1. 10 Sports Rivalries Poised to Gain Steam

    Some sports rivalries never go out of style, prompting fans of each side to circle the calendar for each anticipated matchup. Most feuds, however, need the right timing to truly flourish...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 4,065 reads 10 comments

  2. Did These Teams and Players 'Cheat to Win?'

    Lewis Hamilton slowed down on purpose despite leading the Formula One finale and despite directives from team officials to speed up. If other drivers were able to catch up to Nico Rosberg , then perhaps Hamilton could win the race and the championship...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 7,681 reads 4 comments

  3. Whatever Happened To…? '90s Sports Icons Edition

    The great Negro League baseball pitcher Satchel Paige once advised, "Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." But that doesn't mean fans can't look back at some former superstars and wonder, "Hey, what happened to...

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  4. Ranking President Obama's 20 Best Sports Jokes

    Regardless of politics, Barack Obama has been a great president for sports fans, right? He played pickup basketball with LeBron James, golfed with Stephen Curry and advocated for a playoff in college football...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 52,781 reads 82 comments

  5. Best Sports Stuff Right Now: Flopping, LeBron the Buckeye and Cleat Week!

    Cleat Week descends upon the sporting world to help shake off food comas from Thanksgiving feasts during some of the best football of the year. The march to December and beyond is looking like an exciting time...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 6,926 reads 5 comments

  6. Redrafting the Monstars with Today's NBA Players

    Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes would still be stuck on Moron Mountain if the Nerdlucks from Space Jam hired some NBA scouts...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 6,498 reads 8 comments

  7. Fearless List of Sports Stars Poised for 2017 Takeover

    A plethora of figures emerged as budding sports stars in 2016. Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott became the faces of the Dallas Cowboys, Conor McGregor established himself as the ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 3,473 reads 3 comments

  8. Sports Movie Cliches We Can't Help but Love

    What make sports special is that in many ways the games or the contests reflect our lives at their highest and lowest, which is why so many of us can't help but fall for sports movie cliches we hate to love...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 4 months ago 23,796 reads 18 comments

  9. 10 Athletes/Teams Who Absolutely Own an Opponent

    No matter how hard some players or teams try, they can't overcome a certain obstacle. The laws of probability won't allow every matchup to play out evenly. Some teams simply have no answers for another franchise...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 4,334 reads 19 comments

  10. Franchise Starters: 10 Young Cornerstone Sports Stars

    If you’re the general manager of a sports team and you’re looking to quickly improve your win-loss percentage, you may be heartened by this list of the 10 athletes under ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 4 months ago 19,071 reads 39 comments

  11. 10 Athletes Who Need to Get out of Dodge

    Tony Romo needs to get out of Dallas. Now that he has said his de facto goodbye and handed the proverbial reigns over to rookie Dak Prescott, the longtime Cowboys quarterback is reportedly already considering possible 2017 destinations...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 5,162 reads 3 comments

  12. 10 Awesome Sports Fans We're Thankful for This Year

    Sports fans can be terrible (looking at you, Toronto Blue Jays beer can guy ), but they can also be fully awesome. And the latter seems to happen far more often...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 3,852 reads 0 comments

  13. No Off Years: The 10 Most Consistent Sports Superstars Right Now

    Always showing up is hard, so repeatedly dominating on a yearly basis separates great sports players from top-tier superstars. Some athletes can't replicate the perfect formulas they found one year...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 4,658 reads 20 comments

  14. The Sports World Loving Thanksgiving 2016

    Thanksgiving has arrived, kicking off the long march to Christmas, the path paved with turkey, gravy, stuffing and anything else chefs dream up for the big day...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 12,744 reads 5 comments

  15. Potential Blockbuster Trades for 2017

    Fans love speculating about blockbuster trades that may include some of the biggest names in the sports world. Websites dedicated to tracking trade rumors create buzz seemingly on a weekly basis...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 10,863 reads 15 comments

  16. Best Sports Stuff Right Now: Rivalries, Middle Fingers and Giving (No) Thanks!

    With the holidays on fast approach and major sports serving up special slates, it's a great time to be a sports fan. But other than the turkey, stuffing and gravy, the world of sports offers plenty outside of holiday festivities...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 17,308 reads 41 comments

  17. Any Day Now: 10 Player Breakouts We're Still Waiting to See

    As a result of sports fans annually searching for breakout candidates, some players regularly reside on the list. They have the skills and the pedigree associated with a high draft slot or positive early returns...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 6,276 reads 6 comments

  18. 10 Times It Was 'All the Refs' Fault'

    Jimbo Fisher called the officiating in Florida State's October loss to Clemson "cowardly, gutless and wrong," per Jared Shanker of ESPN.com. Did the Seminoles lose that game because of poor officiating? Probably not...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 47,518 reads 107 comments

  19. Sports Eras That Ended in 2016

    Memorable and even historic sports eras end every year, and that was the case throughout 2016. Multiple all-time greats retired and rode off into the sunset. Supposed jinxes and curses were wiped away from memories...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 3,842 reads 3 comments

  20. What's Beef? Sports' Biggest Feuds: 2016 Edition

    Who wants a fresh cut of beef? I'm talking high-stakes, 2016 beef. The kind you see and can't look away. Sports always produces wonderful editions of beef. These feuds play out in the public eye, and social media has made them even better...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 4 months ago 29,588 reads 42 comments

  21. 10 of the Most Humble Sports Superstars of the 2000s

    It’s hard to celebrate some athletes in this look-at-me generation of sports culture, but that’s what makes the most humble sports superstars so unique, because rather ...

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  22. 10 Hyped Young Athletes Totally Handling the Attention

    Sports' hype machine has spit out many unwitting participants looking to evade the plague of expectations. Yet a swarm of star athletes have put the major professional leagues in great hands by handling the buzz...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 5,316 reads 5 comments

  23. 10 People in Sports with the Most at Stake Right Now

    Oakland Raiders fans could be on the verge of losing their team—do the stakes get higher than that in sports? Well, for some folks, they might. People in sports—as in many professions—deal with a great amount of stress regularly...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 15,208 reads 8 comments

  24. Conor McGregor Rules: 10 Outrageous Quotes and Moments from 2016

    Conor McGregor became the undisputed face of the UFC in 2016 for reasons that go beyond his fighting skills...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 53,776 reads 22 comments

  25. 10 Fantastic Sports Moments Yet to Happen in 2016

    Ronda Rousey will make her return to the UFC Octagon at UFC 207 next month after an extended absence. Will she reclaim her bantamweight title from Amanda Nunes ? Will it be ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 7,798 reads 1 comments