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  • Stat Line of the Night —  5/13/2013 — Patrice Bergeron

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/13/2013 — Patrice Bergeron

    With just over ten minutes remaining in the third period of Game 7 between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs, it appeared as though the outcome was all but assured, as the Leafs held a commanding 4-1 lead over their division rivals.  And even after Nathan Horton scored to cut the Bruins’ deficit […]

  • This Might Be the Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever (Video)

    This Might Be the Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever (Video)

    We’ve seen some pretty awful ceremonial first pitches in recent years. Some of them came from rather attractive women, in which case everyone pretty much got the results they expected. Others came from elite athletes who you would have thought could do better. But none of these, however, really merited consideration for “worst ceremonial first […]

  • This Rugby Hit by Lolo Lui Is as Hard as They Come (Video)

    This Rugby Hit by Lolo Lui Is as Hard as They Come (Video)

    I don’t know much about rugby. I know you score by running the ball into an end zone or kicking it through uprights. I know there are no forward passes, just like American gridiron football circa 1910. I know that rugby players are tough as nails. And I know there is something called rugby league, […]

  • The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    We’re only six weeks into the 2013 MLB season, and already we’ve seen umpires blow a number of calls that have had real impacts on the outcomes of games. Are the umpires somehow worse than they used to be? Probably not. The increase in the number of bad calls probably has more to do with […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 13th) — Battle of the Sexes

    This Day In Sports History (May 13th) — Battle of the Sexes

    It was on this day in 1973 that former tennis star Bobby Riggs would take on Margaret Court in a Battle of the Sexes tennis match.  The contest took place on Mother’s day in Ramona, California At the time of the match, Margaret Court was 30-years-old and the #1 ranked female player in the world, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/12/2013 — Chris Sale

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/12/2013 — Chris Sale

    In case you were too busy watching the NBA and NHL playoffs to notice, it was quite the weekend for pitchers around Major League Baseball. On Friday night, the Red Sox’s Jon Lester threw a one-hitter against the Blue Jays, going nine innings and walking none while striking out five. Meanwhile, over in St. Louis, […]

  • 9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    Earlier this week, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ was hit in the side of the head by a scorching line drive. Both the sight and the sound of the impact gave chills to anyone who watched it, and the blow landed the 30-year-old Happ in the hospital and then the disabled list with […]