1. Random 'Knowledge,' Courtesy of Sports Announcers

    No, this is not a collection made up entirely of Bill Walton quotes—but it could be. Sometimes in sports broadcasts, there is simply not enough action to keep all the commentary to game-related material only...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 7,795 reads 3 comments

  2. Super Bowl Prop Bets 2016: Complete Guide to This Year's Game

    With the Super Bowl less than a week away, the hype leading up to kickoff is all about how the dominant Denver Broncos defense might be able to slow down the high-octane offense of ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 19,190 reads 13 comments

  3. Athletes with the 'Coach Killer' Reputation

    There are a lot of different things that athletes don't want to be associated with, and being labeled a "coach killer" would definitely be toward the top, as it's a slap to the player's reputation, as well as a toxic situation for teammates and fans...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 11,646 reads 16 comments

  4. 10 Sports Stars We Shouldn't Give Up On

    Outside observers enjoy watching the falls of famous individuals. It is something that plays out on websites such as Twitter every day. People make jokes about celebrities they've never met...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 6 months ago 11,603 reads 24 comments

  5. Grading Athlete vs. Non-Athlete Dap Situations

    We all want to think that we have street cred, dropping trendy words or busting out popular dances and such, but, thanks to the power of video cameras, it can be proved otherwise...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 5,790 reads 6 comments

  6. 10 Athletes You Didn't Know Had Endorsement Deals

    Endorsement deals and athletes have become synonymous with each other these days. These lucrative, incentive-laden contracts range from signature sneakers and apparel all the way out to watches, restaurants and more...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 12,238 reads 7 comments

  7. Strangest Moments from Super Bowl Opening Night

    Super Bowl Media Day became Super Bowl Opening Night in 2016. There were a lot of great moments—like the young cancer survivor who interviewed Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 3,425 reads 0 comments

  8. The 16 Athletes Whom Every Fan Should See Play at Least Once

    As sports fans, there's a reason why we've all been in the difficult position of deciding between sticking to our monthly budget or dropping hundreds of dollars on a sporting event in order to see a superstar athlete...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 11,368 reads 29 comments

  9. Sports Figures Who Have Gotten a Raw Deal Lately

    Former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt got a raw deal in Cleveland, right? How does one get fired with the best record in the Eastern Conference? The following are some other sports figures who recently experienced a similar bad draw...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 9,261 reads 8 comments

  10. Sneakers That Took Design to the Next Level

    Climbing out of your comfort zone is the only true way to succeed. When it comes to sneakers, specifically sneaker design, that statement reverberates loud and clear. Athletic footwear has been around for what feels like ages now...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 9,749 reads 6 comments

  11. Sports Documentaries We'd Love to See on Netflix

    Netflix is a streaming service that was built to provide people with great content. That approach has given sports fans a chance to educate themselves on topics they'd normally gloss over thanks to a host of fascinating documentaries...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 11,689 reads 24 comments

  12. The Most Bizarre Recent Sports Recruiting Stories

    Last year around this time, I wrote a piece about why being recruited rules with cool instances from athletes and coaches who got showered with gifts and praise for their services...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 11,208 reads 18 comments

  13. 10 Athletes with No Social Media Chill

    It's pretty funny to think how social media has officially changed the game for athletes, isn't it? I mean, back in the day, a player could say something stupid on camera while ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 12,120 reads 8 comments

  14. Sports Stars We REALLY Want to See Get a Title Soon

    Larry Fitzgerald will go another year without a Super Bowl title. That might be the worst part about the Arizona Cardinals getting trounced by the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Championship Game...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 13,689 reads 37 comments

  15. 10 Reasons to Get Hyped About Super Bowl 50

    The Super Bowl 50 matchup is set, and the sports world now has almost two full weeks to hype itself into a tizzy. The great thing about the Super Bowl is there's something for everybody...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 9,304 reads 12 comments

  16. 12 Crazy Things Sports Fans Refuse to Stop Doing

    Sports fans really need to stop going shirtless in below-zero temperatures—and burning jerseys and other craziness in the name of sports passion. Alas, if history is any indicator, they probably won't...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 7,723 reads 5 comments

  17. Movie Stars Best Known for Sports Roles

    Sylvester Stallone is definitely most well-known for his sports movie roles and obviously one in particular. Stallone's name will always be synonymous with Rocky Balboa, but he's not the only actor closely associated with sports movies...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 7,959 reads 7 comments

  18. Einstein or Nah: 12 Sports Figures Who've Been Called Geniuses

    While it takes a hell of a lot of skill and talent to become successful in sports, that doesn't mean that every sports figure is blessed with being labeled a genius, who is both an innovator in his or her sport and a person others hope to somehow become.

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 8,266 reads 20 comments

  19. 10 Ways You Can Break Away from Sneaker Purgatory

    Let's define sneaker purgatory. More than anything else, sneaker purgatory is a state of mind. It's a place where consumers get stuck battling the same old pattern of purchasing, wearing and enjoying kicks...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 7,815 reads 4 comments

  20. Best and Worst All-Star Campaign Videos

    Fan voting for to determine All-Stars is a wonderful thing because it leads to something even better—campaign videos. The 2015-16 NBA vids have been particularly creative...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 7,766 reads 9 comments

  21. 10 Unexpected Reasons It's Great Being a Sports Star

    Don't get me wrong; being a pro athlete has a ton of benefits, like being paid a bunch of money to play a sport for a living, getting idolized by a bunch of fans and, sometimes, experiencing the glory of winning a championship ring...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 8,035 reads 4 comments

  22. 10 Sports Facts That Seemed Impossible One Year Ago

    One year ago, the sports landscape looked a lot different than it does today. Chip Kelly was in charge of the Philadelphia Eagles, Chelsea was battling atop the Premier League and Ronda Rousey was pound-for-pound the best fighter in the world...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 6 months ago 14,715 reads 9 comments

  23. 10 Moves Fans Can Make When They Lose Their Team

    As someone who has had to live through a team relocating—if you didn't already know, I grew up in Cleveland and had to see the Browns move to Baltimore—I can tell you that the feeling is the most depressing ever as a fan...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 15,851 reads 12 comments

  24. A Soundtrack of Sports Love Stories Gone Wrong

    Sports, like life, are full of love stories. Unfortunately, and also like life, the stories don't all have happy endings. Cleveland fans rejoiced when their team drafted Johnny Manziel in 2014...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 17,061 reads 13 comments

  25. Sports World Takes on Pop Culture Stories

    You're not the only person frustrated about Making a Murderer or amped up about the new Serial episodes. Sports folks follow pop culture just like regular Joes , and they're not afraid to share their takes...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 months ago 6,064 reads 1 comments