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  • This Day In Sports History (July 17th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (July 17th) — Tiger Woods

    It was on this day in 2005 that Tiger Woods won the British Open Championship.  It was Woods’ second British Open victory, and the 10th Major victory of his career. The tournament opened on July 14th at The Old Course at St. Andrews.  Woods opened up with a 6-under 66 in the first round, giving […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/16/2013 — Mariano Rivera

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/16/2013 — Mariano Rivera

    In reality, the entire American League pitching staff should be credited with the “Stat Line of the Night,” as they combined to limit the National League All-Stars to just three hits, one walk and no earned runs, while striking out eight over the course of the A.L.’s 3-0 victory at Citi Field.  But on this […]

  • Ultimate Warrior Featured in Intense WWE 2K14 Commercial (Video)

    Ultimate Warrior Featured in Intense WWE 2K14 Commercial (Video)

    In most instances, the objective of a commercial is to attract the attention of the viewer, and in some cases, nothing does that better than something that is loud and intense. That was probably the thought process that inspired the creation of 2K Sports’ WWE 2K14 commercial, starring the most intense wrestler that World Wrestling […]

  • 9 Ways to Improve the MLB All-Star Game

    9 Ways to Improve the MLB All-Star Game

    Tonight is the 2013 MLB All-Star Game—the only one of the major pro sports all-star games that is at all worth watching. However, if Major League Baseball isn’t careful, they might just see this venerable and historic event turn into a pointless circus just like the NHL, NBA, and NFL. Now, I’m not saying the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 16th) — 1950 World Cup

    This Day In Sports History (July 16th) — 1950 World Cup

    It was on this day in 1950 that the deciding game for the World Cup was played at the Estadio do Maracana in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  The paid attendance for the match was a staggering 199,854, making it the largest crowd ever to watch a live sporting event in history. The 1950 World Cup […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/15/2013 — Yoenis Cespedes

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/15/2013 — Yoenis Cespedes

    With a .225 batting average, 15 home runs and 43 RBIs, Yoenis Cespedes‘ numbers at the plate were not enough to earn him a spot on the American League All-Star roster, but his sporadic displays of power at certain points throughout his short career were enough to earn him a place in the home run […]

  • Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Over the weekend it was reported that US sprinter Tyson Gay had pulled himself from next month’s world championships in Moscow after testing positive for a banned substance. At some point late last week, Gay was notified by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that his May 16 out-of-competition test had come back positive.  He will have […]

  • 9 Ballplayers Struck by the MLB Home Run Derby Curse

    9 Ballplayers Struck by the MLB Home Run Derby Curse

    Have you ever heard of the Home Run Derby curse? It’s the idea that, after players compete in the derby prior to the Midsummer Classic, their production drops off in the second half of the season. And it’s not a myth. It’s a real, measurable phenomenon. Since 2000, the batting average, on-base percentage, and especially […]

  • European Tour Golfers Try Out the Happy Gilmore Running Swing (Video)

    European Tour Golfers Try Out the Happy Gilmore Running Swing (Video)

    If you play golf and you’re a fan of the classic Adam Sandler film* Happy Gilmore, then there’s a very good chance that, at some point in your life, you have tried to replicate Happy’s famous running swing technique. And chances are, the results were not good. But did you ever wonder what would happen […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 15th) — Safeco Field

    This Day In Sports History (July 15th) — Safeco Field

    It was on this day in 1999 that Safeco Field opened in Seattle, Washington.  The Seattle Mariners would go on to lose their first ever game at Safeco Field to the San Diego Padres by a score of 3-2. Safeco Field is home to a very unique retractable roof.  Unlike other retractable roofs that cover […]