1. 10 Most Surprising Playoff Wins Since 2000

    Welcome to Upset City: a place where teams come in and shock the world on a recurring basis. As sports fans, upsets fuel our passion. Seeing underdogs walk away with a victory always makes for compelling, riveting television...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 3 months ago 23,180 reads 20 comments

  2. 15 Reasons We Can't Have Nice Things in Sports

    Streakers, floppers and just general free will—these are reasons we can't have nice things in sports. Some fans have proved they can't handle the role of informed, fully clothed spectators...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 12,026 reads 10 comments

  3. Best Sports Playoff Moments of the 2010s so Far

    While pro athletes are going to get paid and gain recognition no matter what, everyone knows the real moneymakers show up when the postseason begins and the pressure is at its highest...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 3 months ago 44,724 reads 39 comments

  4. The 10 Most Impressive Times Players Carried Their Teams to Titles

    In team sports, winning a championship usually requires a total and collective effort from a group of vastly skilled and wholly like-minded individuals...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 3 months ago 29,348 reads 57 comments

  5. 20 Most Underrated Sports Video Games Ever

    When you consider that the world of sports video games has been around since the '80s, you have to realize there are going to be plenty of forgotten-about classics...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 3 months ago 50,385 reads 90 comments

  6. Winning Through the Draft…The Other Way

    To win big in sports, it takes at least a superstar or two, the type of franchise-altering assets that are most commonly found at the very top of draft boards or on free-agent markets...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 3 months ago 10,427 reads 22 comments

  7. Ranking the Top Summer Sporting Events

    It's no shock that everyone enjoys the summer just a little bit better than any other season. Sure, there are those snow bunnies out there who like shredding the gnar, but when the ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 3 months ago 40,038 reads 74 comments

  8. 12 Athletes Who Got Jokes

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is a funny guy, but are his actual jokes funny? Here are 12 athletes who have tweeted, or Instagrammed or just flat out spoken a sports-related joke...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 19,587 reads 9 comments

  9. Life Lessons We Can Learn from Sports

    Many of life's great lessons can be learned from sports. Didn't Mike Eruzione teach us to believe in miracles? Who needs life coaching or self-help books when you can flip on sports ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 11,317 reads 10 comments

  10. The Most Ridiculous Sports Fines Ever

    No matter who you are or how much money you have, it's never easy to write a check for doing something wrong...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 3 months ago 24,170 reads 23 comments

  11. Sports Figures Everyone Gave Up on Too Soon

    Maybe it's just me, but it seems like fans, media and teams are always a little nonchalant with tossing out the word "bust" when describing an athlete or coach...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 3 months ago 18,318 reads 28 comments

  12. 15 Times Shaq Proved He's the Greatest

    He may not be in the NBA Hall of Fame yet—due to time restrictions and nothing else—but Shaquille O’Neal is one of the greatest things to happen in the entire history of sports...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 3 months ago 16,041 reads 11 comments

  13. Stars Only Home Fans Could (Irrationally) Love

    The "Free Tom Brady " rally in New England showed that home fans still love Tom Brady. And why wouldn't they? He is a winner, and he brought them four Super Bowl titles...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 28,301 reads 51 comments

  14. The Top Franchise-Changing Modern Athletes

    In the world of team sports, it's rare to find a single athlete who can transform a franchise in an instant on his own. Every so often, however, a star will come along with the attitude, skill and courage to accomplish just that...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 3 months ago 25,195 reads 51 comments

  15. Funniest Self-Preservation 'I'd Rather Not' Sports Moments

    The athlete is someone who isn’t afraid of twisting an ankle on chewed-up turf, someone who steps up to the plate despite the fact that a grown man is about to throw an heater over the inside corner...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 3 months ago 30,440 reads 15 comments

  16. The Best Colleges at Producing Pro Athletes

    I've always said that there are few things in this world that people are more passionate about than sports—even more specifically, college athletics...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 3 months ago 55,581 reads 123 comments

  17. 13 Times Sports Kids Stole the Spotlight

    Professional athletes are often the famous ones in their families, but sometimes it's their kids who steal the spotlight. Some of these famous offspring inherited athletic skills from their parents, and others are just downright adorable...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 25,876 reads 28 comments

  18. Most Anticipated Kicks for Summer '15: Part 1

    The return of summer signifies more than just beach days, cold drinks and lighter clothing. It also marks a time when the biggest sneaker brands on earth start releasing heat that rivals the scorching temperatures across the globe...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 3 months ago 32,186 reads 30 comments

  19. 10 Blockbuster Trades That Just Didn't Work out

    The "quick fix" is always the perfect solution—in theory. But if the results were always as good as the idea, then there would be no "quick" fix. It would just simply be… fixed ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 3 months ago 39,340 reads 60 comments

  20. The Snarkiest People in Sports Right Now

    Though we all try to avoid having a snarky personality, it's just unavoidable at times, as bad days and annoying things seem to happen on the reg...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 3 months ago 24,947 reads 22 comments

  21. Most Relevant Team in Every Major Sports City Right Now

    Do the Lakers still own L.A.? Relevance is a matter of opinion—what is significant to one fan's interests might not be to another. This is about, in general, which team is the most relevant right now in each of these major sports cities...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 17,922 reads 81 comments

  22. Top 12 Athletes Who Never Should've Been Traded Since 2000

    Trades in sports can be either extremely beneficial or hazardous to those teams involved. As a species prone to make mistakes, humans have really dropped the ball when it came to getting rid of marquee players...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 3 months ago 44,623 reads 55 comments

  23. The Top 10 Worst-to-First Championship Stories

    In the world of sports—where it's said anything can happen—historic one-year turnarounds have given fans everywhere a reason to believe...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 3 months ago 19,504 reads 36 comments

  24. 10 Athletes Right Now That No One Can Figure Out

    For coaches and scouts, assessing athletes has become a science. Maybe it’s not an absolute science, but a science nonetheless. When billions of dollars are at stake, knowing everything possible about every man on your roster is essential...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 3 months ago 16,347 reads 24 comments

  25. Best Sports Figure Twitter Takeovers

    Social media takeovers are a common enough occurrence in sports these days. The idea is a sports figure will compose tweets on behalf of a team, league or sponsor for a period of time...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 7,194 reads 3 comments