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  • 9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    Earlier this week, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ was hit in the side of the head by a scorching line drive. Both the sight and the sound of the impact gave chills to anyone who watched it, and the blow landed the 30-year-old Happ in the hospital and then the disabled list with […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 10th) — Bobby Orr

    This Day In Sports History (May 10th) — Bobby Orr

    It was on this day in 1970 that the Boston Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues to capture the team’s first Stanley Cup since 1941.  The Bruins won the game 4-3 in overtime to sweep the Blues in their best-of-seven series. Game Four of the series would go into overtime, but it did not last […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/9/2013 — Roberto Castro

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/9/2013 — Roberto Castro

    The $9.5 million prize fund at The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass is the richest of any tournament in pro golf. Moreover, the winner is awarded more points toward the world golf rankings than any tournament outside the majors; a five-year membership in the PGA; three-year invitations to the Masters, British Open, and U.S. Open; […]

  • Nicole Eggert Injured Diving On ‘Splash’ (Video)

    Nicole Eggert Injured Diving On ‘Splash’ (Video)

    If you haven’t been watching Splash on ABC, here’s a quick primer: Celebrities dive into the water. Sometimes they get hurt. Actress Nicole Eggert joined the latter group on the most recent episode, but it’s okay – after a hospital visit she was determined to have no serious injuries. And you know what that means: […]

  • 9 Most Successful Soccer Managers Of All Time

    9 Most Successful Soccer Managers Of All Time

    Even the most soccer-averse North American fans have probably caught wind that Alex Ferguson, the fabled manager of Manchester United for 26 years, is stepping down. While his name is synonymous with modern soccer success, it begs the question of how he stacks up in the pantheon of great managers throughout history. Comparing sports figures […]

  • Utah High School Pitcher Saves Face With Amazing Catch (Video)

    Utah High School Pitcher Saves Face With Amazing Catch (Video)

    Jordan Cobabe, high school baseball pitcher in Utah, made a catch during a recent game that didn’t just help his team win, but might have even saved his life. The line drive in question might have obliterated Cobabe’s face if he hadn’t reacted as swiftly as he did, with less than a second to do […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 9th) — Longest MLB Game

    This Day In Sports History (May 9th) — Longest MLB Game

    It was on this day in 1984 that the Chicago White Sox and the Milwaukee Brewers played in the longest game in Major League Baseball history.  The game lasted eight hours and six minutes before the Sox finally won 7-6 in the 25th inning. The game actually began at 7:30 pm on May 8th, but […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/8/2013 — David Krejci

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/8/2013 — David Krejci

    Any time an athlete does something that gets 5,000 people to throw $125,000 worth of hats on the ice, it’s pretty special. When you get them to do it during the playoffs? Well, that’s even better. Of course, in the case of the Boston Bruins’ David Krejci, these hats were figurative and not literal. The […]

  • 9 Reasons The Heat Won’t Win The NBA Championship

    9 Reasons The Heat Won’t Win The NBA Championship

    In case you were wondering, the working title for this piece was much simpler. It was called “9 Lies.” But we went with a less direct title. The Heat are looking pretty strong, Monday’s anomaly aside. But seeing as how they’re a widely reviled, heavily favored team, we owe it to ourselves to put on […]

  • Check Out This Awesome Treadmill Dancer (Video)

    Check Out This Awesome Treadmill Dancer (Video)

    The gym really ought to be a great place for a guy to pick up chicks. However, you can’t take the same approach with women at the gym that you would at a bar or even the grocery store. At a bar you can just walk up to a woman and say, “hey,” and at […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 8th) — Fight of the Century

    This Day In Sports History (May 8th) — Fight of the Century

    It was on this day in 1971 that the “Fight of the Century” took place between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali at Madison Square Garden in New York.  It was the first of three epic bouts between these two fearless combatants. With both of these heavyweights owning undefeated records, and Frazier owning the belt at […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/7/2013 — Matt Harvey

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/7/2013 — Matt Harvey

    New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has been having himself quite the season in 2013.  He kicked things off by pitching seven innings of one-hit ball during his first start of the year, and he followed that up by winning each of his next three starts in a rather dominating fashion.  Heading into Tuesday’s contest […]