Nick Johnson, The Nearly Perfect Baseball Player, Retires

Nick Johnson announced his retirement today after playing portions of 10 major league seasons due to an infuriating inability to stay healthy. It's impossible to read an article about Johnson without coming across the phrase "oft-injured." It will be the book on him until they close it: "Nick Johnson died today in… »1/28/13 10:10pm1/28/13 10:10pm


Nick Johnson Keeps Alive Most Impressive Streak In Sports, Goes On DL

Orioles 1B/DH/ticking time bomb Nick Johnson left Wednesday's game after feeling pain in his right wrist, and after an MRI yesterday was placed on the 15-day DL. Finally! The season's nearly half-over, and we were getting worried that Johnson might finally, after 13 years in MLB, make it through a season without… »6/29/12 3:40pm6/29/12 3:40pm

There Were No Fans Or Cars In Attendance At This Incredible High School Dunk Contest

These are the highlights to the first-ever Ballislife All American Dunk Contest, which by our first appraisal seems more impressive than both the McDonald's contest and the one that featured Kias and choruses a few months ago. A few names here you can expect to see in next year's college rounds: Amir Garrett, who's … »4/08/11 10:40am4/08/11 10:40am