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  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]