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  • 15 MLB Pitchers in the Tommy John Hall of Fame

    15 MLB Pitchers in the Tommy John Hall of Fame

    This week, baseball fans everywhere got some bad news. Jose Fernandez, the most exciting young pitcher in the game, has hit the DL, and doctors are recommending “Tommy John” (i.e. elbow ligament replacement) surgery. That means nobody is going to get to watch this electrifying 21-year-old pitch for another 12-18 months, which is just depressing. Of […]

  • Helpful Video Explains How to Talk to Your Kids About Michael Sam (Video)

    Helpful Video Explains How to Talk to Your Kids About Michael Sam (Video)

    After Michael Sam got drafted by the St. Louis Rams the other day, a lot of people were upset about the fact that ESPN aired footage of him kissing his boyfriend upon hearing the news. Most were childish “ewww, that’s guh-rooosss” type responses, of course, which don’t really merit a response since they are completely irrational. […]

  • 300-Lb College Rugby Prop Runs Way Too Fast (Video)

    300-Lb College Rugby Prop Runs Way Too Fast (Video)

    Props in rugby are generally valued for their toughness and endurance, often sacrificing speedin the equation. But Daniel Tupou, 18 years old and weighing in at 300 pounds, is faster than most guys half his size. Daniel Tupou is on the rugby team at Sacred Heart College in Auckland, New Zealand, and recently turned heads […]

  • 13-Year-Old Carries Twin Sister Across Finish Line in 800m Race (Video)

    13-Year-Old Carries Twin Sister Across Finish Line in 800m Race (Video)

    Chloe Gruenke was about halfway home in an 800m event at her middle school track meet in Illinois. That’s when she suddenly felt a pain in her leg and collapsed, unable to continue the race. Most of the time, that would have been all she wrote, but for this particular race, Chloe had her twin sister Claire, […]

  • Miguel Cabrera Hits 3-Run Homer, Gets Side-Eye From Austin Jackson (GIFs)

    Miguel Cabrera Hits 3-Run Homer, Gets Side-Eye From Austin Jackson (GIFs)

    If you were watching Tuesday night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Baltimore Orioles, you saw Miguel Cabrera smack a three-run homer and take the Tigers from 1-0 down  to 3-1 up with just one swing. What you might have missed was almost as entertaining, but it happened in the dugout after Cabrera sat down. […]

  • Johnny Manziel Nike Cleats Concept, by Sneaker Designer Quintin Williams (Pics)

    Johnny Manziel Nike Cleats Concept, by Sneaker Designer Quintin Williams (Pics)

    What’s taking Nike so long? It had been over FOUR DAYS since the draft, and late first-round pick Johnny Manziel still doesn’t have his own signature post-draft shoe. Heads are gonna roll for this one. Thankfully, we can all exhale, as these concept drawings have been circulating today, via sneaker designer Quintin Williams. While the orange and brown colorway is clearly meant […]

  • Fan Takes Selfie With Cyclist Who Collapsed, Catches All Sorts Of Hell For It (Pic)

    Fan Takes Selfie With Cyclist Who Collapsed, Catches All Sorts Of Hell For It (Pic)

    Something’s only terribly offensive when it’s not funny. So when the cycling community got up in arms after David McCarthy, a huge fan, took a selfie with collapsed cyclist (and stage winner) Marcel Kittel, it seemed a little misguided and irrational. Here’s why… When a headline reads of a “collapsed cyclist” or “fallen cyclist,” it sounds […]

  • NFL Quarterback Conversation on Facebook: Draft Edition

    NFL Quarterback Conversation on Facebook: Draft Edition

    With the 2014 NFL Draft in the bag, several young, talented quarterbacks have been added to the league, including the likes of Johnny Manziel, A.J. McCarron, Derek Carr, Teddy Bridgewater, and Blake Bortles. But before any of these quarterbacks had the chance to get familiar with their own teammates, they were afforded the opportunity to […]

  • Shaq Shows Off Some of His Circus Moves on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” (Video)

    Shaq Shows Off Some of His Circus Moves on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” (Video)

    Among Shaquille O’Neal‘s long list of credentials is former NBA center, rapper (although that’s questionable), actor (also questionable), law enforcement officer, real estate entrepreneur, and analyst on TNT’s “Inside the NBA.” It’s quite the impressive resume, and now you can add circus performer to that list after this scene from last night’s coverage of the […]