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All-Time World Cup Records

The FIFA World Cup has existed for 84 years, and is set to usher in its 19th tournament this summer in Brazil. It is one of the best loved sporting events in the world, and captures the imagination of the majority of the planet for one glorious month every four years. With the 2014 World Cup just...

New York City Marathon Cancelled for 2012

New York City Marathon Cancelled for 2012

The New York City Marathon has been cancelled per a decision made by Mayor Michael Bloomberg just days before the race scheduled for Sunday, November 4, 2012 as the city and surrounding areas recover from Hurricane Sandy. Bloomberg’s decision was delivered under mounting criticism from runners,...

Michael Vick Won't Play in 2009

Michael Vick Won't Play in 2009

I have this theory that Michael Vick and Barry Bonds are like blood brothers. Except Vick has done his time and Bonds hasn't quite yet. But they are brothers because both are blackballed in their respective sports. The commissioner of the NFL Roger Goodell will probably reinstate Michael Vick but...

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2011 Cover Revealed Featuring Irina Shayk (Photos)

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue 2011 Cover Revealed Featuring Irina Shayk (Photos)

Sports Illustrated's highly anticipated 2011 Swimsuit Issue has been revealed. This year's swimsuit edition features Russian model Irina Shayk. On Monday night's The Late Show With David Letterman, the cover to SI's 2011 Swimsuit Issue was presented to eager fans. Shayk has appeared in the...

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What Kind of Engines Do Indycars Use?

Cars that run in the IndyCar series currently use a normally aspirated (non-turbocharged) 3.5 liter V8 engine built by Ilmor Engineering but branded as a Honda.  The motors make approximately 600 horsepower and have proven to be very reliable; since the series began using these engines in...

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What Is a Free Kick in Soccer ?

A free kick in soccer, as the name suggests is the act of freely kicking the ball in a specific direction without the threat of an instant opposition. In soccer or football, there are two kinds of free kicks. 1. Direct free kick2. Indirect free kick Direct free kickA direct free kick is awarded...

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Vancouver Olympics Medal Count for Day 5

Day 5 of the Vancouver Olympics proved to be successful for Germany, who takes the lead in gold for the day. Here are the results of the latest medal count: Gold Silver Bronze Total 1. Germany 3 4 2 9 2. U.S. 2 2 4 8 3. France 2 1 4 7...

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Tiger Woods Post Sex Scandal: He Speaks, World Listens

When Tiger Woods speaks regarding his sex scandal, the world listens. CBS aired two interviews Sunday, the first ever sit down interview with Kelly Tighman, sports reporter who has a 14 year long working relationship with the golfer, in the the wake of Woods' infidelity confessions. Woods was...

7 Reasons Why Super Bowl XLIII Is an Instant Classic

7 Reasons Why Super Bowl XLIII Is an Instant Classic

Super Bowl XLIII is a lock for classic game status. Is it better than last year's big game? Probably not. It's hard to beat the ultimate David and Goliath game between the perfect Patriots and underdog Giants. That Super Bowl was close throughout and it ended up being one of the biggest upsets...

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Erin Andrews Hotel Room Video Creates Controversy

Sports reporter Erin Andrews of ESPN was secretly video taped in her hotel room and now the video has been released on the Internet. Almost immediately, both Andrews lawyers and lawyers from ESPN have aggressively been fighting to get the video removed from the Internet. They were successful in...