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  • 50 Sports Terms that Sound Dirty (and Sometimes Are)

    50 Sports Terms that Sound Dirty (and Sometimes Are)

    We’ve all had the experience, right? You’re sitting there, watching some sporting event on TV, when all of a sudden the announcer says something that just makes you chuckle. Why? Because the thing he happened to say sounded vaguely dirty to you—even though it probably shouldn’t, and you might not want to admit it. You […]

  • Jays Win 11th in a Row, Munenori Kawasaki Does Victory Dance (Video)

    Jays Win 11th in a Row, Munenori Kawasaki Does Victory Dance (Video)

    The Toronto Blue Jays entered the 2013 MLB season with the highest of expectations after making several blockbuster moves during the off-season.  But just two months in, the Jays were the owners of an embarrassing 23-32 record and many were already labeling them as the league’s biggest disappointment. And then June happened. After going 4-4 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 24th) — Steve Howe

    This Day In Sports History (June 24th) — Steve Howe

    It was on this day in 1992 that MLB commissioner Fay Vincent permanently suspended New York Yankees relief pitcher Steve Howe for repeated drug offenses. Yankees management, including Buck Showalter, Gene Michael and Jack Lawn, agreed to testify on Howe’s behalf, which angered Vincent, who threatened to expel them as well. Steve Howe became only […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/23/2013 — David Wright

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/23/2013 — David Wright

    The New York Mets are currently in the midst of another disappointing year, but they have still managed to produce a few bright spots during what has certainly been a season to forget thus far.  One of those bright spots is 24-year-old pitcher Matt Harvey, who improved his record to 7-1 while lowering his ERA […]

  • 11 Most Ridiculous Giveaways of the 2013 MLB Season

    11 Most Ridiculous Giveaways of the 2013 MLB Season

    When I was a kid, fan giveaways at baseball games were not especially creative. There was hat day, shirt day, bat day, and…well, that was basically it. Today things are different. People don’t just have more sports entertainment options, they have more entertainment options period. As a result, teams have gotten more and more creative […]

  • Aaron Hernandez to Be Arrested for Obstruction of Justice

    Aaron Hernandez to Be Arrested for Obstruction of Justice

    Everyone is innocent until proven guilty in the old USA, which is nice. That being said, I wouldn’t count on seeing Aaron Hernandez come off the board too early when you have your fantasy football draft in a couple months. Things are not looking up for the Patriots tight end on account of that whole […]

  • Twins Ball Boy Makes Great Leaping Catch (Video)

    Twins Ball Boy Makes Great Leaping Catch (Video)

    If you’re a ball boy for a Major League Baseball team, this is the kind of thing you dream about—making leaping catches, saving people from imminent danger, making highlight reels, and maybe getting some insanely hot chick’s digits. Well, during yesterday’s Twins-White Sox game at Target Field in Minneapolis, that dream came true for one […]

  • Heat Fans Trash Car of Spurs Fans Prior to Game 7 (Video)

    Heat Fans Trash Car of Spurs Fans Prior to Game 7 (Video)

    Well, this ought to help Miami Heat fans with their image problem. We’re used to seeing rioting and vandalism in urban areas after a local sports team wins a championship (right, San Francisco?).  But on Thursday in Miami, some Heat fans decided to get a head start on the destruction by trashing the car of […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 21st) — 1997 NHL Draft

    This Day In Sports History (June 21st) — 1997 NHL Draft

    It was on this day in 1997 that the NHL entry draft was held at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The Boston Bruins had the #1 overall pick, as they finished the prior season with a league-worst 61 points. With the first overall pick, the Bruins selected center Joe Thornton, who played his junior […]