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  • This Day In Sports History (May 16th) — Michael Jordan

    This Day In Sports History (May 16th) — Michael Jordan

    It was on this day in 1985 that Michael Jordan was named the NBA rookie of the year.  He would beat out the likes of Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon, Sam Perkins and Sam Bowie to win the prestigious award. Jordan averaged an incredible 28.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists and 2.4 steals per game that […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/15/2013 — Zach Randolph

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/15/2013 — Zach Randolph

    The Memphis Grizzlies had the opportunity to close out their series with the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Five last night.  Doing so would earn them a spot in the NBA’s Western Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history, and that is exactly what they did. Leading the way for the Grizzlies was […]

  • Dude Catches a Bird With His Hand (Video)

    Dude Catches a Bird With His Hand (Video)

    Real or fake? That is the first question that comes to mind while watching this video of some dude catching a bird with his bare hands.  Either way, I’m impressed. If it’s real, my reason for being impressed is quite obvious, as catching (not swatting, Manu) a bird with one’s bare hand is something I […]

  • Women’s Arm Wrestler Screams Like a Maniac (Video)

    Women’s Arm Wrestler Screams Like a Maniac (Video)

    Did you know there actually are arm wrestling competitions? Because I didn’t. I thought they only existed in the make-believe world of the classic Sylvester Stallone film, Over the Top. But I was wrong. There is such a thing as competitive arm wrestling. In fact, the 2013 European Arm Wrestling Championships were held from May 8-11 in […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 15th) — Cito Gaston

    This Day In Sports History (May 15th) — Cito Gaston

    It was on this day in 1989 that Cito Gaston was named the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays.  It was his first managerial job in the Majors and three years later he would go on to lead the club to their first ever World Series title. Gaston joined the Jays in 1982 as a […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/14/2013 — Carlos Gonzalez

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/14/2013 — Carlos Gonzalez

    After getting out to a 15-8 start this season, the Colorado Rockies have fallen on hard times, winning just five of their last 15 contests entering last night’s game against the Chicago Cubs.  They were looking to right the ship while closing the gap between themselves and the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants.  And they would do just that, […]

  • LFL Player Celebrates Tackle By Twerking On Opponent’s Head (Video)

    LFL Player Celebrates Tackle By Twerking On Opponent’s Head (Video)

    Here’s a tackle dance that you probably won’t be seeing during an NFL game anytime soon. It’s the twerk-on-your-opponent’s-head tackle dance, and it was showcased by Ogom Chijindu of the LFL‘s Los Angeles Temptation, following a tackle on  Riki Creger-Zier of the Seattle Mist. Check it out: That’s probably the first time you’ve seen someone celebrate […]

  • 30 Classic Hockey Hairdos

    30 Classic Hockey Hairdos

    There’s so much to celebrate about hockey players, from their incredible physical fitness to their utter disregard for dental health. Today, however, we’re going to focus on just one admirable trait of professional hockey players: awesome hair. For years these guys have had the best hair of any sport outside soccer, and while you would […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 14th) – Lyle Alzado

    This Day In Sports History (May 14th) – Lyle Alzado

    It was on this day in 1992 that former NFL defensive end Lyle Alzado passed away.  Years of steroid abuse led to a cancerous brain tumor, which ultimately caused Alzado to die at the young age of 43. Lyle Alzado was known throughout the NFL as a very intense and intimidating player on the field.  […]

  • Stat Line of the Night —  5/13/2013 — Patrice Bergeron

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/13/2013 — Patrice Bergeron

    With just over ten minutes remaining in the third period of Game 7 between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs, it appeared as though the outcome was all but assured, as the Leafs held a commanding 4-1 lead over their division rivals.  And even after Nathan Horton scored to cut the Bruins’ deficit […]

  • This Rugby Hit by Lolo Lui Is as Hard as They Come (Video)

    This Rugby Hit by Lolo Lui Is as Hard as They Come (Video)

    I don’t know much about rugby. I know you score by running the ball into an end zone or kicking it through uprights. I know there are no forward passes, just like American gridiron football circa 1910. I know that rugby players are tough as nails. And I know there is something called rugby league, […]

  • The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    We’re only six weeks into the 2013 MLB season, and already we’ve seen umpires blow a number of calls that have had real impacts on the outcomes of games. Are the umpires somehow worse than they used to be? Probably not. The increase in the number of bad calls probably has more to do with […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 13th) — Battle of the Sexes

    This Day In Sports History (May 13th) — Battle of the Sexes

    It was on this day in 1973 that former tennis star Bobby Riggs would take on Margaret Court in a Battle of the Sexes tennis match.  The contest took place on Mother’s day in Ramona, California At the time of the match, Margaret Court was 30-years-old and the #1 ranked female player in the world, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/12/2013 — Chris Sale

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/12/2013 — Chris Sale

    In case you were too busy watching the NBA and NHL playoffs to notice, it was quite the weekend for pitchers around Major League Baseball. On Friday night, the Red Sox’s Jon Lester threw a one-hitter against the Blue Jays, going nine innings and walking none while striking out five. Meanwhile, over in St. Louis, […]