The 10 Most Dominant Pitching Seasons of the Past 15 Years
In one of the most surprising stories of the first half of the baseball season, New York Mets knuckleball-throwing journeyman R.A. Dickey is dominating hitters, having hurled back-to-back one-hitters.
10 Professional Teams So Embarrassed By Losing That They Apologized to Fans
In a letter published in newspapers and on the team website on Monday, Toronto Maple Leafs chairman Larry Tanenbaum admitted that “the way this year ended was unacceptable.”
The 5 Sports Stadiums with the Wackiest Attractions
Owners of sports franchises are always trying to find new ways to lure people to the game. Comerica Park in Detroit, for example, has both a carousel and a Ferris wheel to entertain young fans who might not be able to — or willing to — sit through an entire nine-inning game.
Magic Johnson and 6 Other Former Athletes Who Bought Professional Sports Teams [VIDEOS]
Magic Johnson and his group of investors were awarded the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers late Tuesday night. It’s the latest business investment in Johnson’s post-retirement portfolio and comes at a pretty hefty sum of $2 billion.
Peyton Manning and 7 Other Great Quarterbacks Who Changed Teams Late in Their Careers
After weeks of speculation as to where he’d land, Peyton Manning finally chose Denver as the next city he’ll call home. The former Colt and future Hall of Fame quarterback immediately turns the Broncos into a Super Bowl contender. But some w
‘John Carter’ and 15 of the Biggest Movie Flops of All Time
After a couple poor weekends out of the gate, ‘John Carter’ is poised to become one of the worst movie investments in history. Analysts expect the Walt Disney Co. to take a $165 million loss that will earn it the indignity cast upon forgettable films like ‘Ishtar’ and ‘Howard the Duck.’ A variety of…
10 Biggest First Round Upsets in Recent NCAA Tournament History [PHOTOS, VIDEOS]
The annual NCAA Tournament kicks off Tuesday with two games featuring lower seeds vying for a spot in the field of 64.
10 Lucky Movie Quotes for St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day brings out the superstitious side in all of us. Lucky charms come front-and-center this week as we head into the holiday weekend. Though St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t get the same love in cinema that other high-profile holidays receive, Hollywood does have a rich tradition of crediting…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Oscars
With Oscars season upon us, it’s anyone’s guess who will take home the gold. Each year, some newcomers crash the party among veteran actors who command the red carpet at the Academy Awards. The annual event draws Hollywood’s biggest stars, and millions more around the world. The press always puts to…
Celebrate President’s Day with a Look at Presidents Tossing Ceremonial First Pitches
Did you know that President Taft was the first president to toss the ceremonial first pitch before a Major League Baseball game? He did in in 1910 on Opening Day at Griffith Stadium before a Washington Senators game. Since Taft, every president has followed suit taking the mound at some point during…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day was first celebrated on February 2, 1886 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, but the legend of the groundhog’s prognosticating prowess was first established a year later. A group of devoted followers went to Gobbler’s Knob to spread word that the little rodent had special powers to determin…
Legendary Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno Dies at 85
Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, the all-time leader in college football history who was involved in the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State, has died at age 85 of lung cancer.