1. For the Haters: 13 Athletes Who Silenced the Critics

    They said Draymond Green was a role player . They said Bryce Harper was overrated . So, what now? Athletes are subject to a lot of criticism, mostly because of a high degree of media visibility and extremely passionate fans...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 days ago 15,244 reads 43 comments

  2. 9 Athletes with the Most Outgoing Style

    Many athletes are fashion-conscious these days, but not all are notably outgoing. This isn't so much about the Matt Kemps and Tyson Chandlers, who just always look sharp; this is about athletes who really push boundaries...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 days ago 11,127 reads 6 comments

  3. Nike KD 8 'Independence Day' Release Date Schedule, Pics and Retail Price

    There are many ways to prepare for Independence Day in this country, but a new one will be seeking out Nike's release of the new Kevin Durant "Independence Day" sneakers on June 27...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 9 days ago 1,571 reads 0 comments

  4. Mizuho Sakaguchi Curls in Beautiful Goal from 18 Yards out vs. Netherlands

    Japan's Mizuho Sakaguchi nailed the Netherlands' coffin in the 78th minute Tuesday night. Sakaguchi waited for the dummy from a teammate before she unloaded a gorgeous curling goal to put Japan up 2-0...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 9 days ago 85,429 reads 56 comments

  5. Sports World Reacts to Movement to Ban Confederate Flag

    As public outcry regarding the Confederate flag reached an apex after the tragic murder of nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, many members of the sports community have come out in support of its banishment...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 9 days ago 5,424 reads 0 comments

  6. Sports Fads That Died Off in a Hurry

    Fads, by definition, don't last. No one really "Kaepernicks" anymore, and tennis players definitely don't wear jorts. Don't get me wrong—some sports fads don't appear to be going anywhere...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 9 days ago 36,055 reads 19 comments

  7. Overrated/Underrated Superstars: Sophomore Edition

    Judging a player after one year isn't always the best antidote for success. Sometimes the evolution of talent takes longer than a season to develop...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 10 days ago 19,764 reads 20 comments

  8. American Ninja Warrior 2015 Results: Recap from June 22 Episode

    NBC's American Ninja Warrior took its particular brand of challenging obstacles and broadly appealing excitement to Orlando, Florida, for the fourth of six qualifiers, this after ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 10 days ago 6,782 reads 0 comments

  9. Nike Sells 11 Pairs of 'What the Doernbecher' Shoes on EBay, Donates to Charity

    Nike is in its 11th year of the Doernbecher Freestyle Program, which lets kids at the OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, Oregon, design their own kicks...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 days ago 41,305 reads 20 comments

  10. Bryce Harper, Kevin Love Headline This Year's ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

    Bryce Harper, Kevin Love and Odell Beckham Jr. headline this year’s list of 24 participants in ESPN The Magazine ’s seventh annual Body Issue. Here’s more from ESPN...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 days ago 509,886 reads 80 comments

  11. Star Athletes and Their Childhood Sports Heroes

    Did you know Bryce Harper idolized Mickey Mantle growing up? What about J.J. Watt and Reggie White? Many people have heroes—people they looked up to and idolized growing up...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 10 days ago 16,569 reads 20 comments

  12. Bizarre Championship Celebrations

    Chicago Blackhawks fans filled the head coach's lawn with toilet paper to celebrate a Stanley Cup victory. Bizarre, right? Winning a championship in sports is a big deal, and it's no easy feat...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 11 days ago 30,336 reads 1 comments

  13. USA Gymnastics Championships 2015: Dates, Event Schedule and More

    The 2015 USA Gymnastics Championships will kick off on Tuesday, June 23, as some of the nation's top athletes will descend on Greensboro, North Carolina, to compete in acro , rhythmic, tumbling and trampoline events...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 11 days ago 890 reads 0 comments

  14. Ranking the Biggest Potential Bargains in 2015 NHL Free Agency

    There have been more free-agent busts than bargains in NHL recent history. On and on we could go listing some of the truly horrendous signings, but let's name a few: Bobby Holik with ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 11 days ago 57,567 reads 39 comments

  15. Monster Truck Driver Tom Meents Completes Double Backflip at Monster Jam

    Monster truck driver Tom Meents can make more than 10,000 pounds of truck fly through the air like a gymnast...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 12 days ago 50,496 reads 39 comments

  16. Most Dramatic Sports Moments of the Week

    This past week was a momentous one in the sports world, with the culmination of two seasons coming on back-to-back days...

    Garrett Baker Written by Garrett Baker about 13 days ago 16,876 reads 9 comments

  17. Most Fearsome Papa (and Mama) Bears in Sports

    If there's one thing America has learned this NBA season, it's to not mess with Draymond Green's mom. Many parents of athletes are involved—attending games, providing support and just generally acting as their children's biggest fans...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 14 days ago 14,794 reads 18 comments

  18. Best 'Aww, Dad' Moments in Sports

    This Sunday is Father's Day, so don't forget to call your dad and let him know how much you love him for everything that he has done for you...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 14 days ago 12,987 reads 8 comments

  19. Get in Line If You Want to Fight UFC Superstar Ronda Rousey

    UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey doesn’t mind ruffling a few feathers. In fact, she might like antagonizing the opposition almost as much as she likes making short ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 14 days ago 27,916 reads 22 comments

  20. 12 Sports Stars Who Made More Money After Retirement

    Sometimes in sports, the money never stops. Long after an athlete's playing days are over, he or she has the opportunity to continuously stack sharp cheddar and relax in the lap of luxury...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 14 days ago 23,957 reads 17 comments

  21. Epic Sports Meltdown Hall of Fame

    Torii Hunter's recent strip-down at Target Field was epic, but it's a bit early to call it a Hall of Fame performance. After all, there have been a crazy amount of epic meltdowns in sports...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 14 days ago 22,004 reads 18 comments

  22. One-Hit Wonders: Award-Winning Edition

    For all of us who watch sports like it's a religion, we're all familiar with what a one-hit wonder is. It's when, out of nowhere, an athlete either gets lucky or, for a season, game ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 15 days ago 13,754 reads 27 comments

  23. Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Chicago Blackhawks Regrouped to Win Stanley Cup

    The major decision to be made: Keep Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews together or split them up? With the Chicago Blackhawks down 2-1 in the Stanley Cup Final, the team's internal ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 15 days ago 24,574 reads 37 comments

  24. 13 Sports-Related Jobs Nobody Wants

    The FIFA presidency is high-profile, but would you want that job right now? Sure, to some degree, any job in sports would be cool. Then again, the reality doesn't always live up to the hype...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 15 days ago 38,753 reads 33 comments

  25. 10 Most Unforgettable Sneakers for True Kicks Lovers

    Consumers can't get enough kicks. Have you noticed that by now? Each year, brands pour more colorways and models into the market, hoping to spark the interests of people across the globe...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 16 days ago 31,808 reads 17 comments