Runners in Santa Suits Run Marathons in Australia and Greece

Runners wearing Santa Claus suits participated in special marathons held in Australia and Greece. Some of the runners also donned white beards for the race. A few area also wearing sunglasses. There was even a baby in a stroller being pushed by his mother. Read more... December 7, 2014

High School Basketball Talent is 7 Foot 5 Inches Tall

Tacko Fall is a high school student at Liberty Christian Prep in Central Florida. He arrived here from Senegal in 2012. He started playing basketball only six months before his arrival. Fall's basketball skills are impressive. At 7 foot 5 inches tall he has no problem dunking. He also appears be developing an outside shot. Fall is also smart. If basketball doesn't work out, Fall would like to be a biochemist. Read more... April 28, 2014

Miguel Cabrera Gets Record $292 Million Deal

Miguel Cabrera has signed a massive $292 million deal with the Detroit Tigers to extend his contract for another ten years. Cabrera has very impressive stats, including an average of 36 home runs per season to go with a .321 lifetime batting average. You can view his stat page here. Long-term contracts can be risky in sports because of the risk of injury. The Tigers must have decided keeping Cabrera around was worth the risk. Read more... March 30, 2014

Everlast Signs Multi-Year Deal With Canelo Alvarez

Everlast has announced a multi-year deal with former WBA and WBC Light Middleweight Champion Cenlo Alvarez. Alvarez has an impressive fight record of 41-1-1. He will fight Alfredo Angulo in his next match. Everlast recently completed the build-out of the 23-year-old fighter's personal gym. He will compete in Everlast fight gloves and train with Everlast equipment. Read more... February 17, 2014

Derek Jeter to Retire at End of 2014 Season

Derek Jeter, the shortstop for the New York Yankees, will retire at the end of the 2014 season. Jeter made the announcement in a letter he posted on Facebook. Read more... February 14, 2014

Seattle Seahawks Crush Denver Broncos to Win Super Bowl

The Seattle Seahawks crushed the Denver Broncos on Super Bowl Sunday. The Broncos were outscored 43-8. The game was pretty much over after the first half with the Seahawks up 22-0. Mounting a comeback against a powerful defensive team like the Seahawks was not going to happen. Percy Harvin made sure the game was over by running back a kickoff for a touchdown to start the second half. It was the first Super Bowl win for the Seattle Seahawks. Read more... February 3, 2014

Clayton Kershaw is the Highest Paid Pitcher in Baseball

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed Clayton Kershaw to a seven year deal worth $215 million. He is now the highest paid pitcher in the game ever. His lifetime ERA is just 2.60 and it was 1.83 in 2013 so the 25-year-old pitcher is probably worth the big bucks. He has won 2 Cy Young awards. He also won both the Cy Young and the Warren Spahn Award last year. Read more... January 16, 2014

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas Elected to Hall of Fame

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas have been elected to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Maddux, the terrific Chicago Cub pitcher, was the top vote getter. He was named on 555 of 571 ballots (97.2%). Craig Biggio just missed out on the 75% needed to get inducted. He was named on 74.8% of the ballots. The induction ceremony will be held on July 27. Read more... January 9, 2014

Manny Machado and Andrelton Simmons Win 2013 Rawlings Platinum Glove Awards

Manny Machado and Andrelton Simmons have been named winners of the inaguural 2013 Rawlings Platinum Glove Awards. Machado is the third baseman for the Baltimore Orioles. Simmons plays shortstop for the Atlanta Braves. The winners were presented by Gold Sport Collectibles at The Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. Read more... January 2, 2014

Yasiel Puig Arrested for Speeding

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested for going way over the speed limit. He was reportedly clocked at 110 mph in a 70 mph zone. He was arrested and charged with reckless driving. Puig has impressive stats for his rookie year that include a .319 batting average, .925 on base percentage and 19 home runs. He was doing better at the start of the year than the end of the season. There is no need to drive that anywhere near that fast Mr. Puig. Read more... December 29, 2013

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