MLB: Winter Meetings

MLB Hall of Fame Weekend: A look back at each inductee’s best moments

After a 2013 election in which no players were selected for induction into Baseball’s Hall of Fame, the 2014 class features three former on-field superstars as well as three legendary managers. Each of the six honored this weekend in Cooperstown had a lengthy impact on the game. Their plaques will be detailed, but can be […]

NFL: 2014 NFL Draft

Why it’s time to put an end to NFL’s Draft Advisory board

The NFL recently made changes to its Draft Advisory Board, implementing a new set of rules for the committee. I move to dismantle the board entirely. The first question one might ask is as follows: what exactly is the NFL Draft Advisory Board? In the early 1990s, the NFL had a major issue with underclassmen […]

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Video: Hunter Pence Gives Phillie Phanatic CPR

Hunter Pence has been back playing at Citizens Bank Park during the most recent Giants-Phillies series, and he’s had to fight off boo birds after delivering some clutch hits. But that’s to be expected in the City of Brotherly Love. And Wednesday night’s game featured a comical moment with Pence and the Phillies mascot. Just […]

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Packers head coach Mike McCarthy gets street named after him

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has already accomplished much in his tenure with the team. In less than a decade, he’s strung together 88 wins and six playoff appearances. And, most importantly, he helped coach a young team to victory in Super Bowl XLV. And he’s now being rewarded for all his success. On […]

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Video: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater throws out first pitch at Twins game

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater hasn’t taken a snap under center in an NFL game yet, but the first-round draft pick is already showcasing his arm strength on the baseball diamond. He was invited to throw out the first pitch during Wednesday afternoon’s Indians-Twins game, and that’s exactly what he did. The pitch sailed a bit, […]

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Matt Leinart, Dean Cain take verbal shots at each other

Matt Leinart never blossomed into the elite NFL franchise QB that he was projected to be coming out of USC, so he’s now moved on to bigger and better things—beefing with Superman. Yes, you heard that right. Leinart and Dean Cain have been engaging in verbal sparring with one another. And it all started when Cain had […]

NFL: San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos

Chargers Sign RB Danny Woodhead to Two-Year Contract Extension

After posting career-high numbers in 2013, RB Danny Woodhead has been rewarded with a two-year contract extension from the San Diego Chargers. The team made the announcement on Tuesday, and the elusive running back is now signed with the team through 2016. He was set to make $1.75 million in 2014, after coming over from […]

NBA: Playoffs-Oklahoma City Thunder at Los Angeles Clippers

Clippers CEO says Doc Rivers will quit if Donald Sterling remains owner

The Los Angeles Clippers are embarking on what will likely be a long, arduous offseason for them as the organization attempts to move on from the Donald Sterling era and find new ownership. And today’s proceedings in probate court over the proposed sale of the team were very interesting, as Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons […]

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Video: Santa Claus throws out first pitch at White Sox game, misses plate by a mile

Santa Claus possesses many talents and brings joy to children everywhere. However, he’s not very good at throwing baseballs,  as we learned during Monday night’s Royals-White Sox game when he threw out the first pitch. The team embraced #ChristmasInJuly, which pretty much was comprised of a simple hashtag and Kris Kringle taking the mound before the game. Unfortunately, […]

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Video: Phillies Bullpen Plays Bocce Ball During Rain Delay

Rain delays are never fun. Players and fans alike nervously wait around and try to bide their time before the game resumes. Well, the Phillies bullpen recently employed a fun method to pass the time—playing bocce ball. When the team took on the Atlanta Braves on July 20, they were stuck at Turner Field with […]

NCAA Football: Texas A&M at Louisiana State

Report: Titans QB Zach Mettenberger Punched by Bama Fan in Nashville Bar

Titans rookie QB Zach Mettenberger hasn’t played a down in the NFL yet, but he’s reportedly already had his patience tested by a raucous Bama fan in Nashville. Over the weekend, while hanging out at Losers Most Wanted Bar & Grill, he was sucker-punched by a fan at the bar, according to a report in The […]

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Video: Anthony Rizzo Flips Over Railing into Camera Well and Makes Spectacular Catch

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has been making sensational plays left and right this season, and was recently voted into his first ever All-Star game for consistently making highlight reel-type plays. And during Sunday’s Cubs-Diamondbacks matchup, he made another spectacular catch that has already been turning heads. After Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill popped up a ball into foul […]

MLB: Chicago Cubs at Arizona Diamondbacks

Video: Diamondbacks Fan Runs Onto Field, Jukes Security Guards

One particular Arizona Diamondbacks fan was so excited for the second half of the season to begin that he ran onto Chase Field on Friday night. During the ninth inning of the Cubs-Diamondbacks game, this fan wanted a selfie with Gerardo Parra so he took to the outfield—cell phone in hand. He didn’t get the […]

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Video: Fenway Park Ballgirl Fields and Drops Fair Ball

One particular ballgirl at Fenway Park had an “oops” moment on Friday night. When KC Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer grounded a 3-2 pitch down the first-base line in the fourth inning, she went down and fielded the live ground ball in her mitt like a field player would. She then realized what had happened, so […]

MLB: Toronto Blue Jays at Tampa Bay Rays

Bold Predictions for the Second Half of the 2014 MLB Season

We have witnessed outstanding pitching, superb rookie performances and a fair share of great finishes so far in 2014. Most teams have played up to expectations. Still, there are clubs that are far off from most preseason prognostications. It’s one thing to make observations on events that are firmly placed in the rear-view mirror. It’s […]

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Photo: Johnny Manziel Hangs Out with Kevin Durant and Drake

With training camp just around the corner, Browns QB Johnny Manziel is still living it up and traveling around the country. He’s partied on inflatable swans, enjoyed July 4th in Las Vegas and also chilled with a group of women at a Red Sox game. And on Thursday he posted a photo on Twitter of him hanging out […]

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