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  • NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out As First Openly Gay Pro Athlete

    NBA Player Jason Collins Comes Out As First Openly Gay Pro Athlete

    The NHL has been around since 1917, the NFL has been around since 1920, the NBA has been around since 1946, and the MLB has been around since 1869. Gay men have been around forever. Surprisingly, it has taken until 2013 for a player playing in one of the aforementioned North American sports leagues to […]

  • The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    After a strange, lockout-shortened regular season, the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway Tuesday night. So who will win the greatest championship tournament in pro sports? Well, I personally am against making straight forward predictions. One of the best things about sports and one of the reasons we get so worked up about it is […]

  • Roy “Big Country” Nelson Lands a Big Knockout Punch (GIF)

    Roy “Big Country” Nelson Lands a Big Knockout Punch (GIF)

    Jon “Bones” Jones received plenty of accolades for beating Chael Sonnen by TKO during the first round of their UFC 159 main event, despite dealing with a disgusting broken toe.  But one honor that he would not receive on Saturday night was “Knockout of the Night.” That award went to Roy “Big Country” Nelson, who […]

  • Lakers Fan Really Into Heckling San Antonio’s Matt Bonner (Video)

    Lakers Fan Really Into Heckling San Antonio’s Matt Bonner (Video)

    What is an NBA fan to do when his team of high-priced underachieving superstar players is on the verge of getting swept right out of the first round of the playoffs? Well, for one Lakers fan on Sunday, the answer to that question was “heckle the Spurs’ Matt Bonner without mercy.” Why Matt Bonner? The […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 4/28/2013 — Clayton Kershaw

    Stat Line of the Night — 4/28/2013 — Clayton Kershaw

    When Clayton Kershaw won the Cy Young award back in 2011, he put together a 21-5 record to go along with a 2.28 ERA.  He still has a long way to go if he hopes to replicate that success in 2013, but after yesterday’s performance against the Milwaukee Brewers, he appears to be well on […]

  • The 25 Covers of EA’s Madden NFL Football

    The 25 Covers of EA’s Madden NFL Football

    On Wednesday night, Charissa Thompson and Marcellus Wiley of ESPN’s SportsNation announced the final results of fan voting in the 64-player Madden cover tournament. In the end, fans had to choose between reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson and former NFL MVP (and fellow member of the 2K yards-club) Barry Sanders. And as you may have read somewhere, Barry Sanders won. Today, […]