1. Athletes Who Are Now Hater-Proof

    Some athletes are more hated among casual fans than others. It's the nature of the business. Fans of the New York Knicks hated Michael Jordan in the 1990s. That's understandable...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 3 months ago 49,113 reads 114 comments

  2. 13 Impossible Standards Set for Athletes

    Who does Kevin Durant think he is—teaming up with former competitors? The life of an elite athlete is a tough one. Yes, really...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 18,715 reads 32 comments

  3. ESPY Awards 2016 Results: Analyzing LeBron James, Stephen Curry, More Winners

    The 2016 ESPY Awards recognized several distinguished individuals on Wednesday evening at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, celebrating stupendous achievements by world-class athletes...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 months ago 8,900 reads 1 comments

  4. ESPY 2016 Winners: Awards Results, Recap, Top Moments and Twitter Reaction

    The ESPY Awards are always a celebration of the year's best in sports. But the 2016 edition was unique because the biggest winner was culture and the athletes who strive to make the world a safer place...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 10,398 reads 0 comments

  5. ESPY 2016 Winners: Highlights from Wednesday's Awards Show and Results

    WWE Superstar John Cena hosted the 2016 ESPYs on Wednesday night from Los Angeles, and the proceedings did not disappoint as sports' biggest stars gathered for the annual awards show...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 2,235 reads 0 comments

  6. No Athlete Was Safe in John Cena's Hilarious ESPYs Monologue

    John Cena was nervous about his ESPYs hosting gig. In June, he said on Good Morning America he had "already sweat through two suits," per ABC News . "I'm just trying to make it through," he quipped...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 132,430 reads 15 comments

  7. 2016 ESPY Play of the Year: Winner, Acceptance Speech and Twitter Reaction

    LeBron James' block in Game 7 of the NBA Finals helped bring Cleveland a championship after a five-decade wait. It wasn't enough, however, to outdo Aaron Rodgers for the best play of the last calendar year at the 2016 ESPY Awards...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 12,089 reads 7 comments

  8. Bleacher Report Turns Off Day for 4 Major Sports into '#NotASport' Day

    It's that time of year again. The National Football League is still in full offseason mode. The National Hockey League is getting into the swing of summer. The National Basketball Association is settling down after a wild free-agent period...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 months ago 2,778 reads 3 comments

  9. Top Clutch Performances of the Week

    Who’s ready for a hearty dose of clutch performances? On this week's edition, we explore the 2016 MLB All-Star Game, Wimbledon, the UEFA European Championship and Brock Lesnar's return to the ring in UFC 200...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 3 months ago 350 reads 0 comments

  10. ESPYs 2016: Nominees for Top Awards and Predicting the Winners

    The 2016 ESPYs , which will be hosted by John Cena , will air tonight at 8:00 p.m. ET. Voting, which began on June 22, wraps just before the award ceremony begins...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 3 months ago 2,098 reads 0 comments

  11. ESPY Awards 2016: List of Nominees and Predictions for Event's Top Categories

    It seems just about every decision in sports comes with a debate, so you can expect plenty of arguments when all the athletes come together for the 2016 ESPY Awards on Wednesday night...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 6,032 reads 1 comments

  12. 10 of the Biggest Heel Turns in Sports

    The proverbial "heel turn" in sports: It's when an athlete suddenly embraces the role of a villain in the eyes of sports fans...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 3 months ago 39,249 reads 52 comments

  13. ESPY Awards 2016: Nominees, Presenters, Host, Predictions and More

    WWE's John Cena will host Wednesday's 2016 ESPY Awards, a night of celebration honoring the year's top moments, athletes and legends, such as Muhammad Ali...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 5,126 reads 9 comments

  14. Most Perplexing Trades in Recent Sports Memory

    Why in the world did the Edmonton Oilers trade top left winger Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for defenseman Adam Larsson ? The lopsided NHL trade was perplexing, and it wasn't ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 11,760 reads 9 comments

  15. CM Punk Rips Athletes Who Use PEDs in NSFW Panel

    UFC star and former pro wrestler CM Punk has no respect for his colleagues, or any professional athletes, who use performance-enhancing drugs...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 3 months ago 39,572 reads 84 comments

  16. ESPY Awards 2016: Date, Host, TV Schedule, Awards List and More

    On Wednesday night, athletes will trade in their cleats and sneakers for more sophisticated footwear as the 2016 ESPY Awards roll out the red carpet for the biggest names and personalities in sports...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 8,382 reads 3 comments

  17. Winners and Losers of the 2016 US Track and Field Olympic Trials

    At every Olympic Trials we witness the birthing of stars and the slow, though sometimes explosive, demise of veteran athletes. The Washington Post 's Rick Maese wrote , " Every four years, the U...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 3 months ago 7,058 reads 5 comments

  18. 20 Best Young Phenoms to Watch in Sports This Year

    Renato Sanches has made a name for himself as Portugal made its way through UEFA Euro 2016 to the final. Some have even compared the young phenom to his compatriot and international teammate—Cristiano Ronaldo...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 13,642 reads 23 comments

  19. Matador Victor Barrio Dies from Bullfight Injuries at Age 29

    Matador Victor Barrio died Saturday after being gored by a bull during a bullfight in Teruel, Spain , per the BBC . The bull's horn pierced Barrio, 29, in his chest...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 months ago 2,761 reads 0 comments

  20. Cleveland Indians, NBA Teams Hop on the 'Pokemon Go' Bandwagon

    Even professional sports teams need to catch them all. NBA franchises caught Pokemon Go fever, tweeting screenshots of the augmented reality game inspired by the 1990s cartoon series, Pokemon ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 months ago 24,705 reads 21 comments

  21. An Athlete's Guide to Recruiting Other Athletes

    Free agency is always a whirlwind in sports. Superstars are surveying their options, possibly looking to change teams and almost always making piles of cash...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 28,417 reads 44 comments

  22. Sports World Reacts to News of Shootings, Protests

    Amid social unrest following the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and subsequent killing of five police officers in Dallas, a number of professional athletes have taken to social media to express their frustration with the cultural climate...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 15,886 reads 0 comments

  23. Players Who Traded in Legacies to Pursue Rings

    Are professional athletes who supposedly trade in legacies to pursue rings villains? There is no one answer to that question regardless of the athlete making that decision. Take Kevin Durant as a recent example...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 3 months ago 138,022 reads 270 comments

  24. Top 10 Can't-Miss Sporting Events to Watch out for This Summer

    Summertime sports are meant for leisure viewing—unlike what we see during those haggard winter months...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 3 months ago 58,051 reads 63 comments

  25. Ranking the Most Important People in Sports Right Now

    There are powerful and influential people in sports—like Roger Goodell and Bill Simmons—but it takes someone really unique to become important, proving to be more irreplaceable than anyone else...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 3 months ago 50,031 reads 142 comments