July 28th 2001

Orioles outfielder Melvin Mora’s wife, Gisel, delivers quintuplets, giving the couple six children. The Mora Family is now the subject of a Venezuelan TV show called "Melvin ... Continue Reading →

December 5th 2000

Karl Malone moves past Wilt Chamberlain into second place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. All of Malone’s scoring came with little Mexican girls, however, whereas Chamberlain’s ... Continue Reading →

September 27th 2000

The United States Olympic baseball team beats the heavily-favored Cuban team to win gold. The U.S. team managed the victory after acquiring the entire Cuban team via defection after ... Continue Reading →

September 1st 1998

The Houston Comets beat the Phoenix Mercury in the decisive Game 3 of the first-ever WNBA Finals series. Following a single-game championship in the league’s inaugural season ... Continue Reading →

August 30th 1998

Toms River, N.J. becomes the first American team to win the Little League World Series since 1993. Deformed and freakishly huge thanks to growing up amongst radioactive nuclear waste, ... Continue Reading →

January 30th 1998

Darren Daulton retires from baseball. Daulton wanted to spend some time with his friends and family before the world ends in 2012. Continue Reading →

January 6th 1998

Don Sutton is selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Sutton then had to decide which perm he wanted to wear on his plaque. Continue Reading →

December 23rd 1997

Chicago Bulls head coach Phil Jackson becomes the quickest to reach 500 wins. Red Auerbach sent Jackson a congratulatory cigar which turned out to be a dried log of poo. Continue Reading →

December 4th 1997

Barry Sanders of the Detroit Lions sets an NFL record by rushing for more than 100 yards in 12 consecutive games. The Lions accounted for 1,200 yards of total offense during the stretch. Continue Reading →

October 28th 1997

The NBA announces the league has hired officials Dee Kantner and Violet Palmer, making them the first females to officiate an all-male major league sport. The move was hailed as a sign ... Continue Reading →

October 24th 1997

Sportscaster Marv Albert is spared a jail sentence after a courtroom apology to the woman he’d bitten during a sexual encounter. The show his deference and sincerity, Albert removed ... Continue Reading →

June 21st 1997

The WNBA opens play in its inaugural season. Play began with three games: New York Liberty 76, Los Angeles Sparks 57; Sacramento Monarchs 70, Utah Starzz 60; and Satan 1, Humanity 0. Continue Reading →

May 9th 1997

The San Diego Padres retire the No. 35 jersey of Randy Jones. San Diego didn’t want another player to have a similar 100-123 career record. Continue Reading →

March 19th 1997

Major League Baseball announces a five-year, $50 million deal with Pepsi. Under the terms of the deal, Pepsi products would be sold exclusively at major league ballparks, and players ... Continue Reading →

March 1st 1997

The Bottom Line, featuring news and scores scrolling across the bottom of the screen, debuts on ESPN2. The first news item on the Bottom Line was: "The Bottom Line, featuring news ... Continue Reading →

September 28th 1996

Roberto Alomar of the Orioles is suspended five games for spitting at umpire John Hirschbeck. Alomar got the last laugh, however, when Hirschbeck tested positive for herpes. Continue Reading →

July 15th 1996

After 2,216 consecutive games at shortstop, Cal Ripken, Jr. moves to third base. The Orioles decided their experiment with playing Ripken at short didn’t work out. Continue Reading →

February 22nd 1996

Actress Halle Berry files for divorce from Atlanta Braves outfielder David Justice. Berry said she could no longer deny her sexual attraction to Otis Nixon. Continue Reading →