1. NBA's In-Season Tournament Idea Is So Good, Other Leagues Should Try It Too

    Adam Silver sure knows how to win an offseason. From the NBA's handling of the Donald Sterling situation to the insane World Cup-rivaling frenzy surrounding NBA free agency, to ...

    Dan Levy Written by Dan Levy about 1 month ago 88,938 reads 294 comments

  2. ESPY Awards 2014: Full List of Winners and Results from Annual ESPN Event

    The ESPY Awards have become a rich tradition in sports, but several moments over the course of the evening were much bigger than any game. Whether it was St...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 1 month ago 12,779 reads 1 comments

  3. 25 Preseason Friendlies You Need to Watch and Why

    Pre -season has begun with clubs preparing their tactics and squads for the new campaign. Friendlies present managers with the opportunity to test out new systems and new players they may have bought during the summer...

    Crippy Cooke Written by Crippy Cooke about 1 month ago 143 reads 0 comments

  4. ESPY Awards 2014 Results: Surprise Winners and Biggest Snubs from Ceremony

    "The ESPY award was given to the wrong person." There's a phrase, or something very similar, that sports fans around the globe are sure to hear quite a bit on the radio and throughout ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 1,176 reads 1 comments

  5. You Won't Believe These Athletes Are the Same Age

    Looks can be deceiving. On his 19th birthday, future No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden already looked far older than many men will ever look in their lifetime...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 1 month ago 198,201 reads 49 comments

  6. ESPY Awards 2014 Results: Highlighting Underrated Winners from Wednesday Night

    Every ESPY award carries great clout. The annual event is a massive undertaking each year, spanning all sports around the globe in a way that both acts as a great recap of the prior year's events and sheds light on feats both big and small...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 3,074 reads 0 comments

  7. Drake Performs 'Honorable Mention,' 'Side Pieces' at the 2014 ESPYS

    Recording artist and shameless bandwagon sports fan Drake was in his element as the host of the 2014 ESPYS. In addition to MCing the ESPN awards show, Drake also busted out a pair of original songs that were, well, interesting...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 1 month ago 97,847 reads 125 comments

  8. Roger Federer Played Lindsey Vonn at Tennis in the Swiss Alps

    Gold-medal skier Lindsey Vonn travelled to Jungfraujoch , Switzerland, to play some high-altitude tennis against one of tennis' best of all time, Roger Federer, and the photos look stunning...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 1 month ago 14,802 reads 8 comments

  9. Inside ESPN's $23,000 ESPYs Gift Bag

    ESPN's annual sports awards show, the ESPYs, is airing tonight, and the red carpet will be full of athletes and celebrities...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 1 month ago 211,886 reads 217 comments

  10. Forbes Unveils World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams in 2014

    It pays to be the best soccer club in the world. Forbes ' Kurt Badenhausen unveiled the list of the 50 richest sports teams in the world, and Real Madrid reign supreme months ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 227,233 reads 194 comments

  11. Biggest Anti-Heroes in Sports

    In sports, we all have heroes. Athletes who always do the right thing and have an enormous fanbase behind them following their every move, cheering with the sweet nectar of approval...

    Giancarlo King Written by Giancarlo King about 1 month ago 78,811 reads 71 comments

  12. ESPYs 2014: List of Presenters and Predictions for Biggest Awards

    Like its host, Drake, the ESPYs are synonymous with sports. ESPN's annual award show does much each year to both turn back the clock on the best moments and fill a void ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 872 reads 1 comments

  13. ESPY Awards 2014: Full Viewing Info, List of Nominees and More

    After a year of epic events taking place, the entire world of sports will come together for one night during the 2014 ESPY Awards...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 month ago 26,553 reads 1 comments

  14. Notre Dame Football: What If Jeff Samardzija Had Kept Playing Football?

    Tuesday night, Jeff Samardzija took part in his first All-Star Game. Kind of. The right-handed pitcher, who was traded from the Chicago Cubs to the Oakland A's after being named to the National League roster, was ineligible to play in the game...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 1 month ago 7,026 reads 13 comments

  15. ESPYs 2014: Full Viewing Info, List of Presenters and Predictions for Each Award

    While practically every major sport is on hiatus for one reason or another, we're lucky enough to see our favorite athletes on display as they take the stage at the 2014 ESPY Awards...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 1 month ago 2,858 reads 0 comments

  16. Great Team Beatdowns of the Past Decade

    Blowouts are just a part of sports, and, unfortunately, sometimes they happen on the biggest stage to the best teams...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 22,815 reads 47 comments

  17. ESPYs 2014: Ranking Nominees for Best Male and Female Athletes

    Depending on your perspective, the ESPY Awards is either a fun night where the stars of sports and entertainment converge, or it's the absolute worst and should be killed with fire...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 11,494 reads 0 comments

  18. ESPY Awards 2014: Presenters and Stars to Watch at Annual Event

    It is often difficult to keep up with award season between the Emmys , Grammys , Academy Awards and others, but it is hard to deny that the most fun event of the group is the ESPY Awards...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 1,020 reads 0 comments

  19. Athlete Reality Shows We'd Definitely Watch

    As soon as Johnny Manziel said that he is "not going to change for anybody" at a youth clinic that was part of the NFL's "Play 60" campaign ( h/t Los Angeles Times' Chuck Schilken ), one thing became abundantly clear...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 1 month ago 12,837 reads 17 comments

  20. UK Back Pages: Lazar Markovic, Tiger Woods, James Anderson in the Headlines

    With the World Cup now in the rear-view mirror, much of the focus now turns toward club season and the transfer window. Lazar Markovic's arrival in Liverpool ruled much of the transfer banter of the day...

    Sean  Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 1 month ago 984 reads 0 comments

  21. Guy Jumps Through Ring of Fire in 'Hottest' Pool Dunk of the Summer

    Just when you think pool dunks are done, someone jumps through a ring of fire to bring them back. " JamBroz " posted the above pool dunk featuring multiple alley-oops and someone jumping through a ring of fire...

    Ken Dorset Written by Ken Dorset about 1 month ago 31,365 reads 15 comments

  22. ESPYs 2014: Listing Presenters and Top Award Predictions for Wednesday's Event

    The 2014 ESPY Awards come at a perfect time. Germany already won the World Cup, baseball is on hiatus for its All-Star Break and the nation's other most prominent sports are in the midst of their respective offseasons...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 1 month ago 500 reads 0 comments

  23. Sports Stories Everyone Should Stop Talking About

    There are some sports stories that you really wish people would just stop talking about. I understand that there are dozens of networks and even more websites dedicated solely to constant sports coverage...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 76,919 reads 73 comments

  24. Unintentionally Funny Sports Tweets

    Twitter culture is like a social media manifestation of merciless corporate management in the era of mergers and acquisitions—a strong performance wins followers and imitators, a big miss can make an account disappear in a matter of minutes...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 56,650 reads 22 comments

  25. Slickest Fake Outs in Sports

    When the underdog Boise State University Broncos used both a hook-and-ladder and Statue of Liberty play in the closing minutes to upset the mighty Oklahoma Sooners in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, they captured the hearts of every sports fan in America...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 1 month ago 16,059 reads 20 comments