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  • Steelers Troy Polamalu Lights Up Jets’ Stephen Hill (GIFs)

    Steelers Troy Polamalu Lights Up Jets’ Stephen Hill (GIFs)

    At Sunday’s game between the New York Jets and the Pittsburgh Steelers, there was at least one memorable hit by the Steelers’ star safety Troy Polamalu. Of course, by “memorable,” I actually mean “extremely painful.” The unlucky victim of the mid-air smash was the Jets’ Stephen Hill, who reportedly walked away from the collision in […]

  • Adrian Peterson Gives Emotional Pre-Game Speech To Teammates (Video)

    Adrian Peterson Gives Emotional Pre-Game Speech To Teammates (Video)

    As you doubtlessly know by now, the Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson recently lost his two-year-old son in a tragic act of violence. On Sunday, he made the difficult decision to go ahead and play with his teammates against the Carolina Panthers, and he made a short but effective speech to his team before the game. […]

  • Tom Brady Left Hanging By Julian Edelman (GIF)

    Tom Brady Left Hanging By Julian Edelman (GIF)

    Today I’ve written about broken legs, torn Achilles tendons, and rugby stiff arms, but the most painful image of all is probably this one.  It features Tom Brady trying to get a measly high-five from teammate Julian Edelman and being left hanging. The animated GIF of the incident, seen below, is an emotional roller coaster, as […]

  • Check Out This Brutal Rugby Stiff Arm (GIF & Video)

    Check Out This Brutal Rugby Stiff Arm (GIF & Video)

    Ah, the stiff arm. It’s a classic move of American football, but it is often employed to a much more brutal effect in rugby (just like everything else in rugby). Here’s a great example of the form, taken from a recent game. The stiff arm comes courtesy of rugby player Sean O’Brien, who flattens an […]

  • Ravens Photographer Suffers Torn Achilles, Returns in Walking Boot (GIFs)

    Ravens Photographer Suffers Torn Achilles, Returns in Walking Boot (GIFs)

    Here’s another reminder that it isn’t just the athletes who risk injury out on the field.   The people in ancillary positions, like the team photographers, also put their tendons on the line each and every week of the NFL season. That was definitely the case with Phil Hoffmann, photographer for the Baltimore Ravens. Hoffmann […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 14th) — Joe Namath

    This Day In Sports History (October 14th) — Joe Namath

    It was on this day in 1985 that the New York Jets retired the #12 jersey formerly worn by quarterback Joe Namath.  Namath joined Don Maynard (#13) and Joe Klecko (#73) as the only other men to have their numbers officially retired by the Jets organization. Namath spent his first twelve seasons with the Jets […]

  • Line Brawl Breaks Out During USA Vs Canada Women’s Hockey Game (Video)

    Line Brawl Breaks Out During USA Vs Canada Women’s Hockey Game (Video)

    We’re all familiar with the old joke, “I was watching a great fight and suddenly a hockey game broke out.”  But if you expected the circumstances behind a joke like that to completely dissipate during an international exhibition of women’s hockey, you were in for a rude awakening during Saturday’s meeting between the USA and Canada. The […]

  • 9 Greatest Canadian Athletes Of All Time

    9 Greatest Canadian Athletes Of All Time

    Today is Canadian Thanksgiving, or, as they call it, “Thanksgiving.” While the Canadians have much to be thankful for, like a functioning government and tolerable crime and literacy rates, the nation largely lies in the shadow of its southern neighbor’s athletic output. No longer. Let this list serve as enduring reminder of Canada’s contribution to […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/13/2013 — Vernon Davis

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/13/2013 — Vernon Davis

    The San Francisco 49ers may be thin at the wide receiver position at the moment, but during Sunday’s NFC West match-up against the Arizona Cardinals, whatever production they lacked from their wideouts was easily made up for via the tight end position. Manning the tight end position for the 49ers was none other than Vernon […]

  • Young Red Wings Fan Tells Coyotes What to Do with Themselves (GIF)

    Young Red Wings Fan Tells Coyotes What to Do with Themselves (GIF)

    The Detroit Red Wings were supposed to benefit this year from their shift from the stacked Western Conference to the considerably weaker Eastern Conference. However, so far, they haven’t exactly been dominating. They opened the season with a narrow 2-1 home win over Buffalo, then just barely scraped by Carolina 3-2 in OT before getting […]

  • 25 Weird Sports Venues

    25 Weird Sports Venues

    Yesterday some pretty awesome college football news leaked. In 2016, an anonymous source confirmed, the University of Tennessee Volunteers will play the Virginia Tech Hokies at one of the most awesome sports venues in America: the Bristol Motor Speedway. Now, in case you’re not familiar with the Bristol Motor Speedway, it’s located in the eponymous […]