1. World Football Quotes of the Week: Ancelotti Queries Ronaldo Boos, Kaka Eyes MLS

    It has been another eventful week in football, as most countries enter the final stretch and with the big prizes coming into view...

    Shane Murray Written by Shane Murray about 23 days ago 1,195 reads 0 comments

  2. Bahrain Grand Prix 2014: 10 Facts About the Track at Sakhir

    The Bahrain Grand Prix is round three of the 2014 Formula One season, and the venue will be the Bahrain International Circuit in the Sakhir region of the tiny Gulf state. The race has been held nine times, with the first race taking place in 2004...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 23 days ago 7,796 reads 0 comments

  3. Manchester United Players Recall Defining Comeback Win Against Bayern in 1999

    Half-time in the Manchester United dressing room at the Camp Nou, May 26, 1999. Alex Ferguson is rallying the troops, as per Michael Crick's book, The Boss : You will be ...

    Andy Mitten Written by Andy Mitten about 24 days ago 9,322 reads 15 comments

  4. How MLB's Presidential First-Pitch Tradition Got Started and Evolved to Today

    If you ever need to convince a friend that baseball really is the national pastime among America's favorite sports, just ask how many times the President of the United States has ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 25 days ago 71,788 reads 96 comments

  5. Roberto Di Matteo and Gianluca Vialli Highlight Chelsea's Generation X Appeal

    Gianluca Vialli gave an interview as part of the Barclays "You Are Football" campaign this week which got me thinking: What is it that’s so special about Chelsea players ...

    Rowanne Westhenry Written by Rowanne Westhenry about 25 days ago 4,160 reads 5 comments

  6. Why Older Tracks Like Martinsville Speedway Are True NASCAR Treasures

    I'd venture to guess that many people 25 years old or younger have no idea what kind of national treasure Martinsville Speedway is not only to NASCAR, but also to this country in general...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 25 days ago 1,672 reads 0 comments

  7. 'Wrigley Field Year by Year' Gives in-Depth Account of Wrigley's Rich History

    There has never been a book that chronicled the entire history of a baseball park by the year. That is, not until now...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 27 days ago 257 reads 1 comments

  8. Michael Jordan Had Himself Quite the Game on This Day in 1990

    Quick: What is the significance of March 28, 1990 in NBA lore? Well, when in doubt, it’s best to guess that Michael Jordan—the greatest player of all-time—had a hand in making the date special...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 27 days ago 1,985 reads 3 comments

  9. Ranking Argentina's 30 Greatest World Cup Moments

    From the very first tournament onward, Argentina have boasted a rich history in the World Cup. With two winners' medals and two further appearances in the final, few teams have made such an impact on the competition as the Albiceleste...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 27 days ago 2,388 reads 3 comments

  10. Remembering the Tamudazo When Espanyol Dashed Barcelona's La Liga Title Dream

    When Barcelona face Espanyol this weekend, they will be reminded of the 2006-7 title race and the Tamudazo which crushed their La Liga dreams seven years ago...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 28 days ago 5,106 reads 15 comments

  11. Russian MMA Talent Could Pay Price for Crimean Conflict

    Combat sports don't register in the pecking order of geopolitical concerns amplified after Russian president Vladimir Putin moved to annex the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine...

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  12. Los Angeles Dodgers: Which Team Wins in a 2014 vs. 1955 Matchup?

    In the venerated classic The Boys of Summer , author Roger Kahn recounts the Los Angeles Dodgers ’ best seasons during the 1950s—the team’s wondrous glory years—and documents player triumphs and challenges in that golden era...

    Buzz Ponce Written by Buzz Ponce about 30 days ago 187 reads 0 comments

  13. 'Before Wrigley Became Wrigley' Is Fascinating Historical Tale

    From the time Weeghman Park, the park that would eventually become Wrigley Field, opened and the time the Cubs played their first game there, two full years would pass...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 30 days ago 1,488 reads 0 comments

  14. Pit Stops Gone Wrong: 10 Famous Gaffes in the Pit Lane

    Formula One teams have turned pit stops into an art form. Red Bull currently hold the record for the fastest time to change all four of a car's tyres , an absurdly rapid 1.923 seconds...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 1 month ago 7,092 reads 1 comments

  15. On This Day in 2001, Randy Johnson Hit a Bird with a Pitch During a Game

    On March 24, 2001, pitcher Randy Johnson hit a bird with a pitch during the seventh inning of a spring-training game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Francisco Giants. The dove exploded instantly after being hit with the 90-plus mph pitch.

    Ken Dorset Written by Ken Dorset about 1 month ago 50,235 reads 15 comments

  16. Examining Pro Wrestling's Connections to Collegiate Wrestling

    This past weekend saw the NCAA National Wrestling Championship take place in Oklahoma City. As is now becoming tradition, an Oklahoma City native was there scouting and recruiting talent for WWE ...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 1 month ago 15,124 reads 8 comments

  17. San Francisco 49ers: 50 Greatest Draft Picks of All Time

    Nailing a draft pick can set an NFL team up for years. If, after all the scouting, the game tape, the combine, the sleepless nights and nail-biting draft days you make the right selection, your team can be propelled into contention for years...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 1 month ago 6,938 reads 29 comments

  18. What Would the Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Team Look Like?

    For over a century, Pittsburgh has been home to the Pirates, and while there have been ups and downs in the organization's history, an abundance of all-time great players have called Pittsburgh home...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 1 month ago 391 reads 0 comments