1. 20 Athletes Who 'Peaced Out' Earlier Than Expected

    What's more important than a grand entrance? A grand exit; dropping the mic on the stage and strutting out on your own terms (even if the bewildered onlookers have no idea what those terms are)...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 15,435 reads 14 comments

  2. Athletes so Good That It's Not Even Fair

    I'm not one to judge an athlete's ability—seeing how I just write about them, while they actually play the sport—but it's easy to tell which players have that extra gear...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 63,493 reads 156 comments

  3. Athletes Who've Been on 'The Bachelor'

    When one thinks about the long running ABC “reality” shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette , sports and/or professional athletes are certainly not the first things that come to mind...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 10,631 reads 12 comments

  4. Shawnee (Okla.) Offensive Lineman Tristan Wyatt Raising Recruiting Stock

    SHAWNEE, Okla. — Although Shawnee High quarterback John Jacobs III has been labeled by various recruiting analysts as a "game changer" — given he helped steer Shawnee ...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about 2 months ago 139 reads 0 comments

  5. Dallas Hoops Standout Frank Hollis: 'Whoever Gives Me a Chance Won't Regret It'

    DESOTO, Texas — No one has to inspire Frank Hollis to exhibit energy and assertiveness for a big game...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about 2 months ago 123 reads 0 comments

  6. 10 Times Poking the Bear Went Wrong in Sports

    Poke a bear while he is sleeping and it will chase you down and destroy you. Poke LeBron James on the basketball court, and he'll do the exact same thing...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 25,220 reads 36 comments

  7. Epic Athlete Twitter Battles, Vol. 1

    Don't let people tell you any different, Twitter is meant for verbal sparring matches. All of that jargon about it being considered the modern day information highway is great and all...

    Giancarlo King Written by Giancarlo King about 2 months ago 912 reads 3 comments

  8. The Most Successful Father-Son Duos in Sports

    Hard-nosed offensive lineman Bruce Matthews entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007. Jake Matthews will seek to emulate his dad after the Atlanta Falcons selected him sixth overall in the 2014 draft...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 2 months ago 17,737 reads 11 comments

  9. Washed Up Sports Stars Who Are Just Hanging On

    Although us normal human beings seem to count down the days until we can retire from our careers, professional athletes are the exact opposite—and can anyone really blame them? ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 79,076 reads 108 comments

  10. 10 Pics of Terrifying Old-School Mascots

    It's no secret that sports mascots are meant to inspire fun at the stadium as well as get fans to rally behind the home team. Unfortunately, that's not always the case. Some of our favorite teams' mascots have been less than stellar...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 45,466 reads 44 comments

  11. Athletes Who Look Like They Are 12 Years Old

    While the athletes in this slideshow are all professionals and masters of their craft, it’s hard to take anyone seriously when he appears to be 12 years old. OK, maybe that's an exaggeration...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 9,944 reads 14 comments

  12. Strictly '80s: The Best Sports Fads from Sports' Weirdest Decade

    For those of us old enough to have experienced the 1980s as willing perpetrators of the decade's worst excesses, it's hard to believe that so many (otherwise normal) people spent time and money on inexplicably awful styles, products and ideas...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 2 months ago 98,472 reads 27 comments

  13. National Spelling Bee's Dramatic Conclusion Proves Event Is Must-See Television

    It doesn't matter that spelling words on stage isn't a sport, because you would be hard-pressed to find more enthralling competition than that which takes place at the Scripps National Spelling Bee each spring...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 2 months ago 229 reads 0 comments

  14. Let's Build a $15 Fantasy Team of Sports Icons for the Ultimate Vegas Trip

    The concept of building a $15 All-Star team has been making the rounds on social media this week, which got me thinking: What if we applied this idea to something vastly more enriching? ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 1,440 reads 7 comments

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

    Punch that timesheet and hit the road, everyone. I know it's that time of the year, and you're all en route to various beer gardens, ether frolics and electric cowbell concerts...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 20,054 reads 3 comments

  16. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, May 30, 2014

    Fact: This is the first time since 1962 that there has been co-champions in the Scripps National Spelling Bee...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 2 months ago 16,676 reads 40 comments

  17. Most Dramatic Moments of the Week

    After a relatively unexciting week last week, the world of sports really stepped it up over the past seven days, and we were treated to some amazing events...

    Garrett Baker Written by Garrett Baker about 2 months ago 11,078 reads 5 comments

  18. The 10 Craziest Times Someone Has Said Roll Tide

    "Roll Tide." It's a saying that, unless you're an Alabama Crimson Tide fan, you probably can't stand hearing people yell to each other...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 50,562 reads 38 comments

  19. Scripps National Spelling Bee 2014: Most Memorable Moments of Annual Event

    The cliche goes that a tie is worse than kissing your sister, but that’s not the case at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, as the two winners walked away with a cool $30,000 apiece...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 months ago 386 reads 0 comments

  20. Spelling Bee Judge Quotes Kelis' 'Milkshake' During Competition

    This is a new one. During the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee, co-champion Sriram Hathwar was asked to spell the word “ Feijoada ...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 2 months ago 41,896 reads 13 comments

  21. Scripps National Spelling Bee 2014 Results: Winner, Finalists and Funny Moments

    Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe made history by becoming co-champions at the 87th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday a t the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 57,895 reads 183 comments

  22. Scripps National Spelling Bee: Last-Minute Rundown of Competition

    The 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee is gearing up for Thursday night's championship round, and the nation will be tuning in to see which of the finalists can stay standing longer than the rest and win the crown...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 2 months ago 399 reads 1 comments

  23. Sports Fans Who Made Bad Life Choices

    Sports fans can be great. They get really excited about their teams, are great socializers and always have an excuse to throw a party. They can also be idiots. They drink too much...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 21,024 reads 13 comments

  24. Athletes Who Bite

    Teeth are a good thing to have for a variety of reasons. They obviously help chew food. They can open up tough packages when people can't do it with their hands. They help make a smile look good when talking to the opposite sex...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 50,588 reads 13 comments

  25. 15 Examples of Athletes Pouting

    Although it’s not usually a distinction worth making, there’s a fundamental difference between someone pouting and someone throwing a hissy fit—particularly in the ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 2 months ago 3,114 reads 3 comments