1. Chasing the Dream: Colleges That Produce the Most (Major Sports) Pro Athletes

    Top high school athletes often select the colleges they attend based on future plans of a professional career, which is why the colleges that send the most athletes to the major leagues always have an advantage over smaller, lesser-known universities...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 18 days ago 63,270 reads 71 comments

  2. 2016 Sports Moments That Had No Business Happening

    Leicester City had no business winning the Premier League in 2016, right? Well, they did in the sense that they completely earned it. However, in a historical/general likelihood sense, it was unreal...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 20 days ago 36,189 reads 44 comments

  3. Best Sports Stuff Right Now: Roll Tide, Really Long Shots and Happy New Year!

    The 2016 sporting calendar saved some of its best events for last as a fitting farewell to fans around the globe. Everything seems to collide at once, doesn't it? The NBA trots out its monster matchups for the holidays...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 20 days ago 7,429 reads 8 comments

  4. 10 Small-Market Stars Commanding Mainstream Attention

    It's naive to believe all sports markets are treated equally. Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott wouldn't garner as much national buzz if they hadn't performed their stellar rookie campaigns for the Dallas Cowboys...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 20 days ago 4,020 reads 10 comments

  5. 20 Heartwarming Sports Moments from 2016

    A simple photograph of a Florida State wide receiver eating lunch with a middle schooler brought joy to many people in 2016. It reinforced what many already know: A small act of kindness can go very far...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 21 days ago 23,625 reads 9 comments

  6. The Most Awesome Sports Quotes of the Year

    Sports fans have a tendency to roll their eyes when an athlete says something outrageous, but sometimes there’s nothing to do but laugh or nod your head in agreement when you hear the most awesome sports quotes of the year...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 22 days ago 40,391 reads 29 comments

  7. The Sports World Loving Christmas 2016

    Christmas spirit sweeps the sports world this week. Like the rest of us, professional athletes take the time to celebrate Christmas, even around busy schedules...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 23 days ago 12,015 reads 12 comments

  8. 10 Teams Headed for Major Rebuilds in 2017

    The dawn of a new year often means wholesale changes for some sports organizations. Whether a contender ran its course or a botched building job requires a reset, teams in every sport occupy this stage of the process at one point or another...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 23 days ago 7,810 reads 7 comments

  9. Ranking the Greatest Sports Social Media Moments of 2016

    Was Danny Willett's brother the best thing about sports social media in 2016? Could be. It's no secret social media can be a negative and scary place. It's also the home of the Marshawn Lynch- iguana mashup , though, so it can't be all bad...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 24 days ago 10,262 reads 10 comments

  10. 10 Franchises Loaded with Talent, Short on Victories

    Sports movies will endorse heart, grit and determination as the foolproof championship formula, but talent stands tall as the most important ingredient. The Chicago Cubs didn't win the 2016 World Series out of poetic justice or karma...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 25 days ago 5,769 reads 11 comments

  11. The Most Controversial Sports Stories of 2016

    Sports aren't meant to replicate the rigors of everyday life, but they're often a reflection of the zeitgeist, which is why these nine controversial sports stories of 2016 triggered such intense debate among fans...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 25 days ago 33,330 reads 0 comments

  12. Sports Stars Who Are Close to Their Sell-By Date

    Watching the decline of an athlete is similar to watching a thoroughbred that comes up lame but doesn’t realize it and keeps racing...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 26 days ago 4,742 reads 6 comments

  13. 10 Sports Stars Ending the Year with a Bang

    It's all about hot streaks in sports. You have to love them. Athletes tend to catch fire at random times, providing fans with an out-of-body experience...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 26 days ago 4,396 reads 6 comments

  14. 10 Sports Figures Who Flipped the Script in 2016

    Kevin Durant went from hero to villain in 2016. Tim Tebow went from football to baseball. Sometimes, a monumental turnaround doesn't take long —just a few months or even seconds...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 26 days ago 3,688 reads 4 comments

  15. 10 Sports Stars Fans Had Beef with in 2016

    Fans always have beef. There's warranted beef, like disliking a player on a rival team. For instance, a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers disliking Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 26 days ago 3,927 reads 4 comments

  16. Best Sports Stuff Right Now: Zeke, Weezy and a True Savage!

    Saving the best for last is an oft-used strategy that the sporting world is pulling out of the bag this week. With snow potentially on the ground and holiday cheer throughout, the sporting realm is in a giving mood for fans this week...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 27 days ago 26,497 reads 21 comments

  17. 10 Biggest Current Home-Field Advantages in Sports

    Home-field advantage is only worth as much as the home squad and crowd, the combination of which creates a potent edge. Fans may fancy themselves the best in the world, but it doesn't matter if the team doesn't perform...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 27 days ago 3,057 reads 14 comments

  18. Same Faces, New Places: 10 Movers and Shakers for 2017

    Sports has always remained a fluid industry. It's the nature of the business. Athletes change cities, coaches come into town and the cycle of life repeats itself. We call it same faces, new places...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 27 days ago 3,182 reads 0 comments

  19. Holiday Wish List for the Sports World

    If there were 10 things you could change about sports, what would they be? That is to say, changes to rules, formats or generally accepted practices...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 28 days ago 46 reads 0 comments

  20. The Best Sports Entertainment Gifts of 2016

    It's that time of year—you know, the time to be frantically searching for the perfect holiday gifts and overpaying for shipping when procrastination takes over...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 28 days ago 2,167 reads 0 comments

  21. 10 Young Athletes Surpassing a Star Teammate for Top Billing

    Before rising to the top, every star athlete must eventually take the baton from an esteemed peer. Julio Jones started his career as the Atlanta Falcons' No. 2 receiver behind Roddy White...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 5,636 reads 3 comments