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  • This Day In Sports History (July 10th) – 1990 MLB All-Star Game

    This Day In Sports History (July 10th) – 1990 MLB All-Star Game

    It was on this day in 1990 that the MLB All-Star Game took place at Wrigley Field in Chicago.  The American League would go on to win the 61st Midsummer Classic by a score of 2-0. The American League won one of the lowest scoring games in All-Star Game history, thanks to some great pitching […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/9/2013 — Alex Rios

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/9/2013 — Alex Rios

    Question:  How does an MLB player improve his bating average by 14 points (from .267 to .281) in just one game in July? Answer: By recording six hits in each of his six at bats on the evening. That is exactly what Alex Rios of the Chicago White Sox did during last night’s match-up against […]

  • ESPN The Magazine, “Body Issue”: Photos Unveiled

    ESPN The Magazine, “Body Issue”: Photos Unveiled

    The 2013 edition of ESPN The Magazine’s “The Body Issue” is out, which means it is about that time when we get to check out some of the world’s most popular athletes in the nude. Among those who have stripped down to nothing for this year’s issue are 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Wizards guard John […]

  • Aussie Surfer Learns the Hard Way to Stay the Hell Away From Whales (Video)

    Aussie Surfer Learns the Hard Way to Stay the Hell Away From Whales (Video)

    Usually, when you think about all the dangers that lurk in the ocean for surfers, you’re thinking sharks. Then, after sharks, you think, maybe really big jellyfish, or possibly a deranged sea lion. You do not usually think of whales. After all, they’re mammals, we’re mammals—you’d think there would be some kind of mutual understanding […]

  • Behold the Worst Bunt Attempt in Baseball History (GIF)

    Behold the Worst Bunt Attempt in Baseball History (GIF)

    I don’t know much about Japanese baseball, but I have seen the 1992 classic Mr. Baseball, starring Tom Selleck. And if that movie is correct, then Japanese baseball players are extremely loyal to their teams, always willing to subjugate their personal self-interest for the greater good. This explains the bunt attempt you are about to […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 9th) – Italy Men’s Soccer Team

    This Day In Sports History (July 9th) – Italy Men’s Soccer Team

    It was on this day in 2006 that the finals for the World Cup were held at Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.  Italy defeated France in penalty kicks to capture their fourth World Cup title. France was awarded a penalty kick just seven minutes into the match and French captain Zinedine Zidane capitalized, giving the […]

  • With Nothing Left to Lose, Rex Ryan Runs with Bulls in Pamplona (Video)

    With Nothing Left to Lose, Rex Ryan Runs with Bulls in Pamplona (Video)

    How do you get New Yorkers to root for the Bulls? Send Rex Ryan to Pamplona. Ryan has been vacationing with his family in Spain for the last week, presumably trying to rest up for another gruelling, frustrating, and embarrassingly futile New York Jets season. Then on Sunday, and then again on Monday, he decided […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/8/2013 — Zack Greinke

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/8/2013 — Zack Greinke

    At one point in June, the Los Angeles Dodgers found themselves 11 games under .500. They have since closed that gap considerably, as they now sit just two games under .500 following Zack Greinke‘s light-out performance on the mound against the Arizona Diamondback last night. In search of his fourth consecutive victory, Greinke went seven […]