1. Making the Case for Big Papi, Megatron and G-Hill: First-Ballot HOF or Not?

    Fans love to debate whether an athlete is worthy of being immortalized as one of the greatest to ever play in that sport, but there is always anger or disappointment when a recognized ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 4 months ago 9,727 reads 30 comments

  2. 10 Stars with Awesome Out-of-Sport Hobbies

    Pro athletes do amazing things in their sport of choice in front of countless fans, but it's what they do outside of sports that sometimes goes unnoticed...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 8,830 reads 11 comments

  3. Highlight Moments from Underrated Sports Stars

    Fans tend to flock to handpicked favorites and worship their every move. When it comes to less flashy stars not verified as sports icons, memorable moments somehow fall by the wayside...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 2,593 reads 3 comments

  4. Best Big-Game Athletes of the Past 20 Years

    Athletes are most revered when they are able to come through in pressure situations, which is why the best big-game athletes of the past 20 years will never have to buy drinks in the cities where they helped to bring championships...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 4 months ago 5,482 reads 12 comments

  5. Candidates for 2016 Biggest Breakout Sports Star

    2016 was a banner year for multiple individuals across a variety of sports. Cris "Cyborg" Justino has been involved in mixed martial arts for years, but she is quickly becoming a ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 3,638 reads 6 comments

  6. 10 Players Who Might or Might Not Be Dirty

    Perhaps the most common word in the fandom language book, the word "dirty" has many different meanings. A player classifies as dirty if he or she goes out and intentionally tries to hurt others...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 46,916 reads 100 comments

  7. Sports Moments That 10 Recent Championship Contenders Regret

    There's a fine—often microscopic—line between sports glory and heartbreak. One play. One misstep. One poor decision. That's all it takes to derail an entire season of success, which culminated in years of dedication and preparation...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 6,057 reads 13 comments

  8. Next Up: 10 Athletes Replacing Stars

    At a certain point, an athlete's career starts to dwindle. Father Time comes crashing through the front door and he brings deteriorated skill sets and tired legs with him. But as one star fades, another rises...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 4 months ago 5,315 reads 13 comments

  9. 10 Recent Unsung Sports Hero Shoutouts

    Some sports heroes seemingly come from nowhere. Athletes who routinely perform their duties to little or no fanfare earn praise for helping teams win games or for bringing attention to an organization some would've otherwise ignored...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 2,126 reads 2 comments

  10. Sports Redemption Stories We Are Totally Rooting for

    Ronda Rousey is officially on the road to redemption. The former UFC women's bantamweight champion will seek to reclaim her crown from Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December after losing it to Holly Holm in November 2015...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 12,719 reads 40 comments

  11. 10 Sports Stars We Hate...Unless They're on Our Team

    Sports has a funny way of producing feelings of hate and loyalty within fans. LeBron James, of course, stands as one of the shining recent examples...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 months ago 5,415 reads 10 comments

  12. Teams That Had No Business Winning a Championship

    Winning a title in any major sport is difficult, but it’s probably most satisfying if you are a member of a team that had no business winning a championship...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 4 months ago 69,664 reads 128 comments

  13. 10 of the Best Sports Debuts of the 2010s

    One never gets a second chance to make a first impression. As you'll see in this piece, that's not always a bad thing...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 22,798 reads 18 comments

  14. Most Important Future Stars in Sports

    The sports world is always evolving, and thus it's only natural we would have eyes on who we see as potential future stars. It's easy, these days, to forget New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 4,671 reads 15 comments

  15. Strange Sports Star TV Cameos

    Sports provide the ultimate unscripted viewing experience, mixing suspense with drama, glory, heartbreak and unpredictability. After ascending to stardom through TV notoriety, many star athletes find work on other programs...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 3,121 reads 2 comments

  16. Injuries That Almost Changed Sports History

    What if? It's a question you can tie to almost anything in life and come up with about 10,000 answers. In sports, we ask it all the time. Looking back at sports injuries, asking "what if" became obsessive...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 4 months ago 6,895 reads 7 comments

  17. 10 Names True Sports Fans Should Be Talking About Right Now

    Javier Baez has catapulted himself into the general sports consciousness with a stud performance in the MLB postseason. At the start of October, Baez was far from the most famous player on even his own Chicago Cubs team...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 4,931 reads 3 comments

  18. Swiss Army Knives: The Best Positionless Stars in Sports

    One thing that makes team sports so special is that every player has a defined role that adds value to the ultimate goal of winning; except, that is, for great positionless sports ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 4 months ago 30,489 reads 61 comments

  19. 10 Played Out Sports Conventions Everyone Must Reconsider

    Old habits die hard. Fans of all sports see this idiom in action on a regular basis. For all the analytical advancements around, fallible human beings still make the important decisions...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 6,239 reads 7 comments

  20. 10 Sports Questions That Will Be Answered in 2017

    A lot changed in the world of sports in 2016. Cleveland, Ohio, a town maligned over the decades for the many failures of its professional sports teams, became a city of champions for multiple reasons this year...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 months ago 6,189 reads 8 comments

  21. 10 Superstar-Packed Teams That Might Be in Big Trouble

    Are Real Madrid's injury struggles going to keep the club from getting back to the top of La Liga? Is Tony Romo's return going to cause damaging controversy for the Dallas Cowboys? Some sports teams are looking golden at the moment...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 5 months ago 4,418 reads 10 comments

  22. 10 Athletes Who Matched or Passed Their Predecessors

    Following in the footsteps of a legend isn't easy. Few athletes are able to produce coming on the heels of stars. Of course, there are exceptions to the rule...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 5 months ago 8,766 reads 14 comments

  23. The 10 Recent Head-Scratching Sports Decisions

    Decisions by so-called professionals in sports don't always make the most sense. It's easy to sit back and play Monday morning quarterback while using hindsight as a crutch to blast both players and those in charge when it comes to iffy decisions...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 7,028 reads 5 comments

  24. 10 Great Individual Playoff Performances from the Losing Side (2000s)

    Noah Syndergaard submitted the latest reminder of individual excellence not ensuring team glory. During the 2016 National League Wild Card Game, the New York Mets ace kept his team alive with seven spectacular scoreless innings...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 5,930 reads 3 comments

  25. Fictional Sports Characters (1st Ballot) Hall of Fame

    We cheer for fictional sports characters featured in movies with the same zeal we display during legitimate sports contests. It makes sense. A lead character in a sports movie is portrayed as a babyface who experiences some sort of adversity...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 months ago 6,717 reads 14 comments