1. 10 Sports Teams Filled with Bandwagon Fans

    There are plenty of bad names to be called as a sports fan, but one of the lowest of the low is when a friend, enemy or stranger actually accuses you of being a bandwagon fan...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 4 months ago 213,698 reads 122 comments

  2. The Most Unlikely Sports Heroes of the Past 5 Years

    When fans think of heroes in sports, many probably recall memories from guys such as Tom Brady putting together a fourth-quarter drive or LeBron James saving his team from a loss with an out-of-this-world performance...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 4 months ago 14,473 reads 22 comments

  3. The Most Infamous Hoaxes in Sports History

    If your Facebook feed has looked anything like mine, you've probably seen a bunch of people posting that stupid thing about how the largest social media site on the planet needs people to share something to protect users' privacy...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 4 months ago 29,282 reads 12 comments

  4. Current Sports Teams That Don't Know How to Suck

    As a Cleveland sports fan, I can tell you that there are a lot of times where I just can't take it anymore. I sometimes find myself so frustrated at the constant rebuilding and futility that I just want to give up...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 4 months ago 16,800 reads 42 comments

  5. Sports Stars You Never Thought Would Turn into Backups

    You know, as much as we would all love to be a professional athlete—you know, with the whole fortune, fame and potential glory that it brings—that doesn't mean that the job is easy...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 4 months ago 26,266 reads 20 comments

  6. 10 Times Refs Hated Their Jobs

    Although I've never been either, being a referee in a sporting event has to feel a heck of a lot like being a police officer, as both are the long arm of the law that's supposed to keep order and enforce the laws of the land...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 4 months ago 23,474 reads 11 comments

  7. The Best and Worst Sports Decisions of the 2010s so Far

    Whether someone is a front-office exec, a head coach or an athlete, they're under the gun to always make the right decision, or they're at mercy of losing their job. That's a heck of a lot of pressure and, sometimes, it's too much to handle...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 4 months ago 65,642 reads 21 comments

  8. 11 Things NOT to Do in a Sports Press Conference

    Anytime athletes or coaches are forced to talk to the media, it can always go one of two ways—boring or entertaining...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 4 months ago 43,160 reads 15 comments

  9. 12 Coaches Who Should Fear the Reaper

    No one said that being a head coach of a sports team would be easy, so when times get hard for a guy, speculation swirls and fans get antsy...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 104,257 reads 27 comments

  10. The Strange Highs and Lows of Being a Kicker

    It's no secret that, of any guy who plays football, the kicker is usually the one who gets the most criticism outside of the quarterback...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 35,024 reads 4 comments

  11. 12 Sports Stars and Teams with the Worst Luck

    Whether you want to admit it or not, sports is full of luck—both good and bad—that can absolutely play a key role in determining the outcome of a game...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 102,283 reads 36 comments

  12. Sports Stars We Never, Ever Want to See Retire

    As I just turned 31 years old last weekend, it got me thinking about some of the great athletes I remember watching while growing up...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 416,062 reads 37 comments

  13. The Funniest Curses in Sports

    Whether you really want to believe in them or not, sports always find a way to show us that maybe, quite possibly, curses do exist...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 130,898 reads 17 comments

  14. The Most Underappreciated Sports Teams Right Now

    We all know about teams like the Seattle Seahawks, New England Patriots, Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Yankees. But you know what? There are plenty of other teams who don't nearly get as much love from the media...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 43,613 reads 35 comments

  15. Backups Who Were More Popular Than Starters

    In football, there's an old adage that says, "the most popular guy on every football team is always the backup quarterback," because, should the starter struggle, the backup is the guy who fans want to see inserted as the starter...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 69,380 reads 11 comments

  16. The Most Notable Sports Stories We Will Keep Following This Year

    We might all be fed up with the whole Deflategate thing at this point, but that doesn't mean that we won't still be hearing a lot about it over the next few months—especially when the NFL season is in full swing...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 161,680 reads 21 comments

  17. The 20 Most Exciting Stars Playing Football This Fall

    Football season is the best time of the year, with weekends full of couch cozying and channel surfing for the abundance of games on...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 8,024 reads 11 comments

  18. Predicting This Season's Fantasy Football Flops

    Since I just had my fantasy football draft a few days ago—like many of you probably did now that the critical third preseason game is over—it's time to start putting together some predictions...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 49,573 reads 17 comments

  19. Sports Feuds That Make Us Cringe

    You know, sports feuds can be fun for fans to keep up with, but at some point they just get to be a little bit too much to handle...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 18,870 reads 11 comments

  20. Tailgating Do's and Don'ts

    If there's one tradition that every sports fan loves, it's tailgating. Arriving to a parking lot early on game day, firing up the grill, slamming way too many beers, tossing around ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 5 months ago 19,607 reads 2 comments

  21. Athletes with Food Named After Them

    Signature shoes? Nah. Falling in the top 10 in jersey sales? Forget it. In my eyes, the ultimate sign of respect for an athlete is when he gets a food item named in his honor, delighting those who chow on the grub in or out of season...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 11,164 reads 9 comments

  22. 10 Kinds of Fantasy Football Players Everyone Hates

    For many of us, fantasy football symbolizes the greatest thing about the NFL season coming back. Don't get me wrong—spending all day Sunday doing nothing but sitting on my ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 58,499 reads 56 comments

  23. Best Recent Local TV Commercials by Athletes

    Ah, yes, the price of fame. While playing a sport for a living has to be an amazing feeling, when an athlete gets asked to film a TV commercial, it's validation that he or she has "made it," giving local audiences a chance to see a fan favorite...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 19,471 reads 4 comments

  24. 10 Situations All 'Hard Knocks' Seasons Share

    If there's one thing that really kicks off the NFL season, it's the debut of the wildly popular Hard Knocks series on HBO, which documents one team as it goes through the trials and tribulations of training camp...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 22,607 reads 14 comments

  25. When Teammates Attack: The Most Serious Intrasquad Fights

    Sports are hell of competitive—and not just between opposing teams, as we've seen instances over the years where guys wearing the same colors have battles that are just as fierce...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 6 months ago 16,610 reads 11 comments