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  • Big Apple vs. Hollywood: A Complete History of New York-Los Angeles Championship Battles

    Big Apple vs. Hollywood: A Complete History of New York-Los Angeles Championship Battles

    Officially, the folks who run North America’s major professional sports leagues just want good championship series between deserving teams. However, everybody knows they’ll get better TV ratings and more advertising revenue if championships series feature the big market teams. So everybody also knows that, regardless of sport, a New York-L.A. matchup is pretty much the holy grail […]

  • The WWE Mocked Lance Stephenson and the Pacers Last Night (Video)

    The WWE Mocked Lance Stephenson and the Pacers Last Night (Video)

    When the WWE is making fun of you, it’s really time to re-evaluate what you’re doing. Such was the case in Indianapolis last night during the latest edition of WWE Monday Night Raw, when known bad guy Damien Sandow tormented the crowd, many of whom were still smarting from a Pacers loss to the Heat just […]

  • The 9 Biggest Underachieving Superstars in the History of the World Cup

    The 9 Biggest Underachieving Superstars in the History of the World Cup

    Every World Cup has its share of breakout stars. In South Africa in 2010, for example, Uruguay’s veteran forward Diego Forlán established himself as one of the greatest players in the world, and Thomas Müller made it clear that he was the future of German soccer. However, for every unexpected brilliant performance, there is always at least one epic disappointment. […]

  • Serena Williams Crashes Wedding in Leopard Swimsuit (Photos)

    Serena Williams Crashes Wedding in Leopard Swimsuit (Photos)

    What’s the best way to get over a second round upset loss at the French Open?  I’ll give you a hint: It’s quite similar to the best way to get over a first round loss at the French Open and a recent break-up with your former fiance. Still having trouble figuring out the answer?  Let […]

  • 12 Greatest NBA Finals Rematches

    12 Greatest NBA Finals Rematches

    For the second consecutive year, the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat are going to do battle in the NBA Finals. Some people probably would have preferred to see some fresh faces in the in the Finals. Some would like to have seen Kevin Durant, the league MVP, play on the game’s biggest stage. Some […]

  • Prince and His Scepter Watching Rafael Nadal at the French Open (Photos)

    Prince and His Scepter Watching Rafael Nadal at the French Open (Photos)

    There was a prince in attendance to watch Rafael Nadal‘s straight sets victory over Dusan Lajovic during their fourth-round match at the French Open on Monday. And No, we are not talking about the Prince of Monaco, the Prince of Spain, or even the Prince of Wales. Rather, the prince we speak of in this instance […]

  • The 12 Biggest Controversies in World Cup History

    The 12 Biggest Controversies in World Cup History

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup is just a few weeks away, so, quite understandably, people are started to get excited. This is, after all, the biggest sporting event on earth, and it will be filled with beautiful goals, breakout performances, dramatic upsets, and probably one or two triumphs of the human spirit. That being said, […]

  • 33 Classic Ceremonial First Pitches (GIFs)

    33 Classic Ceremonial First Pitches (GIFs)

    If it seems to you like there have been a number of noteworthy first pitches recently, you’re totally right. In the last few weeks alone we’ve seen a 101-year-old grandma, a major hip hop star, and a cat throw out the first pitch at professional baseball games. We’re basically living in the golden age of the ceremonial first […]

  • Meet Jacob Williamson, the Most Over-the-Top Spelling Bee Kid Ever (Videos)

    Meet Jacob Williamson, the Most Over-the-Top Spelling Bee Kid Ever (Videos)

    Normally the kids you see competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee are freakishly composed mini adults who wear sensible shoes and have 401 Ks. Jacob Williamson is not one of these kids. The 15-year-old from Cape Corporal, Florida, has absolutely no control over his emotions, and during the final round of the National Spelling Bee yesterday […]

  • 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee Ends in Tie

    2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee Ends in Tie

    Sports championships usually don’t end in ties.  Luckily for Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, New York, and Ansun Sujoe of Fort Worth, Texas, the Scripps National Spelling Bee isn’t a sport. So how does the Scripps National Spelling Bee end in a draw, you ask?  Well, after Sriram, 14, and Ansun, 13, spelled 12 words correctly in a row, […]