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  • Got Enough Sunscreen on Your Lips? (Video)

    Got Enough Sunscreen on Your Lips? (Video)

    It’s always sunny in Philadelphia, I’m told.  So if you’re heading out for an afternoon game at Citizen’s Bank Park, you’ll want to be prepared. Wear a hat, bring plenty of water, and apply that sunscreen liberally. Not too liberally, though. Just be sure to apply a nice even coat of SPF 50 or better. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    It was on this day in 1990 that Stump Merrill replaced Bucky Dent as the manager of the New York Yankees.  With the hiring, Merrill became the 31st manager in Yankees history. Merrill replaced Dent, who had the Yankees out to an 18-31 record to start the 1990 season.  Dent was hired late in the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/5/2013 — Julio Teheran

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/5/2013 — Julio Teheran

    There were quite a few athletes who put forth impressive stat lines in the sports world yesterday.  Among them was Carlos Gonzalez, who hit three-home runs; Troy Tulowitzki, who went 5-for-5 with two homers; R.A. Dickey, who pitched 8.1 innings of two-hit shutout ball; and Tuukka Rask, who stopped 53 of 54 shots during a […]

  • Check Out This Rugby Fight Between Paul Gallen and Nate Myles (Video)

    Check Out This Rugby Fight Between Paul Gallen and Nate Myles (Video)

    The Queensland Maroons have dominated their annual State of Origin rugby series against the New South Wales Blues, having won each series since 2006.  But 2013 is shaping up to be an entirely different story compared to what’s unraveled in recent years. The Blues got off to a great start by winning the first match […]

  • Padres Announcers Are Big Fans of Hot Dogs and Hot Chicks (Video)

    Padres Announcers Are Big Fans of Hot Dogs and Hot Chicks (Video)

    Want to know how to get on camera at a baseball game? Well, start by being female and attractive. That right there gives you about a 10% chance. Next, get yourself some seats behind home plate, because that will increase your chances by another 75%. Finally, to really seal the deal, go ahead and throw […]

  • Not Pumped for the NBA Finals? This Ad from ABC Might Help (Video)

    Not Pumped for the NBA Finals? This Ad from ABC Might Help (Video)

    What’s a professional sports championship without a slick, sentimental promotional advertisement? Not much, apparently. Last month, CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada dropped a nice ad for the Stanley Cup Playoffs that tugged at a fan’s heartstrings. Now ESPN and ABC have come up with one promoting their coverage of the NBA Finals. The ad features […]

  • 30 Bold Fashion Statements from the 2013 French Open

    30 Bold Fashion Statements from the 2013 French Open

    The French Open is played in Paris, which just might be the most fashionable city in the world. Thus, you would expect the players to go the extra mile with their on-court attire and try extra hard to look tres chic…and they do. Some players looked awesome, while some looked ridiculous. Either way, most made […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 5th) — Count Fleet

    This Day In Sports History (June 5th) — Count Fleet

    It was on this day in 1943 that Johnny Longden aboard Count Fleet won the 75th running of the Belmont Stakes.  With the win, Count Fleet became just the sixth horse in history to win horse racing’s triple crown. After putting forth dominant performances during his previous three races, only two horses dared line up […]