—If you grew up in the 80’s, I would venture to say that baseball was your first love, and as an extension of that love you collected baseball cards. If you were a serious Beckett Baseball fan like I was, then the name Honus Wagner should ring out.
Directed by the Barnicle Brothers as another short film for ESPN’s renowned 30 for 30 series, “Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner” tells the story of the most famous and expensive baseball card in history, complete with its rise in value, its famous owners and the controversy over its authenticity. Now... if only the actual game of baseball was as exciting as this baseball card.
That title makes sense if you knew LBJ's jersey number was six. (He's contemplating changing it back to 23 as I write.) Blown minds aside, Sports Illustrated has released this interesting infographic charting the far reaching impacts of The King's decision to return to Cleveland.
The 2013/2014 NBA season begins tonight. And like the seasons that preceded it, all eyes are on Lebron James. Except this time, they are stares from sneering and scowling haters, they're cheering and adulating onlookers.
The West may be a toss-up of teams, but in the East, it’s how the superstars play that will make all the difference. We take a look at which superstars performance is the key cog for their team. Beast mode anyone?
We know who you expect to come out of the East (ahem, Heat). And really, there’s no one to challenge them (sorry, Knicks fans). But in the West, the team that wins the right to tackle the juggernaut from Miami will certainly be battle-tested. This is just round one.
The Louisville-Michigan National Championship game was one for the ages. In a matchup of the number one player in the country, Trey Burke (Michigan), against the number one team in the country, an instant classic played out in front of our eyes.