Mic'd-Up Matt Stafford Was Very Confused By That Reversed PI Call

Matt Stafford was mic'd up during last Sunday's playoff game against the Cowboys, and his reaction to the reversed pass interference call that helped bone the Lions out of a win aired on last night's episode of Inside the NFL. As you might imagine, Stafford was just as confused and exasperated by the reversal as the… » 1/07/15 9:46am 1/07/15 9:46am

Royals Fans Got Loud Enough To Help Their Team Win

If you are a Royals fan who attended last night's crazy-ass wild card game in Kansas City, you should go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back. Because according to A's outfielder Sam Fuld, you played a direct role in the Royals winning that game. » 10/01/14 10:21am 10/01/14 10:21am

Jon Lester Vs. James Shields Is An Argument For The Second Wild Card

There are plenty of reasons to dislike the presence of MLB's second wild card teams, but tonight's matchup is not one of them. That's because we will get to watch two great pitchers—James Shields of the Kansas City Royals and Jon Lester of the Oakland A's—start the precise game that they were acquired to win, a game… » 9/30/14 12:34pm 9/30/14 12:34pm

The Rangers Win, And We're Getting Game 163

Coming into today, the last of the MLB season, three AL teams—the Rangers, Rays, and Indians—were vying for the two remaining playoff spots. Thanks to a late rally by the Rangers, that fight isn't yet finished, and the Rangers and Rays are set to play game 163. » 9/29/13 6:31pm 9/29/13 6:31pm

Your MLB Wild-Card Deathmatch Open Thread

Hey everyone, the playoffs start tonight! We've got two do-or-die games to watch: The Cardinals are taking on the Braves at 5:07 p.m. EDT, and the Orioles are squaring off against the Rangers at 8:37 p.m. EDT. That's like, seven straight hours of baseball. » 10/05/12 4:52pm 10/05/12 4:52pm

NFL Wildcard Weekend Open Thread: Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans

The best weekend of the year is upon us. Two full days of real, non-ridiculous-sponsor-named-bowl game football. Here's your spot to revel in the wonder of it all. » 1/07/12 4:30pm 1/07/12 4:30pm

For The 2013 Season, The Astros Will Go To The AL West And Basically…

MLB's owners unanimously approved the sale of the Houston Astros from Drayton McLane to Jim Crane today, and included a $65 million price cut in the deal. The Astros will leave the NL Central and join the AL West for the 2013 season, and, to the relief of symmetricists everywhere, each league will have 15 teams. » 11/17/11 4:05pm 11/17/11 4:05pm