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  • This Day In Sports History (May 20th) — Mike Piazza

    This Day In Sports History (May 20th) — Mike Piazza

    It was on this day in 2008 that Oakland Athletics catcher Mike Piazza officially announced his retirement.  Piazza was somewhat forced into retirement, as no team offered him a contract for the 2008 season. Piazza began his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he would spend his first seven seasons, taking home the National […]

  • Star-Spangled Banner Gets Butchered During Memorial Cup (Video)

    Star-Spangled Banner Gets Butchered During Memorial Cup (Video)

    The Memorial Cup is an annual hockey tournament played between the champions from each of the three leagues in the Canadian Hockey League (the Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and Western Hockey League), as well as one host team.  And seeing as how the participants are all from within the Canadian Hockey […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/19/2013 — Miguel Cabrera

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/19/2013 — Miguel Cabrera

    It’s not often that we award the “Stat Line of the Night” to a player on the losing team, but it also isn’t everyday that you see a Major Leaguer put together a three-home-run game in a losing effort.  That is exactly what Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers did last night, as he went […]

  • 9 Crazy Fans from the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    9 Crazy Fans from the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    The word “fan” is a shortened form of the word “fanatic,” so it stands to reason that sports fans are pretty crazy. But there’s always a few in the bunch that take their crazy fan antics above an beyond the norm. Add the playoffs to the mix, and you’re bound to see some pretty weird […]

  • Check Out This Incredible Office Hole-In-One Putt (Video)

    Check Out This Incredible Office Hole-In-One Putt (Video)

    Setting up an elaborate mini putt course at the office? Sounds like a great idea for a Friday afternoon when the boss is away. I’m sure it’s been done many times. However, most of the time the employees aren’t going to goof off and then post the footage on YouTube. It’s a sure-fire way to […]

  • Didier Drogba Almost Has His Leg Broken By Crazy Galatasaray Fan (Video)

    Didier Drogba Almost Has His Leg Broken By Crazy Galatasaray Fan (Video)

    Last spring, after the conclusion of the 2011-12 English Premier League season, superstar forward Didier Drogba announced his departure from Chelsea. He said it was just time for something new, but everyone knew it was really because he was 34 years old and Chelsea didn’t want to invest any more money in their fourth-leading scorer […]

  • Mario Balotelli Finally Has a Twitter Account

    Mario Balotelli Finally Has a Twitter Account

    Twitter is made for people like Italian soccer player Mario Balotelli—people with impulse control problems who regularly do and say crazy things. In the last year alone, this guy has stolen a camera from a Manchester City photographer, commissioned a life-sized statue of himself, and wagered sex with his girlfriend that Real Madrid wouldn’t come […]

  • This Video of an Acrobatic Rodeo Clown Will Make Your Day (Video)

    This Video of an Acrobatic Rodeo Clown Will Make Your Day (Video)

    I always thought rodeo clowns were like the cheerleaders of rodeos, just there to distract the bulls when riders fall and then keep the crowd entertained in between events. However, it turns out that they actually have rodeo clown competitions at rodeos now. They call such events “freestyle bullfighting,” but basically they’re just guys dressed […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    It was on this day in 1998 that David Wells pitched the 15th perfect game in baseball history.  Wells accomplished the feat against the Minnesota Twins in a game played at Yankee stadium. This was the first regular season perfect game in the storied history of the New York Yankees and the second in team […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/16/2013 — Zdeno Chara

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/16/2013 — Zdeno Chara

    Zdeno Chara’s biggest impact on a hockey game is usually his defensive play and his physicality, however, he has been getting the job done in the offensive zone as well thus far this post-season, and he continued that trend during Game One of the Bruins’ second-round series against the New York Rangers. Chara opened the […]

  • Craig Sager Videobombs Will Smith During Heat-Bulls Game (Video)

    Craig Sager Videobombs Will Smith During Heat-Bulls Game (Video)

    According to “Know Your Meme,” photobombing is described as, “a practical joke that involves trespassing and posing distraction in the background during a shoot, otherwise known as ruining someone else’s picture,” and it originated back in 2008.  But what sets it apart from practically every other internet meme is its longevity. Unlike Tebowing, Te’oing and planking, […]

  • The 13 Best Game 7s in the History of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The 13 Best Game 7s in the History of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    This week we were treated to two Game 7s in the Stanely Cup Playoffs. One of them was between the Rangers and Capitals; the other was between the Bruins and Leafs. And while the former was a boring blowout—sorry, Capitals fans—the latter, on first glance, was an all-time classic. Or at least it that’s how […]