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  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/27/2013 — Shane Victorino

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/27/2013 — Shane Victorino

    The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles kicked off a three-game set last night that could very well determine which of these two teams—along with the Tampa Bay Rays—will finish atop the AL East.  And following last night’s offensive outburst from Shane Victorino, it appears as though the Red Sox are now in the driver’s […]

  • Skate LA: Levi Maestro & Theotis Beasley

    Skate LA: Levi Maestro & Theotis Beasley

    Last week marked the introduction of SIMPLE Mobile’s interesting and inspirational new web series, Change Your Game, hosted by Levi Maestro–the man behind his own successful web series, Maestro Knows. The first installment focused on Levi’s quest to seek out–and help out–a street artist named Push, by giving him something he’d never had before: his own gallery show. Well, Change […]

  • The 14 Retirement Gifts Given to Mariano Rivera…So Far

    The 14 Retirement Gifts Given to Mariano Rivera…So Far

    When most people retire after a long successful career, their employers and coworkers get them something kind of lame, like a plaque, or an engraved beer stein from Things Remembered. If you are a very famous and successful Major League Baseball player, however, there’s a little more fanfare. You don’t just get a little token […]

  • Paraguayan Soccer Player Kicks Referee in the Face (Video)

    Paraguayan Soccer Player Kicks Referee in the Face (Video)

    What is a soccer player to do when the referee has just ejected three of his teammates from the game? Well, in the case of one Paraguayan guy recently, the answer was quite simple: you kick the referee in the face. During a game between Paraguayan clubs Coronel Romero and Porvenir recently, a vicious and […]

  • Male and Female Fans Brawl at Jets-Giants Preseason Game (Video)

    Male and Female Fans Brawl at Jets-Giants Preseason Game (Video)

    The NFL preseason may feature some subpar football on the field, but up in the stands the fights are pretty much just like those you’d see in the regular season. People get drunk, people argue, and then people fight like idiots and get kicked out of the game. Today, for our first NFL fan fight […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 27th) — Steve Francis

    This Day In Sports History (August 27th) — Steve Francis

    It was on this day in 1999 that the Vancouver Grizzlies traded Steve Francis to the Houston Rockets.  In exchange for Francis, the Grizzlies received Michael Dickerson, Othella Harrington, Antoine Carr, Brent Price, plus first and second round draft picks. Prior to the draft, Francis publicly let it be known that he was not interested […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/26/2013 — Chris Carter

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/26/2013 — Chris Carter

    Even the worst team in Major League Baseball has to win sometimes.  That was exactly what happened last night at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, as the Houston Astros were victorious over the White Sox thanks to the bat of designated hitter Chris Carter. Carter has put up some respectable power numbers this season, and […]

  • Jose Fernandez Amazes Even Troy Tulowitzki (GIF)

    Jose Fernandez Amazes Even Troy Tulowitzki (GIF)

    Despite playing on the National League’s worst team, Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez has been nothing short of amazing. On Saturday, the 21-year-old rookie pitched seven shutout innings against the Colorado Rockies, allowing just four hits and no walks while striking out eight during a 3-0 victory for his team.  That impressive outing improved his record […]

  • Just an Old Lady with Crazy Freestyle Soccer Skills. No Big Deal. (Video)

    Just an Old Lady with Crazy Freestyle Soccer Skills. No Big Deal. (Video)

    Down in Australia there’s a pretty cool non-profit organization called Football United that’s trying to use people’s love of “the beautiful game”—i.e., soccer—to raise money for charities benefitting refugees and underprivileged kids. What’s their tactic? Well, Football United has created a kind of pledge drive called “1 Million Keeps Ups.”  The idea is that people […]

  • 20 Fan Signs with Amusing Messages for Alex Rodriguez

    20 Fan Signs with Amusing Messages for Alex Rodriguez

    Okay everyone, this will be the last list making fun of A-Rod for a while. Well, probably. I shouldn’t make any guarantees, because you never know. But after the “most embarrassing moments of Alex Rodriguez” list we did last week and this here “fan signs” list, I think any more would be overkill. Anyway, yes, […]