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  • 13 Kids to Watch During the 2013-14 NHL Season

    13 Kids to Watch During the 2013-14 NHL Season

    The 2013-14 NHL season is just a week old, and with the NFL and the MLB postseason in full swing, chances are you still haven’t been able to wrap your head around what’s what and who’s who. This list, however, should help. Today we’re going to give you a rundown of some of the exciting […]

  • Julio Jones Makes Incredible One-Handed Catch (GIF)

    Julio Jones Makes Incredible One-Handed Catch (GIF)

    With the Atlanta Falcons facing a 1st & 20 from their own 27 yard line with 5:35 remaining in the fourth quarter and the Jets leading by a score of 27-20, it was time for a member of the Dirty Birds to step up and make a big play on offense. That someone was Julio […]

  • Here’s Some Guy Shattering the Backboard with a 360º Dunk (Video)

    Here’s Some Guy Shattering the Backboard with a 360º Dunk (Video)

    Have you ever heard of the Harlem Wizards? They’re very much like the Harlem Globetrotters in that they’re a basketball team that goes around entertaining people with tricks and stunts. The only differences are that the Wizards do most of their work for local charities and youth organizations, they are actually still based in Harlem, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    It was on this day in 1956 that New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game in Game 5 of the World Series.  Larsen’s perfect game remains the only perfect game thrown in post-season baseball history. The 1956 World Series was a battle of New York, as the Yankees took on the Brooklyn […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/7/2013 — Michael Wacha

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/7/2013 — Michael Wacha

    In his final regular season start, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha came one out away from hurling a no-hitter against the Washington Nationals.  And he was flirting with yet another no-no in his very next start, which came last night during Game 4 of the NLDS. With the Cards in need of a […]

  • Crazy A’s Fan Attacks Cops, Gets Tased During Playoff Game (Video)

    Crazy A’s Fan Attacks Cops, Gets Tased During Playoff Game (Video)

    With the Oakland Athletics holding a 2-1 lead over the Detroit Tigers in the ALDS and hole-field advantage back in their possession, most A’s fans probably couldn’t be feeling better these days… …Notice how I said “most A’s fans”?  That’s because I can assure you that not all A’s fans are feeling good these days. […]

  • Dante Hitner and 17 Other Athletes Who Changed Their Names

    Dante Hitner and 17 Other Athletes Who Changed Their Names

    After the 49ers’ week 4 destruction of the Rams, the NFL hit San Francisco safety Donte Whitner with a hefty $20,000 fine for what they deemed was an illegal hit on St. Louis receiver Chris Givens. As you would expect, Whitner wasn’t very happy about this, so he did what anyone in his situation would […]

  • Would-Be NCAA Videbomber Runs Into Wall (GIF)

    Would-Be NCAA Videbomber Runs Into Wall (GIF)

    The act of photobombing (and especially its full-motion equivalent, videobombing) requires crack patience, timing and attentiveness to pull off properly. You definitely don’t want to go off all half-cocked like the kid in the GIF below. What’s especially tragic is that this kid had a perfect set-up for a next-level videobomb: A low-traffic area in […]

  • Nebraska Player Caught Peeing On Sideline During Game (Video)

    Nebraska Player Caught Peeing On Sideline During Game (Video)

    Over the weekend, Nebraska Cornhuskers offensive lineman Robby Painter had to deal with a problem that all of us have encountered at some point in our lives. So, what’s a guy to do when he really has to go? In Painter’s case during Saturday’s Big Ten contest against Illinois, he excused himself to the sideline […]