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  • Simpsons Characters Read Starting Lineup at Dodgers Stadium (Video)

    Simpsons Characters Read Starting Lineup at Dodgers Stadium (Video)

    Yesterday, the Los Angeles Dodgers brought out Moe Szyslak, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, and Police Chief Clancy Wiggum to read the home team’s starting lineup—which is to say, they brought out Hank Azaria, who performs the voices for all three of those classic Simpsons characters. It was the first time this writer had ever heard anybody from […]

  • Track Worker Killed at Formula One Grand Prix in Montreal (Video)

    Track Worker Killed at Formula One Grand Prix in Montreal (Video)

    Everyone knows that auto racing is one of the most dangerous sports in the world, but it’s usually the drivers and fans we think of as being most vulnerable. Unfortunately, on Sunday we were all given a reminder that grave danger lurks pretty much everywhere in professional auto racing—even behind the scenes. At Formula One’s […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 10th) — Lewis Hamilton

    This Day In Sports History (June 10th) — Lewis Hamilton

    It was on this day in 2007 that Lewis Hamilton won his first Formula One race.  Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal to become the first black man to win a Formula One race.  Hamilton was also the fifth youngest man to win on the Formula One circuit. Lewis Hamilton earned his first […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/9/2013 — Ryan Zimmerman

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/9/2013 — Ryan Zimmerman

    After making the post-season and winning just their second division title in franchise history one year earlier, the Washington Nationals entered the 2013 MLB season with the highest of expectations.  However, they have failed to live up to those expectations thus far, as they entered Sunday’s action two games under .500 and eight games back […]

  • 21 Crazy Hockey Fans from the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    21 Crazy Hockey Fans from the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    There’s no doubt that NHL fans are some of the most passionate in all of pro sports. When MLB went on strike in 1994 and forced the cancellation of the World Series, it took a whole decade for fans to come back. But this year, after enduring a completely unnecessary four-month lockout, NHL fans came […]

  • Dick Vitale to Eva Longoria: “Your ex is AWESOME BABY”

    Dick Vitale to Eva Longoria: “Your ex is AWESOME BABY”

    The always entertaining and possibly mentally ill Dick Vitale has been going nuts on Twitter, raving about the San Antonio Spurs since they took Game 1 of the NBA Finals last night. “POPOVICH is flat out THE BEST COACH in all of PRO SPORTS!” was one tweet. “TIM DUNCAN is greatest POWER forward EVER TO […]

  • Phil Jackson Picked the Spurs Over the Heat Back in May (Video)

    Phil Jackson Picked the Spurs Over the Heat Back in May (Video)

    This morning, a lot of people who were sure the Miami Heat would prevail over the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals are probably experiencing some doubt. Behind some excellent defense and a remarkable individual effort from Tony Parker, the Spurs beat the Heat in front of a raucous Miami crowd to take a […]

  • Jason Collins Throws Out First Pitch at Red Sox Game (Video)

    Jason Collins Throws Out First Pitch at Red Sox Game (Video)

    A couple months back, NBA free agent Jason Collins made history when he came out as gay in a Sports Illustrated article, thus becoming the first openly gay pro athlete in United State professional sports. It was a pretty big deal, and it elicited both criticism and praise. Of course, one of the most notable […]