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  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/28/2013 — Brandon Moss

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/28/2013 — Brandon Moss

    With a spot in the postseason within their grasp, the Oakland Athletics were looking to win their third in a row last night against the Detroit Tigers, thus increasing the gap between themselves and the rest of the pack in their race for the final Wild Card spot.  And thanks to some solid offensive contributions […]

  • The 10 Highest-Paid Female Athletes of 2013

    The 10 Highest-Paid Female Athletes of 2013

    With the 2013 U.S. Open underway in New York, now is the perfect time to do a countdown of the highest-paid female athletes in the world. Why is that, you ask? Because of the 10 top earners in women’s sports, seven are tennis players. It’s hard for me to put my finger on why, exactly, women’s […]

  • Rafael Nadal Gives Us The Best Shot of the 2013 U.S Open (Video)

    Rafael Nadal Gives Us The Best Shot of the 2013 U.S Open (Video)

    If you’re Ryan Harrison, a 21-year-old tennis player ranked no. 104 in the world, and you draw Rafael Nadal in the first round of the U.S. Open, you know you’ve got your work cut out for you. However, you might come in with just a sliver of hope. After all, while Nadal is the most […]

  • Evgeni Malkin Fights 7-Year-Old Hockey Player…For Charity (Video)

    Evgeni Malkin Fights 7-Year-Old Hockey Player…For Charity (Video)

    Under normal circumstances, a full-grown man getting into a hockey fight with a 7-year-old would be considered shameful. However, when that grown man is former NHL MVP Evgeni Malkin, and when the fight in question is all part of a charity hockey game in his native Russia, well then in that case a hockey fight […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 28th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (August 28th) — Tiger Woods

     It was on this day in 1994 that Tiger Woods won the United States Amateur Golf Championship.  It was the first of three consecutive US Amateur Golf Championship titles for Tiger. Woods recorded his first US Amateur Championship at the tender age of 18, as he defeated Trip Kuehne in the final at TPC Sawgrass […]

  • Here’s C.J. Wilson Tripping and Falling on His Way To The Mound (Video)

    Here’s C.J. Wilson Tripping and Falling on His Way To The Mound (Video)

    It’s funny how things work sometimes. Just yesterday, in our post about Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval doing the Panda Shuffle, we talked about the strange quirks and rituals in which some baseball players partake. And one of the ones specifically mentioned was the tradition of pitchers jumping over the first and third base lines. […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/27/2013 — Shane Victorino

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/27/2013 — Shane Victorino

    The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles kicked off a three-game set last night that could very well determine which of these two teams—along with the Tampa Bay Rays—will finish atop the AL East.  And following last night’s offensive outburst from Shane Victorino, it appears as though the Red Sox are now in the driver’s […]

  • Skate LA: Levi Maestro & Theotis Beasley

    Skate LA: Levi Maestro & Theotis Beasley

    Last week marked the introduction of SIMPLE Mobile’s interesting and inspirational new web series, Change Your Game, hosted by Levi Maestro–the man behind his own successful web series, Maestro Knows. The first installment focused on Levi’s quest to seek out–and help out–a street artist named Push, by giving him something he’d never had before: his own gallery show. Well, Change […]