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  • Sports Bling Larceny: 11 Cases of Stolen Championship Rings

    Sports Bling Larceny: 11 Cases of Stolen Championship Rings

    Did you here the one about Vladimir Putin and how he supposedly stole the Super Bowl XXXIX Championship Ring of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft? Yeah, that was classic—and, also, not a joke. According to Kraft, that’s what really happened. He let Putin put the ring on during a photo op, Putin put it […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    It was on this day in 1979 that George Steinbrenner re-hired Billy Martin to manage the New York Yankees.  This was Martin’s second of an incredible five stints as manager of the Yankees. Martin first began managing New York in 1975, when he took over for the fired Bill Virdon, and led the Yankees to […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/17/2013 — Tuukka Rask

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/17/2013 — Tuukka Rask

    Should the Boston Bruins go on to win the Stanley Cup, Gary Bettman and company could have a hard time deciding who to hand the Conn Smythe Trophy to as the playoff MVP.  The entire line of David Krejci, Nathan Horton and Milan Lucic could garner plenty of consideration, as they currently sit in first, […]

  • The 20 Best Pitching Games Scores in MLB History

    The 20 Best Pitching Games Scores in MLB History

    In baseball, when we talk about amazing pitching performances, we usually end up just talking about no-hitters and perfect games. However, not all no-hitters and perfect games are created equal. In fact, just last year we did a whole list of the worst no-hitters of all-time. So wouldn’t it be nice if there were some […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 17th) — Boston Celtics

    This Day In Sports History (June 17th) — Boston Celtics

    It was on this day in 2008 that the Boston Celtics won their 17th NBA championship.  The Celtics beat the Lakers 131-92 in Game 6 in the most lopsided championship clinching game in NBA history. The 2007-08 Boston Celtics enjoyed the biggest turnaround in NBA history as the previous year they won only 24 games, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/16/2013 — Manu Ginobili

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/16/2013 — Manu Ginobili

    Manu Ginobili struggled mightily during the 2012-13 NBA season, as his 23.2 minutes per game and 11.8 points per game were both the lowest totals of his career since his rookie season.  And while a decline in performance should be expected from the Spurs’ guard at 35 years of age, on Sunday Ginobili proved that […]

  • The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    Even before the 2013 NBA Finals began, people had already narrowed the Finals MVP candidates down to two guys: the Spurs’ Tony Parker and the Heat’s LeBron James. The thinking here was pretty simple: San Antonio doesn’t win if Parker isn’t at his best, and Miami doesn’t win if LeBron isn’t at his best. Of course, the interesting thing to […]

  • Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    There is certainly no shortage of examples of fans making amazing catches at baseball games. Over the years we’ve seen almost everything, from fans catching balls in their beers, to fans catching balls while holding their kids, to fans catching balls with oversized novelty gloves, to fans making amazing diving grabs on home run balls. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    It was on this day in 1994 that the New York Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks in game 7 to win the franchise’s fourth Stanley Cup.  This was the Rangers’ first championship since 1940, a span of 54 years. The 1993-94 season was a banner season for the New York Rangers.  In addition to winning […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/13/2013 — LeBron James

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/13/2013 — LeBron James

    After a terrible performance during Game 3 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James promised he would be better in Game 4, and he was. James had one of his worst performances of the 2013 post-season during Tuesday’s Game 3 loss, as he scored just 15 points, which marked his lowest scoring output of the playoffs […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 13th) — Chicago Bulls

    This Day In Sports History (June 13th) — Chicago Bulls

    It was on this day in 1997 that the Chicago Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz in Game 6 of the finals to win the NBA Championship.  It was the Bulls’ fifth championship in franchise history, and their second in the last two seasons. After winning the first two games at home in Chicago and losing […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/12/2013 — Jordan Lyles

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/12/2013 — Jordan Lyles

    The Houston Astros entered last night sitting in last place in the American League with an abysmal 22-44 record.  It, therefore, goes without saying that wins have been tough for the club to come by since they made their move from the NL to the AL, but they would find a way to add another […]