1. Ranking the Top 10 Olympic Sports to Watch

    The best part about any Summer Olympics is that the events occur at the perfect time of the calendar year. There are no meaningful football games on television. Major League Baseball pennant races have not yet heated up...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 months ago 17,215 reads 38 comments

  2. 10 Athlete Careers That Recently Took a U-Turn

    Alex Rodriguez was going to be on a big league roster for 2016. Tim Tebow couldn't give up the football dream. But now, that has all changed. These athletes, and a few others, have each done an about-face recently (as in, very recently)...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 5 months ago 10,240 reads 4 comments

  3. Olympic Moments That Will Always Bring the Feels

    With the Summer Olympics occurring in Brazil right now, what better way to take in current athletes making history than to reminisce in some of the all-time best moments from past ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 4,824 reads 5 comments

  4. 10 Teams Under the Most Pressure Right Now

    The pressure is on for Manchester United. They've got a new manager, an expensive new superstar and a three-year Premier League title drought that would seem paltry for most clubs, but not for the New York Yankees of English football...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 5,344 reads 6 comments

  5. Current Sports Stars Who Are Chasing Ghosts

    Every athlete concerned about his or her legacy chases the ghosts that are the accomplishments achieved by those who came before him. Fans will compare current stars to athletes from prior generations so long as sports exist...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 6 months ago 8,199 reads 15 comments

  6. 10 Current Athletes Who Are Ridiculously Charitable

    It's all too easy to focus on the negatives in sports when so many athletes boast ridiculously charitable personalities outside of competition...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 months ago 7,722 reads 12 comments

  7. Off-the-Radar Teams That Might Shock Us This Fall

    One of the beautiful things about sports is the unpredictability. When things that are expected to happen don't, it gives fans memorable moments that they'll never forget...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 12,297 reads 38 comments

  8. 10 'What Could Have Been' Athletes of the 2000s

    Many athletes never reach their full potential for whatever reasons. These types of stories play out in sports practically every year. Some are their own worst enemies...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 6 months ago 193,938 reads 249 comments

  9. 12 Coaches Going Full Parent-Mode on Their Players

    Pep Guardiola is restricting his players from eating pizza, which is sad, but surely he means it for their own good (and his), right? Coaches wear many hats...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 6,837 reads 3 comments

  10. 12 Sports Happenings That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

    The National Basketball Players Association unanimously voted to fund health insurance for retired players. A German football club is offering free tickets to low-income fans...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 11,829 reads 17 comments

  11. Athletes Having the Best / Worst Summers So Far

    In the words of Will Smith from back in the day, it's "summer, summer, summer-time," meaning the weather's warm and everyone is enjoying vacations, time around water and hoping to ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 65,736 reads 60 comments

  12. It Was All Good Just a Week Ago: Athletes Who Fell Off

    It was all good just a week (or month or year) ago for the names you're about to bear witness to on this list. In professional sports, you're only as good as your last showing...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 8,996 reads 12 comments

  13. 10 Celebrity-Sports Stories You Don't Want to Admit Fascinate You

    Don't you kind of want to know what is up with Aaron Rodgers and his family (even though it is surely none of anyone's business)? Rodgers' brother Jordan's appearance on The Bachelorette ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 9,919 reads 10 comments

  14. Teams and Athletes Looking at Last Chances in 2016

    Every professional athlete eventually runs out of chances to win championships and achieve great accomplishments. Then-39-year-old Peyton Manning cashed in on his last opportunity to hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy this past February...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 6 months ago 43,690 reads 79 comments

  15. People in Sports Who Really, Really Hate Dumb Questions

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick made headlines recently for visible and verbal disgust in response to a ridiculous question concerning quarterbacks Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 6 months ago 27,363 reads 33 comments

  16. 10 Superstars We'd Love to See Come Out of Retirement

    NASCAR great Jeff Gordon retired in 2015, but he put a temporary hold on that to replace an injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. in two races this year...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 7,127 reads 19 comments

  17. Ranking the 20 Best Last Games of Sports Superstars

    Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in his final NBA game, a regular-season win that capped a disappointing season. Peyton Manning won a Super Bowl title but had meh stats...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 40,498 reads 78 comments

  18. 10 Sneakers with Amazing Backstories

    Sneaker history, like any great source of history, happens to produce riveting narratives. Kicks aren't only worn on the court. They are personally built, crafted and designed for individuals...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 15,013 reads 7 comments

  19. 10 Athletes Who Have Hilarious Family Members

    Danny Willett won the 2016 Masters Tournament, but the true star of the tournament was his brother. P.J. Willett 's Twitter feed was the picture of pure comedy during the final round, entertaining golf fans everywhere...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 9,526 reads 5 comments

  20. 12 Most Polarizing Sports Issues of the Past Year

    Are superteams the most polarizing issue in sports right now? What about the ongoing old school vs. new school debate about bat flips, dabs and the like? Sports are wonderful for ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 8,719 reads 8 comments

  21. Candidates to Be Breakout Sports Stars in the 2nd Half of 2016

    Established athletes dominated the overall sports landscape during the opening half of 2016. Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe Trophy and hoisted the Stanley Cup...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 6 months ago 28,045 reads 42 comments

  22. 11 Ways 'Pokemon Go' Has Taken over Sports

    Pokemon Go has taken over. To say it has reached a level of hysteria would be an understatement. You might even be sick of reading about it, but the craze is so encompassing, ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 11,541 reads 6 comments

  23. Ranking Recently Retiring Superstar Careers

    Superstar athletes come, and superstar athletes go. It's the sports version of the cycle of life. Ranking the careers of all-time greats is no easy task, as the debate is all a matter of opinion...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 6 months ago 23,041 reads 74 comments

  24. 12 Current Superstars Who Will Never Leave Their Teams

    It's an unfortunate reality, but fans know that sports is a business, meaning that even when we least expect it, players get traded or sign elsewhere in free agency all the time. That doesn't mean we want to accept that, though...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 83,301 reads 259 comments

  25. Incredible Gold-Medal Streaks on the Line in Rio

    The South Korean women's archery team will go for its eighth straight gold medal in Rio. Um, what? To even compete in multiple Olympics is incredible. To win gold at all is incredible, to win three in a row even more so...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 5,182 reads 4 comments