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  • This Day In Sports History (July 3rd) — Pete Sampras

    This Day In Sports History (July 3rd) — Pete Sampras

    It was on this day in 1994 that Pete Sampras won his second career Wimbledon title.  He would earn the silver gilt cup after defeating Goran Ivanišević, 7-6(2), 7-6(5), 6-0, in the final. Sampras entered the tournament as the defending champion, having beaten Jim Courier in the 1993 finals.  He also entered the tournament with […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/2/2013 — Homer Bailey

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/2/2013 — Homer Bailey

    On September 28 of last season, Homer Bailey completely shut down the Pittsburgh Pirates’ offense, en route to recording the first no-hitter of his career.  And last night, at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio, Bailey proved to everyone that last year’s no-hitter was no fluke, as he tossed another one—this time against the […]

  • The Butler Bulldog Is Training Hard for the Big East (Video)

    The Butler Bulldog Is Training Hard for the Big East (Video)

    When I heard there was a video of Trip, the Butler Bulldog, training for the school’s transfer to the new Big East Conference, I kind of figured it would show him doing a bunch of Catholic stuff, like studying the catechism, hanging out with the Pope, and praying to the Blessed Virgin Mary. After all, […]

  • The Biggest Sports Stories of 2013 So Far

    The Biggest Sports Stories of 2013 So Far

    In case you haven’t noticed, 2013 has been absolutely packed with huge sports stories. In just six months, we’ve seen incredible streaks, horrifying injuries, epic games, bizarre interruptions, major investigations, shocking murders, and even a cowardly terrorist attack. Normally we don’t get this many big stories in a year. Today, as we move into the […]

  • Bryce Harper Back From the DL, Crushes Home Run in First At Bat (Video)

    Bryce Harper Back From the DL, Crushes Home Run in First At Bat (Video)

    Before the 2013 MLB season started, lots of experts were saying the Washington Nationals were the best team in baseball, and that they would win the National League East in a cakewalk. Unfortunately, real life has a way of playing havoc with predictions. The Nats have had a pretty rough year, relatively speaking. After getting […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 2nd) — France Men’s Soccer Team

    This Day In Sports History (July 2nd) — France Men’s Soccer Team

    It was on this day in 2000 that the finals for the UEFA Euro 2000 tournament took place at Feijenoord Stadion in Rotterdam, Netherlands.  The defending World Cup champion French squad won the game 2-1 over the Italians to become the first team in history to be crowned European champions after winning the World Cup. […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/1/2013 — Jose Fernandez

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/1/2013 — Jose Fernandez

    The Miami Marlins are currently in the midst of a tumultuous season that has them sitting in last place in the entire MLB with a 30-51 record to go along with baseball’s worst offense.  However, it hasn’t all been bad for the Marlins in 2013, as they’ve given a few of their top pitching prospects […]

  • Jeremy Lin Dunked On At SF Pro-Am (Video)

    Jeremy Lin Dunked On At SF Pro-Am (Video)

    It’s true that Jeremy Lin is a hot property in the NBA these days, but fortunately for Drew Gordon he’s not too big to play in the summer league. Otherwise, we probably wouldn’t be talking about Gordon today.  But we are, as the no-namer delivered a slam dunk right over Lin’s back at a recent game. […]