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  • This Day In Sports History (May 6th) — Hartford Whalers

    This Day In Sports History (May 6th) — Hartford Whalers

    It was on this day in 1997 that Hartford Whalers owner Peter Karmanos officially announced that the team would be relocated to Raleigh, North Carolina, and be known as the Carolina Hurricanes. Karmanos was frustrated with the team’s poor attendance figures as well as a lack of corporate support, which prompted the move to North […]

  • Canadiens and Senators Engage in Epic Playoff Line Brawl (Videos)

    Canadiens and Senators Engage in Epic Playoff Line Brawl (Videos)

    You generally don’t see as many hockey fights during the playoffs as you do in the regular season. The reason is that, during the playoffs, every single minute is crucial, and every single player is needed. If a guy isn’t deemed absolutely crucial to his team, then he isn’t in the lineup. So teams just […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/5/2013 — Jean-Gabriel Pageau

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/5/2013 — Jean-Gabriel Pageau

    While most of us will probably remember Game 3 of the first round playoff series between the Ottawa Senators and the Montreal Canadiens for the ridiculous number of penalties that were handed out in the third period, Jean-Gabriel Pageau will always remember it as the game when he scored his first career NHL playoff goal and recorded […]

  • 15 Things You Might Not Have Known About the Kentucky Derby

    15 Things You Might Not Have Known About the Kentucky Derby

    This Saturday is the first Saturday in May, so you know what that means: it’s time for the 139th running of the one and only Kentucky Derby. The most famous horse race in America has long been billed as “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” and whether or not that is actually true, there […]

  • Dad Catches Foul Ball With Hat While Holding Baby (GIF)

    Dad Catches Foul Ball With Hat While Holding Baby (GIF)

    Catching a foul ball with your hat is impressive. What’s even more impressive is catching a foul ball with your hat while holding a baby with your other arm. One brave father attempted to do just that during last night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park, and it was a great […]

  • Julio Borbon: Decent Ballplayer, Terrible Actor (Video + GIF)

    Julio Borbon: Decent Ballplayer, Terrible Actor (Video + GIF)

    The flopping epidemic has already spread from soccer to hockey and basketball. In fact, it got so bad in basketball that the NBA now fines players for flopping. Now it appears this flopping business has even spread to baseball. However, ballplayers are still new to the flopping game, so they have yet to hone their […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 3rd) – Big Brown

    This Day In Sports History (May 3rd) – Big Brown

    It was on this day in 2008 that Big Brown won the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby.  Big Brown entered the race as a 2-1 favorite and would defeat Eight Belles by four and three-quarter lengths. After finishing in second place, three year old philly Eight Belles was euthanized immediately following the race due […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 5/2/2013 — Craig Anderson

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/2/2013 — Craig Anderson

    Hockey goaltenders that allow two goals against over the course of a 60 minutes game are rarely awarded the “Stat Line of the Night,” but there is always the occasional exception. Take Craig Anderson‘s performance during Game One of the Ottawa Senators’ first round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens, for example.  You see, while […]

  • The Anatomy of Justin Verlander’s Four-Pitch Arsenal (GIF)

    The Anatomy of Justin Verlander’s Four-Pitch Arsenal (GIF)

    Last week we showed you a mesmerizing aniamted GIF that shows the trajectory of each pitch that Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish throws. To create it, some guy out there on the internet named Drew Shepard superimposed five separate clips of Darvish pitching over each other and then lined up the release point. The results were so awesome that […]