NEWS

  • This Day In Sports History (December 3rd) — Barry Sanders

    This Day In Sports History (December 3rd) — Barry Sanders

    It was on this day in 1988 that Oklahoma State running back Barry Sanders was named the Hesiman trophy winner.  Sanders beat out Rodney Peete and future Hall-of-Famer Troy Aikman, who finished second and third in the voting, respectively. Barry Sanders’ 1988 college football season is considered by many to be one of the greatest […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/2/2013 — Russell Wilson

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/2/2013 — Russell Wilson

    It’s beginning to look like Russell Wilson may never lose a game within the friendly confines of CenturyLink Field. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback entered last night’s game against the New Orleans Saints with a 13-0 record at home over the course of his two-year career.  And that record improved to 14-0 after Wilson completed 22 […]

  • Watch Branden Albert’s Knee Bend the Wrong Way (GIF)

    Watch Branden Albert’s Knee Bend the Wrong Way (GIF)

    When it was determined that Kansas City Chiefs left tackle Branden Albert had suffered nothing more than a hyperextended knee during Sunday’s loss to the Denver Broncos, he, along with the entire Chiefs organization and their fans, must have been breathing a collective sigh of relief, because at the time it looked like it could […]

  • One Punt Return, Three Insane Bone-Crushing Blocks (Video)

    One Punt Return, Three Insane Bone-Crushing Blocks (Video)

    A couple weeks ago we showed you that even an NCAA D-II football team is capable of producing incredible highlights. Today we’re going to do the same for NCAA D-III football. On Saturday, the Linfield Wildcats (McMinnville, Oregon) hosted the Hamden-Sydney Tigers (Virginia) in the second round of the Division III playoffs and, despite being […]

  • Here Is Ron Burgundy’s Foray Into Curling Announcing (Video)

    Here Is Ron Burgundy’s Foray Into Curling Announcing (Video)

    Remember last week when we told you Ron Burgundy (i.e., Will Ferrell) would be announcing a major Canadian curling competition for TSN on December 1? Well, yesterday was December 1, and it all went down pretty much the way you would have imagined: hilariously. Of course, if you don’t live in Canada then you don’t […]

  • 40 Richest People in MMA History

    40 Richest People in MMA History

    Remember on Friends when Monica thought her billionaire boyfriend Pete—played by Jon Favreau—was going to propose to her because he said he had something “really big” to tell her, but really he was just going to say he would be competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship? Well, if you do, then you know back in 1997, […]

  • Vernon Davis Gets Tackled by His Crotch (GIF)

    Vernon Davis Gets Tackled by His Crotch (GIF)

    In any game between gentlemen, it can be assumed that one’s crotch and all appendages therein are safe from any intentional grabs, gouges, or strikes during play. But unfortunately for Vernon Davis of the San Francisco 49ers, St. Lous Rams safety T.J. McDonald is no gentleman. The play appears at first to be more awkward […]

  • Vikings Cordarrelle Patterson High-Fives Ref in TD Celebration (GIF)

    Vikings Cordarrelle Patterson High-Fives Ref in TD Celebration (GIF)

    After Cordarrelle Patterson rushed 33 yards for a touchdown during the Vikings‘ game against the Bears on Sunday, he must have been pretty excited. So excited, in fact, that high-fiving his teammates on the field just wasn’t enough. So he turned to the nearest available party, which just so happened to be an official, and […]

  • Rob Ford Stole Somebody’s Seat at the Buffalo Bills Game

    Rob Ford Stole Somebody’s Seat at the Buffalo Bills Game

    Most of the English-speaking world now knows about Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s love of booze, crack, and colorful language. However, most people probably don’t know about his love of football—unless they’re regular readers of Total Pro Sports, that is. If you are a regular reader of this site, then you remember last year when we […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 2nd) — Andre Ware

    This Day In Sports History (December 2nd) — Andre Ware

    It was on this day in 1989 that University of Houston quarterback Andre Ware was named the Heisman Trophy winner.  Ware became the first black quarterback to win the prestigious award. The 1989 season was Ware’s junior year and he had an outstanding season, throwing for 4,699 yards, 44 touchdowns, and setting an incredible 26 […]