The 10 Most Unlikely Perfect Games in MLB History
Former Mets’ prospect Philip Humber impressed his critics on Saturday when he tossed the 21st perfect game in Major League Baseball history, blanking the Seattle Mariners, 4-0. Now a member of the Chicago White Sox, Humber had bounced around the league a bit over recent years looking for a permanent home.
Honor Earth Day with 10 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Planet
With Earth Day arriving this weekend, the focus is on the environment and how we can save it. While politicians and community leaders are leading an ongoing charge to make large changes to how to get and use energy, everyone can do his or her part with some small steps around the house or in your daily routine.
Eli Manning and 10 Other Pro Athletes With ‘Saturday Night Live’ Hosting Gigs
Football star Eli Manning is set to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ on May 5, making him the latest athlete to step off the field and in front of the comedy show’s cameras. We’re all waiting to see if his quarterbacking skills, which led the New York Giants to another Super Bowl victory this year, will serve him well in front of the late-night audience. But looking back on all the pro athletes who’ve p
Tornado Devastates Wichita, KS and an Iowa Hospital
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback declared a state of emergency in the wake of a giant tornado, which hit Wichita particularly hard late Saturday night. Miraculously there are no major injuries reported so far.
Kansas City Royals Outfielder Jeff Francouer Hits Home Run with Oakland A’s Fans By Buying Them 20 Personal Pizzas
Last year, Kansas City Royals outfielder Jeff Francoeur treated some Oakland A’s fans to dinner after giving them a $100 bill and an autographed baseball. The only catch? They had to spend the money on bacon dogs and beer. Well, Francouer remembered the gesture and decided to top himself.
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.
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 wonder how much gas Manning has left in the tank at age 36 and coming off neck surgery that sidelined him for all of last season...
10 NBA Coaches Controversially Pushed Out By Their Players
“Success in the NBA is more about the players, and less about the coach, than any league, pro or amateur, in U.S. sports,” wrote Gregg Doyel of CBS Sports in 1999. “More and more, superstars call the shots,” said Sports Illustrated’s five years prior. Each year that goes by seems to give the players more power and make coaches more vulnerable.
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 “Lady Luck” for certain milestones and achievements. Here are 10 “lucky” movie quotes that you can
15 Famous Athletes Who Had a Good Cry in Public
Tom Hanks’s character Jimmy Dugan famously said in ‘A League Of Their Own’ that “There’s no crying in baseball.” But that warning hasn’t stopped some of professional sports’ top players from showing their softer side from time to time.
Hollywood Calls: 10 Athletes Who Have Survived Reality Shows [VIDEOS]
Reports recently surfaced that Tim Tebow was being courted by ABC to star on an upcoming season of ‘The Bachelor.’ Tebow has denied it. Over the past few years, professional players have entered the entertainment world more openly with stints on popular shows like ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ among others...