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  • This Day In Sports History (February 21st) — Kristi Yamaguchi

    This Day In Sports History (February 21st) — Kristi Yamaguchi

    It was on this day in 1992 that Kristi Yamaguchi won an Olympic gold medal in women’s figure skating. It would be the first, and only, Olympic medal won by Yamaguchi during her figure skating career. Going into the ’92 Albertville Games, USA’s Tonya Harding and Japan’s Midori Ito held the advantage of being able […]

  • 10 Most Boring Winter Olympic Sports

    10 Most Boring Winter Olympic Sports

    I am what you might consider an Olympics junkie. Whether it’s the Summer Games or the Winter Games, if the Olympics are going on my TV hardly gets turned off. I’m a total sucker. That being said, there are some events that I simply cannot watch. It’s not that there’s anything inherently wrong with them, […]

  • 2014 Sochi Olympics: Phil Kessel Loves His Smelling Salts (GIF)

    2014 Sochi Olympics: Phil Kessel Loves His Smelling Salts (GIF)

    Phil Kessel‘s eight points in four games are the most among all players at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, while his five goals are tied for tops in the tournament with Austria’s Michael Grabner.  And more importantly, his offensive touch has helped Team USA earn a spot in tomorrow’s semi-final, where they will take on Canada. […]

  • Referee Suplexes 12-Year-Hockey Player, Breaking His Wrist (Video)

    Referee Suplexes 12-Year-Hockey Player, Breaking His Wrist (Video)

    You know who’s not caught up in the Olympic spirit? Pretty much everyone at the peewee hockey game between Brokenhead and Sagkeeng in Winnipeg last Saturday. There was no sportsmanship or camaraderie, and there was no setting aside of differences. Instead, there was only physical violence and an abundance of foul language. The two teams […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 20th) — Billy Smith

    This Day In Sports History (February 20th) — Billy Smith

    It was on this day in 1993 that the New York Islanders retired goaltender Billy Smith’s number 31.  In doing so, Smith became one of six former Islanders players to have his number retired by the organization. Billy Smith was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings, but in 1972 he was selected by the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 2/19/2014 — Kevin Love

    Stat Line of the Night — 2/19/2014 — Kevin Love

    Rumors of Kevin Love‘s “inevitable” move to the Los Angeles Lakers continue to swirl around the NBA rumor mill.  But until that move happens, he still a part of the Minnesota Timberwolves, and last night the all-star forward was helping them earn a victory against the Indiana Pacers. Love torched the NBA’s best defensive team […]

  • Jimmy Kimmel Proves All Sports Look Gay in Slow Motion (Video)

    Jimmy Kimmel Proves All Sports Look Gay in Slow Motion (Video)

    Last week a couple of American lugers at the 2014 Winter Olympics took umbrage at a Canadian anti-discrimination commercial that basically called doubles luge gay. Was the commercial funny? Definitely. However, it was also a bit silly, and one of the athletes in question theorized that any sport looks gay if you watch certain parts of it […]