For some, sports can be the difference between a relationship working and falling apart. Well this won’t be a problem anymore for Kentucky Wildcat fans. BBNmeetup has launched a dating website solely for those who love the University of Kentucky.
For various reasons, the Tennessee Titans are on track to be the last team to officially sign their first pick in the NFL Draft for the past three years. While it may seem strange to wait so long, Marcus Mariota’s alleged reason for not signing yet is even more bizarre. He wants to surf. The Titans don’t want him to. Allegedly.
Stealing any base, especially third, is extremely difficult in the MLB because of the power and accuracy of catchers behind the plate. As Anthony Rizzo headed to third base on a steal attempt, Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki delivered a perfect throw to Daniel Murphy covering third base. In perfect position to tag Rizzo out, the Cubs star simply defied all odds, jumping out of his slide to avoid the tag.
As the Confederate flag debate continues to heat up, NASCAR tracks have joined in to show their support to remove the controversial flag from their space. The series heads to Daytona this weekend, and the track has devised an exchange program. The system allows fans to trade in their Confederate Flag for an American Flag.
Either the Cleveland Indians put on one of the best starting pitching displays or the Tampa Bay Rays gave one of the worst hitting attempts, or maybe some combination of both. After being swept by the Orioles, they have dominated against the Rays in historical, dominating fashion. So far in the series, the Indians outscored their opponents 21-4 behind an extremely dominating pitching rotation.
Sports are just another strand in the American fabric that makes up the greatness of our beloved country. Sports are a form of patriotism in their own right — a form of civic pride. Sports allow us to come together as one community, one region, one nation to celebrate our way of life, our freedoms, and truly our great country on a large scale. Throughout our nation’s history sport has been part of our national conversation, often leading the cause for change, and helping us heal.
Here is a list of the most patriotic moments in American sports history.
In arguably the most anticipated debut for an injured player, Marlins pitching hurler Jose Fernandez will make his first start since May 9, 2014. After dominating in his first season in 2013 and earning the NL Rookie of the Year award, a torn UCL cut his second season very short. Now he will get his chance to pitch again, after quickly returning from Tommy John Surgery just a little over a year ago.
The terms “on the hot seat” or “under pressure” usually apply to quarterbacks and head coaches. After all, there’s an enormous amount of pressure on quarterbacks and coaches for any college football team.
With the United States ready to find out their World Cup finals opponent, they eagerly awaited the matchup between England and Japan. Tied 1-1 in stoppage time, it seemed the game was headed into overtime. That is, until England defender Laura Bassett accidentally netted the ball in her own net. Japan sprinted up-field with the ball and tried to pass it in, but Bassett attempted to boot it away over the net.