Total Pro Sports | The Lighter Side Of Sports Page 966

NEWS

  • This Day In Sports History (July 22nd) — Sonny Liston

    This Day In Sports History (July 22nd) — Sonny Liston

    It was on this day in 1963 that Sonny Liston defended his World Heavyweight title against Floyd Patterson in a rematch from the previous year.  The fight took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sonny Liston entered the first fight against Patterson as a heavy betting line favorite.  However, Sports Illustrated along with former heavyweight champions […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/21/2013 — Bartolo Colon

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/21/2013 — Bartolo Colon

    What’s Bartolo Colon‘s secret?  Is it a new workout routine?  Perhaps a healthier diet?  Or maybe it’s the steroids!  Whatever it is, it sure as hell seems to be working, because at the age of 40, the righty is currently in the midst of his best season ever. Colon entered yesterday’s game against the Los […]

  • 25 Incredible Vintage Skateboard Ads

    25 Incredible Vintage Skateboard Ads

    Skateboarding has been around for quite a while now, and so too have skateboarding advertisements. As Green Label puts it, “advertising in skateboard culture is more than just a promotion tool; it is a creative calling card that created a vibe and lifestyle that spoke to youth culture around the word.” These characteristics were quite […]

  • The 21 Most Gorgeous Women to Walk the 2013 ESPY Awards Red Carpet

    The 21 Most Gorgeous Women to Walk the 2013 ESPY Awards Red Carpet

    The 2013 ESPY Awards were held on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. As usual the spectacle brought out an eclectic mix of celebrities and athletes—and of course a lot of really beautiful women. Some were athletes themselves, while others were athletes’ wives and girlfriends, famous and not-so-famous. Point is, they were all looking like a […]

  • Here’s Brian Scalabrine Rasslin’ Some Leprechauns (Video + Pics)

    Here’s Brian Scalabrine Rasslin’ Some Leprechauns (Video + Pics)

    So what has the great Brian Scalabrine, aka the White Mamba, been doing with himself since retiring after the 2011-12 NBA season? I have no idea, actually. But apparently minor league baseball club owner Drew Webber is concerned about him, because he recently held a promotion called “Put Brian Scalabrine to Work Night.” And he […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 19th) — 1996 Summer Olympics

    This Day In Sports History (July 19th) — 1996 Summer Olympics

    It was on this day in 1996 that the opening ceremonies took place for the 26th Summer Olympic Games.  The games took place in Atlanta, Georgia and marked the 100th anniversary of the Summer Olympics. The Olympic torch was lit by Muhammad Ali in a very emotional moment.  Ali was also given a replacement gold […]

  • Charl Schwartzel Smashes His 6 Iron to Pieces at the British Open (GIF)

    Charl Schwartzel Smashes His 6 Iron to Pieces at the British Open (GIF)

    So far today, 2011 Masters Champion Charl Schwartzel is doing pretty well. He recently entered the clubhouse following his second round at the 2013 British Open, and through those 18 holes he recorded three birdies and no bogies for a score of -3. The cause of Schwartzel’s success in round two? He obviously put the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/18/2013 — Zach Johnson

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/18/2013 — Zach Johnson

    It was a slow day in the sporting world yesterday, so for this edition of the “Stat Line of the Night,” we take you all the way to East Lothian, Scotland, for the opening round of the 2013 British Open Championship.  It was there that Zach Johnson took the early lead on the rest of the […]

  • ‘Bare Knuckle Boxing’ Is Coming to DirecTV on July 27 (Video)

    ‘Bare Knuckle Boxing’ Is Coming to DirecTV on July 27 (Video)

    Do you ever find yourself thinking, “man, I wish there were some kind of hybrid combat sport between boxing and mixed martial arts?” No, of course you don’t. If you like boxing, then you like boxing. And if that’s not enough for you, then you like mixed martial arts. Anything in between would just be […]