Crazy stats have now permeated all of sport because the more data that's out there, the more negotiation fodder there is come contract time.
Not to mention fantasy league drafts and trades.
Then there are the momentous occasions. They're not stats, really, but a category of trivia that makes smartphones essential when alcohol blends with brain cells.
Still, these are the occasions that make parents proud and memories golden.
And the NHL saw two of them in opening week.
Celebrating anything is a party we can all get behind, and with this limited edition display of your true loyalties, you can show the world where you stand.
All for a mere $21.95.
So make your voice heard. Or seen, in this case. And then go find a swingin' caucus.
Merely winning a domestic title is but a modest objective for the mega-clubs. So the fact that Barcelona is already running away from chief rival Real Madrid and others in the La Liga race is not necessarily the reason ...
This will likely be the only time we'll ever see Andreas Athanasiou and Alex Ovechkin in the same sentence. But dude's matched the precocious Russian in at least one NHL category. Sending fans home really early when they were preparing ..
Although it can seem like Barcelona and Real Madrid clash every other week, they actually do take time to tolerate other clubs. Mainly because that's how league schedules work. Fans seemingly expect those two to prevail ..