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  • This Day In Sports History (April 30th) — Monica Seles

    This Day In Sports History (April 30th) — Monica Seles

    It was on this day in 1993 that Monica Seles was stabbed in the back by an obsessed fan during her quarterfinal match against Magdalena Maleeva.  The incident occurred in Hamburg, Germany at the Citizen Cup tournament. Monica Seles entered the 1993 season as the world’s top ranked female player.  She was the three-time reigning […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 4/29/2013 — Chandler Parsons

    Stat Line of the Night — 4/29/2013 — Chandler Parsons

      Even with Russell Westbrook out of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s line-up, the Houston Rockets still don’t stand much of a chance of coming back from 3-0 down to win their best-of-seven series against the Western Conference’s top-ranked team.  But they can at least make things interesting with a few victories, and they got one […]

  • The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    After a strange, lockout-shortened regular season, the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway Tuesday night. So who will win the greatest championship tournament in pro sports? Well, I personally am against making straight forward predictions. One of the best things about sports and one of the reasons we get so worked up about it is […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 29th) – Roger Clemens

    This Day In Sports History (April 29th) – Roger Clemens

    It was on this day in 1986 that Roger Clemens became the first pitcher in MLB history to strikeout 20 batters in a nine inning major league game.  Clemens accomplished the feat against the Seattle Mariners in a game played at Fenway Park. Clemens would achieve this mark in only his third full season, at […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 4/28/2013 — Clayton Kershaw

    Stat Line of the Night — 4/28/2013 — Clayton Kershaw

    When Clayton Kershaw won the Cy Young award back in 2011, he put together a 21-5 record to go along with a 2.28 ERA.  He still has a long way to go if he hopes to replicate that success in 2013, but after yesterday’s performance against the Milwaukee Brewers, he appears to be well on […]

  • The 25 Covers of EA’s Madden NFL Football

    The 25 Covers of EA’s Madden NFL Football

    On Wednesday night, Charissa Thompson and Marcellus Wiley of ESPN’s SportsNation announced the final results of fan voting in the 64-player Madden cover tournament. In the end, fans had to choose between reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson and former NFL MVP (and fellow member of the 2K yards-club) Barry Sanders. And as you may have read somewhere, Barry Sanders won. Today, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 26th) – Coors Field

    This Day In Sports History (April 26th) – Coors Field

    It was on this day in 1995 that the Colorado Rockies played their first ever game at Coors Field.  The Rockies would beat the New York Mets 11-9 to earn their first victory in their new ballpark. Coors Field is known as a hitters’ ballpark due to the fact that it is located in Denver, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 4/25/2013 — Gio Gonzalez

    Stat Line of the Night — 4/25/2013 — Gio Gonzalez

    After putting together a 21-8 record and a 2.89 ERA in 2012, Gio Gonzalez stumbled out of the gate in his second year with the Washington Nationals.  He has failed to last more than six innings in any of his first four starts in 2013, and he entered last night’s contest with a 1-1 record […]

  • 13 Biggest Steals in the History of the NFL Draft

    13 Biggest Steals in the History of the NFL Draft

    Every time the NFL draft rolls around, everyone starts analyzing stats and assessing risks in an attempt to figure out which prospects are the real deal and which are bound to go down in history as major draft busts. Ultimately, however, after all the studying and thinking and discussing, success and failure balance each other […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    This Day In Sports History (April 25th) — Phillie Phanatic

    It was on this day in 1978 that the Phillie Phanatic made his first ever appearance as the official mascot of the Philadelphia Phillies. The idea for the Phillie Phanatic was created by Dennis Lehman in 1977, as he felt the team needed to abandon “Philadelphia Phil” and “Philadelphia Phillis”, and replace them with a […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 4/24/2013 — Robert Lewandowski

    Stat Line of the Night — 4/24/2013 — Robert Lewandowski

    While the first UEFA Champions League semi-final match-up was being pegged as a battle between two powerhouse clubs in Barcelona and Bayern Munich, the second was being viewed more so as a battle between two powerhouse strikers in Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Borussia Dortmund’s Robert Lewandowski. And at the moment, it is Lewandowski who […]