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  • 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 […]

  • 11 Most Insane College Sports Riots of All Time

    11 Most Insane College Sports Riots of All Time

    On Saturday night, a small riot broke out on University Boulevard in Tucson, Arizona, when the Arizona Wildcats lost their Elite Eight battle against the Badgers from Wisconsin. It all started innocently enough, with drunk fans gathering in the streets after the game. However, once the riot cops gave the orders to disperse, a few […]

  • Cubs Catcher Welington Castillo Catches Ball With Groin (GIF)

    Cubs Catcher Welington Castillo Catches Ball With Groin (GIF)

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have the first nut shot of the 2014 MLB season. The lucky recipient is Welington Castillo, catcher for the Chicago Cubs, who took a foul tip off the bat of the Pirates’ Pedro Alvarez right to the crotch. Surprisingly, Castillo doesn’t seem particularly excited to be receiving this honor, instead standing straight […]

  • NBA2K and Make-A-Wish Team Up for 14-Year-Old’s Wish (Video)

    NBA2K and Make-A-Wish Team Up for 14-Year-Old’s Wish (Video)

    Treyvon Williams-King is 14-years-old and suffers from a hematologic disorder, making him a candidate for the Make-A-Wish Foundation‘s brand of magic. His wish was simply to visit the 2K Sports studios, but Make-A-Wish and 2K did him two or three better, arranging for him to be scanned and animated into the latest installment of NBA […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 1st) — Duke Blue Devils

    This Day In Sports History (April 1st) — Duke Blue Devils

    It was on this day in 1991 that the Duke Blue Devils faced the Kansas Jayhawks for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.  The Blue Devils would go on to win the game by a score of 72-65 for their first championship in school history.  They would repeat as champions the following year. Duke would get […]

  • 11 Most Memorable Moments in the History of MLB Opening Day

    11 Most Memorable Moments in the History of MLB Opening Day

    The start of any new season, regardless of the sport, brings feelings of joy and optimism for sports fans. However, nothing compares to the magic of MLB’s Opening Day. You see, the NFL, NBA, and NHL all start in the fall, as the good times of summer fade away and we brace ourselves for winter. […]