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  • This Day In Sports History (May 29th) — Larry Bird

    This Day In Sports History (May 29th) — Larry Bird

    It was on this day in 1980 that Larry Bird was awarded the NBA Rookie of the Year.  He would beat out his rival, Magic Johnson, to earn the honor. The rivalry between Bird and Johnson began during their college years, as Bird won several individual awards while playing at Indiana State in 1979, including […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/28/2013 — Hyun-Jin Ryu

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/28/2013 — Hyun-Jin Ryu

    During the offseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers spent over $25-million just to have the opportunity to negotiate a contract with Korean pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, before eventually signing him to a 6-year, $36-million deal.  That may seem like a lot of money for an unproven player, but two months into the 2013 MLB season, Ryu is […]

  • Kenyan High Jumpers Sure Can Jump High (Video)

    Kenyan High Jumpers Sure Can Jump High (Video)

    Throughout the entire history of the Olympic men’s high jump competition, not one single athlete from Kenya has ever finished on the podium.  That’s right.  From 1896 to 2012, 28 Olympic men’s high jump competitions have taken place, and not one single Kenyan has won a medal.  Not gold.  Not silver.  Not even bronze. At […]

  • Keyshawn Johnson Chased After Justin Bieber’s Speeding Ferrari

    Keyshawn Johnson Chased After Justin Bieber’s Speeding Ferrari

    Keyshawn Johnson doesn’t care who you are.  If you are speeding past him and driving dangerously around him while he has his child in the car, he will chase you down and confront you, face-to-face.  Justin Bieber learned this lesson the hard way, as TMZ is reporting that he was chased by Johnson’s Prius after […]

  • Gruesome Images: Hulk Hogan Almost Loses Hand, Tweets Pictures

    Gruesome Images: Hulk Hogan Almost Loses Hand, Tweets Pictures

    Hulk Hogan celebrated Memorial Day in the hospital after he nearly blew his hand off on Sunday in Tampa. According to Hogan, via Twitter, a radiator exploded in the WWE Hall of Famer’s hand, resulting in severe burns and a trip to the emergency room. Here’s what Hogan’s hand looked like immediately following the incident. […]

  • 11 Hall of Fame Hockey Players Who Became NHL Head Coaches

    11 Hall of Fame Hockey Players Who Became NHL Head Coaches

    Last week the Colorado Avalanche announced that Patrick Roy, the Hall of Fame goaltender who led the franchise to two Stanley Cup championships, was returning to the franchise as vice president of hockey operations…and head coach. Obviously, the move is two-pronged. On the one hand, it generates publicity and interest among a fanbase that is […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 28th) — Larry Bird

    This Day In Sports History (May 28th) — Larry Bird

    It was on this day in 1986 that Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird was named the regular season Most Valuable Player.  Bird joined Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain as the only players to win the award in three consecutive years. The 1985-86 season was one of the best in Larry Bird’s historic career.  He averaged […]