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  • 9 Ways to Improve the MLB All-Star Game

    9 Ways to Improve the MLB All-Star Game

    Tonight is the 2013 MLB All-Star Game—the only one of the major pro sports all-star games that is at all worth watching. However, if Major League Baseball isn’t careful, they might just see this venerable and historic event turn into a pointless circus just like the NHL, NBA, and NFL. Now, I’m not saying the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 16th) — 1950 World Cup

    This Day In Sports History (July 16th) — 1950 World Cup

    It was on this day in 1950 that the deciding game for the World Cup was played at the Estadio do Maracana in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.  The paid attendance for the match was a staggering 199,854, making it the largest crowd ever to watch a live sporting event in history. The 1950 World Cup […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/15/2013 — Yoenis Cespedes

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/15/2013 — Yoenis Cespedes

    With a .225 batting average, 15 home runs and 43 RBIs, Yoenis Cespedes‘ numbers at the plate were not enough to earn him a spot on the American League All-Star roster, but his sporadic displays of power at certain points throughout his short career were enough to earn him a place in the home run […]

  • Viral Vine: Rampage Roy Posterizing a Girl is All The Rage

    Viral Vine: Rampage Roy Posterizing a Girl is All The Rage

    Remember back in May when we told you about the latest meme to hit the internet, called “posterizing”?  Well it appears as though posterizing has survived the typical one-month expiration period that most internet memes are given, because if the following vine from Rampage Roy is any indication, posterizing is still alive and very well […]

  • Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Tyson Gay Tests Positive: You Think Sprinting Has a Doping Problem? (Image)

    Over the weekend it was reported that US sprinter Tyson Gay had pulled himself from next month’s world championships in Moscow after testing positive for a banned substance. At some point late last week, Gay was notified by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that his May 16 out-of-competition test had come back positive.  He will have […]

  • 9 Ballplayers Struck by the MLB Home Run Derby Curse

    9 Ballplayers Struck by the MLB Home Run Derby Curse

    Have you ever heard of the Home Run Derby curse? It’s the idea that, after players compete in the derby prior to the Midsummer Classic, their production drops off in the second half of the season. And it’s not a myth. It’s a real, measurable phenomenon. Since 2000, the batting average, on-base percentage, and especially […]

  • European Tour Golfers Try Out the Happy Gilmore Running Swing (Video)

    European Tour Golfers Try Out the Happy Gilmore Running Swing (Video)

    If you play golf and you’re a fan of the classic Adam Sandler film* Happy Gilmore, then there’s a very good chance that, at some point in your life, you have tried to replicate Happy’s famous running swing technique. And chances are, the results were not good. But did you ever wonder what would happen […]