Tag Archives: playoffs

  • 22 Awesome Baseball Celebration GIFs

    22 Awesome Baseball Celebration GIFs

    Well, it’s that time of year again—the time when grown men in stretchy pajama pants gather together in a room with walls covered in plastic to waste tons of perfectly good alcohol. I am referring, of course, to the MLB postseason and the spraying of bubbly liquids in the locker room after a team has (a) […]

  • 9 Most Memorable One-Game Playoffs And Tie Breakers In MLB History

    9 Most Memorable One-Game Playoffs And Tie Breakers In MLB History

    “One-game playoff” or “tie-breaker?” The nomenclature here can get a little confusing, so let’s clear things up before we get into the best examples in baseball history. However, because either term is basically an instance of the regular season failing us (How DARE you, regular season?), the device can be a little convoluted. All one-game […]

  • 15 Players to Watch During the 2013 MLB Postseason

    15 Players to Watch During the 2013 MLB Postseason

    The 2013 Major League Baseball Postseason gets underway tonight with the first of the two Wild Card games. How is it all going to play out? That’s a tough question to answer any year, but this year it’s pretty much impossible. The Red Sox look great, but pretty much every team could take the whole […]

  • 20 Longest Active Playoff Streaks in Pro Sports

    20 Longest Active Playoff Streaks in Pro Sports

    Earlier this year, the Miami Heat fell just six games short of breaking the NBA’s record for longest winning streaks. Was that an impressive accomplishment? Absolutely it was. A team doesn’t win 27 games in a row without being extremely deep and talented. However, while you wouldn’t expect them to put together another historic winning […]

  • The 9 One-Game Playoffs in MLB History (Prior to 2012)

    The 9 One-Game Playoffs in MLB History (Prior to 2012)

    In the entire history of Major Leage Baseball, there have only been thirteen occasions in which two teams finished the regular season tied at the top of the standings. Of those thirteen ties, four were settled with a three-game series. The other nine? They were settled with a one-game, winner-take-all, loser-go-home playoff. To the young’ins […]

  • Watch LeBron James Flop On A Moving Screen By Tyson Chandler (Video)

    Watch LeBron James Flop On A Moving Screen By Tyson Chandler (Video)

    Much like playoff hockey, playoff basketball is also characterized by a tougher style of play than what we are accustomed to seeing during the regular season.  Just don’t tell that to LeBron James, who may have still been in regular-season-mode when he was leveled by a moving pick from the New York Knicks’ Tyson Chandler […]

  • All 10 Penguins Goals From Last Night In One Minute (Video)

    All 10 Penguins Goals From Last Night In One Minute (Video)

    The Penguins knew they would need to score early and often if they were going to stay alive in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the Philadelphia Flyers.  They would do just that, beating Ilya Bryzgalov and Sergei Bobrovsky five times each during their 10-3 blowout victory last night. With a total of 36 […]

  • Hulk Hogan Revs The Flyers Fans Up For Game 3 (Video)

    Hulk Hogan Revs The Flyers Fans Up For Game 3 (Video)

    Prior to their crucial Game 3 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal battle against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, the Philadelphia Flyers used the real Hulk Hogan (not the fake one, like you may have seen in Pittsburgh earlier this month) to get their fans amp’d up for the game.  That plan seemed to work, as the Philly […]

  • Detroit Red Wings Fans Put On A Light Show Prior To Game Three (Video)

    Detroit Red Wings Fans Put On A Light Show Prior To Game Three (Video)

    Those who got to Joe Louis Arena early for the pregame festivities prior to Sunday’s playoff home opener against the Nashville Predators may have thought that they had accidentally stumbled into a rave, as red glow sticks lit up the entire building. Fans in attendance were given the red glow sticks upon arrival, and it […]

  • Watch Shea Weber Smash Henrik Zetterberg’s Head Into The Glass (Video)

    Watch Shea Weber Smash Henrik Zetterberg’s Head Into The Glass (Video)

    With the final seconds winding down during Game One of the opening round playoff series between the Detroit Red Wings and the Nashville Predators, Shea Weber had two things on his mind.  The first was to kill the final five seconds off the clock and ensure that his team earned the important opening game victory.  […]