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  • Grown Man Steamrolls Kid for Souvenir Baseball at Pirates Game (Video)

    Grown Man Steamrolls Kid for Souvenir Baseball at Pirates Game (Video)

    People will do just about anything to get their hands on a souvenir baseball at a Major League Baseball game.  They’ll leap into bushes, put their children in harm’s way, dive over railings, or even steamroll a child if it means grabbing even the most meaningless ball that makes its way into the stands during […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 13th) — World Hockey Association

    This Day In Sports History (September 13th) — World Hockey Association

    It was on this day in 1971 that the World Hockey Association was officially formed.  It was made up of 12 teams and was considered the National Hockey League’s main competitor. The WHA was established by Dennis Murphy and Gary Davidson, who were also the founders of the American Basketball Association (ABA).  Their primary goal […]

  • Every Goal Celebration From FIFA 14 in One Cool Video (Video)

    Every Goal Celebration From FIFA 14 in One Cool Video (Video)

    Earlier in the week, Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake provided us with a look at “The Evolution of the End Zone Dance,” but it should be noted that celebratory dances have evolved in other sports as well over the years.  Soccer would have to be a prime example of this, as goal celebrations have come […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 9/12/2013 — Ryan Raburn

    Stat Line of the Night — 9/12/2013 — Ryan Raburn

    After losing two straight, the Cleveland Indians needed a win in their series opener against the White Sox on Thursday in order to keep pace in the AL Wild Card race.  And they would get that win thanks to an offensive outburst that was led by Ryan Raburn. The Indians’ left fielder had three hits […]

  • Evan Gattis Home Run Ball Hits Fan…Again (Video)

    Evan Gattis Home Run Ball Hits Fan…Again (Video)

    If you find yourself at a Major League Baseball game in which the Atlanta Braves are playing, you’re going to want to be extra careful when catcher/left fielder Evan Gattis is at the plate. The dude has a penchant for hitting fans with home run balls. On Sunday night in Philadelphia he hit the longest […]

  • This Day In Sports History (September 12th) — Carl Yastrzemski

    This Day In Sports History (September 12th) — Carl Yastrzemski

     It was on this day in 1979 that Carl Yastrzemski hit his 3,000th career hit.  He became the fifteenth player in Major League history to reach that milestone. Carl Yastrzemski  played his entire 23-year baseball career with the Boston Red Sox, accumulating a total of 3,419 hits thanks to a .285 career batting average.  On […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 9/11/2013 — Dan Haren

    Stat Line of the Night — 9/11/2013 — Dan Haren

    The Washington National’ playoff hopes may be pretty much dead, but don’t tell them that.  They entered last night with a four-game winning streak in tact and they seem to be playing their best baseball of 2013 during the final month of the season. Their winning ways continued on Wednesday in New York, as the […]

  • Green Label Presents – Dyckman Basketball 2013: Joe Pope

    Green Label Presents – Dyckman Basketball 2013: Joe Pope

    The last time we talked about Dyckman Basketball, the premier summer streetball tournament that takes place in New York City’s Dyckman Park, we provided you with a sneak peak into the life of one of the tournament’s most notorious fans, “The Heckler.” This time, we’re taking an up-close look at another well-known member of Dyckman […]