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North Texas pitcher Hope Trautwein strikes out every batter she faces in seven innings of a win over Arkansas State Pine Bluff.

North Texas pitcher Hope Trautwein strikes out every batter she faces in seven innings of a win over Arkansas State Pine Bluff.


Via: john-russell  •  Sports  •  3 Comments  •  6 months ago

You can soon get a tour of the world's oldest baseball diamond

You can soon get a tour of the world's oldest baseball diamond


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Sports  •  6 Comments  •  7 months ago

Al Michaels and Chris Collinsworth were trying SO HARD not to say "Eagles are throwing the game" you could just hear it every time they spoke

Al Michaels and Chris Collinsworth were trying SO HARD not to say "Eagles are throwing the game" you could just hear it every time they spoke


By: john-russell  •  Sports  •  6 Comments  •  10 months ago

Tiger Woods and son Charlie capture hearts and minds during PNC Championship

Tiger Woods and son Charlie capture hearts and minds during PNC Championship


Via: sister-mary-agnes-ample-bottom  •  Sports  •  11 Comments  •  10 months ago

This is the 2020 NFC East

This is the 2020 NFC East


Via: thrawn-31  •  Sports  •  0 Comments  •  last year

And one of these trash teams will have a playoff home game...  And that team will be in the playoffs over probably 8 or 9 other teams with better records just because they "came out on top" of the...
An Analysis of Nearly 4 Million Pitches Shows Just How Many Mistakes Umpires Make

An Analysis of Nearly 4 Million Pitches Shows Just How Many Mistakes Umpires Make


Via: tig  •  Sports  •  82 Comments  •  last year

No doubt in my mind that balls and strikes will eventually be fully automated.   The technology already exists, is being tested in some minor league parks and the writing is on the wall:  MLB...
Authentic, Bob Baffert's Kentucky Derby win a familiar sight in unfamiliar times - NBC Sports

Authentic, Bob Baffert's Kentucky Derby win a familiar sight in unfamiliar times - NBC Sports


Via: vic-eldred  •  Sports  •  1 Comments  •  last year

Sports leagues seek return to play but with no guarantees

Sports leagues seek return to play but with no guarantees


Via: john-russell  •  Sports  •  4 Comments  •  last year

Sports leagues seek return to play but with no guarantees COVID-19 PANDEMIC by:   Associated Press Posted:   Apr 19, 2020 / 08:10 AM CDT   /   Updated:   Apr 19, 2020 / 08:10 AM CDT...
F1 legend Sir Stirling Moss dies, aged 90

F1 legend Sir Stirling Moss dies, aged 90


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Sports  •  2 Comments  •  last year

Ex-NFL Kicker Tom Dempsey Dies at 73

Ex-NFL Kicker Tom Dempsey Dies at 73


Via: john-russell  •  Sports  •  4 Comments  •  last year

Tom Dempsey , who in 1970 kicked a 63 yard field goal , which stood for 43 years as the longest ever in the NFL, has died at age 75 from complications related to coronavirus. 
Harlem Globetrotters Great 'Curly' Neal Has Died At 77

Harlem Globetrotters Great 'Curly' Neal Has Died At 77


Via: john-russell  •  Sports  •  3 Comments  •  last year

Harlem Globetrotters Great Fred 'Curly' Neal Has Died At 77 March 26, 2020 6:37 PM ET Harlem Globetrotters' Fred "Curly" Neal, shown here during a 1975 game,...
Opinion: The NHL Discussing The Emergency Goalie Rule Stinks Of Toronto Privilege

Opinion: The NHL Discussing The Emergency Goalie Rule Stinks Of Toronto Privilege


Via: larry-hampton  •  Sports  •  3 Comments  •  last year

MLB pitchers must face three batters or end inning under new rule

MLB pitchers must face three batters or end inning under new rule


Via: transyferous-rex  •  Sports  •  46 Comments  •  last year

Records that will likely never be broken

Records that will likely never be broken


Via: sparty-on  •  Sports  •  44 Comments  •  last year

This is a pretty simple one.   Do you have any records, sports or otherwise, that you feel will never be broken.   I have one that should be on this list.
Houston Astros should have been stripped of World Series title for cheating

Houston Astros should have been stripped of World Series title for cheating


Via: john-russell  •  Sports  •  14 Comments  •  last year

Houston Astros should have been stripped of World Series title for cheating The penalty was harsh and yet it was not harsh enough. Baseball...
Ding Junhui wins third UK Championship

Ding Junhui wins third UK Championship


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Sports  •  2 Comments  •  2 years ago

Snowboarding visionary Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65

Snowboarding visionary Jake Burton Carpenter dies at 65


Via: jasper2529  •  Sports  •  13 Comments  •  2 years ago

Meet the AI that could replace your baseball umpire

Meet the AI that could replace your baseball umpire


Via: tig  •  Sports  •  12 Comments  •  2 years ago

This is inevitable and good, in my opinion.   Not only will this address the biggest source of umpire mistakes in baseball, its success (I am predicting) will lead to application of technology...
100 Years Of The NFL  - Who's The Best Player You've Ever Watched?

100 Years Of The NFL - Who's The Best Player You've Ever Watched?


By: john-russell  •  Sports  •  44 Comments  •  2 years ago

As a Bears fan, I was able to see all of Walter Payton's games on TV, and a few in person.  There is no doubt in my mind that he was the best football player of his era.  It's a little hard to...
NBA legend Bob Cousy gets Medal of Freedom, and offers an assist to President Trump

NBA legend Bob Cousy gets Medal of Freedom, and offers an assist to President Trump


Via: vic-eldred  •  Sports  •  7 Comments  •  2 years ago

By making Bob Cousy just the fourth former   NBA   player to get the   Presidential Medal of Freedom , President Trump also made clear he is a big fan of the   Boston Celtics   legend. And...
Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5


Via: vic-eldred  •  Sports  •  3 Comments  •  2 years ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pete Alonso wasn’t even sure he was going to make the New York Mets’ opening day roster, so even he never could have imagined the incredible season he’s having. The burly...
Canada’s Bianca Andreescu wins Rogers Cup title as Serena Williams withdraws

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu wins Rogers Cup title as Serena Williams withdraws


Via: freefaller  •  Sports  •  5 Comments  •  2 years ago

TORONTO — Bianca Andreescu is the first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup in 50 years. She was up 3-1 in the first set when American opponent Serena Williams called for a medical timeout. Less than a...
 “Robot umpires” have arrived.

“Robot umpires” have arrived.


Via: john-russell  •  Sports  •  20 Comments  •  2 years ago

YORK, Pa. (AP) — “Robot umpires” have arrived. The independent Atlantic League became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and strikes Wednesday...
Verlander: MLB juicing balls for more offense

Verlander: MLB juicing balls for more offense


Via: vic-eldred  •  Sports  •  3 Comments  •  2 years ago

CLEVELAND -- American League All-Star Game starter   Justin Verlander   told ESPN on Monday that the balls used in Major League Baseball games this season are "a f---ing joke" and that he...
IRAN: WE WILL NOT COMPETE AGAINST ISRAELI ATHLETES

IRAN: WE WILL NOT COMPETE AGAINST ISRAELI ATHLETES


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  Sports  •  17 Comments  •  2 years ago

IRAN: WE WILL NOT COMPETE AGAINST ISRAELI ATHLETES "Refraining from participating in competitions with athletes of the Zionist regime is an issue of the Muslim world, and athletes from 20...
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