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  • Stat Line Of The Night — 3/18/12 — Kenny Frease

    Stat Line Of The Night — 3/18/12 — Kenny Frease

    After a big win over Notre Dame in their opening game of the NCAA Tournament, Xavier had a golden opportunity to make it to the Sweet 16, as they were matched up with No. 15 Lehigh in the second round following the Mountain Hawks’ shocking first round victory over Duke.  They would take advantage of […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Simmonds vs. Martin — 3/15/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Simmonds vs. Martin — 3/15/12

    The New York Islanders were having a tough time holding their own on the scoreboard against the Philadelphia Flyers last night, as they found themselves trailing by a score of 3-0 before scoring two goals late in the third period.  However, they weren’t having the same problem in the fighting department, thanks to some fine […]

  • Canadian Paralympics Curler Jim Armstrong Banned For Dopping

    Canadian Paralympics Curler Jim Armstrong Banned For Dopping

    The life of Canadian curler Jim Armstrong can best be described as a wild roller-coaster ride.  The 61-year-old dentist had represented British Columbia at six consecutive Brier curling tournaments during the 1980s.  In 2003, he suffered a car accident, which forced him to sell his dental practice and has placed him in a wheelchair ever […]

  • Blake Griffin Airs Out Two Free-Throws In A Row (Video)

    Blake Griffin Airs Out Two Free-Throws In A Row (Video)

    When it comes to dunking, few in the NBA do it better than Blake Griffin. When it comes to free-throws, few do it worse. Griffin currently has the second-worst free-throw percentage among all qualified NBAers, with a terrible 55% conversion rate (only Dwight Howard is worse, at 48.7%).  And his struggles from the line were […]

  • 11 Of The World’s Greatest Drunken Athletes

    11 Of The World’s Greatest Drunken Athletes

    Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day, the one day a year where we celebrate all things Irish. It also happens to be the one day a year where it’s perfectly acceptable to be drunk by ten o’clock in the morning—because we love cultural stereotypes and pretty much any excuse to get sloshed. Now, last year Total […]

  • Jeremy Lamb’s Needless Dunk Attempt Was A Big Failure (Video)

    Jeremy Lamb’s Needless Dunk Attempt Was A Big Failure (Video)

    A miss on a breakaway windmill dunk during the final seconds of a 13-point loss to Iowa State in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament seemed like quite the appropriate way for the UConn Huskies to end their 2011-12 season. A team stacked with talent, the Huskies simply couldn’t get the job done when […]

  • Check Out Tim Brent’s Awkward Premature Celebration (Video)

    Check Out Tim Brent’s Awkward Premature Celebration (Video)

    There are actually two great parts about this clip. The first is Tim Brent’s celebration following what he believed to be a goal during last night’s game against the St. Louis Blues.  After hitting the post on a breakaway, the Hurricanes’ center was eager to celebrate what he thought was a goal, but this wasn’t […]

  • This Failed Dunk Looks Like It Hurt (Video)

    This Failed Dunk Looks Like It Hurt (Video)

    Guys like Blake Griffin and Jeremy Evans make dunking a basketball look easy, but believe me when I say that it is not as easy as it looks.  The dude in the video below would probably agree with me on this one. I will give him credit where credit is due.  He did show quite […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 16th) – Brittanie Cecil

    This Day In Sports History (March 16th) – Brittanie Cecil

    It was on this day in 2002 that 13-year-old Brittanie Cecil was struck in the head by a puck while attending a Columbus Blue Jackets game at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.  Brittanie died two days later of a torn vertebral artery, which resulted in severe clotting and swelling of the brain. It was the […]

  • Turkish Fans Use Troll Face To Protest Flare Ban (Video)

    Turkish Fans Use Troll Face To Protest Flare Ban (Video)

    The Turkish FA has banned flares from all of their stadiums, and it appears as though no club has felt the affects of this ruling more so than Super Lig club Eskişehirspor, who protested the decision in a rather unusual manner during a recent match. In addition to rolling out a giant troll face banner […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 3/14/12 — Cam Ward

    Stat Line Of The Night — 3/14/12 — Cam Ward

    Having won nine of their previous eleven games heading into last night’s contest, it almost seemed as though it would take a superhuman effort from the Canes in order for them to escape with the victory.  Luckily for Carolina, they would get the superhuman effort they needed from their goaltender, Cam Ward. The Blues may […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Cowen vs. Nokelainen — 3/14/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Cowen vs. Nokelainen — 3/14/12

    The Montreal Canadiens’ Petteri Nokelainen doesn’t do much fighting on the ice, and we now know why after watching him take a flurry of uppercuts during a bout with the Ottawa Senators’ Jared Cowen last night. When the two combatants dropped their gloves during the latter stages of the opening period, it appeared as though […]

  • Canadiens’ Erik Cole High-Fives Referee After Goal (Video)

    Canadiens’ Erik Cole High-Fives Referee After Goal (Video)

    Heading into last night’s game against the Ottawa Senators, the Montreal Canadiens’ Erik Cole had celebrated 26 goals on the season.  After slipping a rebound past Sens goalie Ben Bishop in the opening period, he celebrated his 27th goal of the season in a slightly different manner than his previous 26, as he high-fived the […]