Figure Skaters Crash Into Each Other's Faces; One Later Busts Ass

At the Lexus Cup of China, the International Skating Union's Grand Prix of Figure Skating, there was a real humdinger of a bell-ringer between China's Han Yan and Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu in warmups. YouTube shows both men gliding backwards at concussion-ready speeds and turning into one another, chin-to-noggin, too… »11/08/14 7:09pm11/08/14 7:09pm

No Holds Are Barred When It Comes To The Duke-UNC Rivalry, Including Brutal Lacrosse Nutshots

Discussion of the Tobacco Road rivalry between Duke and North Carolina usually focuses on basketball, but the two teams have long had a national presence in men's lacrosse. Both squads are ranked again this season, and last night's 11-8 Blue Devils victory in Chapel Hill wasn't without the bitter, tough play laxbros… »3/14/13 6:44pm3/14/13 6:44pm

The Women's Field Hockey Gold Medal Match Was Even Bloodier Than The Semifinals

We already showed you this brutal connection between hockey stick and face, and it happened again during today's gold medal match between Holland and Argentina. The Netherlands ended up taking gold with a 2-0 win, but injury was added to insult when Argentina's Mariela Scarone let her face get in the way of a Dutch… »8/10/12 4:37pm8/10/12 4:37pm

Timbers Defender David Horst Took A Shot To The Face At Point-Blank Range

The Portland Timbers turned away San Jose last night at Jeld-Wen Field with a 2-1 win over MLS' top squad. It didn't come without some pain and suffering, though, as defender David Horst lay his face on the line for his team to block a shot in the 37th minute. Lest the reputation that soccer players are weak… »7/04/12 12:30pm7/04/12 12:30pm

Callahan Breaks Ankle After Chara Shot; Rangers' Body Count Piles Up Again

This hurts to watch. In a 5-3 win over Boston last night, the kind of win that Rangers fans have dreamed of, the kind that eliminated Toronto from playoff contention and made it that much harder for Carolina to worm its way in, there was so much good. The Rangers scored five unanswered goals. It seems unlikely Jan… »4/05/11 7:10pm4/05/11 7:10pm