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  • This Day In Sports History (October 3rd) — Pele

    This Day In Sports History (October 3rd) — Pele

    It was on this day in 1974 that Pele officially retired from the game of soccer.  The announcement marked the end of the Brazilian’s 18-year career with Santos Futebol Clube. Pele played a total of 605 games for Santos and scored an incredible 589 goals.  He would also suit up for his national team a […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/2/2013 — Dave Bolland

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/2/2013 — Dave Bolland

    When the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Dave Bolland from the Chicago Blackhawks, they knew they were getting a Stanley Cup champion that could add some much-needed depth down the middle.  Bolland is bound to provide the Leafs with just that, and last night he added in a few goals as well, just for good measure. […]

  • 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 […]