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  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/6/12 — Jered Weaver

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/6/12 — Jered Weaver

    Jered Weaver of the Los Angeles Angels has been having himself a Cy Young-worthy season, and he added to his already impressive resume during last night’s start against the Oakland Athletics. Weaver entered the game with an MLB-best 14-1 record and a 2.29 ERA, to go along with two complete games and one shutouts on […]

  • Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    Montreal Impact’s Nelson Rivas Pulls A Zidane, Headbutts Opponent (Video)

    In the everyday world, they call it a “headbutt.”  In the soccer world, it’s called a “Zidane.” The headbutt earned that named in the soccer world after famous soccer star Zinedine Zidane headbutted Italian opponent Marco Materazzi during the finals of the 2006 World Cup.  That act earned Zidane a red card in his final […]

  • Yet Another Awesome Kick Save From Olympic Volleyball (Video)

    Yet Another Awesome Kick Save From Olympic Volleyball (Video)

    Last week we told you about the incredible kick save made by Brazilian volleyball player Fabiana Oliveira. Well, apparently Don Suxho of the USA men’s volleyball team didn’t want to be outdone, so he provided a brilliant kick-save highlight of his own. During the first set of the USA’s match against Russia this past Saturday, […]

  • One-Armed MMA Fighter Nick Newell Delivers Nasty Knee KO (Video)

    One-Armed MMA Fighter Nick Newell Delivers Nasty Knee KO (Video)

    Nick Newell was born without his left forearm as the result of a condition called congenital amputation. Basically, what this means is that the blood flow to his arm was somehow cut off at some point while he was in utero, causing it to fall off before he was even born. That sounds like a […]

  • The 11 Dumbest Sports at the Summer Olympics

    The 11 Dumbest Sports at the Summer Olympics

    One of the best things about the Olympics is that you get to watch sports you don’t normally see. One of the worst things about the Olympics, however, is that some of these sports are just straight up dumb. What makes an Olympic sport dumb, you ask? Well, it could be any one of a […]

  • Russian Synchronized Swimsuits Pay Trubite To Michael Jackson (Photo)

    Russian Synchronized Swimsuits Pay Trubite To Michael Jackson (Photo)

    No, your eyes have not deceived you.  Yes, that is Michael Jackson on the front of the Russian synchronized swim team’s swimsuits! Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina paid tribute to the “King of Pop” by wearing swimsuits with MJ’s image on them and performing their technical duet routine on Sunday to a mix of several […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/5/12 — Omar Infante

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/5/12 — Omar Infante

    Several players from both teams were getting in on the offensive parade during yesterday’s game between the Cleveland Indians and the Detroit Tigers, but it was none other than Tigers’ third baseman Omar Infante who was providing a majority of that offense at the most critical moments of the ballgame. Infante’s first offensive contribution came […]

  • Ethiopian Steeplechase Fail At The Olympics (Video)

    Ethiopian Steeplechase Fail At The Olympics (Video)

    Ethiopians have a reputation for being great long-distance runners, but when you throw a few hurdles into the mix, as the steeplechase event does, suddenly, they don’t appear to be so great anymore. For evidence of that, look no further than Birhan Getahun, who slammed hard into the final hurdle during the second heat of […]

  • This Venezuelan Boxing Fan Knows How To Pump Up The Crowd (Video)

    This Venezuelan Boxing Fan Knows How To Pump Up The Crowd (Video)

    The Olympics are always exciting on television, because the main networks really only show you the best events. But you have to remember that for every swimming final featuring Ryan Lochte or every track event featuring Ivet Lalova, there’s a team handball match between Angola and Croatia, or a rhythmic gymnastics event featuring a bunch […]

  • TNT Should Hire Irish Basketball Announcer Timmy McCarthy (Video)

    TNT Should Hire Irish Basketball Announcer Timmy McCarthy (Video)

    It sure would be nice to be at the 2012 Summer Olympics in person, but let’s face it.  Not many people have the time or money to fly halfway around the world to watch sports for two weeks. For this reason, the announcers are especially important when you watch the Olympics on television. They need […]

  • USA’s Alex Morgan Knees New Zealand Keeper In The Face (GIF)

    USA’s Alex Morgan Knees New Zealand Keeper In The Face (GIF)

    Abby Wambach and Sydney Leroux scored goals in the 27th and 87th minutes, respectively, to give the USA women’s soccer team a 2-0 quarterfinal victory over New Zealand, ending the Kiwi’s hopes for an Olympic medal at the 2012 London Games. Despite being outplayed for much of the match, the Kiwi’s still had a shot […]