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  • This Day In Sports History (March 31st) – Wrestlemania

    This Day In Sports History (March 31st) – Wrestlemania

    It was on this day in 1985 that the first ever Wrestlemania took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  The 19,121 fans in attendance were treated to nine matches, including three with championship belt implications. Although he would lose his fight to The Junkyard Dog by count out, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine […]

  • 9 Pro Athletes With Alma Maters In The NCAA Tournament

    9 Pro Athletes With Alma Maters In The NCAA Tournament

    With the field down to 12 after last night’s games, we’re beginning to get a small enough sample size that we can begin studying the teams. Should we study them in the context of the tournament and their strengths and weaknesses going into the late rounds? NO. Let’s take a look at the remaining schools […]

  • Fan Helpfully Demonstrates How Not to Catch a Foul Ball (GIF)

    Fan Helpfully Demonstrates How Not to Catch a Foul Ball (GIF)

    In life, we’re constantly bombarded with messages from people who want to tell us what to do, and how to do it. But it’s rare when a real-life Goofus steps in to show us how not to do something. That’s why we should all be thankful for the guy at a recent spring game between […]

  • ‘Street Fighter’: Mike Tyson Edition (Video)

    ‘Street Fighter’: Mike Tyson Edition (Video)

    The internet is a hotbed of more and more mashup activity, and here’s a pretty inspired one. It combines Mike Tyson‘s boxing footage with audio effects from Street Fighter, creating in one’s mind a pretty sweet imaginary licensing deal between Mike Tyson and Street Fighter—or perhaps between Street Fighter and Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!. The video syncs […]

  • Here’s the Ankle-Breaker to End All Ankle-Breakers (Video)

    Here’s the Ankle-Breaker to End All Ankle-Breakers (Video)

    If you’ve never heard of the AND1 Live Tour—formerly the AND1 Mixtape Tour—it’s basically the Harlem Globetrotters of streetball. What does that mean? It means a bunch of basketball players with crazy ball handling and dunking skills go around from town to town, challenging teams of local all-stars to games and, obviously, making them look […]

  • Dog Watches Red Wings-Canadiens Game at Joe Louis Arena (Photo)

    Dog Watches Red Wings-Canadiens Game at Joe Louis Arena (Photo)

    You see all kinds of people at hockey games: glass-bangers, fight-starters, the occasional smartass. But it’s pretty rare that you see a dog, especially one who seems as fixated on the game as the one in the above photo. Judging from the photo, the dog also appears to have some pretty good seats, which might be […]

  • Johnny Manziel Looked and Acted Like a Superstar at His Pro Day Yesterday (GIFs)

    Johnny Manziel Looked and Acted Like a Superstar at His Pro Day Yesterday (GIFs)

    Yesterday on the campus of Texas A&M, Johnny Manziel had his pro day before representatives of 30 NFL teams and over 100 members of the media, and it was pretty much the perfect embodiment of the Johnny Football phenomenon: legitimate QB talent wrapped in three-ring circus swagger. The pro days of Teddy Bridgewater and Blake Bortless, certainly […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 28th) — Marquette

    This Day In Sports History (March 28th) — Marquette

    It was on this day in 1977 that the Marquette Golden Eagles won the NCAA Men’s Division I Tournament.  They would defeat Dean Smith’s North Carolina Tar Heels by a score of 67-59 in the finals, which was held in Atlanta, Georgia. The win gave the Golden Eagles their first ever men’s basketball title, and […]

  • 9 Players Who Went To Play For Their Arch Rivals

    9 Players Who Went To Play For Their Arch Rivals

    In the world of sports, the virtue placed on loyalty is up there only with natural talent and drive in terms of desirable assets. And nothing is seen as more disloyal than jumping ship to go suit up for your former team’s bitter rival. There are a few circumstances that make jumping ship more understandable […]

  • Munenori Kawasaki in Mid-Season Form: Three Awesome GIFs to Prove It

    Munenori Kawasaki in Mid-Season Form: Three Awesome GIFs to Prove It

    Last year, Munenori Kawasaki burst onto the scene as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays due to his wacky, attention-grabbing antics. This year, during his spring training stint with the Jays, he’s been able to pick up right where he left off. Check it out: This was Kawasaki’s reaction after scoring a run during […]