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  • The 13 Single-Season ‘Hit By Pitch’ Leaders

    The 13 Single-Season ‘Hit By Pitch’ Leaders

    Has it seemed to you that MLB batters are getting hit by pitches a lot more often these days? Well, there’s good news: you’re not crazy. I did a little digging and discovered that Major League Baseball is currently experiencing a true beanball renaissance. In the 1890s, the average players HBP per game was .419. […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 8/11/11 — Robinson Cano

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 8/11/11 — Robinson Cano

    Sometimes all you really need is one great at bat to earn yourself a spot on our “Stat Line of the Night.”  Robinson Cano proved just that last night, as his New York Yankees played host to the Los Angeles Angels. Cano did manage to record three hits during his four at bats last night, […]

  • Crazy Kick Results In Sparring Session Knockout (Video)

    Crazy Kick Results In Sparring Session Knockout (Video)

    I sure as hell would hate to have to spar with world champion Muay Thai fighter Saenchai Sinbimuaythai.  Just the fact that he actually has the words “muaythai” in his last name is scary enough.  But what is even scarier is this crazy one-armed handstand kick, which he used to knock out his opponent during […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Did The Jays Steal These Signs Too?

    Picture Of The Day: Did The Jays Steal These Signs Too?

    Amidst the ludicrous claims made by the Chicago White Sox bullpen that the Blue Jays batters may be using a white-shirted man in the stands to steal pitching signs, the Toronto fans took to the Rogers Center last night in order to flash a few more signs at the Jays batters during their game against […]

  • Raiders Rookies Get Some Cool New Hairdos (Video)

    Raiders Rookies Get Some Cool New Hairdos (Video)

    Hazing is a time-honored tradition in sports.  And while most teams have been asked to tone down the extent of their rookie initiations, the bad haircut still remains a classic in NFL locker rooms. The Denver Broncos veterans had girls everywhere in tears when they gave Tim Tebow his freaky hairdo prior to the start […]

  • 11 Things Worth Knowing About Cricket

    11 Things Worth Knowing About Cricket

    Here in North American, cricket is a mysterious sport. We recognize that it is a little bit like baseball, but when people talk about it they use all kinds of funny words we don’t understand. Then, if we ever see it on TV—and we rarely do—it’s so confusing because it just looks like a whole […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 11th) – John Daly

    This Day In Sports History (August 11th) – John Daly

    It was on this day in 1991 that John Daly won the 1991 PGA Championship.  Daly became the first rookie to win a major title since Jerry Pate won the U.S. Open in 1976. John Daly’s win was one of the most improbable and surprising wins in golf history.  Daly was the ninth and final […]

  • Did This Dodgers Usher Just Steal A Ball From A Kid? (Video)

    Did This Dodgers Usher Just Steal A Ball From A Kid? (Video)

    Is this Dodgers usher funny, or just a big jerk? That is the question we are left asking after watching him take advantage of an overjoyed child who had just caught a foul ball.  Just when the thrill of obtaining the souvenir was sinking in with the youngster during yesterday’s game between the Dodgers and […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 8/10/11 — Brett Lawrie

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 8/10/11 — Brett Lawrie

    After going 5-for-11 during his first series in the Major Leagues, Canadian Brett Lawrie failed to record a hit in three at bats during his much anticipated home debut on Tuesday.  However, he would make up for that lack of production last night during his second game in front of the fans at the Rogers […]