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  1. Stadium 50 salutes bygone sports venues

    Patrick Dorsey

    Some have hosted special speeches. Others? Major milestones. All of them: great games. And they're no longer with us. So, as we celebrate the biggest noncompetition moments in North American stadium history with the Playbook Stadium 50, and as ...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  2. Yearbook, Dec. 9: Cubs lose (players)

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 9, 1992: We'll let Joey Reaves of the Chicago Tribune start us off: Surely, the Chicago Fire was worse. But that was a long time ago. Right now, for Cubs fans, the loss of Greg Maddux and Andre Dawson seems about the biggest disaster to...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  3. NBA fan shirts: James Harden takes H-Town

    Patrick Dorsey

    You don't need us to tell you: There's just something about that James Harden beard. It has a well-followed Twitter account. It adorned an Oklahoma City building. And as we highlighted during the Thunder's deep 2012 playoff run, it inspired a numb...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  4. Video: Frisbee golf tricks in the forest

    Patrick Dorsey

    ... and on a baseball diamond, and in a backyard, and in a lot of places that struck the fancy of disc golf trick shot outfit Ace Chasers NW, who sent us their latest clip from the summer of 2012....

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  5. Web Clips: Your Ultimate holiday highlight

    Patrick Dorsey

    Thanks to Ultimate Frisbee trick shot artist Brodie Smith for tipping us off to this highlight, an example of defense that would make any football cornerback take notice. That's Dylan Freechild of the Rhino club (Portland, Ore.) with the play, and NG...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  6. Web Clips: Another type of Summer Games

    Patrick Dorsey

    What if there were an Olympic Games for fitness events? The folks at M.E.L.T. Fitness Studio in Connecticut help us picture an answer, thanks to their second Summer Games held in Hartford earlier this month and featuring more than 100 participants. N...

    Blog | August 19, 2012
  7. Flashback: 5 great pics of young King Felix

    Patrick Dorsey

    After 95 victories, more than 1,400 strikeouts, a Cy Young Award and scores of devoted fans, Felix Hernandez went perfect on us Wednesday afternoon, allowing no Tampa Bay Rays to reach base in a 1-0 Seattle Mariners win. Such domination -- or at l...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  8. 'Stuff Magic Fans Say' -- after Howard trade

    Patrick Dorsey

    Magic fans? They're not too happy with the Dwight Howard trade. So Scooter Magruder, an Orlando, Fla., resident himself, shows us just what these sad supporters are going through. (In short, now they know how Charlotte Bobcats fans feel.)...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  9. Web Clips: Most interesting players in N.H.

    Patrick Dorsey

    The New England Collegiate Baseball League, a summer showcase in the Northeast, features some pretty talented players. But are they interesting? Well, according to this video sent to us by the Laconia Muskrats in New Hampshire, catcher Ethan Bennett ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  10. Yearbook, July 11: Bo gets to know MVP

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 11, 1989: A night ago, Kansas City hosted the All-Star Game. Twenty-three years ago, Kansas City gave us the All-Star Game MVP, with Bo Jackson -- who still was in the NFL at that point -- going 2-for-4 with a home run, a stolen base and two RBI...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  11. Web Clips: Famous Bobcats fan phrases

    Patrick Dorsey

    The Charlotte Bobcats -- they of the worst winning percentage in NBA history last season -- might not own the largest fan base in the league. But as Scooter Magruder shows us in "Stuff Charlotte Bobcats Fans Say," those loyal (and non-bandwagon!) sup...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  12. Web Clips: Homemade basketball slingshot

    Patrick Dorsey

    Thanks to Brendan McCaffery for sending us this clip, a behind-the-scenes look at a homemade slingshot that turned into quite the basketball trick shot machine. Web Clips features new, sub-viral and/or classic videos from -- you guessed it -- the ...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  13. Word Cloud: The 2011-12 NCAA champions

    Patrick Dorsey

    With the Arizona Wildcats now the College World Series winners, all NCAA champions for the 2011-12 year have been decided. And one thing this academic year showed us: Across divisions I, II and III, some nicknames proved better than others. So we ...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  14. NBA Finals: Heat winning Twitter battle

    Patrick Dorsey

    It's a long series; with the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder knotted at 1-1, you don't need us to tell you that. But one area the Heat clearly are dominating: Twitter. As shown in these simple graphs, created with information provided to Play...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  15. Reliving LeBron & Durant's 1st showdown

    Patrick Dorsey

    With the NBA Finals upon us, much is being made of LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant -- and rightly so, as the pair went 1-2 in MVP voting before leading their respective teams to conference titles. But while this is the first major on-court battle be...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  16. Web clips: Trick shots, into the woods

    Patrick Dorsey

    Thanks to the trick shot group WillWillWille for sending us this montage, one in which the trio takes its talent to a pretty odd spot: the forest. Water? Pines? Fast-passing cars on a nearby highway? Nothing stands in the way of these guys. Web Cl...

    Blog | June 10, 2012