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Chris Davis And The Greatest Out-Of-Position Performances Of All Time

Yesterday afternoon I was treated to one of the greatest endings to a baseball game I have ever seen. No, it wasn’t the playoffs. No, there wasn’t a dramatic walk-off homerun. No, it didn’t involve Bryce Harper. What made the Baltimore Orioles’ 9-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox yesterday so special is that by the end of it, the 17th inning, the two pitchers of record were both position players.

What made it even more special is that the Orioles first baseman Chris Davis not only picked up the win—the first for an American League position player since 1968—but he was also downright filthy. When a position player is called upon to pitch, you generally expect to see him throwing fastballs in the low 80s, maybe mixing in a slow curve or a bad slider just to mix things up. Continue reading

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Devin Setoguchi: Sports Blooper Gold

TweetPoor Devin Setoguchi will go down in hockey history under the category of “most embarrassing way to lose a game.” The guy could have missed the net entirely, but as long as he took a shot it wouldn’t have been … Continue reading

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What The NHL Trade Deadline Moves Really Mean

The NHL trade deadline came and went on Monday as a number of teams added pieces for that final playoff push. Rick Nash not being traded was the day’s biggest story, but there were a number of important deals on Monday and the days leading up to the deadline. I thought it would be a great idea to have a trade recap, but also know that every sports website will have the inevitable “Winners and Losers at the Deadline” article. It’s always an amazingly insightful read for any sports fan who wants to see how their team did… Continue reading

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You Stay Classy, Vancouver: A Riot Photo Essay

Photos of the Vancouver Stanley Cup riots with insightful commentary attached. Continue reading

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YouTube Clip of the Day: 1987 Calgary Flames Song, ‘Red Hot’

Apparently the song was released to benefit charity. I hope it was the “Mustaches and Synthesizers” charity. I’d give to that annually. Continue reading

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