1. Ranking the 12 Strangest Stadium Names in Sports

    The Chicago White Sox have gotten a lot of pushback on their new stadium naming rights deal with mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate. It does sound a bit odd rolling off the tongue, but it's far from the strangest stadium name in sports...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 10,791 reads 9 comments

  2. 10 Franchises That Can't Catch a Break

    Misfortune is not equally distributed among sports franchises. Instead, some teams enjoy euphoric highs while others toil in frustration for years, even decades...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 15,003 reads 17 comments

  3. 10 of the Most Surprising Stat-Sheet Stuffers in Sports

    Everyone loves a stat-sheet stuffer. Athletes who put their heads down, climb into a groove and before you know it, they're close to leading their respective sports in a major category...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 8 months ago 5,139 reads 8 comments

  4. 10 Comebacks We Want to See in 2017

    We often look ahead in the world of sports. The latest massive event is always on the horizon. Passionate football fans are already reading 2017 NFL mock drafts. The UFC consistently advertises cards months in advance...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 7,795 reads 19 comments

  5. 11 Times Sports and Politics Merged to Take Us out of Our Comfort Zones

    Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem at a preseason NFL game and said, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," per Steve Wyche of NFL Media...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 3,751 reads 4 comments

  6. 10 Times Sports Video Games Took a Leap Forward

    Sports fans love their video games. The ability to play as one’s favorite athlete or team, controlling intricate details of the franchise, is something a majority people can only dream of...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 8 months ago 8,273 reads 21 comments

  7. 10 Sports Stars Who Deserve a Better Supporting Cast

    In a bizarre paradox, individual sports stars are revered based on team success. When Peyton Manning regularly carried the Indianapolis Colts to the playoffs, the quarterback received scorn for not winning a title every year...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 10,378 reads 27 comments

  8. 10 Teams It's Cool to Cheer for Now

    It's cool to cheer for…the New York Yankees? Sure, and this is also The Twilight Zone . But really, things are shaking up all over sports in 2016...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 46,249 reads 100 comments

  9. 8 Rebuilds That Are Destined to Fail

    Rebuilding a pro sporting franchise isn't the easiest thing in the world. Hopping into Madden or FIFA exaggerates how easy it is to take a team from the depths and raise it to a contender...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 8,417 reads 13 comments

  10. The Most Awkward Divorces in Sports

    No one likes divorce, but, unfortunately, it happens for a number of different reasons. Sports are no different; we've seen marriages between players and franchises or teammates end abruptly...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 8 months ago 1,009 reads 0 comments

  11. Top 10 Fall Sports Storylines That Are Going to Be Covered Like Crazy

    The headline-hogging, broadcast-dominating fall storylines are on the way. Fans of any sport can see the infancy of many at a glance. There's controversy on and off the field in the NFL...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 8,393 reads 7 comments

  12. Athletes Who Live Their Gimmicks

    The idea of "living the gimmick" differs depending on if we are talking about professional wrestling or legitimate sports competitions...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 42,403 reads 30 comments

  13. Sore Loser or Justified? Sports Edition

    Hope Solo was absolutely a sore loser when she called the Swedish team that beat the U.S. " a bunch of cowards ." Other post-loss actions haven't been so cut-and-dry, though...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 99,377 reads 179 comments

  14. 5 Slept-on Summer Kicks

    Wake up. It's time to wipe the cold out of the corner of your eye and finally get on this summertime kicks wave. The retail machine doesn't stop producing kicks, which allows certain sneakers to be deemed "slept-on...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 8 months ago 7,866 reads 2 comments

  15. 10 Sports Stories That Were Almost Definitely Publicity Stunts

    Tim Tebow to Major League Baseball? Come on—that has to be for attention, right? (Plenty of folks think so , anyway.) Sometimes, things happen in sports that are so out there, it's hard not to suspect they might be orchestrated for publicity...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 60,325 reads 42 comments

  16. 15 Glorious Sports Gifts the Rio Olympics Gave Us

    The 2016 Summer Olympics gave fans many incredible gifts—from the emergence of young phenoms Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky to the continued dominance of veterans Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 10,472 reads 4 comments

  17. 10 Sports Stars Who Decided to Stay at Home

    Deciding whether to stay within the comforts of your own home is a choice the majority of professional athletes are eventually faced with...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 8 months ago 6,708 reads 17 comments

  18. Top 10 Faces of Sports Right Now

    Stars sell sports. Passionate sports fans go out of the way to watch events and follow competitions. Casual fans, though, are drawn in by stars...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 5,284 reads 7 comments

  19. 10 Athletes We Can't Wait to Watch This Fall

    With the 2016 Summer Olympics officially over, we now have our sights on fall and all of the great things in sports that go along with it. We know the NFL, NHL and NBA kick into regular-season gear, while baseball turns into postseason mode...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 8 months ago 4,788 reads 18 comments

  20. Easy Fixes for 10 Flailing Sports Teams

    Many sports teams just can't get things right. Some are not complete lost causes. In certain instances, teams can turns things around and find winning ways with one right move or one right decision...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 7,815 reads 15 comments

  21. Are These Rio Olympic Stars All-Time Sports Famous?

    Katie Ledecky dominated the Rio Olympics, but will general sports fans be talking about the American swimmer a year or two from now? Sure, the established stars were and are in Rio ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 6,800 reads 0 comments

  22. 10 Sports Villains We're Actually Going to Miss One Day

    Admit it: You're going to miss Alex Rodriguez when he's finally gone from the sports news cycle. Sure, what looks like attention-seeking behavior has made him rather unlikable over ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 15,079 reads 48 comments

  23. Top 10 New Sports Uniforms for Fall 2016

    The impending arrival of fall marks the return of several marquee sports, leagues that bring must-see new threads with them...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 119,686 reads 93 comments

  24. 10 Sports Figures Who Proved That Time Heals All Wounds

    The old notion "time heals all wounds" is especially relevant in sports. Athletes make mistakes. They're human beings, just like the rest of us. One glaring difference is that fanbases tend not to forget, creating villains in the process...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 8 months ago 22,204 reads 45 comments

  25. Sports 'Coincidences' Yes or No?

    The news about Tom Brady's most recent Deflategate appeal was released on the slowest sports day of the year—coincidence? Sports is full of instances like this—tiny oddities that are just questionable enough to make you wonder...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 9 months ago 7,187 reads 4 comments