Tag Archives: MLB

  • Joe Mauer, a.k.a. Mr. Twin, Is Having Twins!

    Joe Mauer, a.k.a. Mr. Twin, Is Having Twins!

    We already knew that Joe Mauer was Mr. Minnesota. The guy played baseball, basketball, and football for Cretin-Derham Hall High School in Saint Paul and became the first person ever to be selected as USA Today’s High School Player of the year in two sports—football in 2000, baseball in 2001. But of course, he turned […]

  • 16 Winningest Team Owners

    16 Winningest Team Owners

    The sports world lost a giant on Monday. Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss died as the result of renal failure brought on by cancer. He was 80 years old. Of course, anybody who follows the NBA at all knows that, under Buss, the Lakers became what they are today: a championship juggernaut. So today, […]

  • 18 Sports GIFs Featuring People Doing Weird Things with Their Tongues

    18 Sports GIFs Featuring People Doing Weird Things with Their Tongues

    I was browsing around the web the other day when I stumbled upon a hilarious GIF of a certain famous, widely despised MVP basketball player (okay, it’s LeBron) doing something very weird with his tongue. And as I watched the GIF repeat, over and over and over again, I starting wondering, there have to be […]

  • Bryce Harper Was on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

    Bryce Harper Was on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was definitely one of the biggest sports stories of 2012. After making the cover of Sports Illustrated when he was just 16 years old, Harper finally made his major league debut last season at the ripe old age of 19, and the kid did not disappoint. Sure, there were ups […]

  • 25 Most Memorable Sports Moments Of 2012

    25 Most Memorable Sports Moments Of 2012

    Events such as LeBron James’ first championship, the Kings winning the Stanley Cup, and the London Olympic games might seem like distant memories now that we’re focused on the NFL, but all of it went down in 2012. It just goes to show that a lot can happen in a year, and it’s easy for […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 22nd) — Brandon Morrow

    This Day In Sports History (December 22nd) — Brandon Morrow

    It was on this day in 2009 that the Toronto Blue Jays sent relief pitcher Brandon League and minor league outfielder Johermyn Chavez to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for starting pitcher Brandon Morrow.  Although the Mariners used him mainly as a relief pitcher, the Jays planned on using Morrow as a starter and a […]

  • 12 Baseball Players Who Got a Lot Richer in 2012

    12 Baseball Players Who Got a Lot Richer in 2012

    In case you hadn’t noticed, 2012 was a pretty good year for elite baseball players. There have been 38 players to sign $100 million contracts in the history of baseball, and 8 of them have done so in the past 12 months. I mean, just think about that. That’s 21% of all $100,000,000 contracts. And […]

  • 11 Athletes Who Shaved Their Heads for Charity

    11 Athletes Who Shaved Their Heads for Charity

    As we told you about yesterday, over the weekend two Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders, inspired by the battle of coach Chuck Pagano, shaved their heads in order to raise $20,000 for cancer research. And while this is certainly the most memorable charity head-shaving in sports history, it is hardly the first. Teams have been shaving their […]

  • 15 Best Players Ever Dumped by the Marlins

    15 Best Players Ever Dumped by the Marlins

    On Tuesday, the Miami Marlins franchise sunk to a new all-time low when they traded every single player earning any kind of money to the Toronto Blue Jays for a handful of prospects, a homophobic defensive wizard, and…um…well, that’s it. Of course, fans of the Marlins had grown used to the team’s so-called “fire-sales,” and […]