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  • Michael Jordan Can Still Dunk at the Age of 50 (Video)

    Michael Jordan Can Still Dunk at the Age of 50 (Video)

    Earlier this year Michael Jordan turned 50. It was such a big deal (apparently) that Sports Illustrated commemorated the occasion by putting him on the cover again—for the 50th time. Was it cute? Sure, I guess. But here’s the real question: Can His Airness still dunk at 50? Okay fine, that was a stupid question. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 12th) — Tiger Woods

    This Day In Sports History (August 12th) — Tiger Woods

    It was on this day in 2007 that Tiger Woods won the 89th annual PGA Championship.  The tournament was held at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tiger Woods had a rough start to the tournament as he shot a +1 (70) in the opening round and sat six shots back of the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/11/2013 — Steven Strasburg

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/11/2013 — Steven Strasburg

    One year after putting together a 15-6 record on the mound, wins have not been easy to come by for Washington Nationals starting pitcher Steven Strasburg.  Despite posting a solid 3.01 ERA through his first 22 starts of the season, the 25-year-old righty was the not-so-proud owner of a 5-9 record.  He entered Sunday in […]

  • 9 Ridiculous ESPN Gaffes

    9 Ridiculous ESPN Gaffes

    When it comes to moving as fast as ESPN does, with as many networks as they do, there is bound to be the odd trip-up when it comes to the facts. But time and again, the network with seven cable channels, worldwide recognition and an intense internet fan base has managed to drop the ball […]

  • Kirk Cousins’ Touchdown Celebration Was Awkward (GIF)

    Kirk Cousins’ Touchdown Celebration Was Awkward (GIF)

    During his rookie season with the Washington Redskins last year, quarterback Kirk Cousins started one game—a week 15 victory over the Browns that saw him complete 26 of 37 passes for 329 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. It was quite the regular season performance from Cousins, who would go on to finish the season […]

  • The Gretzky Trade Gets an Autotune Remix From DJ Steve Porter (Video)

    The Gretzky Trade Gets an Autotune Remix From DJ Steve Porter (Video)

    How big was the trade that sent Wayne Getzky from Edmonton to Los Angeles in 1988? Well, considering the fact that, even then, Gretzky was in the running for “greatest hockey player of all-time,” is was kind of huge. Gretzky was the Jordan of hockey before Michael Jordan was even the Jordan of basketball, and […]

  • Football Is Back, and Judging by this Touchdown, So Is CJ2K (Video)

    Football Is Back, and Judging by this Touchdown, So Is CJ2K (Video)

    When Titans running back Chris Johnson ran a 4.24 forty at the NFL Combine in 2008, eyebrows were raised. And when he rushed for 2,006 yards in his second year in the league, nicknames were handed out. Chris Johnson was no longer Chris Johnson. He was CJ2K, only the 7th player in the history of […]

  • Batter Gets Hit by Pitch, So He Throws Bat at Pitcher (GIF + Video)

    Batter Gets Hit by Pitch, So He Throws Bat at Pitcher (GIF + Video)

    When you’re playing baseball and you get hit by a pitch, and you think it was on purpose, you could charge the mound and challenge the pitcher to some hand to hand combat—like a man. However, there’s always the risk that this could happen—and you don’t want that. So what can you do that could […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    This Day In Sports History (August 9th) — Wayne Gretzky Is Traded

    It was on this day in 1988 that the Edmonton Oilers did the unthinkable and traded Wayne Gretzky.  “The Great One” was traded to the Los Angeles Kings along with Marty McSorley and Mike Krushelnyski in exchange for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, the Kings first round draft picks in 1989, 1991 and 1993 and $15 […]

  • Watching Justin Rose Take a Massive Divot is Hypnotic (GIF)

    Watching Justin Rose Take a Massive Divot is Hypnotic (GIF)

    With 35 players under par after the first round of the 2013 PGA Championship and two players—Adam Scott and Jim Furyk—recording rounds of 65, you might be tempted to assume that the Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, New York, is quite the forgiving course.  But you’d be wrong. In addition to some narrow fairways, […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/8/2013 — Tim Lincecum

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/8/2013 — Tim Lincecum

    Tim Lincecum entered Thursday’s action in search of his first win since recording a no-hitter back on July 13th of this season.  The Giants have lost each of his three starts since he accomplished the feat, but that skid came to an end thanks to another near-perfect performance from “The Freak.” Lincecum stymied the Brewers […]

  • Argentine Soccer Coach Dislocates Shoulder While Celebrating (Video)

    Argentine Soccer Coach Dislocates Shoulder While Celebrating (Video)

    A coach getting injured? That’s not weird. After all, depending on the sport, they are often participating in practice sessions to some degree.  And even if they’re not taking part in the action, they are standing right there on the sidelines. Now, a coach getting injured while performing a celebratory high-five to no one? Yeah, […]