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  • 9 Oldest Soccer Clubs in the World

    9 Oldest Soccer Clubs in the World

    Football, soccer, calcio, fútbol, Fußball—whatever you want to call it, “The Beautiful Game” has a long and rich history. What’s interesting, however, is that this history is not very well known, given that we’re talking about the world’s most popular sport. You see, “football” was a widely popular sport in England in the mid 19th […]

  • Sepak Takraw Looks Like A Pretty Awesome Sport (Video)

    Sepak Takraw Looks Like A Pretty Awesome Sport (Video)

    If you have never heard of Sepak Takraw, you are not alone.  This rarely seen sport combines many of the rules of volleyball with the skills exhibited in soccer to form an exciting game where teams of three use their athleticism to kick the ball back and forth over a net. So why don’t we […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/18/11 — Josh Collmenter

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/18/11 — Josh Collmenter

    After starting the season with a 4-1 record, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter has fallen on hard times, losing his last four decision heading into last night’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers.  His last start came against that very same Brewers team, and despite pitching six shutout innings he couldn’t snap his losing streak, coming […]

  • Here Is Another Cirque du Soleil Opening Pitch (Video)

    Here Is Another Cirque du Soleil Opening Pitch (Video)

    Three weeks ago the San Diego Padres invited a performer from Cirque du Soleil to throw out the opening pitch prior to their game against the Kansas City Royals.  It gained plenty of coverage on both sports blogs and sports news shows, and its success caused the Tampa Bay Rays to try something similar last […]

  • Backwards Penalty Shot Got UAE’s Awana Diab In Trouble (Video)

    Backwards Penalty Shot Got UAE’s Awana Diab In Trouble (Video)

    With his team holding a commanding 5-2 lead over Lebanon during Sunday’s friendly match, UAE’s Awana Diab was looking to make things a little more challenging as he stepped up to take a penalty kick in the 79th minute.  What he came up with was a backheel-backwards penalty shot, which resulted in a goal, but […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Superfan

    Picture Of The Day: Superfan

    The Brazilians may have superhero fans, but that didn’t translate into a superhero like performance on the pitch during their quarter-final match against Paraguay at the Copa America on Sunday.  Not only did Brazil fail to score after 120 minutes of play, but they also missed all four of their shots during the penalty shootout, […]

  • It Was Raining Glass In Tropicana Field Last Night (Video)

    It Was Raining Glass In Tropicana Field Last Night (Video)

    During their franchise’s 14 years of existence, the Tampa Bay Rays have never experienced a rain delay at home.  That is largely due to the fact that they have been playing within the enclosed dome of Tropicana Field.  But while the dome may be able to prevent any rain from falling onto the field and […]

  • 14 Pet Lovers from the World of Pro Sports

    14 Pet Lovers from the World of Pro Sports

    The sports world was rocked in 2007 when news agencies got wind of NFL star quarterback Michael Vick’s involvement in a brutal dogfighting ring in rural Virginia. But if any silver lining can be found in this sickening scandal, it’s that the world’s attention was sharply focused on the problem of animal cruelty. And ever […]

  • Joe Sakic Hits A $1 Million Hole-In-One (Video)

    Joe Sakic Hits A $1 Million Hole-In-One (Video)

    During his NHL career, Joe Sakic was known for his ability to fire a blistering wrist shot into the smallest of holes.  That was how he scored a majority of his 625 career goals. Well apparently Sakic also has the ability to fire golf balls into the smallest of holes with his 8-iron.  He did […]

  • Islanders Rookie Ryan Strome Scored A Ridiculous Shootout Goal (Video)

    Islanders Rookie Ryan Strome Scored A Ridiculous Shootout Goal (Video)

    For all you hockey fans out there who have been feeling a little deprived due to the lack of on-ice highlights during these hot summer months, the Islanders’ 2011 first-round draft pick, Ryan Strome, is here to help you get your fix Islanders fans knew that when their team used their fifth-overall pick on the […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/17/11 — Josh Beckett

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 7/17/11 — Josh Beckett

    The Boston Red Sox entered last night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays looking to remain 1.5 games up on the New York Yankees for top spot in the AL East.  Their offense didn’t do much to help their cause, but luckily they had Josh Beckett on the mound to bail them out for half […]