1. Scripps National Spelling Bee 2014: Preview, Live Stream, Start Time, Schedule

    A total of 281 contestants from across the world have arrived at the Gaylord National in Oxon Hill, Maryland, for the 87th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, most of whom ...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 2 months ago 3,578 reads 0 comments

  2. Really Terrible Sports Ideas That Didn't Work

    We've all had our fair share of bad ideas. The Boston Red Sox sold Babe Ruth. LeBron James made The Decision. I once traded my Charizard for a Bulbasaur because I thought it had a higher ceiling...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 110,572 reads 176 comments

  3. Top 15 Best Action Scenes from Sports Movies

    Let's be clear here: Sports movies are about a whole lot more than just sports. Characters have deep and nuanced relationships that we become invested in. Universal themes are explored, and powerful messages are sent to viewers...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 18,987 reads 23 comments

  4. Sports Stars Are NOT Just Like Us

    Star athletes occupy a unique space in our society and culture, because despite the combination of rare physical talent, wealth and fame, these are men and women who often grew up in the same cities and communities we call home...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 2 months ago 56,237 reads 27 comments

  5. Athletes Before They Were Famous

    Once upon a time, long, long ago, Cinderella was not a beautiful princess. There were no ball gowns hanging in her closet, little girls didn't dress like her at their birthday parties and you couldn't find her walking around at Disney World...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 9,384 reads 6 comments

  6. WF Quotes of the Week: Yaya Upset with City, Scholes Unimpressed with Rooney

    Just because the European domestic season has come to an end, it doesn’t mean the news has stopped. There have been plenty of talking points and memorable incidents happening in the football world in the last week...

    Crippy Cooke Written by Crippy Cooke about 2 months ago 905 reads 2 comments

  7. McManaman, Zidane and the 10 Greatest Champions League Final Goals

    With the 2014 Champions League final almost upon us and the prospect of some amazing offensive play in store, this is an opportune time to look back on some of the more memorable goals to have been scored in previous finals...

    Shane Murray Written by Shane Murray about 2 months ago 22,028 reads 44 comments

  8. Sports Movie or Nah?

    In most cases there is a pretty clear distinction between a sports movie and a movie that has sports in it...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 2 months ago 15,368 reads 22 comments

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

    You guys know the drill. Friday is my day for recapping the best of the weird sports stuff we saw over the last six-and-a-half days. This week Hugh Jackman, Rocky GIFs and UFC wedding announcements are winning the Internet and sports in general...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 22,095 reads 5 comments

  10. Best Fictional Sports Rivalries

    Yankees vs. Red Sox Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier Michigan vs. Ohio State Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes vs. the Monstars ? Rivalries add a new kind of life and energy to sports...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 37,238 reads 50 comments

  11. A-List Actors Who Love to Do Sports Movies

    No actor is in every sports movie, but there are a few whose faces have started to look familiar over the years through the bars of a facemask or the visor of a race car helmet...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 77,005 reads 36 comments

  12. Most Dramatic Moments of the Week

    Despite all the playoff series going on, this past week has been filled with a lot of blowouts, so the drama quota had to be filled with some help from outside the postseason...

    Garrett Baker Written by Garrett Baker about 2 months ago 3,800 reads 1 comments

  13. Random People with Shocking Athletic Ability

    We've all been there before. Choosing teams in a pickup game, there's a fat, out of shape guy who, somehow, ends up being a hell of a lot better than his appearance gives off...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 2,404 reads 2 comments

  14. Best Late Night TV Sports Moments

    Late night television is at its best when a guest—especially someone unexpected—let’s his guard down and turns a run-of-the-mill interview into a hilarious and candid moment...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 2 months ago 55,278 reads 10 comments

  15. Sports Figures Who Should Have Their Own Walk-Up Music

    In a better world, we'd all have our own walk-up song—a custom-tailored jam that plays whenever we enter a room, announcing our superb musical taste to those within. Sure, it would end in complete, pants-soiling chaos...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 17,932 reads 23 comments

  16. The Over/Underrated Sports Stars List

    As all of us know, not all athletes are created equal. And because some players have a better game, personality and competitive gene than others, they often carry the weight as being considered the best in their sport...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 21,322 reads 151 comments

  17. All-NBA Social Media Team

    The absolute greatest thing about the Internet—and there are a lot of great things about the Internet—is that it gives us an outlet to live vicariously through our favorite sports stars...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 8,854 reads 4 comments

  18. Everything You Need to Know About Vanessa Macias, Tim Duncan's Girlfriend

    Tim Duncan has arguably been overshadowed to a certain extent his entire career, so it's only appropriate that his girlfriend is stealing some of the limelight during the San Antonio Spurs' postseason run...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 98,196 reads 9 comments

  19. Athletes Who Are Also Musicians

    Professional athletes have had a long, sometimes tumultuous relationship with the music business. More often than not, the general public tends to consider an athlete's musical career as nothing more than a novelty act...

    Giancarlo King Written by Giancarlo King about 2 months ago 48,038 reads 61 comments

  20. 12 Draft Freefalls Who Got the Last Laugh

    If there's one thing that seems to be a constant for all athletes, it's the chance to live out their dreams of playing professionally by hearing a commissioner announce their name...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 months ago 4,111 reads 6 comments

  21. Funniest Handshake Fails in Sports

    Over the years, the tried-and-true handshake has evolved to include several subtypes: the airborne handshake (high-five), the germaphobe handshake (fist bump) and, on extremely rare occasions, the overly affectionate handshake (handshake plus kiss)...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 months ago 75,366 reads 11 comments

  22. 20 Amazing Plays from Sports You've Never Seen Before

    Everybody has an opinion on LeBron James and Johnny Manziel. Everyone has seen the latest incredible shot by Kevin Durant. Everyone was surprised by Donald Sterling's harsh punishment...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 15,495 reads 5 comments

  23. 5 Most Boring Events in Sports History

    So, you thought that match last night was boring, did you? Dream on. There’s dull, there’s lifeless — and then there’s tedious, unrelenting boredom...

    Brian Oliver Written by Brian Oliver about 2 months ago 17,330 reads 39 comments

  24. Name That (Unofficial) Sports Catchphrase

    Alright, buckos and buckettes , which one of you knows the most useless sports information? I ask because this is the variety of knowledge that separates the Belichicks from ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 52,292 reads 9 comments

  25. Sports Figures Who Would Make Great Movie Villains

    You hear the word “villain” thrown around a lot in sports. He did performance-enhancing drugs; he’s a villain! She is always mean to the fans; she’s ...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 2 months ago 17,121 reads 46 comments