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  • Bryce Harper Injures Himself Running Face First Into the Outfield Wall (Video)

    Bryce Harper Injures Himself Running Face First Into the Outfield Wall (Video)

    Warning tracks on baseball fields are intended to warn outfielders chasing down fly balls that they are approaching the outfield wall.  Whether or not they actually work is up for debate, but I can almost certainly state that Bryce Harper would argue against their effectiveness. With the Washington Nationals leading the Los Angeles Dodgers by a score […]

  • 30 Classic Hockey Hairdos

    30 Classic Hockey Hairdos

    There’s so much to celebrate about hockey players, from their incredible physical fitness to their utter disregard for dental health. Today, however, we’re going to focus on just one admirable trait of professional hockey players: awesome hair. For years these guys have had the best hair of any sport outside soccer, and while you would […]

  • Yet Another Bench-Clearing Brawl from a Russian Youth Hockey Game (Video)

    Yet Another Bench-Clearing Brawl from a Russian Youth Hockey Game (Video)

    For years and years, hockey hardliners in North America criticized European players as soft while praising the virtue of hard-nosed Canadians. However, judging by what we’re seeing at the youth level in Russia these days, the next generation of Russian NHLers will be pretty damn tough. A couple years back we saw a bunch of […]

  • Behold, the Saddest Toronto Maple Leafs Fan You Will See All Day (Video)

    Behold, the Saddest Toronto Maple Leafs Fan You Will See All Day (Video)

    Watching your team blow a three-goal lead midway through the third period, and a two-goal lead with less than 1:30 remaining in regulation is not easy, especially when it comes during Game 7 of their first NHL playoff series in nine years. Toronto Maple Leafs fans had to deal with such heartbreak following their epic […]

  • Will “Posterizing” Be the Next Big Meme?

    Will “Posterizing” Be the Next Big Meme?

    Hey, remember planking? How about Tebowing? Or maybe Te’oing? Well, if we’re lucky, the big internet meme of 2013 will be posterizing. Now, for the uninitiated, “posterize” is a basketball term which basically means “to dunk on someone in a memorable fashion.” The idea is that, when a guy does this it looks like one […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 14th) – Lyle Alzado

    This Day In Sports History (May 14th) – Lyle Alzado

    It was on this day in 1992 that former NFL defensive end Lyle Alzado passed away.  Years of steroid abuse led to a cancerous brain tumor, which ultimately caused Alzado to die at the young age of 43. Lyle Alzado was known throughout the NFL as a very intense and intimidating player on the field.  […]

  • Stat Line of the Night —  5/13/2013 — Patrice Bergeron

    Stat Line of the Night — 5/13/2013 — Patrice Bergeron

    With just over ten minutes remaining in the third period of Game 7 between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs, it appeared as though the outcome was all but assured, as the Leafs held a commanding 4-1 lead over their division rivals.  And even after Nathan Horton scored to cut the Bruins’ deficit […]

  • This Might Be the Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever (Video)

    This Might Be the Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Ever (Video)

    We’ve seen some pretty awful ceremonial first pitches in recent years. Some of them came from rather attractive women, in which case everyone pretty much got the results they expected. Others came from elite athletes who you would have thought could do better. But none of these, however, really merited consideration for “worst ceremonial first […]

  • This Rugby Hit by Lolo Lui Is as Hard as They Come (Video)

    This Rugby Hit by Lolo Lui Is as Hard as They Come (Video)

    I don’t know much about rugby. I know you score by running the ball into an end zone or kicking it through uprights. I know there are no forward passes, just like American gridiron football circa 1910. I know that rugby players are tough as nails. And I know there is something called rugby league, […]

  • The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    We’re only six weeks into the 2013 MLB season, and already we’ve seen umpires blow a number of calls that have had real impacts on the outcomes of games. Are the umpires somehow worse than they used to be? Probably not. The increase in the number of bad calls probably has more to do with […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 13th) — Battle of the Sexes

    This Day In Sports History (May 13th) — Battle of the Sexes

    It was on this day in 1973 that former tennis star Bobby Riggs would take on Margaret Court in a Battle of the Sexes tennis match.  The contest took place on Mother’s day in Ramona, California At the time of the match, Margaret Court was 30-years-old and the #1 ranked female player in the world, […]