1. Athletes Celebrating Christmas

    Social media apps like Instagram have created an era where athletes have an unprecedented platform for sharing their life and thoughts in words, images and sounds—and have given sports fans unprecedented access to athletes' lives in real time...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 3 days ago 197,701 reads 121 comments

  2. 20 Women Who Ruled Sports in 2014

    Whether or not it’s fair, it’s a fact that the multibillion-dollar sports industry is a world dominated by men. The highest paid athletes in the world are men...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 3 days ago 136,780 reads 37 comments

  3. Best Sports Quotes of the Year

    There are no shortage of opportunities to speak your mind if you're an athlete, coach, manager, reporter or someone who otherwise dedicates their life and career to a sport...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 days ago 58,190 reads 38 comments

  4. Athletes Are Just Like Us: Winter Edition

    Elite athletes are in a unique position—often wealthy once they go pro, their rare talent and status put them in the same segment of society as billionaire executives, show business celebrities, and the born rich and famous...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 16 days ago 32,642 reads 6 comments

  5. What the Hell Is That: Sports Edition

    The sports universe has never met a euphemism it didn’t love—not only do athletes, coaches, journalists and other familiar figures love euphemisms, they’re not afraid squeeze the life out of them with overuse...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 17 days ago 16,291 reads 15 comments

  6. Most Basic Bros in Sports

    At this point, most everyone has heard more than enough about the female version of the basic bro—let’s call it the basic broad...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 19 days ago 40,710 reads 16 comments

  7. Athletes with Snakes

    You've heard the old saying: "Get photographed with a snake; it's like holding a smile." As you very well know, nobody says that. Yet there is no shortage of photos out there of athletes with a serpent—because it works somehow...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 22 days ago 14,229 reads 22 comments

  8. 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 26 days ago 33,419 reads 10 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 115,907 reads 72 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 54,142 reads 11 comments

  11. 15 Sports Stars Who Don't Let Hate Affect Them

    There is nothing strange or unfamiliar about hate in sports—loyalties, rivalries and all of the other things that put the "bad" in "bad blood" make certain athletes and fans invest some amount of time and energy into being a hater...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 53,371 reads 56 comments

  12. Awesome Athlete Childhood Sports Photos

    So much about sports is about the here and now ; what have you done for me lately ? And in this universe where all things are virtually locked in present tense, an athlete's life and career seems to begin and end with their career...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 21,049 reads 11 comments

  13. 45 Athletes with Hall of Fame Swag

    There is no shortage of athletes with swag. Confidence, talent and, of course, a little ching are a tried-and-true formula...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 13,225 reads 14 comments

  14. 15 Instances When It's Actually OK to Cry in Sports

    So much of the language of sports is about toughness—we talk about a team being in "gut check" mode, or an athlete "playing through injury." Win or lose, players and coaches are expected to move on to the next battle...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 18,311 reads 22 comments

  15. Athletes with Glorious Media Rooms

    You can't see every game—in every league—in person, even if you wanted to. So, the next best thing to attending a live sporting event is watching it in HD on the big ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 9,523 reads 6 comments

  16. Power Ranking Legendary Press Conferences

    Ninety-nine percent of the time a press conference, regardless of whether the person speaking is a coach or an athlete, is a bland affair—saturated with cautiously chosen words that rarely stray from "coachspeak...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 10,112 reads 10 comments

  17. Power Ranking Sports Stars with the Most Lavish Toys

    People don't grow out of their love for toys, the definition of what a toy is simply changes (and sometimes it really doesn't)...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 4,109 reads 13 comments

  18. 15 Trick Plays Gone Awry

    Fans really love trick plays, when they work. A well-executed halfback pass or flea-flicker can completely shift momentum in a game and make a head coach look like a genius who is willing to gamble when the time is right...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 35,816 reads 5 comments

  19. 25 Things Avid Fans See Differently Than Others

    Being a serious sports fan can be seriously hard work—unless you’re a Spurs fan born in San Antonio in the mid-'90s. Then it’s nothing but a glorious walk in the park that, from the outside looking in, seems like it will never end...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 22,858 reads 20 comments

  20. The Most Controversial Uniform Decisions in the Past 5 Years

    Let’s face it — people hate change. They don’t like it, they don’t need it and they sure as heck don’t want it. Knee-jerk opposition to change is written in human DNA right next to the loving-bacon genes...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 31,797 reads 17 comments

  21. 8 Unbeatable Views from Around the Sports World

    There's no questioning the value of a place that most people aren't likely to describe as "special" if your memories and experiences make it something far more meaningful than the parcel of land it sits on...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 13,359 reads 1 comments

  22. Athletes on Halloween 2014

    For children, Halloween is unequivocally awesome. At worst, you hate your costume but end the night with a bag (or a pillowcase, if you’re a hardcore trick-or-treater) full of candy...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 248,976 reads 78 comments

  23. 10 Sports Franchises That Need a Reboot

    Reboot is a relatively new word, even if its meaning isn't. Before computers became "personal" and practical enough to be both useful and small enough to fit on—and around—a ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 1 month ago 41,702 reads 78 comments

  24. Who Said It: Pinterest Quote or Russell Wilson Tweet?

    Motivational quotes come in many forms—calendars, posters, a social media account dedicated to regurgitating inspirational nuggets of so-called wisdom...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 2 months ago 16,634 reads 16 comments

  25. 15 Sports Fans Who Did WHAT?! 

    Sports fans already hold a license for goofy behavior—on game day, we generally do things that are simply not part of our daily routine...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 2 months ago 12,632 reads 5 comments