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  • Richard Sherman Offers Though-Provoking Defense of DeSean Jackson

    Richard Sherman Offers Though-Provoking Defense of DeSean Jackson

    As we all learned back in January, the opinions expressed by All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman in the heat of battle aren’t always intelligent and thought-provoking. However, when the man takes some time to think and reflect, he tends to offer the kinds of keen insights you’d expect from a Stanford grad–which he is. His latest […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 3rd) — UCLA Bruins

    This Day In Sports History (April 3rd) — UCLA Bruins

    It was on this day in 1995 that the UCLA Bruins won the NCAA Tournament Championship.  They would do so by beating the Arkansas Razorbacks in the finals by a score of 89-78. The 1995 men’s basketball tournament championship was the last for the Bruins.  Their run to the finals would include victories over Florida […]

  • Drake Releases “Draft Day” Song for Johnny Manziel and Andrew Wiggins (Audio)

    Drake Releases “Draft Day” Song for Johnny Manziel and Andrew Wiggins (Audio)

    Drake is the official ambassador for the Toronto Raptors basketball team, and judging by his recently released song, “Draft Day,” it sounds like he’s making his case to be the unofficial ambassador for 2014 draft prospects Johnny Manziel (NFL) and Andrew Wiggins (NBA). The messages to the two high-profile prospects aren’t exactly hidden, either, as […]

  • 9 Worst MLB Opening Day Pitches

    9 Worst MLB Opening Day Pitches

    How bad can a ceremonial first pitch be on Opening Day of the baseball season? Pretty bad. While some of the danger lies in a wayward or weak toss that makes the honoree look like a spazz, most of it is simply the risk of embarrassment. After all, what other ceremony has such a high […]

  • Count the Errors on This Red Sox Fan’s Sign (Photo)

    Count the Errors on This Red Sox Fan’s Sign (Photo)

    The female Red Sox fan in the image above showed up at yesterday’s game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in an effort to show her support for her BoSox.  But all she really did was make a fool of herself and the Red Sox fanbase with a […]

  • Goliath Finally Beats David in This Rugby Hit (Video)

    Goliath Finally Beats David in This Rugby Hit (Video)

    Sports narratives are dominated by the idea that anybody who puts the work in can beat anybody else.  It’s a crucial part of the thrill of competition, but it can also get a little dull, so sometimes it’s nice to see some big guy just clobber a little guy. And what better sport to see that than rugby, […]

  • LeBron James Records Rap Track Titled “Kingdom” (Audio)

    LeBron James Records Rap Track Titled “Kingdom” (Audio)

    No, this is not an April Fool’s Day prank. TMZ somehow got their completely respectable hands on a rap track called “Kingdom,” recorded by LeBron James and Sian Cotton in Ohio. And despite knowing that the world would not be able to handle LeBron spitting out an entire verse and hook, they released the song […]

  • Derek Jeter Gets Beaned in First At-Bat of 2014 Farewell Season (GIF)

    Derek Jeter Gets Beaned in First At-Bat of 2014 Farewell Season (GIF)

    With the 2014 MLB season being Derek Jeter‘s last, the New York Yankees shortstop is bound to receive a plethora of retirement gifts from teams, players, and fans as he travels through every Major League ballpark one last time. Some of those gifts will be awesome, while others will likely be downright strange.  But I’m […]

  • Nike Unveils 2014 Team USA Soccer Away Kit (Photos)

    Nike Unveils 2014 Team USA Soccer Away Kit (Photos)

      Thanks to Nike Soccer, the United States Men’s National Soccer Team will be heading to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in style.  And by “in style,” I mean that they kind of look like they’re wearing the French flag—France is stylish, right? The red, white, and blue color scheme of the new Nike United […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 2nd) — MLB Players Strike

    This Day In Sports History (April 2nd) — MLB Players Strike

    It was on this day in 1995 that the Major League Baseball players’ strike officially came to an end.  The strike lasted 232 days and was responsible for the cancellation of over 900 games. The strike began on August 12th 1994 due to the fact that the owners wanted a salary cap to protect the […]