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  • Jason Collins Throws Out First Pitch at Red Sox Game (Video)

    Jason Collins Throws Out First Pitch at Red Sox Game (Video)

    A couple months back, NBA free agent Jason Collins made history when he came out as gay in a Sports Illustrated article, thus becoming the first openly gay pro athlete in United State professional sports. It was a pretty big deal, and it elicited both criticism and praise. Of course, one of the most notable […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 7th) – Detroit Red Wings

    This Day In Sports History (June 7th) – Detroit Red Wings

    It was on this day in 1997 that the Detroit Red Wings beat the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 4 to win the Stanley Cup.  The Red Wings won the game, 2-1, to sweep the Flyers and win their first Stanley Cup in 42 years. The 1996-97 Detroit Red Wings team was loaded with talent and […]

  • Tony Who? Giant Breasts Steal Spotlight at Game 1 of NBA Finals (GIF)

    Tony Who? Giant Breasts Steal Spotlight at Game 1 of NBA Finals (GIF)

    If you didn’t watch Game 1 of the NBA Finals last night, you missed out. And I’m not even talking about the game itself, which featured an incredible shot by Tony Parker to seal the deal with five seconds left in the game. No, I’m talking about the gigantic deposits of precious South Beach silicon […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 6/6/2013 — Tim Duncan

    Stat Line of the Night — 6/6/2013 — Tim Duncan

    When compared side-by-side, LeBron James‘ triple-double may appear to be more impressive than Tim Duncan‘s double-double during Game One of the NBA Finals, but when you add in the game’s final score, it’s not. James led the way for the Heat with 18 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists, but on this night he and […]

  • Genoa C.F.C. President Kicks Photographer, Smashes His Camera (Video)

    Genoa C.F.C. President Kicks Photographer, Smashes His Camera (Video)

    Genoa C.F.C is one of the lesser known clubs from Italy’s top flight soccer division, Serie A.  Their last significant title came back in 1937, when they won their only Italian Cup.  And this season they finished in 17th out of 20 teams, barely avoiding relegation.  That would be one of the reasons why the […]

  • The World Shin-Kicking Championship Is a Real Thing (Video)

    The World Shin-Kicking Championship Is a Real Thing (Video)

    If you thought chasing wheels of cheese down a hill was weird, wait till you hear about this. Recently in Gloucestershire, England, thousands of spectators gathered on a hillside to watch the 401st shin-kicking championships at a festival of weird sports, called the “Cotswold Olimpicks.” And yes, shin-kicking is exactly what it sounds like. The […]

  • Naked Streaker Tackled by Chicken Mascot at New Zealand Rugby Match (Video)

    Naked Streaker Tackled by Chicken Mascot at New Zealand Rugby Match (Video)

    Streaking at any sporting event is a dicey venture, given the proclivity of security personnel to tackle, tase, and basically subdue interlopers through any means necessary. However, some sports are safer for streakers than others. For example, skiing seems to be pretty safe. This winter we told you about a guy who got nekkid and […]

  • 25 Gorgeous Female Athlete GIFs

    25 Gorgeous Female Athlete GIFs

    Gorgeous female athletes are awesome, and animated GIFs are awesome. Combining the two really is a no-brainer, so it’s kind of surprising we haven’t done it until now. However, as the old saying goes, better late than never. Right? Right. But that’s enough chit chat already. You don’t really need me to explain why you should […]

  • Got Enough Sunscreen on Your Lips? (Video)

    Got Enough Sunscreen on Your Lips? (Video)

    It’s always sunny in Philadelphia, I’m told.  So if you’re heading out for an afternoon game at Citizen’s Bank Park, you’ll want to be prepared. Wear a hat, bring plenty of water, and apply that sunscreen liberally. Not too liberally, though. Just be sure to apply a nice even coat of SPF 50 or better. […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    It was on this day in 1990 that Stump Merrill replaced Bucky Dent as the manager of the New York Yankees.  With the hiring, Merrill became the 31st manager in Yankees history. Merrill replaced Dent, who had the Yankees out to an 18-31 record to start the 1990 season.  Dent was hired late in the […]