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  • $315K in American Pharoah Winnings Still Unclaimed

    $315K in American Pharoah Winnings Still Unclaimed

    I guess the fairweather fans at the Belmont Stakes were so swept up in the moment of triumph for the Triple Crown winner that they forgot to collect on their bets. Either that, or the American Pharoah backers valued their $2 betting tickets as souvenirs more than they did the $3.50 that their tickets were […]

  • Dansby Swanson Celebrates Being MLB’s #1 Pick with Vandy Teammates (Video)

    Dansby Swanson Celebrates Being MLB’s #1 Pick with Vandy Teammates (Video)

    A lot isn’t made of the MLB draft. That’s probably because virtually no college players are prepared to go straight into the Major Leagues, so getting picked is pretty much just a graduation to minor league ball with a big signing bonus. But that didn’t keep Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson from celebrating pretty hard with his […]

  • Billy Hamilton Steals Second, Third, then Home…Because He Can (Video)

    Billy Hamilton Steals Second, Third, then Home…Because He Can (Video)

    Cincinnati Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton came to the Major Leagues with some pretty high expectations. The kid stole 155 bases in the minors in 2012, breaking Vince Coleman‘s Minor League record by 10 and eclipsing Rickey Henderson‘s Major League record by 25. Unfortunately, his rookie season in 2014 was a little bit of a […]

  • Watch Footage of American Pharoah vs. Secretariat (Video)

    Watch Footage of American Pharoah vs. Secretariat (Video)

    American Pharoah was impressive during his Triple Crown-clinching run at Belmont on Saturday, as he posted the sixth-fastest time in the history of the race. But as good as the Bob Baffert-trained horse was, he would have been no match for Secretariat and his record-breaking time of 2:24.00 from 1973. Interested in seeing what an American […]

  • Cedric Paquette Scores Late, Lightning Win Game 3 (Video)

    Cedric Paquette Scores Late, Lightning Win Game 3 (Video)

    Most people were already writing off the Tampa Bay Lightning’s chances of winning the Stanley Cup after they lost Game 1 of the finals to the Chicago Blackhawks in dramatic fashion.  But they’re all singing a different tune now, as Cedric Paquette‘s goal late in the third period of Game 3 gave the Bolts a 3-2 victory […]

  • Robby Gordon Runs Over Spectator at Baja 500 (Video)

    Robby Gordon Runs Over Spectator at Baja 500 (Video)

    Apparently safety was not a concern during last weekend’s SCORE Baja 500, as the race featured two separate accidents involving spectators. One of those incidents saw a truck lose control and hit eight spectators.  Thankfully, none of them were seriously injured. As for the other incident, it involved former NASCAR driver Robby Gordon, who hit an […]

  • Watch This Lightning Quick Dan Henderson Knockout vs. Tim Boetsch (Video)

    Watch This Lightning Quick Dan Henderson Knockout vs. Tim Boetsch (Video)

    Dan Henderson‘s knockout during Saturday’s UFC Fight Night main event against Tim Boetsch was so quick, Deadspin editor Timothy Burke was able to squeeze the entire fight into a single Twitter video—which you can check out below: Henderson’s entire fight fits in one Twitter video. pic.twitter.com/kyzWNDNSbb — Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) June 7, 2015 And to […]

  • This Blatant LeBron James Travel Was Not Called (Video)

    This Blatant LeBron James Travel Was Not Called (Video)

    When you’re the greatest basketball player in the world at the moment, you tend to get away with things that most other players wouldn’t get away with—like catching an inbound pass and taking three steps before dribbling the ball. You can watch the LeBron James travel, which somehow wasn’t spotted by any of the officials during […]

  • Gronk Shaves His Head to Honor Kids Fighting Cancer (Video)

    Gronk Shaves His Head to Honor Kids Fighting Cancer (Video)

    It’s nice to see that not every Rob Gronkowski story involves a nightclub, porn stars, and a party bus. Sometimes, he’s out there just being a good dude. At the Buzz Off for Kids with Cancer foundation event, over 1,000 people shaved their heads as a tribute, and to bring awareness, to children fighting the battle […]