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WAR for AL MVP: Tracking Mike Trout, Aaron Judge in battle for baseball’s top award

June 26th, 2017|

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MLB’s MVPs are almost always among the league leaders in the wins above replacement (WAR) stat, which attempts to gauge a player’s overall contribution […]

Hype machine revving up for UFC 214 Cormier vs Jones

June 26th, 2017|

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In May, at the UFC Summer Kickoff presser in Dallas, all eyes were on Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier in anticipation of their July […]

Paul Rabil Live! lacrosse tour parodies classic album covers from Nirvana, Green Day and more

June 25th, 2017|

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Legendary lacrosse player Paul Rabil has been posting reworked classic album covers to Instagram in promotion of his 2017 cross-country, lacrosse-camp tour. We’ve pitched […]

Goofball PGA golfer Danny Lee finds straight man in swing coach Drew Steckel

June 25th, 2017|

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Along with Andres Gonzales, Danny Lee is one of the more interesting characters you will come across in the normally staid PGA crowd. The […]

Rising Stars: India’s Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Lakshya Sen shine on world badminton stage

June 25th, 2017|

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The game of badminton is thought to have originally developed among expatriate officers in British India, where it became a popular form of recreation […]

Top Ten Fan Cards — July 1, 2017

June 25th, 2017|

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This week’s Top Ten Fan Cards chart sees a hockey card taking over the top spot. The card tally by sport has baseball with […]

Dude Perfect keeps fidget spinner fad spinning with trick-shots video

June 24th, 2017|

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Fads have been rising up at a fast and furious pace over the past few years from the Harlem Shuffle to the Ice Bucket, […]

Air Miles Galore: Miles Daisher sets world record with 63 BASE jumps in 24 hours

June 24th, 2017|

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Most people will never go sky diving over the course of their lifetime, let alone attempt a BASE jump. Miles Daisher, on the other […]

Fail Friday Follies: Pole vaulting world records and world wreckers

June 23rd, 2017|

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Centuries ago, pole vaulting originated in the Netherlands as a means to cross canals and marshy areas without getting one’s wooden shoes all mucked […]

Ken Griffey Jr. headlines Seattle Mariners all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

June 23rd, 2017|

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Last year, Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame after being selected on a record 99.32 percent of ballots cast. […]

Prince Fielder, Angel Pagan and the most misleadingly named MLB players of all time

June 23rd, 2017|

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What’s in a name? Apparently, not a whole lot — or at least not in the cases of the professional baseball players presented below. […]

Kings of Instagram: Rob Dyrdek, Tony Hawk, Nyjah Huston tops among skateboarders

June 22nd, 2017|

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Skateboarders, unlike many of the stars from much older sports, were quick to embrace Instagram after it debuted in 2010. As a result, the […]