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  • 9 Sports Stars Who Came Out Of Nowhere

    9 Sports Stars Who Came Out Of Nowhere

    Pro sports teams are always on the hunt for “the next big thing,” the guy who might put a team on his back and carry them to multiple championships. That’s why we make such a big deal about scouting and prospects and draft lotteries and draft picks. But of course, things don’t always go as […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 17th) – NBA Hall Of Fame

    This Day In Sports History (February 17th) – NBA Hall Of Fame

    It was on this day in 1968 that the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame opened its doors to the public.  It is located in Springfield, Massachussets and is named after James Naismith, the creator of basketball.  Naismith invented the sport in 1891 while teaching a class at Springfield College. As of today, the Hall […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 16th) – NHL Lockout

    This Day In Sports History (February 16th) – NHL Lockout

    It was on this day in 2005 that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman officially canceled the 2004-05 season.  This would mark the first time that a major North American sport would cancel an entire season due to a labor dispute.  It would also be the first year that the Stanley Cup was not awarded since 1919. […]

  • South African Flash Card Cheerleading Is Pretty Cool (Video)

    South African Flash Card Cheerleading Is Pretty Cool (Video)

    Are these South African cheer squads (anyone know what the official term is?) among the best cheer squads in the world?  Sure, they may not have the sex appeal of American cheerleaders, but what the South African cheerleaders lack in sex appeal, they surely make up for in creativity and precision. Just check out the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 9th) — Satchel Paige

    This Day In Sports History (February 9th) — Satchel Paige

    It was on this day in 1971 that Satchel Paige became the first player from the Negro-League to be elected into the Baseball Hall Of Fame. Paige was unanimously chosen to be the first Negro-Leaguer in the Hall due to his pitching dominance during the 30’s and 40’s. Paige was a superstar and the Negro-League’s […]

  • Dez Bryant Gives TMZ Cameraman A Face Full Of Groin (Video)

    Dez Bryant Gives TMZ Cameraman A Face Full Of Groin (Video)

    TMZ has made a living reporting on the strange, funny and embarrassing incidents that happen to others (mainly celebrities).  However, this time they are reporting on a strange, funny and embarrassing incident that happened to one of their own, as they decided to get in on the fun during a celebrity basketball game over Super […]

  • Kevin Love Suspended Two Games For Stomping On Luis Scola’s Head (Video)

    Kevin Love Suspended Two Games For Stomping On Luis Scola’s Head (Video)

    Being a hard-nosed player has always been a characteristic of Kevin Love’s game.  Being a dirty player hasn’t. That may all change following an incident during Saturday night’s game against the Houston Rockets, as the Timberwolves’ power forward, who usually does his damage above the rim, was inflicting some damage on the Rockets’ Luis Scola […]

  • M.I.A. Flips The Bird During Super Bowl Halftime Performance (Video)

    M.I.A. Flips The Bird During Super Bowl Halftime Performance (Video)

    It didn’t sent off a wave of controversy quite like the wardrobe malfunction during Super Bowl XXXVIII’s halftime show, but M.I.A.’s bird-flipping performance has certainly overshadowed the singing of Madonna, Nicky Minaj and L.M.F.A.O. one day after they took the stage at Lucas Oil Stadium for the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show last night. While […]

  • 10 Super Bowl XLVI Prop Specials You May Want To Put Some Money On

    10 Super Bowl XLVI Prop Specials You May Want To Put Some Money On

    One of the great things about the Super Bowl is that there are so many betting options for the game that don’t require you to have even an ounce of football knowledge.  Not sure which team will walk away with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, or whether the final score will yield in excess of 55 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 2nd) – Ian Turnbull

    This Day In Sports History (February 2nd) – Ian Turnbull

    It was on this day in 1977 that Toronto Maple Leafs’ defenseman Ian Turnbull scored five goals during a 9-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.  To this day, his 5-goal performance still stands as a record for most goals in a game by an NHL defenseman. During the game, Turnbull only had five shots […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 1/29/12 — Brandon Marshall

    Stat Line Of The Night — 1/29/12 — Brandon Marshall

    Despite making 81 receptions for 1,214 yards and being named to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, Miami Dolphins’ wide receiver Brandon Marshall still had a difficult time finding the end zone during the 2011 NFL season, as he recorded only six touchdowns in his 16 games played. Interestingly enough, he would have no such problems […]

  • The X-Games Pay Tribute To Sarah Burke (Video)

    The X-Games Pay Tribute To Sarah Burke (Video)

    Thousands of people, both athletes and fans, have made their way to Aspen for the start of the 2012 Winter X-Games.  Many of them have brought their heavy hearts along with them following the tragic death of Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke. Burke passed away on January 19th of this year following a tragic accident […]

  • Matt Hendricks’ Sliced Ear Is Quite The Disgusting Sight (Pic)

    Matt Hendricks’ Sliced Ear Is Quite The Disgusting Sight (Pic)

    Apparently Mathieu Perreault wasn’t the only teammate the Alex Ovechkin has inflicted pain on over the past week.  Matt Hendricks has also been victimized by the Capitals’ captain, as he took an Ovie shot off the ear during practice, resulting in the grotesque sight displayed in the above image. Hendricks was on the wrong end […]