1. Former 49er Greats Recall Candlestick Park Memories, Look Ahead to Levi's Era

    Dwight Clark played nine NFL seasons for the San Francisco 49ers before calling it a career following the 1987 campaign. No doubt, the one memorable play he made six years prior will undoubtedly follow him to his grave...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about 3 hours ago 36 reads 0 comments

  2. The Player Most Responsible for Each Great College Basketball Coach's Legacy

    They say the first million dollars is the hardest, and the same should be said for the first 100 wins for a great college basketball coach...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 20 hours ago 14,216 reads 33 comments

  3. Matt Prior's England Career: Highs and Lows in Pictures

    Following wicketkeeper Matt Prior ’s decision to take an indefinite break from international cricket due to injury in the immediate aftermath of England’s 95-run loss ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 day ago 240 reads 0 comments

  4. Behind the Scenes: New York Giants Head Groundskeeper Shares His Insight

    Millions of kids grow up with dreams of one day joining the NFL . New York Giants head groundskeeper Rob Davis is one of the lucky few to actualize that dream, even though his ...

    Kevin Boilard Written by Kevin Boilard about 6 days ago 3,281 reads 5 comments

  5. Vegas Baby, Vegas: How Warren LeGarie Made Sin City NBA's Summer League Hot Spot

    Five minutes. That's all I need. That's what agent Warren LeGarie was thinking as he waited for former NBA Commissioner David Stern in the lobby of the Beverly Wilshire hotel, where they both were staying for the 2004 All-Star weekend...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 9 days ago 151,272 reads 146 comments

  6. Remembering CM Punk's WWE Career as It Officially Comes to an End

    While CM Punk walked out on WWE almost six months ago and declared himself retired a couple of months ago, he was never dropped from WWE's official roster page on the company's website...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 9 days ago 96,833 reads 373 comments

  7. Remembering Andre Agassi's 1995 Summer Dominance and Decline

    It was the Summer of Revenge for Andre Agassi in 1995. Decked out in his latest line of Nike clothing, but looking more like a pirate with his striped tennis shirts, facial trimmings, black socks and high-top shoes, he was the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 10 days ago 6,397 reads 47 comments

  8. Apparent Retirement of World Title Belt on Raw Is the End of an Era

    Monday night on Raw, Ric Flair returned in a fairly odd segment. Renee Young interviewed him about nothing in particular, Roman Reigns came out to shake his hand, and when Flair ...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 10 days ago 67,316 reads 176 comments

  9. South America Best XI of Golden Oldies

    South American nations may be confident in their youthful talent, but over the years, they have also placed great value in wise, old heads (with an emphasis on the old)...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 10 days ago 141 reads 0 comments

  10. Los Angeles Dodgers: Retracing Dee Gordon's Rise from Bust to All-Star

    A year ago, the jury was still out on Dee Gordon. He had the potential to be a standout major league player, but his inconsistency at the plate and in the field overshadowed his dazzling speed on the basepaths...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 10 days ago 3,458 reads 5 comments

  11. What's Inside a Cricket Ball and How Are They Made?

    Red ball, white ball, pink ball, no ball, Kookaburra ball, Duke ball, seaming ball, reverse-swinging ball, spinning ball, old ball, new ball, hard ball, soft ball.....

    Alex Telfer Written by Alex Telfer about 11 days ago 2,308 reads 3 comments

  12. Inside MLB's Cuban Pipeline: It's High-Risk, High-Reward

    Ken Williams wasn't even sure whether to get on the plane. The Chicago White Sox liked Jose Abreu, but they also knew they weren't alone...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 11 days ago 93,989 reads 65 comments

  13. World Cup 2014 Trophy Weight, FIFA Prize History, Gold Carat Details and More

    The past month has seen 32 teams battle for one of the biggest prizes in sports, the World Cup trophy. Of course, for many casual fans, not much is known about the award itself...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 12 days ago 22,425 reads 0 comments

  14. 10 Most Memorable World Cup Final Moments

    The World Cup final tends to produce moments that live long in the memory. It's not just goals. These games are so significant that even brief passages of action can become iconic and immortal...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 13 days ago 17,946 reads 23 comments

  15. Charting Germany's World Cup History with Argentina

    Argentina booked their place in the 2014 World Cup final on Wednesday, edging the Netherlands in the penalty shootout after 120 scoreless minutes. Their opponents in Sunday's historic clash will be Germany, who hammered Brazil 7-1 on Tuesday...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 15 days ago 13,853 reads 11 comments

  16. Remembering Alfredo Di Stefano: Real Madrid's Original Galactico

    Alfredo Di Stefano quite nearly became a Blaugranes . Indeed, the fissure created over his transfer exacerbated the enmity between Barcelona and Real Madrid ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 18 days ago 6,375 reads 16 comments

  17. Analyzing Santino Marella's Career and His Influence on Comedy Wrestling in WWE

    According to F4WOnline.com and a number of other sites, last night at the WWE house show in his (actual) hometown of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Santino Marella (real name Anthony Carelli ) announced his retirement as a professional wrestler...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 18 days ago 17,281 reads 37 comments

  18. Brazil vs. Germany 2002 World Cup Final: Where Are They Now?

    Germany battered Brazil 7-1 in their own backyard to win a place in the 2014 World Cup final. Amazingly for these footballing heavyweights with eight World Cup wins between them, ...

    Mark Lovell Written by Mark Lovell about 18 days ago 24,042 reads 22 comments

  19. Ranking the Most Unlikely Champions in College Basketball History

    Shabazz Napier and the No. 7 Connecticut Huskies painted a masterpiece to win the 2014 NCAA championship, but where does it rank among the unlikeliest of title runs in men's college ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 22 days ago 12,836 reads 23 comments

  20. San Francisco 49ers: The Greatest Offensive Fireworks in Franchise History

    Happy Independence Day to all of you American readers out there! For everyone else, happy Friday. With fireworks shows going off across the country—and no real football news ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 22 days ago 7,989 reads 21 comments

  21. In 1979, One Vote Capped the Careers of Keith Hernandez and Willie Stargell

    Well, I goofed—the previous 11 articles belong to a 12 -part series. (Hours upon hours of preparation, only to miscount…) Thus, this is the final part of my series examining the vagaries of awards voting...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 22 days ago 406 reads 0 comments

  22. Ted Williams' Lone MVP Vote in '53 Would've Come in Handy in '47

    Last in an 11-part series examining the vagaries of awards voting. My final entry in this series more concerns odd fact than dispute...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 22 days ago 126 reads 0 comments

  23. Topping the Loss Column Still Made Murry Dickson a Very Valuable Player

    Tenth in an 11-part series examining the vagaries of awards voting. One would never figure a league-leader in losses to find his way onto an MVP ballot...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 23 days ago 120 reads 0 comments

  24. Colombia Finally Looking Forward on 20th Anniversary of Andres Escobar's Death

    James Rodriguez was just one day old the last time Colombia beat Brazil in a competitive fixture, and he was still a few weeks short of his third birthday the last time a Colombia side arrived at a World Cup with realistic hopes of success...

    Alex Dimond Written by Alex Dimond about 23 days ago 20,341 reads 25 comments

  25. Sal "The Barber" Maglie Finished Just a Little off the Top in 1956

    Ninth in an 11-part series examining the vagaries of awards voting. Sal Maglie ’s 1956 season combines the “Elston Howard factor” of collecting more ...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 24 days ago 156 reads 0 comments