1. 77-Year-Old Grandmother Willie Murphy Can Lift More Than Twice Her Weight

    Willie Murphy is not your typical 77-year-old grandmother. Murphy is not just sitting back and taking it easy. Instead, she is still going strong with her power lifting. Even at her age, she is able to lift twice her weight...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 5 months ago 29,266 reads 48 comments

  2. Online Daters in Kentucky Use the Word 'Basketball' to Find Love

    In a whimsical bit of data-mining, Mashable .com reached out to the online dating service Match.com and asked for a state-by-state breakdown of the most popular word listed in users’ profiles...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 5 months ago 241 reads 0 comments

  3. Sports' Craziest Mascots Explained

    On first blush, sports mascots are anything but enigmatic—ridiculous, yes, but far from being something compelling enough to warrant digging a little deeper. It's understandable...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 34,437 reads 10 comments

  4. The Greatest (Almost) Plays of All Time

    Close, but no cigar. It's a saying that is often used when something, somewhere, almost happens but ends up coming just a little bit short...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 23,521 reads 26 comments

  5. No. 3 Best City to Be a Sports Fan: Philadelphia

    How much does where you live matter as a sports fan? The short answer is: It depends. If you're an Alabama football fan, there's no better place to live than Tuscaloosa. If you're a Boston Red Sox fan, there's no worse place to live than New York City.

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 18,551 reads 58 comments

  6. 16 Overrated Sports Rivalries Right Now

    Every fan loves a solid rivalry, and some of the ones that sports has given us are the best around. Lakers-Celtics, Yankees-Red Sox, Brady-Manning...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 29,417 reads 35 comments

  7. The Top 10 Rookie Performances of 2014

    The year isn't over, but the 2014 rookie class has already left its mark. Jose Abreu dazzled us in the summer with his monster home runs. The winter was ruled by Nathan MacKinnon , an NHL scoring prodigy with endless potential...

    Jesse Pantuosco Written by Jesse Pantuosco about 5 months ago 317 reads 0 comments

  8. The Top 20 Players to Ever Play in Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, California. You can best describe it as a city unlike any other. The feeling you get when you jump off the plane at Los Angeles International Airport and those rays of L...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 5 months ago 19,031 reads 56 comments

  9. 5 Red Sox Most Likely to Be Traded After Latest Signings

    The calendar has not yet turned to December, but the Boston Red Sox have wasted no time making quite the splash in free agency. First, the Red Sox re-signed closer Koji Uehara to a two-year deal in late October...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 5 months ago 9,473 reads 2 comments

  10. Carlos Gimeno Performs Terrifying Dive from Ridiculously High Platform

    We're content watching this from the safety of our own homes, thank you very much. Daredevil Carlos Gimeno performs a staggeringly difficult dive that is terrifying even to watch...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 5 months ago 102,237 reads 38 comments

  11. Athletes on Thanksgiving

    If I told you Thanksgiving is an underrated holiday, you would probably say, "Whaaaat? Everybody loves Thanksgiving!" And you'd be right, everybody does love it...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 116,135 reads 72 comments

  12. National Dog Show 2014 Results: Best in Show and List of Winners

    2014 is the year of the bloodhound. Beating out thousands of other dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds, Nathan, a gorgeous bloodhound, captured Best in Show at the 2014 National Dog Show...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 5 months ago 25,153 reads 1 comments

  13. National Dog Show 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Top Breeds and More

    There may not be a place at the table for man's best friend on Thanksgiving, but there is a place on the television set. The 2014 National Dog Show, presented by the Kennel Club of Philadelphia, will air on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 5 months ago 7,643 reads 0 comments

  14. Ranking the Most Exciting Professional Sports Rivalries of the Last Decade

    Turkey is one aspect of Thanksgiving. Football is another. Let's talk about that second aspect. The NFL outdid itself this year. The Seattle Seahawks versus the San Francisco 49ers—on prime time? Now that's how you celebrate the giving of thanks...

    Jesse Pantuosco Written by Jesse Pantuosco about 5 months ago 156 reads 0 comments

  15. The Worst Mental Mishaps in Sports History

    Combining pressure with the spotlight can do crazy things to the mind. In fact, it’s the primary reason the history of competitive sports is so littered with mental meltdowns and mishaps...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 5 months ago 24,543 reads 19 comments

  16. 10 Things in Sports We're Grateful for on Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving, everybody. While you get set to stuff your face full of delicious food, spend time with family and fall asleep on the couch, we thought it would be fun to take a look at 10 things in sports that we're grateful for...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 5 months ago 34,814 reads 28 comments

  17. Adorable Family Moments in Sports

    The holidays are all about family, so it seems like an appropriate time to point out a few adorable family moments in sports. We’ ve got the cute offspring of professional athletes...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 5 months ago 32,452 reads 4 comments

  18. Free-Agent Contracts That Were Worth Every Penny

    Face it—Pablo Sandoval had a better Monday than you. So did Hanley Ramirez. It happens. Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington got his Christmas shopping out of the way early with two monster signings...

    Jesse Pantuosco Written by Jesse Pantuosco about 5 months ago 160 reads 0 comments

  19. The 10 'Secret' Sports Feuds

    Much like the Hatfields and McCoys, there have been some serious famous feuds in sports. Whether that's a big-time rivalry between two teams, two players or two executives in a ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 3,331 reads 3 comments

  20. Crazy Called Plays That Actually Worked

    When all hope is lost (or if you just want to stick it to the other team), sometimes you just have to go for it with a crazy play call and hope it works...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 5 months ago 2,191 reads 2 comments

  21. Sports Stars Who Came Back from Injury Better Than Ever

    With potential injury always just one play away, athletic success can be the most fragile of things. Yet while many a career have been sidetracked or lost in such premature fashion, ...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 5 months ago 3,097 reads 4 comments

  22. 15 Shameless Attempts at Self-Promotion

    The desire to make a buck off of anything is not a uniquely American trait—it's a human condition...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 54,248 reads 13 comments

  23. Athletes React to No Indictment in Michael Brown Case

    The country's eyes focused on Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday night after a grand jury chose not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown, per CNN's Moni Basu, Holly Yan and Dana Ford ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 442,476 reads 113 comments

  24. Funny Sports Moments on Wikipedia

    Just so you know, anyone can edit Wikipedia at any time. So of course, sometimes when sports fans get excited, upset or just want to be funny, they’ll edit pages to reflect their own feelings...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 5 months ago 45,931 reads 16 comments

  25. UK Back Pages: Lewis Hamilton's Triumph Hailed, Liverpool Ridiculed

    Liverpool should feel a bit fortunate that they clinched their worst start in 22 years on the same day that Lewis Hamilton became Formula 1's world champion for the second time...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 5 months ago 4,046 reads 1 comments