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  • The Luckiest Two-Point Conversion You’ll Ever See (Video & GIF)

    The Luckiest Two-Point Conversion You’ll Ever See (Video & GIF)

    Here’s the craziest high school football play you’ll see all week, and probably one of the craziest you’ll see all year. It comes via Iowa, where Gehlen Catholic School (Le Mars, Iowa) was taking on North Union High (Armstrong, Iowa) in their homecoming game.  Following a Gehlen touchdown, quarterback Blake Wiltgen lined up for the two-point conversion, took […]

  • 9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    9 Worst Stanley Cup Finals Hangovers of the Last 20 Years

    The 2013 NHL season was shortened because of the lockout, which was totally necessary. But the Blackhawks were dynamite right out of the gate, then they went on to beat the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals and get their names engraved on the Holy Grail for the second time in four years. It was […]

  • Gruesome Injury: Iranian Soccer Player Breaks Leg in Half (Video)

    Gruesome Injury: Iranian Soccer Player Breaks Leg in Half (Video)

    Don’t you just hate it when you’re playing soccer and your leg breaks in half? I’m sure Ferydoon Zandi does. He experienced just such an annoyance on Saturday. Okay, all jokes aside, this is horrible, horrible stuff. Zandi is a 34-year-old German-born Iranian soccer player. He’s played professionally for a number of teams in four different countries and […]

  • NBA 2K14 Got the Positioning of LeBron James’ Headband Just Right (Pic)

    NBA 2K14 Got the Positioning of LeBron James’ Headband Just Right (Pic)

    The goal with any sports sim video game has always been to make the gameplay as realistic as possible. At first that meant simply getting the strategy and outcomes right. Then it meant making the players move more realistically, and recreating venues in every painstaking detail. Now it means capturing every detail, quirk, and nuance […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 2nd) — Larry Holmes

    This Day In Sports History (October 2nd) — Larry Holmes

    It was on this day in 1980 that Larry Holmes defeated Muhammad Ali to retain the WBC Heavyweight title and earn The Ring Magazine’s Heavyweight championship. Holmes entered the fight with a 35-0 record, and he had already successfully defended the WBC Heavyweight championship on seven occasions.  It was his fourth fight of the year, and while […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/1/2013 — Russell Martin

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/1/2013 — Russell Martin

    For a long time the Pittsburgh Pirates have been the laughing stock of Major League Baseball, but on Tuesday they had the opportunity to put that shameful past behind them and record their first playoff victory since 1992.  They would capitalize on their opportunity thanks in large part to the bat of their Canadian catcher, […]

  • 15 Players to Watch During the 2013 MLB Postseason

    15 Players to Watch During the 2013 MLB Postseason

    The 2013 Major League Baseball Postseason gets underway tonight with the first of the two Wild Card games. How is it all going to play out? That’s a tough question to answer any year, but this year it’s pretty much impossible. The Red Sox look great, but pretty much every team could take the whole […]

  • Marching Band Fail: One Tuba Player Trips, Causing Epic Tuba Pileup (Video)

    Marching Band Fail: One Tuba Player Trips, Causing Epic Tuba Pileup (Video)

    If you ask me, we are living in the golden age of marching bands. It’s not so much that they play their instruments better than marching bands of days past, though. It’s that they play their instruments while also performing really complicated dances and formations. It’s pretty incredible, really. Of course, there is a dark […]