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  • College Football 2013 Preview: 25 Most Interesting New Helmets

    College Football 2013 Preview: 25 Most Interesting New Helmets

    A few years back, the Oregon Ducks football team made a very significant discovery: sometimes football recruits will choose one school over another simply because they think they’ll look better in that school’s uniforms. Is that rational? Of course not. The uniforms you wear don’t affect whether you win or lose or wind up making […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 6th) — Carl Yastrzemski

    This Day In Sports History (August 6th) — Carl Yastrzemski

    It was on this day in 1989 that the Boston Red Sox retired the #8 formerly worn by Carl Yastrzemski.  Yastrzemski spent his entire 23 year career with Boston and joined Bobby Doerr (#1), Joe Cronin (#4), Johnny Pesky (#6), Ted Williams (#9), Jim Rice (#14) and Carlton Fisk (#27) as the only players to […]

  • PHOTO: Jonathan Ogden Was a Giant in High School

    PHOTO: Jonathan Ogden Was a Giant in High School

    At the age of 39, Jonathan Ogden, who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame over the weekend, is listed at 6’9″, 345 lbs.  And judging by the image above, it sure looks like the former Baltimore Ravens left tackle was the exact same size during his high school playing days. He kind […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/5/2013 — Eric Hosmer

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/5/2013 — Eric Hosmer

    The Kansas City Royals have been one of the hottest teams in baseball since the All-Star break.  They entered Monday having won 11 of their last 12 games, and, led by a huge offensive outburst from Eric Hosmer, they would continue their winning ways at home against the lowly Minnesota Twins. Hosmer stepped to the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (August 5th) — American Bowl

    This Day In Sports History (August 5th) — American Bowl

    It was on this day in 1996 that the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Dallas Cowboys 32-6 in the American Bowl.  The game was played at the Estadio Universitario near Monterrey, Mexico. The American Bowl was a series of National Football League pre-season exhibition games that were played all over the world starting in 1986 […]

  • Johnny Manziel Could Be Ruled Ineligible for 2013 NCAA Football Season

    Johnny Manziel Could Be Ruled Ineligible for 2013 NCAA Football Season

    Forget drinking. Johnny Manziel has an autograph-signing problem. For the last few weeks, a lot of folks in sports media have been obsessing over the hard-partying ways of Johnny Football. You know, because he’s been going to lots of parties, getting drunk, and doing stupid d-bag type things—pretty much like 80% of all male college […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 8/4/2013 — Derek Holland

    Stat Line of the Night — 8/4/2013 — Derek Holland

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington was looking to become the winningest manager in club history on Sunday, and he probably liked his chances with Derek Holland on the mound. Holland has been one of the team’s winningest pitchers since Washington joined the Rangers back in 2007, and he would add another victory to both his […]