1. 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 3 months ago 79,161 reads 108 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 45,526 reads 44 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 9,998 reads 14 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 98,576 reads 27 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 247 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 1,510 reads 7 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 20,080 reads 3 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 16,696 reads 40 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 11,091 reads 5 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 50,837 reads 38 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 405 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 41,937 reads 13 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 57,967 reads 183 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 421 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 21,056 reads 13 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 50,630 reads 13 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 3,146 reads 3 comments

  18. Athletes You Didn't Know Were Related

    Did you know that Tracy McGrady and Vince Carter are related? What about Stephon Marbury and Sebastian Telfair? Of course everyone knows about the athletic bloodlines of the Mannings ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 3 months ago 143,007 reads 133 comments

  19. Do You Know These Athletes' Real Names?

    As someone who typically gets referred to by a nickname, rarely ever actually getting called by my first name, I can absolutely relate to some of these athletes. Well, not all of them, of course...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 3 months ago 69,520 reads 6 comments

  20. Brazil World Cup 2014 Is Set to Be a Betting Bonanza—but at What Cost?

    As predictable as a Gary Lineker tweet, an Alan Hansen denouncement of anyone who "writes off the Germans" and a limp quarter-final exit in a major football tournament by England, ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sam Miranda about 3 months ago 2,316 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 3,613 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 110,626 reads 176 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 19,067 reads 23 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 56,254 reads 27 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 9,412 reads 6 comments