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  • Rory McIlroy vs. a Trash-Talking Robot Is Hilarious (Video)

    Rory McIlroy vs. a Trash-Talking Robot Is Hilarious (Video)

    You may or may not remember the footage of an 8-year-old Rory McIlroy chipping balls into a washing machine, which was released following his 2011 US Open victory, but I’ll tell you who didn’t forget: this Golf Laboratory Computer Controlled Hitting Machine. And this Golf Laboratory Computer Controlled Hitting Machine—or “the robot” for short—doesn’t seem all that impressed, […]

  • The 12 Greatest Wimbledon Ladies Champions of All-Time

    The 12 Greatest Wimbledon Ladies Champions of All-Time

    If you take a look at the ladies’ singles draw for Wimbledon 2013 today, you’ll notice something pretty interesting. Three of the top five and and eight of the top fifteen women were eliminated in the first week. Gone are Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, and Maria Kirilenko, which most observers would say leaves […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 28th) – 1995 NBA Draft

    This Day In Sports History (June 28th) – 1995 NBA Draft

    It was on this day in 1995 that the NBA Draft took place at the Skydome in Toronto, Ontario.  This marked the first occasion that the draft was held outside the United States. The 1995 NBA Draft was the first for the expansion Vancouver Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors, who held the sixth and seventh picks, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/27/2013 — Derek Holland

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/27/2013 — Derek Holland

    After losing six in a row earlier this month, the Texas Rangers found themselves on a roll heading into yesterday’s game at Yankee Stadium, having won six of their last seven.  And their winning ways continued, thanks in large part to the pitching of Derek Holland. The Rangers’ lefty was at his best on Thursday, […]

  • 19 Soccer Dancing GIFs

    19 Soccer Dancing GIFs

    You see lots of dancing in the world of sports. Sometimes it’s in an end zone; sometimes it’s in the clubhouse before the game; sometimes it’s on the charter flight after the game, and sometimes it’s up in the stands, courtesy of inebriated fans. However, I’d say that nobody in the world of sports likes to dance like soccer players. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 27th) — France Win 1984 Euro

    This Day In Sports History (June 27th) — France Win 1984 Euro

    It was on this day in 1984 that France won the UEFA European Football Championships.  It was the country’s first major international soccer tournament victory. As the hosts of the tournament, France automatically qualified for the eight-team tournament.  They would cruise through the Group Stage of the tournament, beating Denmark 1-0 in their opener, and […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/26/2013 — A.J. Griffin

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/26/2013 — A.J. Griffin

    The Oakland A’s headed into last night’s contest against the Cincinnati Reds having lost in each of A.J. Griffin‘s last five starts.  But thanks to a near-flawless performance from Griffin, that losing streak wouldn’t reach six straight. Giffin got off to a shaky start as he walked a couple of batters in the opening inning, […]

  • 9 Tragic Dare Devil Deaths

    9 Tragic Dare Devil Deaths

    Over the last year or so, dare devils have been making a lot of headlines. Why have we suddenly become fascinating with death-defying stunts again? I have no idea. All I know is it’s been a long time since a dare devil got a primetime special on one of the major American broadcast networks like […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 26th) — Denmark Win The Euro

    This Day In Sports History (June 26th) — Denmark Win The Euro

    It was on this day in 1992 that Denmark won the UEFA European Football Championships.  They would beat Germany in the finals by a score of 2-0, en route to the country’s first victory at a major tournament (World Cup or UEFA Euro Cup). Germany entered the tournament as favorites, as they were only two […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/25/2013 — Rickie Weeks

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/25/2013 — Rickie Weeks

    The Milwaukee Brewers have been a major disappointment this season, as they found themselves in a tie for last place in the NL Central with a 31-43 record heading into last night game against the Chicago Cubs, who just so happened to be the other last-place team in the NL Central.  But after the final […]

  • At 77, Gary Player Will Pose Nude In “ESPN The Magazine: Body Issue”

    At 77, Gary Player Will Pose Nude In “ESPN The Magazine: Body Issue”

    ESPN The Magazine has unveiled the names of 21 athletes that will be featured in their upcoming “Body Issue,” which is set to hit newsstands on July 12. For this year’s issue, ESPN has gone with some of the youngest, fittest athletes in sports today, including the likes of Colin Kaepernick, Vernon Davis, John Wall, […]

  • 9 Biggest Upsets in the History of Men’s Tennis

    9 Biggest Upsets in the History of Men’s Tennis

    Yesterday at Wimbledon, two-time champion and No. 5 seed Rafael Nadal was knocked out in the first round by a guy named…hold on, let me check…Steve Darcis. If you’ve never heard of that guy before, it’s probably because he’s 29 years old and is ranked No. 135 in the world. Now, Rafa was obviously not […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 25th) — San Antonio Spurs

    This Day In Sports History (June 25th) — San Antonio Spurs

    It was on this day in 1999 that the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks in Game 5 to win the NBA championship.  The Spurs won the game 78-77 to capture the franchise’s first championship, and their first of four titles over an incredible nine-year span. The Spurs finished the regular season tied […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/24/2013 — Jeremy Hellickson

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/24/2013 — Jeremy Hellickson

    Pitchers have had a tough time quieting the Toronto Blue Jays’ bats throughout the course of their 11-game win streak, as they have averaged 6.36 runs per game over that stretch.  However, there was one man who was up to the challenge of shutting down the Jays’ hot bats, as Jeremy Hellickson of the Tampa […]

  • 50 Sports Terms that Sound Dirty (and Sometimes Are)

    50 Sports Terms that Sound Dirty (and Sometimes Are)

    We’ve all had the experience, right? You’re sitting there, watching some sporting event on TV, when all of a sudden the announcer says something that just makes you chuckle. Why? Because the thing he happened to say sounded vaguely dirty to you—even though it probably shouldn’t, and you might not want to admit it. You […]