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  • Is This The Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever? (Video)

    Is This The Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever? (Video)

    Everyone knows a ceremonial first pitch is usually just an excuse for a team to show off for its fans (“hey, look, we know famous people!”). But unless it’s a cute kid, a dude with no arms, or a T-Rex, we still want to see the person doing the honors actually get it in the […]

  • All-American Anthony Davis Can’t Handle Extra Spicy Chicken Wing (Video)

    All-American Anthony Davis Can’t Handle Extra Spicy Chicken Wing (Video)

    Anthony Davis only played one year of college basketball before declaring for the NBA draft, but you’d never know it by reading the accomplishments on his resume. National Champion, Consensus First-Team All-American, 2011-12 NCAA Division I blocked shots leader, all-time single-season SEC blocked shots leader, Oscar Robertson Trophy winner, Adolph Rupp Trophy winner, AP Player […]

  • Surfer Sets World Record By Surfing 78-Foot Wave (Video)

    Surfer Sets World Record By Surfing 78-Foot Wave (Video)

    Well, it’s official. There is now a new world record for the tallest wave ever surfed, and it belongs to Garrett McNamara of Haleiwa, Hawaii. The 44-year-old pro surfer made his record-setting run back in November just off the coast of Praia do Norte, which is on a small island in the middle of the […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night – 5/13/12 – Joey Votto

    Stat Line Of The Night – 5/13/12 – Joey Votto

    At the beginning of the season, Cincinnati looked to be a shoe-in for first place in the National League Central.  After a slow start to the season, though, the Reds found themselves trailing the St. Louis Cardinals.  After last night’s game, the Reds are 6-4 in their last ten, and Joey Votto has stepped up […]

  • 9 Terrifying Cases Of Athletes Who Were Attacked By Animals

    9 Terrifying Cases Of Athletes Who Were Attacked By Animals

    Top athletes often have to overcome obstacles and endure hardships to succeed. That, of course, is why we often find them so inspirational. But it’s one thing to have to overcome disease, heartbreak, car crashes, or some other horrible thing that regular people experience every day. It’s quite another to have to overcome out-of-the-blue attacks […]

  • Gatorade Under Fire For New Michael Jordan Commercial (Video)

    Gatorade Under Fire For New Michael Jordan Commercial (Video)

    On June 11, 1997, Michael Jordan turned in one of the greatest and most memorable athletic performances the history of modern pro sports. I am talking, of course, about Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, more commonly referred to as “the flu game.” Despite suffering from the nausea, aches, pains, and a 103 degree […]

  • High School Baseball Team Forfeits Championship Rather Than Play Against A Girl

    High School Baseball Team Forfeits Championship Rather Than Play Against A Girl

    You can call the folks who run Our Lady of Sorrows Academy in Phoenix old-fashioned, outdated, or even chauvinistic, but you certainly can’t call them hypocrites. That’s because they chose to forfeit a championship high school baseball game rather than face a team that has a girl playing second base—which apparently is against their beliefs. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 11th) – Willie Mays

    This Day In Sports History (May 11th) – Willie Mays

    It was on this day in 1972 that the San Francisco Giants traded 41-year-old, future Hall of Famer Willie Mays to the New York Mets.  In exchange for Mays, the Giants received pitcher Charlie Williams and $50,000. Mays was well past his prime at the time of the trade.  In fact, he was the oldest […]

  • Check Out This 8-Year-Old’s Ankle-Breaking Killer Crossover (Video)

    Check Out This 8-Year-Old’s Ankle-Breaking Killer Crossover (Video)

    We’ve seen a lot of awesome killer crossovers over the years. Sometimes they’re so good, we call them “ankle-breakers” because the defenders trip all over themselves just trying to keep up—falling down like they just broke an ankle. Still, I don’t think I’ve ever seen a killer crossover quite like the one you’re about to […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night – 5/10/12 – C.C. Sabathia

    Stat Line Of The Night – 5/10/12 – C.C. Sabathia

    Going into Thursday night, the New York Yankees were 16-14, one game behind the Toronto Blue Jays.  The Yankees sent their ace C.C. Sabathia to the mound to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays’ ace David Price, who had won his last four consecutive starts.  The Yankees were looking for a strong start from […]