Putting Germany’s historic beatdown of Brazil in context

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Few ass-kickings in sports history can measure up to Germany's 7-1 annihilation of host Brazil in the World Cup semifinals. It was Brazil's first loss on home soil in a non-friendly match since 1975, and tied a 1920 loss to Uruguay for the largest margin of defeat in the nation's ...

The Houston Astros Are Unfathomably Bad

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

How bad are the Houston Astros? We're glad you asked. After Tuesday's loss to the Diamondbacks, Houston dropped to 40 games below .500 for the season. The Astros would have to go on a 43-3 tear in order to break even in 2011. Obviously that would be one of the unlikeliest scenarios ...

The New Jersey Nets Are Getting All Historical

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Things are rough in New Jersey right now. While the state braces for a Spencer Pratt-Heidi Montag-like backlash sure to grip the nation after "Jersey Shore" premieres on MTV, Jersey's sports teams are falling apart. The Jets are floundering, the Giants have been slowed after a great start and the ...