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  • Stat Line Of The Night — 11/23/11 — Antti Niemi

    Stat Line Of The Night — 11/23/11 — Antti Niemi

    Approximately 18 months ago, goaltender Antti Niemi was providing Chicago Blackhawk fans with a great deal of happiness after he helped lead their team to a Stanley Cup title.  Last night he was providing Blackhawks fans and players with plenty of frustration, shutting his former team out as a member of the San Jose Sharks. […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Gagner vs. Halischuk — 11/22/11

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Gagner vs. Halischuk — 11/22/11

    Sam Gagner and Matt Halischuk’s second period bout during last night’s game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Nashville Predators was by no means an overly-exciting fight.  But when you consider the fact that it was Halischuk’s first career fight and Gagner’s first fight of the season, we can’t help but give both players props […]

  • Jonathan Toews Demonstrates Some Insane Shooting Accuracy (Video)

    Jonathan Toews Demonstrates Some Insane Shooting Accuracy (Video)

    Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews has never won the accuracy shooting event at the NHL All-Star Game SuperSkills Competition, which is awfully hard to believe after watching him hit four targets in four shots from the far blue line. The obvious explanation for the video below is that Toews had some help from CGI, but […]

  • Picture Of The Day: The First Rollerblades Ever Created

    Picture Of The Day: The First Rollerblades Ever Created

    I present to you all, the first pair of working rollerblades ever created! …Okay, so perhaps there weren’t the first pair of rollerbaldes ever. Or the second. Or third.  But I am willing to bet that they aren’t far off.  After all, I would imagine that somewhere in the evolutionary tree of the rollerblade, there […]

  • A Bad Call Negated Pablo Osvaldo’s Brilliant Bicycle Kick Goal (Video)

    A Bad Call Negated Pablo Osvaldo’s Brilliant Bicycle Kick Goal (Video)

    Seventy-five minutes into Sunday’s game against Lecce, AS Roma’s Pablo Osvaldo received a cross from the right hand side and delivered a brilliant overhead kicked that reminded us all why we often call soccer the “Beautiful Game.”  Seconds after the goal, in the midst of his celebration, Osvaldo was reminded that at times the “Beautiful […]

  • Illegal Knee Draws A BJJ B*tchslap (Video)

    Illegal Knee Draws A BJJ B*tchslap (Video)

    When I think of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, I often tend to think of two fighters rolling around on a mat in an effort to gain a dominant ground position, while attempting to apply joint-locks and chock holds when the opportunity arises.  Rarely, if ever, do I think of knees and slaps as part of a BJJ […]

  • 9 Biggest MVP Snubs In Baseball History

    9 Biggest MVP Snubs In Baseball History

    On Monday and Tuesday, the Baseball Writers Association of America handed out the most prestigious player awards in baseball: the MVP Awards. This year, the American League winner was Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, while the National League version went to Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun. Now, sometimes the choices for MVP are so […]

  • Matt Frattin Dangles, Sets Up A Beautiful Goal (Video)

    Matt Frattin Dangles, Sets Up A Beautiful Goal (Video)

    The Toronto Maple Leafs’ fourth goal during last night’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning was a special one for Joe Colborne, as it was the first goal of his NHL career.  It was also a special goal for anyone else watching it, thanks to some nifty moves from Colborne’s linemate, Matt Frattin. With the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 23rd) – Edmonton Eskimos

    This Day In Sports History (November 23rd) – Edmonton Eskimos

    It was on this day in 1980 that the 68th Grey Cup was held at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, Ontario.  The Edmonton Eskimos beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 48-10 in one of the most lopsided Grey Cup matches in history. The Edmonton Eskimos were the best team in the Canadian Football League throughout the entire 1980 […]

  • NBA Lockout Is Hurting The Escort Industry

    NBA Lockout Is Hurting The Escort Industry

    The NBA lockout is having a negative effect on many.  Players, coaches and referees aren’t the only ones finding themselves out of work.  There is also those working at the arenas of these NBA teams, as well as those working in public relations and other departments within each organization that could be finding themselves with […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 11/22/11 — Jordan Eberle

    Stat Line Of The Night — 11/22/11 — Jordan Eberle

    Despite sitting in second place in the Northwest Division, the Edmonton Oilers haven’t had much success on the road this season.  They were looking to change the last night when they traveled to Nashville to take on the Predators, and that is exactly what they did, thanks in large part to a solid offensive effort […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Movember!

    Picture Of The Day: Movember!

    The month of Movember is almost over, and while many individuals in the National Hockey League decided to get involved in their attempt to raise awareness on men’s health issues, it will soon be time for each and every one of them to rid themselves of all that itchy, unwanted facial hair. As for these […]