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  • Skate LA: Levi Maestro & Theotis Beasley

    Skate LA: Levi Maestro & Theotis Beasley

    Last week marked the introduction of SIMPLE Mobile’s interesting and inspirational new web series, Change Your Game, hosted by Levi Maestro–the man behind his own successful web series, Maestro Knows. The first installment focused on Levi’s quest to seek out–and help out–a street artist named Push, by giving him something he’d never had before: his own gallery show. Well, Change […]

  • The 14 Retirement Gifts Given to Mariano Rivera…So Far

    The 14 Retirement Gifts Given to Mariano Rivera…So Far

    When most people retire after a long successful career, their employers and coworkers get them something kind of lame, like a plaque, or an engraved beer stein from Things Remembered. If you are a very famous and successful Major League Baseball player, however, there’s a little more fanfare. You don’t just get a little token […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 27th) — Steve Francis

    This Day In Sports History (August 27th) — Steve Francis

    It was on this day in 1999 that the Vancouver Grizzlies traded Steve Francis to the Houston Rockets.  In exchange for Francis, the Grizzlies received Michael Dickerson, Othella Harrington, Antoine Carr, Brent Price, plus first and second round draft picks. Prior to the draft, Francis publicly let it be known that he was not interested […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/26/2013 — Chris Carter

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/26/2013 — Chris Carter

    Even the worst team in Major League Baseball has to win sometimes.  That was exactly what happened last night at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, as the Houston Astros were victorious over the White Sox thanks to the bat of designated hitter Chris Carter. Carter has put up some respectable power numbers this season, and […]

  • 20 Fan Signs with Amusing Messages for Alex Rodriguez

    20 Fan Signs with Amusing Messages for Alex Rodriguez

    Okay everyone, this will be the last list making fun of A-Rod for a while. Well, probably. I shouldn’t make any guarantees, because you never know. But after the “most embarrassing moments of Alex Rodriguez” list we did last week and this here “fan signs” list, I think any more would be overkill. Anyway, yes, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 26th) — 1972 Olympics

    This Day In Sports History (August 26th) — 1972 Olympics

    It was on this day in 1972 that the opening ceremonies were held for the 20th Summer Olympic Games.  The games were held in Munich in what was then West Germany. The 1972 Summer Olympic Games are most remembered for a great performance by an American swimmer, as well as a horrific tragedy which took […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/25/2013 — Ryan Vogelsong

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/25/2013 — Ryan Vogelsong

    It had been over three months since Ryan Vogelsong had last earned a victory on the mound, but that streak of futility came to an end following a terrific performance against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. The Giants’ righty was nearly flawless, allowing just two hits and one walk while striking out five over the […]

  • The 9 Least Valuable Teams in the NFL

    The 9 Least Valuable Teams in the NFL

    Whenever the rankings of the value of NFL franchises come out, most of the attention is given to the big guys at the top. Today, however, we’re going to do things in reverse. Instead of counting down the most valuable NFL teams, we’re going to countdown the least valuable NFL teams. Why? Well, for one, doing lists of the […]

  • Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Beat Hulk Hogan in an Arm Wrestling Match Today (Video)

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Beat Hulk Hogan in an Arm Wrestling Match Today (Video)

    The Fan Expo Canada is currently taking place this weekend in Toronto and as part of the festivities, the people hosting the event referred to as “Comic-Con North” invited Hulk Hogan to take on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in an arm wrestling match between the world’s most famous professional wrestler and the world’s most famous crack-smoking […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 23rd) — Bobby Bonds

    This Day In Sports History (August 23rd) — Bobby Bonds

    It was on this day in 2003 that former Major Leaguer Bobby Bonds passed away.  Bonds died of complications from lung cancer and a brain tumor at the age of 57. Bonds was a great leadoff hitter, who had the rare combination of raw power and blazing speed.  In 1969, he became only the fourth […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/22/2013 — Clayton Kershaw

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/22/2013 — Clayton Kershaw

    Clayton Kershaw appears to be well on his way to earning the 2013 NL Cy Young award, and last night’s performance may have just solidified that status for the Dodgers’ lefty. Kershaw seemed to be up to his usual routine against the Marlins on Thursday, as he allowed just five hits and three walks while […]