1. 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 417 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 41,960 reads 13 comments

  3. 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 57,997 reads 183 comments

  4. 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 431 reads 1 comments

  5. 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 21,066 reads 13 comments

  6. 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 50,645 reads 13 comments

  7. 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 3,163 reads 3 comments

  8. 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 143,039 reads 133 comments

  9. 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 70,185 reads 6 comments

  10. 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 2,330 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 3,624 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 110,649 reads 176 comments

  13. 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 19,112 reads 23 comments

  14. 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 56,263 reads 27 comments

  15. 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 9,380 reads 6 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 939 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 22,132 reads 44 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 15,398 reads 22 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 22,123 reads 5 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 37,266 reads 50 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 77,062 reads 36 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 3,818 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 2,432 reads 2 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 55,372 reads 10 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 17,961 reads 23 comments