rivalries

Belmont

Belmont Beats Lipscomb on Last-Second Shot One Week After Beating them at the Buzzer

For the second time in as many weeks, Belmont beat cross-town rival on last-second shot.
Patrick Sauer
12.8.16
Football

After More Than a Century, High School Football's Quiet Rivalry Plays On

The Tennessee School for the Deaf and the North Carolina School for the Deaf first faced off in 1903—a matchup that predates Cal-USC, Oklahoma-Oklahoma State, Florida-Georgia, Notre Dame-USC, and Bears-Packers.
Tal Pinchevsky
11.16.16
Social Media

Sunderland Paper Reassigns Reporter Who Facebooked Nasty Things about Team Six Years Ago

Six years ago, Newcastle United fan said some terrible things about Sunderland on his personal Facebook account and now he's lost his job covering Sunderland because of it.
Leander Schaerlaeckens
9.20.16
Football

America's Forgotten Service Academy Rivalry

"The Secretaries Cup is the Division III Army-Navy Game. The level of emotion, and the fan intensity, is exactly the same."
B. David Zarley
9.9.16
Highlights

Texas and Texas A&M Need Each Other Now More than Ever

The Aggies and Longhorns need to stop dancing around it and play each other already.
Kevin Trahan
8.16.16
ronaldo abs

Ronaldo and the Great Photoshopped Abs Controversy of 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo's abs are in the news. Again.
Leander Schaerlaeckens
7.18.16
wnba

Michael Cooper And Bill Laimbeer Are Keeping Their NBA Rivalry Alive In The WNBA

Michael Cooper and Bill Laimbeer were part of a legendary NBA rivalry in the 1980's. They're coaching in the WNBA, now, but are as competitive as they ever were.
Tim Casey
5.26.16
St Louis Blues

Here's How Close the Blackhawks Were to Tying the Blues in Game 7

A deflection and two posts: the puck never had a chance of going in.
Sean Newell
4.26.16
rivalries

Baying for Claret: Blackburn and Burnley's Bitter Local Rivalry

As fellow founder members of the Football League, the rivalry between Blackburn Rovers and Burnley is almost as old as the sport itself. More than a century later, their relationship is as bitter as ever.
Marcus Raymond
3.11.16
Tennis

Throwback Thursday: Monica Seles Takes the Throne

In 1991, Steffi Graf had sat atop the women's tennis rankings for more than three years. Then Monica Seles came on the scene, and things got interesting.
Patrick Sauer
3.10.16
Football

Chloroformed Goats and Stolen Mules: The Army-Navy Mascot Wars

The first recorded goat kidnapping was in 1953. The animal was the property of the United States Naval Academy, the perpetrators were from West Point, and a football tradition was born.
Shane Cashman
12.11.15
Donald Trump

TV Azteca Uses Donald Trump to Sell USA-Mexico Match

TV Azteca spliced a speech where Donald Trump bemoans the death of the American dream with highlights of Mexico triumphing over USMNT. It's wonderful.
Sean Newell
9.9.15
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