1. 14 Stages of Sports Grief

    You’ ve heard of the stages of grief, but what about the stages of sports grief? I want to start by saying that grief is a serious topic. The intention here is not to make light of anyone working through a stage of grief...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 25,254 reads 9 comments

  2. My Dad's List of Favorite Athletes Is Cooler Than Yours

    If you are a fan of sports, you are likely a fan of the stars who play them, too. Whether you cheer for some or all of the industry's top athletes, you most likely have a select group that includes only the ones you love the most...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 6 months ago 522 reads 0 comments

  3. 12 'Sports Events' We Secretly Love

    Forget about big-time events like the Super Bowl and NCAA's March Madness, because as any sports fan knows, they aren't the only things that get us hyped up...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 21,159 reads 30 comments

  4. 14 Times Sports Fans Were Totally Awesome

    Sometimes, sports fans do things that are just totally awesome. Specifically, I’m talking about instances of kindness and generosity. That could be a fan returning a home run ball to the player who hit it...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 32,732 reads 6 comments

  5. Highs and Lows Only Pittsburgh Sports Fans Would Understand

    Every town has an identity—and I don't mean the "identity" the rest of the world gives it through stereotypes and bad gift shop T-shirts. I mean the identity that those who have the town in their blood know, whether they were born there or adopted...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 13,261 reads 13 comments

  6. Sports Nicknames That Should Exist

    In recent years, the nickname game has taken a major hit, becoming a lost art within the sports world. In the past, sports stars not only identified with their respective nicknames, but used them to build brands as well...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 6 months ago 18,435 reads 56 comments

  7. The Future: 10 Sports Stars with Great Advanced Metrics Stats

    We're on a wave right now, and there's no telling when it's going to stop. Sports have been overrun by this bustling thing we've come to know as "advanced metrics...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 8,479 reads 5 comments

  8. Why Being Recruited Rules

    Let's not beat around the bush here—everyone likes to be wanted. Whether that's by some girl who keeps giving you the eye while you're standing at a bar, being one of the first ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 21,820 reads 4 comments

  9. Athletes Who Are Prone to Delusion

    To be a great athlete—as defined by both talent and production—requires two essential personality traits: confidence and a desire to compete...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 16,909 reads 18 comments

  10. 12 Ways to Beat the Post-Football Blues

    Yes, football is over, but you can beat that post-Super Bowl depression. There are plenty of sporting events in February to get excited about...really. Some people say February is the worst sports month of the year, but I’m here to be optimistic...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 30,453 reads 33 comments

  11. 12 Legendary College Teams That Never Won a Title

    The 1972 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team. 1976 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team. The 2001 Miami Hurricanes football team. What do these teams have in common? They're considered legendary thanks to their seasons ending with a championship...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 25,606 reads 30 comments

  12. 12 Ways Sports Make a Positive Impact

    Sports have this amazing, unique way of making a positive impact in society. Whether it's helping children, communities or even nations, sports make a difference on a daily basis...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 9,008 reads 1 comments

  13. Super Bowl Commercials 2015: Grading the Best and Worst Ads

    The Super Bowl is usually the most watched television event in the U.S. each year, with over 100 million people tuning into the broadcast annually. Some people are in it for the football, while others are just along for the ride...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 459,393 reads 253 comments

  14. The Best Talkers in Super Bowl History

    The Super Bowl might be the biggest spectacle in sports each year, but the weeks leading up to the big game happen to be some of the most entertaining, too...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 31,146 reads 6 comments

  15. Sports Mysteries That Will Never Be Solved

    Does anyone else remember that '90s TV show called Unsolved Mysteries ? Each episode scared the hell out of middle school kids who watched as host Robert Stack recapped stories about, ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 144,995 reads 35 comments

  16. When Sports Taunting Goes Wrong

    Though taunting is admittedly sometimes fun, things rarely go the taunter's way. Call it karma, bad luck, coincidence or a sign from the sports gods above, but no matter the reason, taunters rarely prosper...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 6 months ago 40,372 reads 26 comments

  17. First World Problems: Great Teams Edition

    Great teams have problems too—just maybe not the same kind as everyone else. First, what do I mean by a “great team?” Well, this could be a perennial powerhouse ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 24,848 reads 19 comments

  18. 15 Superstar Athletes That '90s Kids Loved

    What do you think you're doing? Don't shy away from that light. Had you grew up in the 1990s, you would have realized that wasn't actually a light. No, it was actually the shine blaring off Carlos Valderrama's shocking blond Afro...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 28,848 reads 46 comments

  19. Ranking the Most Exciting Plays in Super Bowl History

    In just a few, short days, sports fans everywhere will be tuned into their TVs, eating buffalo chicken dip, judging commercials and, most importantly, taking in the 49th edition of the Super Bowl ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 10,111 reads 31 comments

  20. Super Bowl 2015 Doppelgangers

    "Get your Deflategate! Hot deflated balls here! A nickel a dozen! Limp as a pita!" Nope. We're all full up on crazy, thank you. We'll take a Super Bowl and a large Farva—hold the ball-truthering, please...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 6 months ago 112,743 reads 92 comments

  21. Highs and Lows Only Seattle Sports Fans Would Understand

    While Seattle might best be known for gray skies and rainy days, the city's sports teams have, at times, provided some sunny moments over the course of time...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 22,300 reads 27 comments

  22. 16 Most Notable Super Bowl Scandals

    The Super Bowl is many things—the biggest game of America's most popular sport, a global television event, a pop culture spectacle, a billion dollar enterprise and the list can go on and on...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 110,351 reads 39 comments

  23. Sports Word Association: What Do You Think of When You Hear...

    Through countless hours spent watching their every move and listening to their every sound, sports fans have learned to associate their favorite athletes and coaches with specific things...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 6 months ago 20,356 reads 35 comments

  24. Sports Fixes That Need to Happen

    Sports have made rule changes and other adjustments over the years, but there are more fixes that need to happen. Rule changes are often made to make sports more exciting, which is why the NCAA should reduce its basketball shot clock...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 33,153 reads 49 comments

  25. Athletes Who Don't Deserve the Superstar Label Anymore

    As sports fans, there are instances where we just need to be honest with ourselves. For example, when your favorite basketball team has been struggling all season long, it might ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 32,818 reads 120 comments