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  • This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    It was on this day in 1979 that George Steinbrenner re-hired Billy Martin to manage the New York Yankees.  This was Martin’s second of an incredible five stints as manager of the Yankees. Martin first began managing New York in 1975, when he took over for the fired Bill Virdon, and led the Yankees to […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/17/2013 — Tuukka Rask

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/17/2013 — Tuukka Rask

    Should the Boston Bruins go on to win the Stanley Cup, Gary Bettman and company could have a hard time deciding who to hand the Conn Smythe Trophy to as the playoff MVP.  The entire line of David Krejci, Nathan Horton and Milan Lucic could garner plenty of consideration, as they currently sit in first, […]

  • Frank Calhoun Is LeBron James’ Flopping Coach (Video)

    Frank Calhoun Is LeBron James’ Flopping Coach (Video)

    If you watch enough basketball, you may be tempted to suggest that no one knows the art of flopping quite as well as LeBron James, but you’d be wrong. You see, James wasn’t born with an inherent ability to flop.  Just like Luke Skywalker learned “the force” from Obi-Wan Kenobi, King James also had a […]

  • The 20 Best Pitching Games Scores in MLB History

    The 20 Best Pitching Games Scores in MLB History

    In baseball, when we talk about amazing pitching performances, we usually end up just talking about no-hitters and perfect games. However, not all no-hitters and perfect games are created equal. In fact, just last year we did a whole list of the worst no-hitters of all-time. So wouldn’t it be nice if there were some […]

  • Mario Balotelli Scores Goal, Tiziano Crudeli Loses His Mind (Video)

    Mario Balotelli Scores Goal, Tiziano Crudeli Loses His Mind (Video)

    I don’t know who first came up with the idea to put a TV camera on AC Milan play-by-play announcer Tiziano Crudeli, but it really must have been a no-brainer. I don’t think any announcer in sports today gets as worked up and gives as many over-the-top reactions as he does. Of course, Crudeli’s allegiance […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 17th) — Boston Celtics

    This Day In Sports History (June 17th) — Boston Celtics

    It was on this day in 2008 that the Boston Celtics won their 17th NBA championship.  The Celtics beat the Lakers 131-92 in Game 6 in the most lopsided championship clinching game in NBA history. The 2007-08 Boston Celtics enjoyed the biggest turnaround in NBA history as the previous year they won only 24 games, […]

  • Rays’ Alex Cobb Hit in Head by Line Drive (Video)

    Rays’ Alex Cobb Hit in Head by Line Drive (Video)

    Earlier this season it was Toronto’s J.A. Happ. Last year it was Oakland’s Brandon McCarthy, Houston’s Mickey Storey, and Detroit’s Doug Fister. Now the latest pitcher to join the “clocked in the head by a line drive club” is Tampa Bay’s Alex Cobb. On Saturday afternoon during a game against the Kansas City Royals at […]