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  • 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 […]

  • 13 Greatest Moments in Indianapolis 500 History

    13 Greatest Moments in Indianapolis 500 History

    This weekend, 400,000 people will file into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indianapolis 500, which some people call “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” But is it the greatest spectacle in racing? Well, you could certainly make a strong case. And if nothing else, the Indy 500 is definitely on the short list with the Monaco […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 24th) — New York Islanders

    This Day In Sports History (May 24th) — New York Islanders

    It was on this day in 1980 that the New York Islanders won their first Stanley Cup in team history.  This would begin a string of four straight Stanley Cups for the Islanders. Just before the playoffs began, general manager Bill Torrey made a controversial decision to trade away long-time Islander veterans Billy Harris and […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/23/2013 — Jimmy Howard

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/23/2013 — Jimmy Howard

    Last season the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup as the eighth-seed in the Western Conference.  This season, the Detroit Red Wings appear to be on the verge of making the same unlikely playoff run as the seventh-seed in the Western Conference, and much of their success thus far has to do with the […]

  • 21 GIFs of Basketball Players Getting Posterized

    21 GIFs of Basketball Players Getting Posterized

    In basketball, when a guy dunks over or, in some cases, through another guy, they call that “getting posterized.” The term is a reference to the fact that, if you took a photo at the right moment, the image would make an awesome poster fit for a kid’s (or a grownup’s) bedroom wall. If you’re a hardcore […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 23rd) — Tommy Greene

    This Day In Sports History (May 23rd) — Tommy Greene

    It was on this day in 1991 that Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Tommy Greene recorded a no-hitter against the Montreal Expos.  The Phillies would go on to win that game by a score of 2-0. Greene struck out ten batters and walked seven in the game.  At the age of 24, he was beginning to show […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/22/2013 — LeBron James

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/22/2013 — LeBron James

    With the Indiana Pacers leading the Miami Heat by one point with just 2.2 seconds remaining in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals, everyone in the world knew that the Heat were going to put the ball in LeBron James‘ hands—especially when you consider the fact that Dwyane Wade had just fouled out. Do […]

  • 20 Tough Athletes Who Played Through Injuries

    20 Tough Athletes Who Played Through Injuries

    Almost every pro athlete has played through painful injuries. In fact, depending on the sport, some are constantly playing through painful injuries. Nevertheless, some instances of athletes playing through injuries are more notable than others, whether it’s because of the extent of the injury or the circumstances surrounding it. And today we’re going to take […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 22nd) — Annika Sörenstam

    This Day In Sports History (May 22nd) — Annika Sörenstam

    It was on this day in 2003 that Annika Sörenstam played in the Bank of America Colonial golf tournament in Fort Worth, Texas.  By taking part in the event, she became the first woman since Babe Zaharias in 1945 to compete against men on the PGA Tour. At the time, Sörenstam was coming off back-to-back […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/21/2013 — Mike Trout

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/21/2013 — Mike Trout

    During his rookie season in the Major Leagues, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout put together quite the impressive resume, earning AL Rookie of the Year honors and finishing second to Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera in AL MVP voting.  And he has added yet another achievement to that list just two months into his […]