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  • This Day In Sports History (December 2nd) — Andre Ware

    This Day In Sports History (December 2nd) — Andre Ware

    It was on this day in 1989 that University of Houston quarterback Andre Ware was named the Heisman Trophy winner.  Ware became the first black quarterback to win the prestigious award. The 1989 season was Ware’s junior year and he had an outstanding season, throwing for 4,699 yards, 44 touchdowns, and setting an incredible 26 […]

  • When Knowshon Moreno Cries You’d Better Grab Your Umbrella (GIF)

    When Knowshon Moreno Cries You’d Better Grab Your Umbrella (GIF)

    A professional football playing brought to tears by the national anthem on Thanksgiving weekend? That’s a cute story—something your patriotic aunt who doesn’t care about football but loves America would appreciate. However, this post isn’t just about a professional football player crying during the national anthem. It’s about a professional football player crying the biggest […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/1/2013 — Peyton Manning

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/1/2013 — Peyton Manning

    At the end of the year, when they ask how the West was won in the AFC, the answer will be simple: With Peyton Manning‘s arm. That arm of Peyton’s was busy tearing apart the Kansas City Chiefs’ defense on Sunday, as the Broncos quarterback completed 22 of his 35 passes for 403 yards, five […]

  • The Internet is Flooded With Iron Bowl Fan Reactions (Videos)

    The Internet is Flooded With Iron Bowl Fan Reactions (Videos)

    You know the insane field goal return for a touchdown that ended yesterday’s 2013 Iron Bowl game between the Auburn Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide must have been a big deal, since YouTube is experiencing a deluge of fan reaction videos from both Auburn and Alabama supporters (I’ll let you decide which of those […]

  • Basketball Has a New Greatest Name: Steeve Ho You Fat (Video)

    Basketball Has a New Greatest Name: Steeve Ho You Fat (Video)

    Hyper Vocal’s Slade Sohmer was in Paris over the weekend, and decided to take in some basketball while he was there. It was between Paris-Levallois and Cholet, and featured big names like Duke’s Daniel Ewing and Michigan State’s Aloysius Anagonye, but Sohmer made a discovery that outdid all of them: Steeve Ho You Fat. As […]

  • NFL’s Chris Johnson and Devin Hester Race a Cheetah (GIFs)

    NFL’s Chris Johnson and Devin Hester Race a Cheetah (GIFs)

    The cheetah is the fastest land animal on Earth, so it might seen natural to arrange a race between it and some of the fastest humans around. Answering the challenge placed by Nat Geo Wild for their “Big Cat Week” of programming was Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Hester and Tennessee Titans running back Chris […]

  • Cornell Freshman Goalie Mitch Gillam Makes NCAA Debut, Scores Goal (Video)

    Cornell Freshman Goalie Mitch Gillam Makes NCAA Debut, Scores Goal (Video)

    Mitch Gillam, freshman goalie with the Cornell hockey team, made a pretty incredible debut during last night’s game against Niagara. Despite his position on the other end of the ice, he scored an empty-net goal on the opposing team, becoming only the third NCAA Division I goalie to successfully score a goal on his own shot. […]

  • Brazilian MMA Fighter Scores 6-Second Head Kick KO (Video)

    Brazilian MMA Fighter Scores 6-Second Head Kick KO (Video)

    Even though we’re in a bit of an MMA off-season on account of the Thanksgiving holiday, there’s still plenty to be thankful for in the field of kicking and punching. That’s because there are still places like Brazil that help keep the violence flowing all year round, if this video from Barracão da Luta 7 is […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 27th) — Fred Lynn

    This Day In Sports History (November 27th) — Fred Lynn

    It was on this day in 1975 that Red Sox center fielder Fred Lynn won the AL MVP award.  In doing so, he became the first rookie in Major League history to earn MVP and Rookie of the Year honors in the same season. Lynn’s rookie year was one of the most impressive seasons of […]