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  • This Day In Sports History (April 29th) — Roger Clemens

    This Day In Sports History (April 29th) — Roger Clemens

    It was on this day in 1986 that Roger Clemens became the first pitcher in MLB history to strikeout 20 batters in a nine inning major league game.  Clemens accomplished the feat against the Seattle Mariners in a game played at Fenway Park. Clemens would achieve this mark in only his third full season, at […]

  • Emotional Brewers Fan Cries After Meeting Carlos Gomez (Video)

    Emotional Brewers Fan Cries After Meeting Carlos Gomez (Video)

    If you’re not a hardcore Milwaukee Brewers fan, you might be unaware that Sunday was Carlos Gomez Appreciation Day. That’s when the team honored one of their most beloved players by presenting fans with gold Carlos Gomez bobbleheads.  But one lucky fan in particular got to meet her favorite player in the flesh, and she […]

  • President Barack Obama Weighs In On Donald Sterling Controversy (Video)

    President Barack Obama Weighs In On Donald Sterling Controversy (Video)

    President Barack Obama was one of many to give his opinion on the ongoing Donald Sterling racist audio controversy. While his statement wasn’t quite as strong and to the point as Snoop Dogg‘s, it identified in no uncertain terms where Obama stands on the matter: “When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don’t really […]

  • Barcelona’s Dani Alves Eats Banana Thrown At Him by a Fan (Video)

    Barcelona’s Dani Alves Eats Banana Thrown At Him by a Fan (Video)

    Racial tensions can run high in the sport of soccer, with some dumb fans doing things like throwing bananas on the field as a taunt toward Brazilian players. But at a recent game between FC Barcelona and Villarreal, Barcelona’s Dani Alves found the perfect response to the gesture: Pick up the banana, eat the banana, […]

  • Jon “Bones” Jones Does Ray Lewis Dance During UFC 172 Entrance (Video)

    Jon “Bones” Jones Does Ray Lewis Dance During UFC 172 Entrance (Video)

    All over the world, when anyone hears the name “Ray Lewis” they think about just one thing: his dancing. One person apparently influenced by Ray Lewis’ signature moves is UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones, who pulled a major Ray Lewis in the lead-up to his victory over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172. The dance […]

  • Additional Racist Audio From Donald Sterling Released

    Additional Racist Audio From Donald Sterling Released

    Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for America’s Least Favorite Racist, more audio of Donald Sterling‘s seemingly endless discussion with girlfriend V. Stiviano has hit the internet. The sequel appears to pick up right where the TMZ audio leaves off, and it goes in some pretty strange directions from there. That includes an odd […]

  • State College Spikes Unveil ‘Fresh Prince’ Jerseys

    State College Spikes Unveil ‘Fresh Prince’ Jerseys

    On June 29th, the State College Spikes (Class-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) are going up against the Williamsport Crosscutters with a very special Tom Jones fan in attendance. That Tom Jones fan is none other than Alfonso Ribeiro, a.k.a. “Carlton Banks” from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.  And in honor of the occasion, the […]

  • Cubs Fan Learns He’s About to Be a Grandpa (Video)

    Cubs Fan Learns He’s About to Be a Grandpa (Video)

    This one might seem like a stretch for a sports site, but what better excuse to write about an emotional video of a guy learning he’s going to be a grandfather than the fact that he’s wearing a Cubs jacket? It would be more convenient for our purposes if the guy went on to win an impromptu […]

  • Punches Thrown During Fight at NASCAR Race in Richmond (GIF + Video)

    Punches Thrown During Fight at NASCAR Race in Richmond (GIF + Video)

    NASCAR isn’t as conducive to fightsbreaking out as some other sports, probably because being strapped into your own car makes it harder to punch any of your opponents. But that didn’t stop Marcos Ambroseand Casey Mears from taking their disagreement off the track after the Toyota Owners 400 at the Richmond International Raceway. The two […]

  • Brewers’ Jean Segura Struck in the Head by Ryan Braun’s Bat (Video)

    Brewers’ Jean Segura Struck in the Head by Ryan Braun’s Bat (Video)

    Baseball is a game full of potential hazards, from stray foul balls to collisions with walls and other players. At Saturday night’s match-up between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs, Brewers shortstop Jean Segura witnessed another hazard: A teammate’s poorly timed practice swing. In the Brewers dugout, Ryan Braun was haphazardly swinging his bat […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 28th) — Dale Hunter

    This Day In Sports History (April 28th) — Dale Hunter

    It was on this day in 1993 that Dale Hunter delivered a cheap shot to Pierre Turgeon in Game 6 of the Patrick Division Semifinals.  The hit would result in the longest suspension in NHL history at the time. With the Islanders already up by three goals late in the third period of Game 6, […]