1. 2015 Spelling Bee Co-Champion Gokul Venkatachalam Oozes Swag at Competition

    The word “legend” will now be spelled thusly: “Gokul Venkatachalam.” The 14-year-old co-champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee is, simply put, the man ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 189,614 reads 94 comments

  2. Scripps National Spelling Bee 2015 Results: Winners, Finalists and Funny Moments

    Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam are spelling machines who seemingly know the correct letter order for every word in the English language...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 37,053 reads 95 comments

  3. Rapper Drake Used as Example in Scripps National Spelling Bee

    If you're spelling this, it's too late. During the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday, judges included Drake in a clue for the word “bacchius...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 77,250 reads 114 comments

  4. The Snarkiest People in Sports Right Now

    Though we all try to avoid having a snarky personality, it's just unavoidable at times, as bad days and annoying things seem to happen on the reg...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 24,942 reads 22 comments

  5. Most Relevant Team in Every Major Sports City Right Now

    Do the Lakers still own L.A.? Relevance is a matter of opinion—what is significant to one fan's interests might not be to another. This is about, in general, which team is the most relevant right now in each of these major sports cities...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 17,888 reads 81 comments

  6. Top 12 Athletes Who Never Should've Been Traded Since 2000

    Trades in sports can be either extremely beneficial or hazardous to those teams involved. As a species prone to make mistakes, humans have really dropped the ball when it came to getting rid of marquee players...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 month ago 44,572 reads 55 comments

  7. The Top 10 Worst-to-First Championship Stories

    In the world of sports—where it's said anything can happen—historic one-year turnarounds have given fans everywhere a reason to believe...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 1 month ago 19,285 reads 36 comments

  8. Adidas Yeezy 350 Boost: Release Details Announced

    Fear not, all who failed to get their hands on a pair of the original Kanye West Yeezy Boost sneakers from adidas—the adidas Yeezy 350 Boosts are on the way. Brendan Dunne of SoleCollector...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 14,991 reads 21 comments

  9. Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Pitcher Studs and Duds for May 27

    Those late to assembling a daily MLB lineup for Wednesday will find several high-quality starting pitchers waiting in the evening slate. Anyone encumbered by work or school can still enter a late DraftKings contest consisting of four matchups ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 2,455 reads 0 comments

  10. 10 Athletes Right Now That No One Can Figure Out

    For coaches and scouts, assessing athletes has become a science. Maybe it’s not an absolute science, but a science nonetheless. When billions of dollars are at stake, knowing everything possible about every man on your roster is essential...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 16,080 reads 24 comments

  11. Coolest Sports Gear You Wish You Had

    Some may call it swagger while others just may call it being different, but regardless of how it's referred to, having cool, customized sports gear typically draws attention to someone...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 25,672 reads 5 comments

  12. Best Sports Figure Twitter Takeovers

    Social media takeovers are a common enough occurrence in sports these days. The idea is a sports figure will compose tweets on behalf of a team, league or sponsor for a period of time...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 7,178 reads 3 comments

  13. Bigger Top-10 Draft Misses Since 2010: NFL or NBA?

    In sports, nothing can set a franchise back like missing out on a top-10 draft pick. With all of the scouting reports and player evaluations at the disposal of franchises, you'd think there wouldn't be so many flops...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 month ago 25,480 reads 42 comments

  14. American Ninja Warrior 2015 Results: Recap from May 25 Episode

    There were ninjas on the loose in Venice Beach, California, Monday. The seventh season of NBC's program American Ninja Warrior kicked off Monday with the Venice Beach qualifiers...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 8,034 reads 0 comments

  15. The Best- and Worst-Cast Roles in 15 Great Sports Movies

    A movie is less a thing than a formula. The best movies never lack for one of the fundamental elements of a good film: a strong script, smart director and great cast...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 41,228 reads 110 comments

  16. Floyd Mayweather Wins $200,000 on Warriors' Game 3 Win vs. Rockets

    Stacks upon stacks upon stacks. Floyd Mayweather , in keeping with his "Money" moniker, raked in $200,000 after the Golden State Warriors destroyed the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday night, 115-80...

    Arman Walia Written by Arman Walia about 1 month ago 157,888 reads 261 comments

  17. Drake Hosts Celebrity Softball Game in Houston

    Drake is known to be an avid sports fan, but regardless of what team he's rooting for, he's still a good guy...

    Arman Walia Written by Arman Walia about 1 month ago 127,807 reads 100 comments

  18. Attack of the Scrubs: When Bench Guys Take Over

    We all know names like LeBron James, Steph Curry, Mike Trout and Sidney Crosby, but, for those who aren't quite of superstar-caliber, they're a hell of a lot more unknown...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 43,678 reads 41 comments

  19. Jahlil Okafor Crosses Up His Dog Named Natty

    Make that two Nattys for Jahlil Okafor—an actual national championship and...a dog? Yep, the potential No. 1 overall pick affectionately named his pup presumably after Duke's national title...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 1 month ago 100,337 reads 98 comments

  20. Most Dramatic Sports Moments of the Week

    More sports, more drama, more NBA and NHL playoffs—that's the mantra for this week's slideshow. With both the NBA and NHL advancing yet another round deeper into the playoffs, the drama and intensity got amped up just a little bit more...

    Garrett Baker Written by Garrett Baker about 1 month ago 15,993 reads 3 comments

  21. Uniformed NYPD Officers Put the Moves on Kids in Pickup Basketball

    Warning: Some profanity is used in the video. Two NYPD officers recently joined a group of teens for a game of pickup basketball in the Bronx. While it looked like all fun and games, the officers sure gave the kids a run for their money...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 1 month ago 266,765 reads 25 comments

  22. Best Sports-Related Newspaper Headlines

    Deflategate has inspired a lot of creative newspaper headlines. It's great when papers have a little fun with sports puns, isn't it? Let's check out some gems from the past few ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 10,190 reads 5 comments

  23. Most Disappointing Sports Matchups Since 2000

    The Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight was a letdown to some, but was it the most disappointing matchup since 2000? Disappointment occurs when a matchup is really hyped, for whatever reason...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 30,615 reads 37 comments

  24. The Top 20 Active Sports Superstars Without a Ring

    In the world of sports, more than anything else, superstar athletes are ultimately judged on the number of rings they win...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 1 month ago 24,417 reads 71 comments

  25. 15 Certified American Treasures in Sports

    Not every American treasure is found on a map drawn from a convoluted set of riddles and other clues uncovered by Nicholas Cage...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 21,253 reads 43 comments