1. Slickest Fake Outs in Sports

    When the underdog Boise State University Broncos used both a hook-and-ladder and Statue of Liberty play in the closing minutes to upset the mighty Oklahoma Sooners in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, they captured the hearts of every sports fan in America...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 16,098 reads 20 comments

  2. Clayton Kershaw and Matthew Stafford: The Wonder Years

    They looked alike. Two six-year-old boys, roughly the same size and shape, wearing identical “Blue Bombers” uniforms, with sandy blond hair cut in bangs an inch or two above their eyebrows...

    Matt Crossman Written by Matt Crossman about 2 months ago 888,080 reads 107 comments

  3. ESPY Play of the Year 2014: Breaking Down the Nominees

    You know that moment. It's the moment that makes your skin tingle. It's the moment that makes you giggle recalling the sheer magnitude of the situation and the player or team that calmly delivered in spite of that pressure...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 790 reads 0 comments

  4. ESPY Awards 2014: Nominees, Presenters, Host, Predictions and More

    With the World Cup over and the MLB in its All-Star break, it's a pretty slow time in sports. Thankfully, the ESPY Awards—ESPN's annual award show—is here to fill the void...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 16,455 reads 2 comments

  5. Stunning Facts and Moments from 2014 World Cup

    You may have thought the 2014 FIFA World Cup was over after Germany vanquished Argentina to take its fourth cup (and global bragging rights), but coverage of the spectacle is merely in extra time...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 2 months ago 68,537 reads 21 comments

  6. The Best Teams in Sports Five Years from Now

    It’s great to have youth, isn’t it? While we all try to stay as young as possible, eventually Father Time catches up with us...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 1,299 reads 22 comments

  7. ESPY Awards 2014: Date, Host, TV Schedule, Awards List and More

    Since Drake is the host of the 2014 ESPY Awards, shouldn't there be a "Started From the Bottom" Award? Something to recognize a player or team that made the biggest jump from one season to the next...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 2 months ago 4,718 reads 0 comments

  8. Star Athletes Who Went to Colleges You've Never Heard of

    One of the many joys of watching sports is that it really doesn't matter where athletes come from but ultimately where they end up...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 66,771 reads 44 comments

  9. Backyard Trick Shot Involves Golf, Fire and Hot Dogs

    With the ease of filming high-quality videos and people's unending creativity, the trick shot has gotten more and more unbelievable. We've seen David Kalb hit a basketball shot out of a moving car...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 2 months ago 17,143 reads 5 comments

  10. Sports' Habitual Line-Crossers

    You can be called a lot of egregious things in this world, but being dubbed a habitual line-stepper may be one of the worse. Charlie Murphy called Rick James one during his segment on Chappelle's Show , and after that, the term stuck like glue on Ms..

    Giancarlo King Written by Giancarlo King about 2 months ago 15,906 reads 11 comments

  11. LeBron James Takes In the World Cup Final, Meets Alexandre Pato

    Even professional footballers such as Alexandre Pato occasionally get star-struck. LeBron James is in Brazil for the World Cup final, and apparently he ran into Pato somewhere along the way...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 2 months ago 127,608 reads 94 comments

  12. Better Championship Bling: College vs Pro

    The one thing that every single athlete plays for is the bling. Sure, there are a few guys out there who do it for the money, but at the end of the day, winning trumps everything else...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 34,875 reads 42 comments

  13. Drake Denies Being a Bandwagon Fan, Says He Will Go to Cavaliers Games Next Year

    Although on the surface it may appear as though Drake is a bandwagon sports fan, the rapper wants to let everyone know that he isn't one. However, he will most likely be at one of the NBA's hottest spots next season...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 2 months ago 102,629 reads 252 comments

  14. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Final Reaction to Latest Magazine Spectacle

    With ESPN The Magazine 's "The Body Issue" having officially hit shelves, sports fans and interested observers alike can now catch a glimpse of the world's greatest athletes in their natural state...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 9,665 reads 3 comments

  15. Best Retirement Gifts Ever

    When I finally retire one day far, far in the future, I hope to treat myself to a nice dinner and maybe, if I'm lucky, get a few thoughtful cards from friends and family...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 71,197 reads 19 comments

  16. For the Win: The Coolest Stuff of the Week

    [Grabs UPS guy by the throat] "Where is LeBron going? TELL ME." Sorry. I've been getting caught up in the madness...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 3,803 reads 1 comments

  17. Celebrity Selfies at Sporting Events

    There are plenty of photos of celebrities at sporting events, but truly special are the celebrity selfies. Standard celebrity shots are more for the benefit of us laypeople. We're like, “Jay Z and Beyonce are at a Nets game...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 70,628 reads 25 comments

  18. How Sports Stars Spend Their Summer

    One of the best parts about being a kid was, what else, summer vacation. Filled with trips to the neighborhood swimming pool with friends, lazy days of doing absolutely nothing and ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 18,497 reads 14 comments

  19. Germany's 7-1 Win over Brazil Backfires for German Grand Prix Organisers

    You'd think just about everyone would still be celebrating Germany's 7-1 win over Brazil to reach the World Cup final, but organisers of the German Grand Prix have been smarting after their promotion backfired...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 2 months ago 8,655 reads 9 comments

  20. Where Are They Now? Top Draft Picks Who Didn't Pan Out

    Draft day is supposed to be a day when dreams come true—especially for the guys who are picked right up at the top...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 53,339 reads 65 comments

  21. 8 Athletes with Unique Hobbies

    Many professional athletes collect hundreds of pairs of sneakers, while others can bring a solid hip-hop flow on the mic. Those habits are not particularly crazy or unique, but other athletes go to greater lengths in their spare time...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 2 months ago 27,739 reads 11 comments

  22. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Top Quotes from Participating Stars in Magazine

    There are few sports publications that put out an annual edition of their magazine or newspaper that get as much publicity as the ESPN The Magazine Body Issue, and the 2014 edition is garnering serious attention...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 2 months ago 743 reads 0 comments

  23. The Most Heartbreaking Ways to Lose in Sports

    As if you didn't already know, sports are extremely unforgiving. Just when someone thinks that everything is going well and he's jumping up and down in exuberance, something happens ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 11,432 reads 19 comments

  24. ESPN Body Issue 2014: Latest Comments and Reaction Following Magazine's Release

    In the past, ESPN The Magazine hasn't been afraid about traveling away from the popular path when it comes to its annual body issue: The inclusions of a 77-year-old Gary Player or an eight-months-pregnant Kerri Walsh Jennings are testaments to that..

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 2 months ago 323 reads 0 comments

  25. 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...

    Crippy Cooke Written by Crippy Cooke about 2 months ago 538 reads 0 comments