1. Ranking the 10 Worst Gut Punches for Sports Fans

    Teddy Bridgewater's injury was a gut punch to Minnesota Vikings fans—no doubt about it—but was it worse than Kevin Durant leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder? Read on ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 11,134 reads 10 comments

  2. 10 Current Stars Who Could Play Other Pro Sports

    It remains uncertain whether a certain someone qualifies for this list of athletes capable of shining in another sport. There's no escaping Tim Tebow, who signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 8,656 reads 9 comments

  3. Top Clutch Performances of the Week

    The National Football League is back. That means the weekly peek at clutch performances is about to get a jolt of energy. We scoured the sports world for clutch and boy, did we find it...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 4 months ago 1,938 reads 1 comments

  4. Settle Down: 10 Recent Exaggerations in Sports

    Tom Brady's suspension is like jail? James Harden is going to run away with the NBA MVP? Folks in sports—as they do in life—have a tenancy to exaggerate once in a while...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 7,667 reads 4 comments

  5. Top Feel-Good Stories of the Year So Far

    It sometimes feels as if negative stories dominate sports headlines. Arrests of superstar athletes generate discussions on television shows, sports talk radio programs and on social media...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 18,595 reads 29 comments

  6. 'The Kobe Contract': A Sports Insider's Dictionary for Athlete Names

    What exactly is a "Kobe contract?" What does it mean to get "Drew Bledsoed?" Sports fans might know the answer to these already, but even so, it's always fascinating when an athlete inspires a new name or colloquial phrase...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 6,449 reads 15 comments

  7. 10 Most Feared Dynamic Duos in Sports Right Now

    "Life's better with company. Everyone needs a co-pilot." George Clooney delivers the line in Up in the Air (NFSW language) , a 2009 film about a man who travels around the country firing people for a living ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 36,989 reads 66 comments

  8. Classic or Not? Revisiting 10 Must-See Sports Movies

    There’s a risk in creating a list of 10 popular sports movies and then trying to determine if they are classics...

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  9. Sports Stars Who Made One Comeback Too Many

    Walking away is never easy. Sports figures have had trouble with the notion of leaving ever since we can remember...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 4 months ago 5,282 reads 7 comments

  10. Recent Off-the-Field Sports Stories That Took Over Social Media

    Some stories dominate social media more than others. A variety of factors affect a story's shelf life on those platforms. Superstar athletes sell merchandise and generate both television ratings and page views...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 2,717 reads 4 comments

  11. 10 Most Improbable Breakout Sports Stars

    One of sports' best, yet most maddening, qualities is its consistent ability to leave even diehard fans scratching their heads in bewilderment...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 7,381 reads 8 comments

  12. 10 Major Sports Injuries That Changed Franchises

    Injuries are a part of sports. They often serve as frequent reminders of how circumstances can change in the blink of an eye. Major injuries tend to lay a dent in the flight path of professional sports franchises...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 4 months ago 7,399 reads 11 comments

  13. 10 Hyped Young Stars Who Have A Lot to Prove

    Off the field, Ezekiel Elliott has been involved in offseason controversy . On the field, the hype is still real...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 4 months ago 15,733 reads 21 comments

  14. Top Clutch Performances of the Week

    Clutch moments don't go away. They replicate and repeat as each passing day goes on. This week's edition of the top clutch moments in sports combines a little U.S...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 4 months ago 22,098 reads 27 comments

  15. Ranking the World's Most Dominant Athletes

    There is no one trait or accomplishment that makes an athlete more dominant than his peers. The amount of championships a particular athlete wins only means so much in team sports...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 months ago 8,094 reads 37 comments

  16. 10 Most Lopsided Trades of the Past Decade

    The Minnesota Vikings filed a late submission for most lopsided trade of the decade. On Saturday, they sent a 2017 first-round pick and a conditional 2018 fourth-rounder to the Philadelphia Eagles for quarterback Sam Bradford...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 3,079 reads 0 comments

  17. 11 Hilarious Athlete-on-Athlete Jokes

    Are Michael and Martellus Bennett the most hilarious athletes in sports? When it comes to poking fun at other athletes, the NFL brothers just might be...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 5 months ago 3,700 reads 0 comments

  18. Athletes Who've Taken Major Falls This Year

    An athlete's fall sometimes occurs quicker than his rise, and a major fall can be permanent. Freak injuries and accidents halt careers in the blink of an eye. Legal troubles ruin reputations and drive athletes from organizations...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 months ago 11,757 reads 12 comments

  19. Ranking the 12 Strangest Stadium Names in Sports

    The Chicago White Sox have gotten a lot of pushback on their new stadium naming rights deal with mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate. It does sound a bit odd rolling off the tongue, but it's far from the strangest stadium name in sports...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 5 months ago 10,250 reads 9 comments

  20. 10 Franchises That Can't Catch a Break

    Misfortune is not equally distributed among sports franchises. Instead, some teams enjoy euphoric highs while others toil in frustration for years, even decades...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 14,665 reads 17 comments

  21. 10 of the Most Surprising Stat-Sheet Stuffers in Sports

    Everyone loves a stat-sheet stuffer. Athletes who put their heads down, climb into a groove and before you know it, they're close to leading their respective sports in a major category...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 5 months ago 5,076 reads 8 comments

  22. 10 Comebacks We Want to See in 2017

    We often look ahead in the world of sports. The latest massive event is always on the horizon. Passionate football fans are already reading 2017 NFL mock drafts. The UFC consistently advertises cards months in advance...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 5 months ago 7,526 reads 19 comments

  23. 11 Times Sports and Politics Merged to Take Us out of Our Comfort Zones

    Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem at a preseason NFL game and said, "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," per Steve Wyche of NFL Media...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 5 months ago 3,713 reads 4 comments

  24. 10 Times Sports Video Games Took a Leap Forward

    Sports fans love their video games. The ability to play as one’s favorite athlete or team, controlling intricate details of the franchise, is something a majority people can only dream of...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 5 months ago 8,243 reads 21 comments

  25. 10 Sports Stars Who Deserve a Better Supporting Cast

    In a bizarre paradox, individual sports stars are revered based on team success. When Peyton Manning regularly carried the Indianapolis Colts to the playoffs, the quarterback received scorn for not winning a title every year...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 10,256 reads 27 comments