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  • 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 […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/14/2013 — Justin Verlander

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/14/2013 — Justin Verlander

    On Saturday, Tim Lincecum tossed the second no-hitter of the 2013 MLB season, and less that 24 hours later, we were nearly treated to the third no-no in the Majors this year. The culprit in this case was Justin Verlander, as the Detroit Tigers’ ace entered the seventh inning of yesterday afternoon’s game against the […]

  • 25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    Chances are, if you live in North America, you probably haven’t paid all that much attention to the Tour de France since Lance Armstrong retired. However, you should. Even if everyone who’s ever won the race is a cheater, this is still one of the greatest spectacles in all of sports. And, much like the […]

  • Seven Hip-Hop Songs That’ll Be Your Motivation

    Seven Hip-Hop Songs That’ll Be Your Motivation

    Looking for something to help motivate you prior to your workout?  How about something that will help you get pumped up for your next company softball game? There’s no question that music is one of the best accelerants for energy, passion and strong will. Hip-hop is the genre that might be the best motivator. Maybe […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/11/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/11/2013 — Freddie Freeman

    Yesterday night, Freddie Freeman learned that Braves fans had helped him earn enough votes to secure the final spot on the National League All-Star team, and he decided to repay them by using his bat to guide their team, and his, to a victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The All-Star first baseman started things off […]

  • 9 College Basketball Coaches Who Failed in the NBA

    9 College Basketball Coaches Who Failed in the NBA

    Last week, the Boston Celtics continued their major offseason overhaul by making the bold decision to hire Butler coach Brad Stevens to replace Doc Rivers. Now, Brad Stevens was quite possibly the most highly regarded coach in the NCAA, and no one doubts his acumen with the Xs and Os. However, there are stark contrasts […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 11th) — España ’82

    This Day In Sports History (July 11th) — España ’82

    It was on this day in 1982 that the World Cup of Soccer finals were played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid, Spain.  Italy would go on to claim their third World Cup title with a 3-1 victory over West Germany. Italy finished the round robin stage with three draws, tying them with Cameroon […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/10/2013 — Francisco Liriano

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/10/2013 — Francisco Liriano

    Despite owning the second-best record in the National League (53-36) heading into last night’s contest against the Oakland Athletics, the Pittsburgh Pirates still somehow ranked just 26th out of 30 MLB teams in runs scored.  So, what gives?  How can a team be so successful with such an inept offense? The Answer to that question […]