1. World Cup 2014: Ranking the Top 5 Saves from Semi-Final Games

    This summer’s two World Cup semi-final games could not have been more contrasting. In the first semi-final match, Germany hit Brazil for seven at the Estadio Mineirao, going 5-0 up in under half an hour...

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  2. 30 Things Twitter Taught Us About Athletes Last Month

    Twitter is often dismissed as a toxic cyber wasteland where manners and intelligence go to die, which is ridiculous. It’s not that Twitter isn’t that, because it is, it’s that Twitter isn’t just that...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 38,206 reads 38 comments

  3. Best Flops of the World Cup

    It seems that the World Cup has a lot more in common with the Academy Awards than it does the Super Bowl, as the winners are apparently determined based on their acting skills more than their athletic ability...

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  4. Memphis Father Flying Thousands of Miles to Watch Son on AAU Hoops Circuit

    On Sunday afternoon, Kylan Chandler loaded his vehicle with a few belongings then took a long road trip with his son, Kennedy Chandler, a 616-mile drive from Memphis to Charlotte, North Carolina...

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  5. 10 Athletes vs Heckler Showdowns

    In today's day and age, fans heckling athletes in sports has become woven into the tapestry of the game. It's commonplace for a fan to emerge from the stands and berate a player while fellow attendees cheer on in support...

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  6. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Sport-by-Sport List of Participating Athletes

    ESPN The Magazine 's The Body Issue features many of the greatest athletes in the world representing their respective sports through confidence and bravery...

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  7. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Latest Comments from Featured Athletes

    Yes, much of the popularity of ESPN The Magazine 's annual body issue stems from the pictures of athletes in their birthday suits, but the interviews are just as interesting. Seriously...

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  8. MLS Will Grow More Thanks to Success of 2014 World Cup

    There were 22 MLS players included on 2014 FIFA World Cup rosters which is an all-time high for the league. Half of those were members of the U.S...

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  9. The Most Emotional Speeches in Sports History

    There are times when athletes need a little inspiration to get that extra gear and lift their game to a new level. Some may do it through music or by simply taking time to themselves in a pregame routine...

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  10. Athletes Doing Strange Things on Instagram

    Instagram: a place for your favorite athletes to put their strange on display. Sports figures often have thousands or even millions of followers—I guess their lives are more interesting than the rest of ours...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 24,826 reads 8 comments

  11. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Official Photos Revealed for Featured Athletes

    ESPN The Magazine 's Body Issue is quite possibly the most anticipated sports magazine release of the year. With the world's best athletes presented in all their glory, it is easy to understand why...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 614,309 reads 249 comments

  12. The Most Ridiculous Sports Promotions of All Time

    Sports are a business, and putting butts in seats is of the utmost importance. There is, of course, the old-fashioned way of doing this: Put together a really competitive team and ...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 1 month ago 69,745 reads 30 comments

  13. 20 Strange Sports Lawsuits

    Most lawsuits are so ordinary and mundane that their existence outside a courtroom isn’t exactly newsworthy...

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  14. 10 Summer Transfers Who Will Fail to Live Up to the Hype for Their New Sides

    The summer transfer window is now in full force, with a host of clubs around the world completing deals to sign players. Deals that have been finalized in June and July can be seen here, courtesy of BBC Sport ...

    Crippy Cooke Written by Crippy Cooke about 1 month ago 11,992 reads 44 comments

  15. Crazy Sports Recruiting Stories

    Everyone wants to feel wanted, and as we've seen in sports, a few athletes really get the A-list treatment from other people...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 17,753 reads 6 comments

  16. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Highlighting Featured Athletes' Top Comments

    When it comes to athletes, their bodies are their greatest assets. Those assets are on full display once again this year as ESPN The Magazine celebrates athletes in their purest form via The Body Issue ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 20,259 reads 7 comments

  17. MLS: Can Seattle, DC and SKC Keep Dominating in the Second Half of the Season?

    The World Cup break in MLS is over, which signals the onset of the second half of the season for the North Americans...

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  18. 10 Good News/Bad News Moments in Sports

    Winning the Most Valuable Player award is good news. Finishing 20 games under .500 and in last place in your division is bad news. Saving 16 goals in a soccer match is good news...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 1 month ago 6,878 reads 1 comments

  19. Data Shows Which Professional Sports Cities Have Had Most Success

    Every sports fan dreams of their team hoisting the championship trophy at the end of the season. However, some cities have had more victory parades than others...

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  20. Current Sports Stars Playing the Renegade Role

    In today's world, professional athletes do a whole lot more than just play their respective sports. Plenty of them have proven to be interesting and controversial characters...

    Garrett Baker Written by Garrett Baker about 1 month ago 24,353 reads 36 comments

  21. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Official Magazine Date and Most Anticipated Athletes

    In only four days, ESPN The Magazine 's Body Issue will hit newsstands. Since its creation in 2009, the magazine has generated a ton of buzz—both positive and negative—for the athletes involved...

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  22. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Release Date, List of Athletes and More

    All that Christmas in July talk was clearly referring to the release of ESPN The Magazine 's Body Issue...

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  23. 15 Mistakes in Sports Movies

    Mistakes in sports movies are more common than you might think. I’m not talking about major changes to the truth—certain liberties taken to add dramatic effect...

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  24. Sports Fans Who Totally Weren't Drunk

    In sports there is always time for celebration. Nobody in the world is better at celebrating than sports fans. Indeed, sports fans go to unimaginable extremes to celebrate their teams and project their pride to the world...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 1 month ago 38,923 reads 17 comments

  25. The Smartest Pets in Sports

    We humans, we think we are so smart—but some animals may be closer to our intelligence level than we think...

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