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February 09

Missouri All-American Defensive Lineman Michael Sam Announces He Is Gay: Michael Sam was a first team All American and the SEC defensive player of the year. Sam is projected by some to be a third round pick and would become the first publicly gay NFL player.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to football at 08:20 PM - 41 comments

December 24

How The Greed Stole Hockey: A christmas tale.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to hockey at 08:52 AM - 3 comments

October 12

Verlander Dominates as the Tigers Advance to the ALCS: I think this is number one," Verlander said. "The two no-hitters are obviously up there, but that's something a little bit different. This is win or go home. My team needs me. And I was able to go out there and have one of the better performances I've had.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to baseball at 03:16 PM - 5 comments

April 25

It Runs In the Family: Chandler, Jon, and Arthur Jones have come a long way from wrestling in the basement. Soon their family will boast two NFL defensive linemen and a UFC champion fighter.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to football at 10:39 PM - 0 comments

March 26

Only Two Number One Picks in History Have Never Made the Majors: For 2004 number one pick Matt Bush, this summer would be when he finally joined his peers in cracking the major leagues. His long-standing battle with alcoholism, however, had other ideas.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to baseball at 10:58 PM - 11 comments

December 21

Kim Jong Il: Greatest athlete of his generation.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to other at 06:49 PM - 10 comments

May 10

No Hands, No Arms, No Problem: Tom Willis is on a quest to throw out the first pitch at all 30 MLB stadiums.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to baseball at 04:35 PM - 0 comments

March 28

The Greatest Pitcher You've Never Heard Of: He won more than 350 games and struck-out more than 4,500 batters but you won't find his name in Cooperstown.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to baseball at 12:02 AM - 6 comments

March 22

Beating The Odds: A surfing accident in September 2009 snapped the C2 vertebrae in David Newhan's neck, akin to the injury caused by a judicial hanging. Eighteen months later he is attempting a comeback.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to baseball at 11:02 PM - 1 comment

December 16

Tossing Teddies: For the past 16 years the Calgary Hitmen have held a Teddy Bear Toss to benefit charities in Alberta. This year 16,844 fans helped cover the ice with 23,096 stuffed animals.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to hockey at 09:19 PM - 1 comment

August 29

Decisions Are Never Easy: Growing up Ben Garland had two dreams, being a pilot in the Air Force and playing football for the Denver Broncos. Now he is forced to choose between the two.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to football at 11:12 PM - 7 comments

August 13

Be Cognizant Of Your Decisions: Over a year after Donte Stallworth hit and killed Mario Reyes with his car he prepares to return to the football field. The way Stallworth handled the accident and Reyes’ death should say something about character, and perhaps say he is someone worthy of a second chance.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to football at 04:54 PM - 7 comments

June 15

Tom Izzo Rejects Cavs Offer: And I'm pleased to say I am here for life at Michigan State. - Tom Izzo

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to basketball at 09:25 PM - 14 comments

May 19

If You Thought The Logo Was Bad...: London has unveiled the official mascots for the 2012 Olympics.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to olympics at 10:21 PM - 31 comments

April 20

NHL Playoffs Better Than The NBA?: Adrian Dater thinks so.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to hockey at 07:13 PM - 14 comments

April 07

Phillies fans infiltrate Nationals Park.: Who knew the Phillies home opener would be in Washington?

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to baseball at 09:21 PM - 11 comments

February 02

The Path Less Traveled: Six years ago, no major college team wanted Pierre Garcon because he’d given them no reason to want him. Sunday he plays for the Super Bowl.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to football at 11:05 PM - 17 comments

December 07

Playoffs?: The approaching bowl season wouldn't be complete without the discussion of why college football should have a playoff.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to football at 06:51 PM - 11 comments

July 27

July 08

The Best $166 million can buy.: Sports Illustrated experts Michael Lombardi and Bucky Brooks both set out to build the best teams they could under the current NFL salary cap.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to football at 06:35 PM - 5 comments

July 07

The Voting Results Are In: The fan and player voting has been completed and the All Star rosters have been announced. There is still the Final Vote where fans have the opportunity to choose one final All Star. As usual the results do not come without controversy, with numerous experts weighing in. The team by team breakdown of the All Star rosters can be found here.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to baseball at 05:41 PM - 41 comments

June 07

2008 NHL Playoffs Confidence Pool: After some delay the standings have been updated and the final results are in.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to fantasy at 08:03 AM - 12 comments

May 10

Maple Bats: One of Baseball's Most Dangerous Weapons: About two or three times a game. players swinging bats made of maple wood end up with kindling in their hands while the barrel – blunt and thick on one end, splintered and sharp on the other – flies every which direction. "Someone's going to die at a baseball stadium soon," writes Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. "Might be a player. Could be an umpire. Possibly even a fan. It almost was a coach."

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to baseball at 11:31 AM - 15 comments

May 07

Who is Antonio Cromartie?: Cromartie may be best known as the Chargers quaterback who led the league in interceptions last year and owns the league record for longest scoring play with a 109 yard return. But not many people know about the other aspects of Cromartie's life, life changing instances such as life-threatening illnesses, having his mom kidnapped at gunpoint, and a scary car accident.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to football at 05:38 PM - 6 comments

May 04

Stolen Bases Are On the Rise: With stolen bases rising for the third year in a row Ryan Fagan examines five up and coming baserunners.

posted by Ying Yang Mafia to baseball at 02:09 PM - 5 comments