MLB: Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Dodgers

Vin Scully’s 8 greatest calls of all-time

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced on Tuesday that long-time announcer Vin Scully will return in 2015 for his 66th season with the team. His reign of greatness in the booth will continue. He started this gig back in 1950. The color television had yet to be sold. The Berlin Wall had not yet gone up. […]

NFL: Philadelphia Eagles-Training Camp

LeSean McCoy is quicker and leaner after putting down ‘Doritos and sauce’

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy led the league and rushed for a career-high 1,607 yards last season. The elusive rusher thrived in Chip Kelly’s offense and continued to do what he does best—making would-be tacklers miss in the open field. He’s been working out hard during the offseason, and has lost roughly five pounds which he […]

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Video: Armless fan ‘throws’ ceremonial first pitch with his foot

The feel-good story of the week happened during Thursday’s Twins-Royals game at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals invited Tom Willis—who was born armless—to “throw” out the first pitch before the game. But instead of throwing it, he delivered the ball to home plate with his foot. It’s pretty amazing how he was able to grip the […]

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5 NFL Teams That Will Regress in 2014

Training camp action is in full swing, and fans are just now getting their first glimpses into what to expect during the 2014 NFL season. For some teams, it’s an opportunity to overcome last year’s failures. For others, it’s an opportunity to improve upon the great things they accomplished in 2013. At the present time, […]

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Video: Cowboys TE coach splashes players with ice water during drill

NFL teams often utilize plenty of old-school yet innovative methods to improve in all facets of the game. New Cowboys tight ends coach Mike Pope, for example, has his own unique method that he’s been using in an attempt to improve his players’ concentration. A ball is thrown in the direction of the shirtless males, […]

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Watch: Bills Aaron Williams busts out sick dance moves at camp

Players will do anything to escape the boredom brought on during rain delays. There’s really nothing to do but sit and talk. But Buffalo Bills safety Aaron Williams decided to try something a bit different. So when the team endured a rain delay during Wednesday’s training camp practice, he attempted to dance like no one […]

NFL: Washington Redskins-Minicamp

DeSean Jackson said Redskins fans are more supportive than Eagles fans

Newly-acquired Washington Redskins WR DeSean Jackson really needed a change of scenery. He didn’t get along well with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, and was referred to as a locker room distraction by the media as well as some of his former teammates. So you’d think he’d take the high road with his new team—hitting […]

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Boston Red Sox

Ranking the most likely MLB trade deadline moves

The MLB rumor mill is buzzing with speculation—a clear indication that the trade deadline (July 31, 4 p.m. ET) is just around the corner. As is the case with every season, there are the proverbial buyers and sellers. Some clubs are looking to add key pieces for a pennant run, and others are placing more […]

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Watch: New York Giants players fight during training camp

Training camp wouldn’t be complete without at least one epic camp fight. And the New York Giants players got their scuffle out of the way early. During Monday’s practice, FB Henry Hynoski and DT Johnathan Hankins engaged in fisticuffs, while the rest of the players attempted to break up the scuffle. It didn’t last long. […]

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7 must-see NFL training camp battles to watch

Training camps around the league have opened, and now begins the time of year when 90 men strap on their pads and leave everything on the field for even the slightest chance at achieving their childhood dreams. Roster spots and starting jobs are won and lost in camp. Every moment counts during this time of […]

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Video: Pirates Josh Harrison eludes would-be tags in rundown with crafty jukes

When MLB players are caught in rundowns, they’re rarely able to avoid being tagged out without an error or gaffe of some sort. But in Sunday’s Pirates-Rockies game, Josh Harrison did just that by utilizing a variety of jukes, cut-backs and some good old-fashioned speed. After stealing second base on a 1-0 count in the […]

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Video: BubbleBall—a fun, new hybrid sport

BubbleBall has taken the Internet by storm. It’s a cool sport which combines soccer and inflatable bubbles. And the cushion the inflatable bubbles provide makes it a safer alternative to many other contact sports. The BubbleBall official website says it’s “more fun than soccer, safer than football, cheaper than hockey, and bouncier than basketball.” While there’s plenty of […]

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Video: Yasiel Puig hits three triples, ties modern MLB record

Los Angeles Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig has been making seemingly impossible feats look routine since he first burst onto the scene last season. He’s a special player, and manufactures game-changing plays with both his bat and his glove in the most entertaining ways possible. And during Friday night’s Dodgers-Giants game, he stole the show in a 8-1 L.A. win […]

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: MLB Players in doughnut-eating contest

Nothing says dominance like winning a good old-fashioned doughnut-eating contest. And that’s why young pitchers Kevin Gausman and Marcus Stroman decided to see who could eat six doughnuts the fastest. Gausman won by a considerable margin, but Stroman won where it really counted. He pitched an absolute gem during Thursday’s 8-0 victory over the Red Sox, giving […]

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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 […]

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