Let’s stipulate that that’s not going to happen again. The Penguins aren’t going to shoot 41.6 percent, as they did in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, because hockey teams don’t just shoot 41.6 percent. At the other end, the Predators aren’t going to again allow four goals on 11 shots (before an empty-netter), not…
Japanese IndyCar driver Takuma Sato shocked the world when he won this weekend’s Indianapolis 500 by only .2011 of a second. Few expected Sato, who had one other IndyCar win to his name in 2013, to win IndyCar’s biggest show. Perhaps the most shocked of all, though, was the Japanese commentary team.
Whether you have a home improvement project on the horizon, or just need a Father’s Day gift idea, Amazon’s one-day DEWALT deal is pretty spectacular.
An Idiot On The Field during the eighth inning of tonight’s Reds-Blue Jays blowout executed his invasion in the middle of a play, leading Toronto fielders to simultaneously negotiate fielding a pop fly and avoiding the hoser scrambling to avoid security forces.
Jake Guentzel’s goal with three minutes left handed Pittsburgh a Game 1 win tonight in the Stanley Cup Final, and that goal wiped out what had been a hard-fought Nashville comeback after the Predators found themselves down 3-0 at the end of the first period. (The Penguins added an empty-netter to make the final tally…
Last year we brought you this list of terms NBC hockey announcer Mike "Doc" Emrick used to describe passes in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, and then we set them to music. Now we're putting the power of Doc in your hands, with a clickable soundboard featuring 121 different clips of the legendary broadcaster's…
It’s times like this you wonder if the Blue Jackets were in the Final how many f-bombs John Tortorella could sneak onto live television. At least four more than Peter Laviolette did, we think.
Mike Trout left Sunday’s game against the Marlins after he appeared to sprain his thumb on a headfirst slide. The extent of the injury was unclear at the time, but an MRI today showed that the Angels outfielder has a torn ligament in his left thumb. The 25-year-old will go to the disabled list for the first time in…
Hunter Strickland drilled Bryce Harper with an eighth-inning pitch that sparked a brouhaha between the Giants and Nationals today in San Francisco.
Our simulation of tonight’s Stanley Cup Final matchup between Nashville and Pittsburgh is LIVE. NHL ‘94 on Sega Genesis, CPU vs CPU, with some help from NHL ‘94 expert Naples39.
Frank Deford, the legendary sports writer who worked for Sports Illustrated and NPR for decades, died yesterday in his home in Key West. Deford wrote some of Sports Illustrated’s most celebrated profiles, and he began to work as a correspondent for NPR’s Morning Edition in 1980. He retired from the program earlier…
A hail-mary apology couldn’t save former ESPN and, now, former Denver Post columnist Terry Frei after the seven-time state sportswriter of the year tweeted his disapproval of Japanese driver Takuma Sato winning yesterday’s Indy 500.
It’s easy to pick on the Red Sox for commercializing our most solemn holiday, but MLB’s greed spans the entire league:
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Delightful sunbeam P.K. Subban decided to turn the tables during today’s media day for the Stanley Cup Final, abandoning his spot taking a questions to grab a microphone and grill his teammates on the tough questions no one else dares to. For instance—Mike Fisher, just how it does it feel to be so damn good-looking?