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  • This Day In Sports History (September 2nd) – Dave Stieb

    This Day In Sports History (September 2nd) – Dave Stieb

    It was on this day in 1990 that Dave Stieb pitched the first no-hitter in Toronto Blue Jays history.  Stieb no-hit the Cleveland Indians at Cleveland Stadium in a game which the Blue Jays won 3-0. Dave Stieb had flirted with both no-hitters and a perfect game on several occasions before finally accomplishing the feat.  […]

  • Novak Djokovic And Carlos Berlocq Had An Exciting Rally Yesterday (Video)

    Novak Djokovic And Carlos Berlocq Had An Exciting Rally Yesterday (Video)

    The 6-0, 6-0, 6-2 scoreline might have you thinking that Novak Djokovic’s second-round victory over Carlos Berlocq was anything but exciting, but that wasn’t exactly the case.  After all, both individuals did happen to provide us with one of the US Open’s most exciting rallies thus far. It included a total of 24 shots, and […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 9/1/11 — Albert Pujols

    Stat Line Of The Night — 9/1/11 — Albert Pujols

    When the Cards entered their three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday, it appeared as though the Brewers had the NL Central locked up.  That no longer appears to be the case, thanks to a sweep by the Cards. On Tuesday it was pitcher Jake Westbrook providing the unexpected run support with a go-ahead […]

  • Surfing With A Flare…Literally! (Video)

    Surfing With A Flare…Literally! (Video)

    Athletes from all sports are always looking to add some flair to their performances, and surfers are certainly no exception.  But what makes a surfers “flair for the dramatic” different from those of other athletes is their use of an actual flare. Red Bull put their “Surfing with a flare” idea to the test recently […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Must Have Been A Rough Ride

    Picture Of The Day: Must Have Been A Rough Ride

    Here is a word of advice to all of you crotch-rocket riders out there.  If you happen to get hungry while zipping by cars and swerving in and out of lanes, a Big Mac combo and a milkshake from McDonalds may not be the smartest meal of choice.  The guy in the above photo would […]

  • The Midges Are Back In Cleveland (Video)

    The Midges Are Back In Cleveland (Video)

    The last time we saw the midges in Cleveland take over an Indians game was back in 2007 during Game 2 of the American League Division Series, as they terrorized Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain just enough to cause him to allow the game-tying run in the eighth inning. The midges returned to Progressive Field last […]

  • Man Dodges Out Of Control Car, His Bike Was Not So Lucky (Video)

    Man Dodges Out Of Control Car, His Bike Was Not So Lucky (Video)

    Motorcycles are often referred to as “donorcycles” for a valid reason (those who ride them often end up as organ donors), but that reason often has to do with the dangers associated with riding those high-speed motorized vehicles, and not with the dangers associated with checking out a parked motorcycle.  However, a donorcycle almost caused […]

  • 13 NHL Careers Cut Short By Concussions

    13 NHL Careers Cut Short By Concussions

    The 2011-12 NHL season is only a month away, but people who follow the league aren’t talking about Stanley Cup contenders and pretenders, hot prospects, or big trade buzz. Instead, everyone is talking about concussions, and whether the best hockey player in the world, Sidney Crosby, will even play this year. There are even some […]

  • Dwight Howard Dunks On A Giraffe (Video)

    Dwight Howard Dunks On A Giraffe (Video)

    It appears as though Dwight Howard has grown bored of dunking on humans, so he decided to kick things up a notch during his recent trip to Japan.  After all, aren’t most of the people in that country under 5-feet anyways?  Where is the fun in dunking over someone that short? Howard must have felt […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 1st) – Terry Fox

    This Day In Sports History (September 1st) – Terry Fox

    It was on this day in 1980 that Terry Fox ended his Marathon of Hope.  Fox was forced to cut his run short due to his health problems. Terry Fox embarked on a cross-country run of Canada, despite having his right leg amputated a few years earlier after he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma.  Fox’s main […]

  • Brian Wilson’s Beard Breaks Bats (Video)

    Brian Wilson’s Beard Breaks Bats (Video)

    We were all warned to “fear the beard” as San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson displayed the power behind that thick batch of black hair growing from his neck during the Giants’ run to the World Series title last season.  During last night’s game against the Chicago Cubs, he put the power of the beard […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/31/11 — Jake Westbrook

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/31/11 — Jake Westbrook

    Sitting 9.5 games back of the Milwaukee Brewers for top spot in the NL Central heading into yesterday’s game, the St. Louis Cardinals needed to make the most of their next eight games, as five of them were against those very same Brewers they are chasing.  They were able to get the job done last […]