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  • Brazilian Soccer Riot Breaks Out, Police Fire Rubber Bullets (Video)

    Brazilian Soccer Riot Breaks Out, Police Fire Rubber Bullets (Video)

    In a story that will probably not help Brazil‘s ongoing publicity campaign in light of the country’s upcoming duties as host to both the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, a fan riot during Sunday’s league game between Vasco da Gama and Atletico Paranaense got so out of hand that rubber bullets […]

  • 25 Biggest Athlete Retirements of 2013

    25 Biggest Athlete Retirements of 2013

    Just about every year we see at least one or two superstar athletes call it a career. There will be some speculation, they will call a press conference, they will announce their retirement and thank the fans and their organization, and then people in the media will write some nice stories about them. This year, […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 10th) — C.C. Sabathia

    This Day In Sports History (December 10th) — C.C. Sabathia

    It was on this day in 2008 that the New York Yankees signed free agent starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia to a seven-year, $161 million contract.  This remains the largest contract ever signed by a pitcher in Major League Baseball history. The Yankees got exactly what they paid for in Sabathia’s first year, as he was […]

  • Stat Line of the Night – 12/9/2013 – Josh McCown

    Stat Line of the Night – 12/9/2013 – Josh McCown

    The Chicago Bears weren’t expected to be big contenders this year. But as it turns out, their whole division sucks. Adrian Peterson is having a “down” year (meaning he is only second in the league in rushing), Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone, and Detroit is…well, Detroit. So people started wondering if the Bears had a […]

  • 9 Greatest Snow Games in the History of the NFL

    9 Greatest Snow Games in the History of the NFL

    Yesterday, the Philadelphia Eagles played the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field under conditions that, at times, could only be described as blizzard-like. Only light snow showers had been forecasted, but mother nature ended up dumping a half foot of the white stuff on the Philadelphia area. And while it played havoc with the coaches’ […]

  • LeSean McCoy Made the Lions Defense Look Silly on Sunday (GIFs)

    LeSean McCoy Made the Lions Defense Look Silly on Sunday (GIFs)

    The performance of Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy yesterday would been impressive under any circumstances. The guy had 217 yards on the ground against the Lions, and 148 of them came in the fourth quarter—as did his two touchdowns of 40 and 57 yards. But the fact that the NFL’s rushing leader did it […]