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  • 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 […]

  • Naked Streaker Tackled by Chicken Mascot at New Zealand Rugby Match (Video)

    Naked Streaker Tackled by Chicken Mascot at New Zealand Rugby Match (Video)

    Streaking at any sporting event is a dicey venture, given the proclivity of security personnel to tackle, tase, and basically subdue interlopers through any means necessary. However, some sports are safer for streakers than others. For example, skiing seems to be pretty safe. This winter we told you about a guy who got nekkid and […]

  • 25 Gorgeous Female Athlete GIFs

    25 Gorgeous Female Athlete GIFs

    Gorgeous female athletes are awesome, and animated GIFs are awesome. Combining the two really is a no-brainer, so it’s kind of surprising we haven’t done it until now. However, as the old saying goes, better late than never. Right? Right. But that’s enough chit chat already. You don’t really need me to explain why you should […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    It was on this day in 1990 that Stump Merrill replaced Bucky Dent as the manager of the New York Yankees.  With the hiring, Merrill became the 31st manager in Yankees history. Merrill replaced Dent, who had the Yankees out to an 18-31 record to start the 1990 season.  Dent was hired late in the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/5/2013 — Julio Teheran

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/5/2013 — Julio Teheran

    There were quite a few athletes who put forth impressive stat lines in the sports world yesterday.  Among them was Carlos Gonzalez, who hit three-home runs; Troy Tulowitzki, who went 5-for-5 with two homers; R.A. Dickey, who pitched 8.1 innings of two-hit shutout ball; and Tuukka Rask, who stopped 53 of 54 shots during a […]