Category: Baseball

NFL: Baltimore Ravens OG John Urschel
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The 10 Smartest Professional Athletes

A while back, we brought you the story of John Urschel who, at the time, we called the smartest player in the NFL. This was further proven when he competed for the Baltimore Ravens in the 2014-2015 while also working on a thesis about graph eigenfunctions. Well, incredibly, he just proved himself to be a whole…

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Hoboken And The Birth Of Baseball

Hoboken has always been Manhattan’s red-headed step-brother. Manhattan gets all the glitz and glamor of being the Big Apple while Hoboken has all the cool stuff like affordable apartments, reasonably priced bars and the Cake Boss bakery. What a lot of people don’t realize, however, is how much of New York’s history…


2015 In Sports: A Year in Review

2015 was a pretty wild year for sports. We had the first ever college football playoffs. We saw the long-fabled match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather finally unfold as a bloodless bout of two guys pussyfooting around each other. Recently, we even saw Chip Kelly get fired. Okay, Chip…


Top 7 Father/Child Athlete Duos

Today, LeBron James’s kid, LeBron James Jr., dropped some super-hot fire in the form of a highlight reel. Granted, the kid’s like 12, but he is dropping some bombs and pulling crossover moves that are twisting kids up like pretzels. Check it out here. Beyond the fact that he probably constantly…


Scenes From MLB’s Goodwill Tour in Cuba

By 11 a.m., the fantasies became reality when their charter plane touched down in Cuba. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera, Seattle’s Nelson Cruz and San Diego’s Jon Jay also joined the goodwill tour to Cuba organized by Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association. “I’ve…


14 of the Worst Sports Injuries of All Time

Joe Theismann is a household name for literally the only reason a professional sports player does not want to be a household name — a disgusting and career ending injury. Thirty years ago today, hallowed defenseman Lawrence Taylor sacked Theismann and destroyed his leg. If you’ve never seen it 1) How?…