Best MLB Hitter You’ve Never Heard Of

Eric Thames is the best Major League Baseball hitter you’ve never heard of. Hey, it’s okay to admit you didn’t know who Eric Thames was heading into this season. In fact, unless you’re a Brewers fan, Thames probably hasn’t crossed your mind since his days with Toronto and Seattle from 2011-12. But Thames is someone you…

NFL players offer financial advice to incoming rookies

During this week’s NFL Draft, many young men will achieve their dream of becoming a professional athlete. Some of them will also become instant millionaires. There’s no shortage of stories out there about professional athletes who make — and lose — millions of dollars. MarketWatch spoke with several current and former NFL players, as well…

Dale Earnhardt Jr to retire from Nascar at end of the season

Dale Earnhardt Jr, one of the biggest names in Nascar, has surprised the racing world by announcing he will retire at the end of the 2017 season. The decision was announced by Hendrick Motorsports, Earnhardt’s team, on Tuesday morning. The 42-year-old Earnhardt has called a press conference for later in the day to explain his…

NBA Free Agency 2017: The top players

The top free agents of the 2017 class will be unrestricted, which could make that month of July both exciting and nerve-wracking for a bunch of NBA teams.   1. Kevin Durant Player Option / Small Forward / 6-9 / Team: Golden State 26.0 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 4.8 apg One of the most gifted offensive…

Historic 1876 documents that launched MLB headed for auction

It could be called the Ten Commandments of Major League Baseball, even though it’s 74 pages long. Or perhaps, since it has just been discovered, it could be baseball’s version of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Regardless, the 1876 “Founding Documents and Original Constitution of Major League Baseball” are a valuable piece of sports memorabilia. The…

2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Complete second-round schedule

The second round of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs is officially set, with eight teams remaining in the hunt for the Cup. After the first round featured zero Game 7s, all eight teams are ready to being second-round play on Wednesday, April 26, and Thursday, April 27. Sindey Crosby and the defending Stanley Cup champion…

Meet The NFL Draft’s Biggest Workout Freak

Just a few days after setting the football landscape aflame with his off-the-charts performance at the NFL combine in Indianapolis, safety Obi Melifonwu was back in the gym. The former UConn star was in his hometown of Grafton, Massachusetts, getting in some evening cardio at the local Anytime Fitness chain. He also greeted some friends…

DESPERATE KAEPERNICK REDUCED TO BEGGING FOR A JOB, GETS BEST BRUTAL RESPONSE EVER

There’s a reason that Colin Kaepernick has been out of public view for the last few months since his anti-American stunt all last season backfired on him in humiliating fashion. Since the second he decided to take a knee for the National Anthem and become the Black Lives Matter poster boy for every single game of…

Video assistant referee set for two of the top five major leagues

Both the Italian Serie A and Spanish La Liga competitions could well have a video assistant referee in place from next season. The use of video referees is slowly coming into football and is now being included in several of the top leagues. This morning it was reported that the Italian top flight will be…