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  • This Day In Sports History (September 25th) — Nolan Ryan

    This Day In Sports History (September 25th) — Nolan Ryan

    It was on this day in 1981 that Nolan Ryan recorded a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers.  It was Ryan’s fifth career no-hitter. Ryan was 34 years old at the time and his last no-hitter had come six years earlier against the Baltimore Orioles.  As for this no-hitter, it came while Ryan was pitching […]

  • Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Day at Yankee Stadium Was a Huge Disaster (Pics)

    Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Day at Yankee Stadium Was a Huge Disaster (Pics)

    Yesterday was Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Day at Yankee Stadium, which would have been a hugely popular promotion under normal circumstances. However, the circumstances aren’t exactly normal for the Yankees or their fans. For one thing, Rivera, the greatest closer of all-time, is retiring at the end of this week. For another thing, the Yankees will not […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 9/24/2013 — Michael Wacha

    Stat Line of the Night — 9/24/2013 — Michael Wacha

    With two outs in the bottom of the ninth during yesterday’s game between the Washington Nationals and the St. Louis Cardinals, Cards rookie pitcher Michael Wacha found himself just one out away from the first no-hitter of his short career.  Then, the Nats’ Ryan Zimmerman had to go and ruin all of the fun by […]

  • Face-First Slide Tackle is Not a Good Idea (Video)

    Face-First Slide Tackle is Not a Good Idea (Video)

    Good idea: Slide tackling your opponent feet-first. Bad idea: Slide tackling your opponent face-first. Unfortunately for Gaspar Iniguez, he didn’t get that memo, as the Boca Juniors midfielder stumbled head-first into the ball carrier’s path, and came away with three missing teeth. Check it out: Hat Tip – [Dirty Tackle]

  • Female Arm Wrestler Snaps Her Arm in Half During a Competition (Video)

    Female Arm Wrestler Snaps Her Arm in Half During a Competition (Video)

    You might think that, after you break your arm in half while arm wrestling, you would take a little hiatus from the competitive arm wrestling circuit until you figure out if there’s something seriously wrong with your bones—you know, like osteoporosis, or cancer. Because, you know, bones generally aren’t supposed to just break any time […]

  • Fans Brawl During 49ers-Colts Game (Video)

    Fans Brawl During 49ers-Colts Game (Video)

    San Francisco 49ers fans can be a rowdy bunch, even when their team is winning games.  As for when they’re losing games, well, that’s when they become an extremely rowdy bunch. That was the case on Sunday, as the 49ers lost their second consecutive game, falling to the Colts by a score of 27-7.  It […]

  • 11 Creepiest Mascots in Major League Baseball

    11 Creepiest Mascots in Major League Baseball

    Not long ago, we took a look at the creepiest mascots in college football. Today, however, baseball is on our brains. The 2013 season now in its final week, and the playoffs are just over the horizon. So why not take a look at the creepiest mascots in MLB? On the whole, the creepiness factor […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 24th) – Ben Johnson

    This Day In Sports History (September 24th) – Ben Johnson

    It was on this day in 1988 that Ben Johnson set a new world record and won Olympic gold in the men’s 100 meter race at the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.  However, Johnson was stripped of his medal when his urine sample tested positive for stanozol, a substance on the banned list of […]