Sunday, March 1, 2015

On more than one occasion this past season fans found themselves asking "Is New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. even human?" As it turns out, he is ... or so we are led to believe. Still, his remarkable hands do seem other-worldly, and for that reason it seems fitting that NFL Memes would cast him as Spider-Man in their most recent round of "NFL Stars as Superheroes."

Beckham Jr.'s Spider-Man-like... Read at Giants 101

The New York Yankees announced on Saturday that Richard J. Albero, a former educational professional and naval officer, will walk from home plate at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, to home plate at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project.

According to a press release from the team, Albero will begin his journey from Florida to New York on March 2 at 10 a.m. and will help raise money for the charity that helps injured soldiers returning... Read at Yankees 101

Everyone has had someone clear the way for them either in life, in the way they live or in their profession. When it comes to African-American athletes breaking the barrier most think of Jackie Robinson. However, the first African-American NBA player went by the name of Earl Lloyd. Lloyd died Thursday, February 26 at the age of 86 years old.

On October 31, 1950, Earl Lloyd became the first African American to play in an NBA game, against the Rochester Royals. That season three other... Read at Knicks 101

Defenseman Brayden McNabb was signed to a two year contract over the summer with the Los Angeles Kings, and he has stepped in for the team since the start of the season. The Kings have struggled all season long with injured defenseman and Slava Voynov being suspended indefinitely form the NHL.

McNabb’s first career NHL goal came with the Kings just last night. “I closed my eyes and it went in,” said the defenseman.

“Yeah, it was good to see,” said head coach Darryl Sutter.... Read at LA Kings 101

Horse racing is an undeniably British sport. Whilst this exhilarating spectacle is performed in countries across the globe, from South Africa to Hong Kong to Australia, it is in the UK that both the sport's successful history and promising future firmly remain. Therefore, it is unsurprising, that the most famous of horse racing's venues exist within British boarders - with influential racecourses such as Aintree, Cheltenham and... Read at Olympic Games 101