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Aledmys Díaz Returns From José Fernández's Memorial, Smacks First Career Grand Slam

Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Díaz grew up on the same street as José Fernández in Santa Clara, Cuba, and the two players have been friends since their …

David Ortiz Gets Taunted By Fan, Homers, Taunts Back

David Ortiz is the closest thing this era of baseball has to a real-life folk hero. Not only is he a hobbled, 40-year-old man who somehow leads all …

The Emperor of Right Field: Carl Furillo

The Emperor of Right Field: Carl Furillo<p>Carl Furillo<p>A Golden Era<p>In the 1950s, baseball was king. No other professional sport came close to America’s …

What Led to CM Punk's WWE Success Gave Rise to His UFC 203 Failure

CM Punk's strengths forsook him at UFC 203 as the former WWE champion flailed away with the wrong weapons.<p>He had spent his entire pro wrestling career proving people wrong. Doubt drove him. His stubbornness allowed him to trek up the WWE mountain despite his limitations.<p>When he tried to make that …

4 Things to Know Before You Sign-Up Your Child For Youth Football

4 Things to Know Before You Sign-Up Your Child For Youth Football<p>Introduction<p>The popularity of the National Football League (NFL) and collegiate …

Professional wrestling is 'built' on many things but, for the men and women bending bones inside the ring, it is mostly built on 'trust'. Performers …

Swimmer Ryan Lochte reportedly suspended 10 months

Swimmer Ryan Lochte has been suspended 10 months by the United States Olympic Committee and USA Swimming for his involvement in a highly publicized, …

Olympics

American Wrestler Helen Maroulis Scores Upset Of The Olympics

Saori Yoshida is about as dominant as anyone in the international wrestling scene, having won three Olympic gold medals and 13 world championships. …

Beamon and Me: How Bob Beamon Destroyed the Long Jump World Record and How I Tried to Emulate Him

Beamon and Me: How Bob Beamon Destroyed the Long Jump World Record and How I Tried to Emulate Him<p>Bob Beamon and a Freak Happening in Mexico City<p>When …

Who Are The Top Five Fastest Runners In The World?

Who Are The Top Five Fastest Runners In The World?<p>With every sport comes world records and achievements that have been made, however, the one hundred …

Tour the San Francisco Bay Area Public Golf Courses

Tour the San Francisco Bay Area Public Golf Courses<p>The San Francisco Bay Area has an amazing mix of public golf venues. Meant for both the …

Riveting and Relentless: Usain Bolt Remains King of the World's Most Famous Race

RIO DE JANEIRO — There he was, loping through the shadowy tunnel at Olympic Stadium. In the distance, out on the track, lay the red starting blocks for the 100-meter dash. The tall, lanky runner from Jamaica kept moving toward those blocks in the floodlights, his dark eyes glimmering with intensity.<p>…

Dispelling The Misconceptions Of MMA Culture

Dispelling The Misconceptions Of MMA Culture<p>Misconceptions Of MMA Still Exist<p>Ever since the live season finale of the Ultimate Fighting …

10+ Skills Every Gymnast Should Know

10+ Skills Every Gymnast Should Know<p>Competitive gymnastics has a mystique to it that I've never understood. Probably because I've been in the thick …

Abandoned Olympic Venues

Abandoned Olympic Venues<p>After 16 days...<p>For sixteen glorious days, the world's eyes are upon the Olympics. Hundreds of thousands pour into the host …

New Olympic Superstar Katie Ledecky Does Dominance Her Own Way

There's going to be something different about the way Katie Ledecky does this—the way she dominates these Rio Olympics.<p>This is a star who hasn't wrapped herself up in the hype—that she's swimming's next Michael Phelps, or sports' next Michael Jordan, or really anything. Others in the sport have …

How to Perform the Rear Naked Choke to Submission / KO

How to Perform the Rear Naked Choke to Submission / KO<p>The rear naked choke is a staple martial arts move, often seen during UFC fights and in martial …

Greatest Sports Rivalries: Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers

Greatest Sports Rivalries: Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers<p>To take on a monumental rivalry like this is almost impossible in a single article. …

Top 10 English Football Players Statues

Top 10 English Football Players Statues<p>Tony Adams: Mr. Arsenal<p>Tony Adams M.B.E. born in 1966 spent his professional career of 22 years playing solely …

Why Michael Jordan is the Greatest NBA Player I've Ever Seen

Why Michael Jordan is the Greatest NBA Player I've Ever Seen<p>Jordan wasn't just the biggest star in the NBA, he was the biggest star in sports.<p>Who do …

The Four Styles of Tennis Play and Strategies to Beat Them

The Four Styles of Tennis Play and Strategies to Beat Them<p>There are four primary styles of singles play in tennis: aggressive baseliner, …

Competitive Gymnastics for Young Girls: What to Expect.

Competitive Gymnastics for Young Girls: What to Expect.<p>All information contained in this hub is protected.<p>©copyright ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2012<p>The …

The Eight Greatest Olympic Athletes in History (in medal count)

The Eight Greatest Olympic Athletes in History (in medal count)<p>Introduction.<p>The Olympic Games is the leading international sporting event in the …

Greatest Sports Rivalries: Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier

Greatest Sports Rivalries: Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier<p>Boxing is a sport born and bred in rivalry. There can't be fights in the first place without …

Top 10 Best Soccer Goals Ever

Top 10 Best Soccer Goals Ever<p>What makes a great goal?<p>The artistic brilliance and ingenuity that epitomizes soccer has captivated audiences for over a …

The New Zealand 'All Black' Haka - The Great War Dance and Sporting Spectacle

The New Zealand 'All Black' Haka - The Great War Dance and Sporting Spectacle<p><b>N.B: Please note, all my articles are best read on desktops and …

How to Become a Hockey Fan: 10 Tips for Newbies

How to Become a Hockey Fan: 10 Tips for Newbies<p>So, you want to become a hockey fan. Of course you do! Hockey is the only sport that's paradoxically …

Greatest Sports Rivalries: Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons

Greatest Sports Rivalries: Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons<p>Any fan of basketball has at least heard the lore about how intense the rivalry became …

Top 10 Best Football Managers in the World

Top 10 Best Football Managers in the World<p>Who are the best football managers?<p>Managing a football team requires a diverse array of talents and a …