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  • This Day In Sports History (July 24th) — Lance Armstrong

    This Day In Sports History (July 24th) — Lance Armstrong

    It was on this day in 2005 that Lance Armstrong retired from the sport of cycling.  He would call it a career after winning his seventh consecutive Tour de France. After leaving the Tour so that he could focus on his fight against cancer, Armstrong returned in 1999 to win his first Tour de France […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/23/2013 — Chris Herrmann

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/23/2013 — Chris Herrmann

    It always feels good to award the “Stat Line of the Night” to some guy that barely anyone has ever heard of, and today just so happens to be another one of those instances, as we award the honor to Minnesota Twins third-string catcher Chris Herrmann. That’s right.  Herrmann plays behind both Joe Mauer and […]

  • Samuel Deduno Was a Man Possessed on the Mound Last Night (Video)

    Samuel Deduno Was a Man Possessed on the Mound Last Night (Video)

    Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Samuel Deduno may be looking for a way to give his curveball some additional bite, and it appears as though he found it during last night’s victory over the Los Angeles Angels. With one out, a runner on third and the Twinkies leading 4-2, Deduno was one strike away from retiring […]

  • Check Out This Incredible Aquatic Basketball Trick Shot (Video)

    Check Out This Incredible Aquatic Basketball Trick Shot (Video)

    The art of the trick shot is based on constantly outdoing yourself and others, or else you can get lost in the pack. One way to set yourself from the rest is to introduce an aquatic element, like the guy in the video below did. The (as of yet) unknown trick shooter starts out on […]

  • The 13 MLB Teams Paying Over $100K a Day to Injured Players

    The 13 MLB Teams Paying Over $100K a Day to Injured Players

    Injuries have always been a part of baseball. However, astronomical salaries have not. Today’s MLB teams are faced with a decidedly modern problem: flushing tons of cash down the toilet on injured superstars with gigantic contracts. And never has this problem been more apparent than in 2013. Of course, it’s not that the sum the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 23rd) — Floyd Landis

    This Day In Sports History (July 23rd) — Floyd Landis

    It was on this day in 2006 that the final stage for the Tour de France took place.  Floyd Landis was initially declared the winner, but after a failed drug test, he was stripped of the yellow jersey. Oscar Pereiro of Spain was named the 2006 Tour de France champion, as he finished second to […]

  • MLB Suspends Ryan Braun 65 Games for PEDs, Has A-Rod in their Crosshairs

    MLB Suspends Ryan Braun 65 Games for PEDs, Has A-Rod in their Crosshairs

    Major League Baseball has suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun without pay for the remainder of the 2013 season for his connections to the Biogenesis clinic in Miami run by Anthony Bosch. This amounts to 65 games, 50 of which are for the use of performance enhancing drugs, while the other 15 are for lying […]