Score one for the human race! One of the coolest things you’ll ever see at a minor league hockey game is the annual Teddy Bear Toss. Some 20,000+ teddy bears are brought in and thrown on the ice once the hometown Calgary Hitmen score their first goal. The anticipation in the arena is like that […]
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Kids these days! Check out this seemingly innocent ice hockey game among 10-year-old kids in Russia. Things go from competitive to downright violent in a hurry! Maybe 10-year-olds are allowed to drink vodka in Russia. That might explain it.
The goal of any professional athlete is the same – to rise to the top of their game and finish ahead of all the rest. This awe-inspiring retrospective takes a look at some of the greatest moments in the history of American sports. You’ll see Muhammad Ali, Tim Tebow, Lance Armstrong, Michael Phelps, Michael Jordan, […]
It’s the issue that keeps on giving all year long. It’s time for the 2012 ESPN Body Issue. This month’s edition of ESPN The Magazine: The Body Issue features athletes around the globe, with special emphasis on the 2012 London Olympics. Tyson Chandler, Maya Gabeira, Abby Wambach, and several women from the U.S. Women’s Volleyball […]
Here’s something you certainly don’t see every day. During a recent youth hockey game between the Boston Raptors and Connecticut Tribe, several fights broke out on the ice. The officials just sort of stood around doing nothing (hey, this IS ice hockey, right?) while the players exchanged blows and headlocks. At one point, a mom […]
Who would you say is the highest-paid athlete in the world? Someone in the NFL? No? Perhaps a baseball player then, right? Wrong again. It may surprised you to learn that the highest paid athlete in the world in 2011 was boxer Manny Pacquiao who took in an astounding $50 million. Well, then a baseball […]
The incessantly violent NHL playoffs took a devastating turn last night. Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa was knocked unconscious and taken off the ice on a stretcher during the first period of Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal series following a brutal hit from Raffi Torres of the Phoenix Coyotes. Torres has just been […]