1. 12 Terrible Sports Ideas That Almost Worked

    In sports, us fans would like to think people who appear to be way smarter than us know what they're doing, implementing new rules, trick plays or inventions that would only help the game...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 18,848 reads 16 comments

  2. For the Haters: 13 Athletes Who Silenced the Critics

    They said Draymond Green was a role player . They said Bryce Harper was overrated . So, what now? Athletes are subject to a lot of criticism, mostly because of a high degree of media visibility and extremely passionate fans...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 18,076 reads 44 comments

  3. 9 Athletes with the Most Outgoing Style

    Many athletes are fashion-conscious these days, but not all are notably outgoing. This isn't so much about the Matt Kemps and Tyson Chandlers, who just always look sharp; this is about athletes who really push boundaries...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 13,256 reads 6 comments

  4. Nike KD 8 'Independence Day' Release Date Schedule, Pics and Retail Price

    There are many ways to prepare for Independence Day in this country, but a new one will be seeking out Nike's release of the new Kevin Durant "Independence Day" sneakers on June 27...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 1,693 reads 0 comments

  5. Mizuho Sakaguchi Curls in Beautiful Goal from 18 Yards out vs. Netherlands

    Japan's Mizuho Sakaguchi nailed the Netherlands' coffin in the 78th minute Tuesday night. Sakaguchi waited for the dummy from a teammate before she unloaded a gorgeous curling goal to put Japan up 2-0...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 1 month ago 85,585 reads 56 comments

  6. Sports World Reacts to Movement to Ban Confederate Flag

    As public outcry regarding the Confederate flag reached an apex after the tragic murder of nine churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, many members of the sports community have come out in support of its banishment...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 10,604 reads 0 comments

  7. Sports Fads That Died Off in a Hurry

    Fads, by definition, don't last. No one really "Kaepernicks" anymore, and tennis players definitely don't wear jorts. Don't get me wrong—some sports fads don't appear to be going anywhere...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 44,623 reads 19 comments

  8. Overrated/Underrated Superstars: Sophomore Edition

    Judging a player after one year isn't always the best antidote for success. Sometimes the evolution of talent takes longer than a season to develop...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 month ago 21,821 reads 21 comments

  9. American Ninja Warrior 2015 Results: Recap from June 22 Episode

    NBC's American Ninja Warrior took its particular brand of challenging obstacles and broadly appealing excitement to Orlando, Florida, for the fourth of six qualifiers, this after ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 1 month ago 9,309 reads 0 comments

  10. Nike Sells 11 Pairs of 'What the Doernbecher' Shoes on EBay, Donates to Charity

    Nike is in its 11th year of the Doernbecher Freestyle Program, which lets kids at the OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital in Portland, Oregon, design their own kicks...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 42,173 reads 21 comments

  11. Bryce Harper, Kevin Love Headline This Year's ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

    Bryce Harper, Kevin Love and Odell Beckham Jr. headline this year’s list of 24 participants in ESPN The Magazine ’s seventh annual Body Issue. Here’s more from ESPN...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 510,951 reads 79 comments

  12. Star Athletes and Their Childhood Sports Heroes

    Did you know Bryce Harper idolized Mickey Mantle growing up? What about J.J. Watt and Reggie White? Many people have heroes—people they looked up to and idolized growing up...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 18,020 reads 20 comments

  13. Bizarre Championship Celebrations

    Chicago Blackhawks fans filled the head coach's lawn with toilet paper to celebrate a Stanley Cup victory. Bizarre, right? Winning a championship in sports is a big deal, and it's no easy feat...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 34,719 reads 1 comments

  14. USA Gymnastics Championships 2015: Dates, Event Schedule and More

    The 2015 USA Gymnastics Championships will kick off on Tuesday, June 23, as some of the nation's top athletes will descend on Greensboro, North Carolina, to compete in acro , rhythmic, tumbling and trampoline events...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 1 month ago 1,151 reads 0 comments

  15. Ranking the Biggest Potential Bargains in 2015 NHL Free Agency

    There have been more free-agent busts than bargains in NHL recent history. On and on we could go listing some of the truly horrendous signings, but let's name a few: Bobby Holik with ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 57,653 reads 39 comments

  16. Monster Truck Driver Tom Meents Completes Double Backflip at Monster Jam

    Monster truck driver Tom Meents can make more than 10,000 pounds of truck fly through the air like a gymnast...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 1 month ago 50,919 reads 38 comments

  17. Most Dramatic Sports Moments of the Week

    This past week was a momentous one in the sports world, with the culmination of two seasons coming on back-to-back days...

    Garrett Baker Written by Garrett Baker about 1 month ago 18,382 reads 9 comments

  18. Most Fearsome Papa (and Mama) Bears in Sports

    If there's one thing America has learned this NBA season, it's to not mess with Draymond Green's mom. Many parents of athletes are involved—attending games, providing support and just generally acting as their children's biggest fans...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 15,656 reads 18 comments

  19. Best 'Aww, Dad' Moments in Sports

    This Sunday is Father's Day, so don't forget to call your dad and let him know how much you love him for everything that he has done for you...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 13,646 reads 8 comments

  20. Get in Line If You Want to Fight UFC Superstar Ronda Rousey

    UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey doesn’t mind ruffling a few feathers. In fact, she might like antagonizing the opposition almost as much as she likes making short ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 30,103 reads 22 comments

  21. 12 Sports Stars Who Made More Money After Retirement

    Sometimes in sports, the money never stops. Long after an athlete's playing days are over, he or she has the opportunity to continuously stack sharp cheddar and relax in the lap of luxury...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 month ago 24,827 reads 17 comments

  22. Epic Sports Meltdown Hall of Fame

    Torii Hunter's recent strip-down at Target Field was epic, but it's a bit early to call it a Hall of Fame performance. After all, there have been a crazy amount of epic meltdowns in sports...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 23,302 reads 18 comments

  23. One-Hit Wonders: Award-Winning Edition

    For all of us who watch sports like it's a religion, we're all familiar with what a one-hit wonder is. It's when, out of nowhere, an athlete either gets lucky or, for a season, game ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 14,353 reads 28 comments

  24. Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Chicago Blackhawks Regrouped to Win Stanley Cup

    The major decision to be made: Keep Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews together or split them up? With the Chicago Blackhawks down 2-1 in the Stanley Cup Final, the team's internal ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 24,734 reads 37 comments

  25. 13 Sports-Related Jobs Nobody Wants

    The FIFA presidency is high-profile, but would you want that job right now? Sure, to some degree, any job in sports would be cool. Then again, the reality doesn't always live up to the hype...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 43,378 reads 33 comments