were both the lowest totals of his career since his rookie season.  And while a decline in performance should be expected from the Spurs’ guard at 35 years of age, on Sunday Ginobili proved that […]

  • The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    Even before the 2013 NBA Finals began, people had already narrowed the Finals MVP candidates down to two guys: the Spurs’ Tony Parker and the Heat’s LeBron James. The thinking here was pretty simple: San Antonio doesn’t win if Parker isn’t at his best, and Miami doesn’t win if LeBron isn’t at his best. Of course, the interesting thing to […]

  • Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    There is certainly no shortage of examples of fans making amazing catches at baseball games. Over the years we’ve seen almost everything, from fans catching balls in their beers, to fans catching balls while holding their kids, to fans catching balls with oversized novelty gloves, to fans making amazing diving grabs on home run balls. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    It was on this day in 1994 that the New York Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks in game 7 to win the franchise’s fourth Stanley Cup.  This was the Rangers’ first championship since 1940, a span of 54 years. The 1993-94 season was a banner season for the New York Rangers.  In addition to winning […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/13/2013 — LeBron James

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/13/2013 — LeBron James

    After a terrible performance during Game 3 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James promised he would be better in Game 4, and he was. James had one of his worst performances of the 2013 post-season during Tuesday’s Game 3 loss, as he scored just 15 points, which marked his lowest scoring output of the playoffs […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 13th) — Chicago Bulls

    This Day In Sports History (June 13th) — Chicago Bulls

    It was on this day in 1997 that the Chicago Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz in Game 6 of the finals to win the NBA Championship.  It was the Bulls’ fifth championship in franchise history, and their second in the last two seasons. After winning the first two games at home in Chicago and losing […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/12/2013 — Jordan Lyles

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/12/2013 — Jordan Lyles

    The Houston Astros entered last night sitting in last place in the American League with an abysmal 22-44 record.  It, therefore, goes without saying that wins have been tough for the club to come by since they made their move from the NL to the AL, but they would find a way to add another […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 12th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    This Day In Sports History (June 12th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    It was on this day in 2002 that the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Championship.  They would do so by defeating the New Jersey Nets 113-107 in Game Four of the NBA Finals. The Lakers entered the 2001-02 NBA season having won the last two NBA Championships.  And with the likes of Kobe Bryant, […]

  • 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 […]