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  • This Day In Sports History (May 30th) — Edmonton Oilers

    This Day In Sports History (May 30th) — Edmonton Oilers

    It was on this day in 1985 that the Edmonton Oilers won the Stanley Cup.  It was the franchise’s second Stanley Cup victory. The Oilers entered the 1985 Stanley Cup Finals as defending champions, and they finished the season with an impressive 109 points, which was the most among all Clarance Campbell Conference teams.  After […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/29/2013 — Dioner Navarro

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/29/2013 — Dioner Navarro

    Chicago Cubs catcher Dioner Navarro entered yesterday’s game against the Chicago White Sox with just three home runs on the season, but by the end of the afternoon, he would successfully double that total while leading his team to victory. Navarro stepped to the plate four times on the day, and he would make the […]

  • 25 Celebrities Spotted at the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    25 Celebrities Spotted at the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    You can spot celebrities here and there at NBA games all year long, especially in places like New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago. However, when the playoffs roll around, that’s when the celebs come out in droves. Maybe they’re all huge fans of high-stakes hoops; maybe they like to schmooze with other famous people; […]

  • This High School Change Room Boxing Match was One-Sided (Video)

    This High School Change Room Boxing Match was One-Sided (Video)

    Picking a winner of the boxing match in the video below, which comes to us from some high school change room, is simple: it’s the dude in the red shorts.  He flat-out dominates from start to finish, both throwing and landing a majority of the punches, while getting hit with very little. However, I must […]

  • American Wins Most Prestigious Cheese Rolling Competition in England (Video)

    American Wins Most Prestigious Cheese Rolling Competition in England (Video)

    At long last, the USA has conquered the most famous English sport. No, I’m not talking about soccer. The RW&B is still pretty mediocre at that. I’m talking about cheese rolling. On Sunday, at the annual running of the Gloucestershire Cheese-Rolling Race, an American man—who was decked out in a stars and stripes full-body leotard—made […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 29th) — Larry Bird

    This Day In Sports History (May 29th) — Larry Bird

    It was on this day in 1980 that Larry Bird was awarded the NBA Rookie of the Year.  He would beat out his rival, Magic Johnson, to earn the honor. The rivalry between Bird and Johnson began during their college years, as Bird won several individual awards while playing at Indiana State in 1979, including […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/28/2013 — Hyun-Jin Ryu

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/28/2013 — Hyun-Jin Ryu

    During the offseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers spent over $25-million just to have the opportunity to negotiate a contract with Korean pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, before eventually signing him to a 6-year, $36-million deal.  That may seem like a lot of money for an unproven player, but two months into the 2013 MLB season, Ryu is […]

  • Kenyan High Jumpers Sure Can Jump High (Video)

    Kenyan High Jumpers Sure Can Jump High (Video)

    Throughout the entire history of the Olympic men’s high jump competition, not one single athlete from Kenya has ever finished on the podium.  That’s right.  From 1896 to 2012, 28 Olympic men’s high jump competitions have taken place, and not one single Kenyan has won a medal.  Not gold.  Not silver.  Not even bronze. At […]

  • Gruesome Images: Hulk Hogan Almost Loses Hand, Tweets Pictures

    Gruesome Images: Hulk Hogan Almost Loses Hand, Tweets Pictures

    Hulk Hogan celebrated Memorial Day in the hospital after he nearly blew his hand off on Sunday in Tampa. According to Hogan, via Twitter, a radiator exploded in the WWE Hall of Famer’s hand, resulting in severe burns and a trip to the emergency room. Here’s what Hogan’s hand looked like immediately following the incident. […]

  • 11 Hall of Fame Hockey Players Who Became NHL Head Coaches

    11 Hall of Fame Hockey Players Who Became NHL Head Coaches

    Last week the Colorado Avalanche announced that Patrick Roy, the Hall of Fame goaltender who led the franchise to two Stanley Cup championships, was returning to the franchise as vice president of hockey operations…and head coach. Obviously, the move is two-pronged. On the one hand, it generates publicity and interest among a fanbase that is […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 28th) — Larry Bird

    This Day In Sports History (May 28th) — Larry Bird

    It was on this day in 1986 that Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird was named the regular season Most Valuable Player.  Bird joined Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain as the only players to win the award in three consecutive years. The 1985-86 season was one of the best in Larry Bird’s historic career.  He averaged […]