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The Goalie Fight: A Best-Of Retrospective

The Goalie Fight Is A Sports Rarity

The rarest of hockey rares came crashing into the National Hockey League’s Sunday night preseason match up between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Buffalo Sabres: the goalie fight. This was one for the ages, one of the best goalie scraps hockey fans had seen in more than a decade, with Buffalo’s Ryan Miller taking… Read more »

London Interested In NFL Franchise

Interest in an NFL team in London's Wembley stadium is real

Two NFL games are being held at Wembley Stadium in London this season. That number might not be enough, as the city recently expressed increased interest in its own franchise. This Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Minnesota Vikings travel to London to duke it out. Then, in late October, the San Francisco 49ers will… Read more »

Broncos Crush Raiders On Monday Night Football

Monday Night Football saw the Broncos beat the Raiders

It was the Peyton Manning Show again in Denver, as the Broncos crushed the Oakland Raiders 37-21 on Monday Night Football. The Broncos might have to consider this game a loss after failing to score 40 points for the first time all season. While Peyton Manning’s three touchdowns and 374 yards passing didn’t match his… Read more »

Pirates Clinch Playoffs, End 21 Year Drought

The Pittsburgh Pirates clinched the playoffs Monday night

At least Pittsburgh has the Pirates. The Steelers may have started the NFL season 0-3, but the Pirates just clinched a spot in the MLB playoffs for the first time in 21 years. The 2013 MLB season also marks the Pirates first winning season in 21 years. The last time the Pirates made the playoffs,… Read more »

Roy Halladay Faces Three Batters, Exits Game With Arm Fatigue

Phillies' ace Roy Halladay left his start Monday with shoulder fatigue

Roy Halladay is in a world of hurt after exiting the Phillie’s game three hitters into the night. The pitching icon walked off the field with “right arm fatigue” and, at 36-years-old, his career is in question. The Philadelphia Phillies were taking on the Miami Marlins in Miami on Monday night with the usually reliable… Read more »

Oracle Surges Closer To America’s Cup Upset

Oracle Team USA is one match closer to an America's Cup win

Oracle Team USA is pushing closer to one of the greatest comebacks in the history of professional sports. Down eight races to one in the America’s Cup finals, the team has gone back to a strategy it originally ditched and the results have been stunning. Emirates Team New Zealand should have won the America’s Cup…. Read more »

Aldon Smith Takes ‘Indefinite Leave’ From 49ers

Linebacker Aldon Smith will take an indefinite leave from football

The San Francisco 49ers 2013 season isn’t going as planned. After being arrested for driving under the influence Friday morning, all pro linebacker Aldon Smith has taken an “indefinite leave” from the team to seek professional help. Smith played in the 49ers 27-7 loss to the Indianapolis Colts at home Sunday afternoon. The beat down… Read more »

Bengals Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

Adam Pacman Jones was arrested Monday morning

The Cincinnati Bengals were putting a lot of faith that Adam “Pacman” Jones’ off the field issues were behind him. That doesn’t appear to be the case. The cornerback was arrested for disorderly conduct in Ohio Monday morning. Adam Jones was a passenger in a car pulled over at 2:30 am for speeding. The driver,… Read more »

Brian Hoyer Shocks Minnesota In Cleveland Browns Debut

Brian Hoyer and the Browns beat the Minnesota Vikings Sunday

Not even the Cleveland Browns saw this one coming. Third string quarterback turned starter Brian Hoyer led Cleveland to the biggest upset of the NFL season with a 31-27 victory over Minnesota on Sunday night. With Trent Richardson gone and nothing to lose the Browns went all in with Brian Hoyer. He threw the ball… Read more »

49ers Players Embarrassed After Loss To Colts

49ers players sounded embarrassed after loss to Indianapolis

The San Francisco 49ers fell 27-7 to the Indianapolis Colts at home on Sunday. After the game the 49ers players sounded embarrassed with the effort they put on the field. When San Francisco got drubbed 29-3 by the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, no one seemed that concerned. It’s Seattle! No team has louder home fans… Read more »

Shaquille O’Neal Buys Minority Share In Sacramento Kings

Shaquille O'Neal has joined the Kings as a minority owner

The man who once famously called the Lakers’ northern rivals the “Sacramento Queens,” has changed his colors. Shaquille O’Neal has bought a minority ownership share in the Sacramento Kings and will be introduced by the team on Tuesday. The move by Shaquille O’Neal was a long time coming. The future Hall of Fame center has… Read more »

Red Sox Honor Hall Of Famer Carl Yastrzemski With Statue

Carl Yastrzemski Honored With Statue Outside Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox honored baseball hall of famer Carl Yastrzemski with a statue outside Fenway Park Sunday morning. Announced as “Carl Yastrzemski Day” throughout Beantown by Mayor Tom Menino, Sunday saw one of baseball’s most storied teams pay tribute to its greatest star, the man they call “Yaz.” The statue — which depicts Yastrzemski… Read more »

Bears Beat Steelers On Sunday Night Football

Sunday Night Football saw the Bears beat the Steelers.

The Chicago Bears looked every bit like a playoff team Sunday night in a 40-23 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Pittsburgh fell to 0-3 on the season and their playoff hopes have almost completely slipped away. Ben Roethlisberger threw for over 400 yards, but the Steelers turned the ball over four times. The Bears ran… Read more »

UFC 165: Jon Jones And Alexander Gustafsson Taken To Hospital

Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones

After a grueling UFC 165 bout Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson were taken to a local Toronto hospital. Jones defended his UFC light heavyweight title with an unanimous decision in the Octogon. The men were competing in the main event at UFC 165 on Saturday night. Both men skipped the post-fight press conference and speaking… Read more »

Jamaal Charles Crown Of Helmet Hit Ruled Legal By NFL

Jamaal Charles crown of helmet hit called legal

Today is not Jackie Battle’s day. Hours after being fined by the NFL for lowering his helmet into Texans safety Daniel Manning, a similar hit by Jamaal Charles during on Thursday night football has been ruled legal. Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles will not be fined by the NFL for using the crown… Read more »

John McCain Slams Dodgers For Pool Celebration

John McCain used Twitter to call the Dodgers classless

Arizona Senator John McCain has taken the Los Angeles Dodgers to task after the team Jumped in the Diamondbacks’ swimming pool to celebrate their NL West clinching victory. McCain took to Twitter to unleash his anger, calling the Dodgers players, “a bunch of overpaid, immature, arrogant, spoiled brats!” He then linked to an Arizona Republic… Read more »

Rob Gronkowski Upgraded To Questionable On Patriots’ Injury Report

Rob Gronkowski has been upgraded to questionable on the Patriots injury report

The return of a reliable receiver in New England could happen sooner than expected. The Patriots listed tight end Rob Gronkowski as questionable on this week’s injury report. He’s listed as doubtful the last two weeks. Rob Gronkowski was limited in Patriots practice this week while recovering from back and forearm injuries. After a stress… Read more »

Titans Jackie Battle Fined By NFL

Jackie Battle was fined for his hit on Daniel Manning

Another day, another fine handed out by the NFL for an illegal hit. Titan’s fullback Jackie Battle was fined $21,000 by the league for leading with helmet last Sunday. According to the league, Battle violated the new crown-of-helmet rule, which states a runner cannot lead with their helmet outside of the tackle box. During the… Read more »

Peyton Manning and Todd Helton, A Surprising Friendship

Peyton Manning, now in Denver, was guided by Todd Helton in college

Here’s something you probably didn’t know, future NFL Hall of Famer Peyton Manning and future MLB Hall of Famer are Todd Helton are close friends. Helton, who plays for the Colorado Rockies, has spent his entire career a mile high. Manning is new to the area. This is his second season playing for the Denver… Read more »

49ers’ Aldon Smith Arrested For DUI

linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested on suspicion of DUI friday morning

San Francisco 49ers all pro linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested for suspicion of DUI early Friday morning. He now faces a possible suspension from the league. This was not Aldon Smith’s first offense. He was arrested on similar charges in January of 2012 in Miami Beach. More recently he was involved with gun possession charges… Read more »