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  • This Day In Sports History (August 13th) — Michael Phelps

    This Day In Sports History (August 13th) — Michael Phelps

    It was on this day in 2008 that Michael Phelps won his tenth and eleventh career gold medals.  His tenth gold gave him the most Olympic gold medals for any athlete in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games’ modern history. It was the men’s 200m butterfly in which Phelps won his tenth career gold, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/12/2013 — Yu Darvish

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/12/2013 — Yu Darvish

    On April 2nd of this season, Yu Darvish was one out away from pitching a perfect game against the Houston Astros before giving up a single to Marwin Gonzalez with two outs in the ninth.  On August 12th of this season, it was nearly déjà vu all over again. During an afternoon game against the […]

  • 9 Biggest NCAA Football Scandals

    9 Biggest NCAA Football Scandals

    Many say the American dream is carved in the halls of the institutions of higher education: if you work hard for what you want, you can be anything. This has become an underlying theme of NCAA football: if you play like the best, then maybe you can make it to the NFL and become a […]

  • Dirtbiker vs. Angry Ram: Who Ya Got?

    Dirtbiker vs. Angry Ram: Who Ya Got?

    Whether you are on your dirt bike or pedaling away on a mountain bike, there are always a few things you’ll want to avoid while out on the trails.  One of them is antelopes—for those riding in South Africa.  The other is the deadly ram. Now, characterizing a ram as “deadly” may seem like a […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 12th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (August 12th) — Tiger Woods

    It was on this day in 2007 that Tiger Woods won the 89th annual PGA Championship.  The tournament was held at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tiger Woods had a rough start to the tournament as he shot a +1 (70) in the opening round and sat six shots back of the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/11/2013 — Steven Strasburg

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/11/2013 — Steven Strasburg

    One year after putting together a 15-6 record on the mound, wins have not been easy to come by for Washington Nationals starting pitcher Steven Strasburg.  Despite posting a solid 3.01 ERA through his first 22 starts of the season, the 25-year-old righty was the not-so-proud owner of a 5-9 record.  He entered Sunday in […]

  • 9 Ridiculous ESPN Gaffes

    9 Ridiculous ESPN Gaffes

    When it comes to moving as fast as ESPN does, with as many networks as they do, there is bound to be the odd trip-up when it comes to the facts. But time and again, the network with seven cable channels, worldwide recognition and an intense internet fan base has managed to drop the ball […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    It was on this day in 1988 that the Edmonton Oilers did the unthinkable and traded Wayne Gretzky.  “The Great One” was traded to the Los Angeles Kings along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski in exchange for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, the Kings first round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993 and $15 […]

  • Watching Justin Rose Take a Massive Divot is Hypnotic (GIF)

    Watching Justin Rose Take a Massive Divot is Hypnotic (GIF)

    With 35 players under par after the first round of the 2013 PGA Championship and two players—Adam Scott and Jim Furyk—recording rounds of 65, you might be tempted to assume that the Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York, is quite the forgiving course.  But you’d be wrong. In addition to some narrow fairways, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/8/2013 — Tim Lincecum

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/8/2013 — Tim Lincecum

    Tim Lincecum entered Thursday’s action in search of his first win since recording a no-hitter back on July 13th of this season.  The Giants have lost each of his three starts since he accomplished the feat, but that skid came to an end thanks to another near-perfect performance from “The Freak.” Lincecum stymied the Brewers […]

  • 27 Badass Shark GIFs

    27 Badass Shark GIFs

    I don’t know about you, but I’m enjoying the hell out of Shark Week. There’s no better way to unwind after a long day at work than watching terrifying sea creatures tear cute sea creatures to bits with their ferocious teeth, amiright? Of course, like all good things, Shark Week is going to come to […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 8th) — Pete Rose

    This Day In Sports History (August 8th) — Pete Rose

    It was on this day in 1990 that Pete Rose began serving his five month prison sentence at Marion (Ill.) Federal prison camp. The MLB all-time hits leader pleaded guilty to two charges of tax evasion on April 20, 1990, after filing false income tax returns and not showing income he received from selling autographs […]