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  • This Day In Sports History (June 17th) — Boston Celtics

    This Day In Sports History (June 17th) — Boston Celtics

    It was on this day in 2008 that the Boston Celtics won their 17th NBA championship.  The Celtics beat the Lakers 131-92 in Game 6 in the most lopsided championship clinching game in NBA history. The 2007-08 Boston Celtics enjoyed the biggest turnaround in NBA history as the previous year they won only 24 games, […]

  • Rays’ Alex Cobb Hit in Head by Line Drive (Video)

    Rays’ Alex Cobb Hit in Head by Line Drive (Video)

    Earlier this season it was Toronto’s J.A. Happ. Last year it was Oakland’s Brandon McCarthy, Houston’s Mickey Storey, and Detroit’s Doug Fister. Now the latest pitcher to join the “clocked in the head by a line drive club” is Tampa Bay’s Alex Cobb. On Saturday afternoon during a game against the Kansas City Royals at […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/16/2013 — Manu Ginobili

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/16/2013 — Manu Ginobili

    Manu Ginobili struggled mightily during the 2012-13 NBA season, as his 23.2 minutes per game and 11.8 points per game were both the lowest totals of his career since his rookie season.  And while a decline in performance should be expected from the Spurs’ guard at 35 years of age, on Sunday Ginobili proved that […]

  • Mike Modano Rapping Is As Bad As It Sounds  (Audio)

    Mike Modano Rapping Is As Bad As It Sounds (Audio)

    Mike Modano was one of the greatest American-born hockey players to ever play in the NHL, ranking second among all Americans in games played (1499), goals (561), assists (813) and points (1374). With stats like that, it goes without saying that the dude was blessed with an incredible amount of talent on the ice.  And […]

  • Mets Fan Takes a Tumble on Live Television (Video)

    Mets Fan Takes a Tumble on Live Television (Video)

    The New York Mets seem to be awfully good at embarrassing themselves on live television, as they have done just that on numerous occasions this season en route to a 24-37 record through their first 61 games. And now their fans are getting in on the act as well, beginning with the dude in the […]

  • The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    Even before the 2013 NBA Finals began, people had already narrowed the Finals MVP candidates down to two guys: the Spurs’ Tony Parker and the Heat’s LeBron James. The thinking here was pretty simple: San Antonio doesn’t win if Parker isn’t at his best, and Miami doesn’t win if LeBron isn’t at his best. Of course, the interesting thing to […]

  • Tebowie Returns to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)

    Tebowie Returns to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (Video)

    I love Tim Tebow. Not as an athlete, but as a phenomenon. I love the fact that some people adore him, and I love the fact that other people despise him. I love the fact that ESPN makes such a big deal about him, and I love how some people are really pissed off by […]

  • Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    Spectator at U.S. Open Catches Errant Ball with Bare Hands (Video)

    There is certainly no shortage of examples of fans making amazing catches at baseball games. Over the years we’ve seen almost everything, from fans catching balls in their beers, to fans catching balls while holding their kids, to fans catching balls with oversized novelty gloves, to fans making amazing diving grabs on home run balls. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    This Day In Sports History (June 14th) — New York Rangers

    It was on this day in 1994 that the New York Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks in game 7 to win the franchise’s fourth Stanley Cup.  This was the Rangers’ first championship since 1940, a span of 54 years. The 1993-94 season was a banner season for the New York Rangers.  In addition to winning […]

  • Dwyane Wade Has Been Shopping in the Ladies’ Department Again

    Dwyane Wade Has Been Shopping in the Ladies’ Department Again

    Remember last month when Dwyane Wade showed up at the United Center wearing a polka dotted capri pantsuit and loafers? Yeah, that was pretty amazing. But it turns out that it wasn’t just a one-off situation. Apparently the guy is determined to re-define gender boundaries in the world of high fashion, because last night in […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/13/2013 — LeBron James

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/13/2013 — LeBron James

    After a terrible performance during Game 3 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James promised he would be better in Game 4, and he was. James had one of his worst performances of the 2013 post-season during Tuesday’s Game 3 loss, as he scored just 15 points, which marked his lowest scoring output of the playoffs […]