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  • This Day In Sports History (September 26th) — Roger Maris

    This Day In Sports History (September 26th) — Roger Maris

    It was on this day in 1961 that Roger Maris hit his 60th home run of the season, tying Babe Ruth’s record for most home runs in a single season. The 1961 season marked the first season that the MLB extended its schedule to 162 games.  Prior to the start of the season, Maris was […]

  • Brewers and Braves Brawl Following Carlos Gomez Homer (Video)

    Brewers and Braves Brawl Following Carlos Gomez Homer (Video)

    Milwaukee Brewers All-Star center fielder Carlos Gomez knows how to hold a grudge. Back on June 23, he got hit in the knee by a fastball from Atlanta Braves pitcher Paul Maholm, and he never let it go. So on September 25, when he crushed an off-speed pitch from Maholm for a long home run […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 9/25/2013 — Evan Longoria

    Stat Line of the Night — 9/25/2013 — Evan Longoria

    Entering Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Rays were sitting atop the AL Wild Card standings, one game up on the Cleveland Indians and two games up on the Texas Rangers.  And with both the Rangers and the Indians earning victories later that evening, the Rays would need a win against the Yankees in order to maintain […]

  • NFL Quarterbacks Conversation on Facebook: Week 3 Round-up

    NFL Quarterbacks Conversation on Facebook: Week 3 Round-up

    If I told you that after three weeks of NFL regular season action we’d be listening to Jay Cutler and Ryan Tannehill talk about their 3-0 records, Colin Kaepernick and Aaron Rodgers defend their 1-2 records, and Brian Hoyer gloat about his perfect (1-0) start to his professional career on the latest edition of the […]

  • 25 Athlete-Celebrity Power Couples

    25 Athlete-Celebrity Power Couples

    It’s not easy being married or otherwise romantically attached to a professional athlete. Or at least, I assume it’s not. I’ve never dated one. Sure, they usually make lots of money, but they basically are required to be workaholics, and during the season (whichever sport we’re talking about) they’re away from home half the time. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 25th) — Nolan Ryan

    This Day In Sports History (September 25th) — Nolan Ryan

    It was on this day in 1981 that Nolan Ryan recorded a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers.  It was Ryan’s fifth career no-hitter. Ryan was 34 years old at the time and his last no-hitter had come six years earlier against the Baltimore Orioles.  As for this no-hitter, it came while Ryan was pitching […]

  • Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Day at Yankee Stadium Was a Huge Disaster (Pics)

    Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Day at Yankee Stadium Was a Huge Disaster (Pics)

    Yesterday was Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Day at Yankee Stadium, which would have been a hugely popular promotion under normal circumstances. However, the circumstances aren’t exactly normal for the Yankees or their fans. For one thing, Rivera, the greatest closer of all-time, is retiring at the end of this week. For another thing, the Yankees will not […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 9/24/2013 — Michael Wacha

    Stat Line of the Night — 9/24/2013 — Michael Wacha

    With two outs in the bottom of the ninth during yesterday’s game between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals, Cards rookie pitcher Michael Wacha found himself just one out away from the first no-hitter of his short career.  Then, the Nats’ Ryan Zimmerman had to go and ruin all of the fun by […]