1. 15 Real Animal Mascots That Are Way Cooler Than Costumed Counterparts

    A team's mascot would never be a deal-breaker for a real sports fan. But a great mascot can certainly sweeten the deal, while a terrible one (or the terrible way a team employs it) can be an annoying distraction...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 22,800 reads 24 comments

  2. 13 Types of Sports Team Chemistry Killers

    Team chemistry is overrated until it isn't. It's naive to assume that every locker room or clubhouse exists in a general state of harmony, because no workplace can possibly be free from strife...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 18,475 reads 9 comments

  3. 20 Athlete Social Media Fashion Fails

    The moment social media evolved from a 21st century Internet curiosity to a primary form of communication with friends, family, coworkers...and total strangers, apps like Twitter and Instagram have proved that more of us isn't necessarily better .

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 6,836 reads 12 comments

  4. Best Sports Shows/Movies on NetFlix Instant

    As a sports fan, it's hard to fathom that I ever existed during a time when nearly every event, movie or program wasn't virtually available on demand...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 42,514 reads 38 comments

  5. Things Athletes Do to Amuse Themselves

    For most of us working stiffs, becoming a professional athlete would be a dream come true, but for actual professional athletes, playing sports is their day job...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 73,713 reads 10 comments

  6. TBT: Athletes' Awkward School Pictures

    The whole of social media has really embraced Throwback Thursday. Each week, feeds on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are awash with photos that are high on nostalgia and low on clarity...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 38,999 reads 29 comments

  7. Athletes Having a Better Birthday Than You

    There are a lot of different ways to gauge the awesomeness of a given party—in this instance, a birthday party. There’s the location, guest list, food, drinks, decor and, of course, the entertainment...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 33,527 reads 7 comments

  8. 15 Athletes Who Have Lost Their Magic

    The career arc of a professional athlete is substantially different than that of almost any other profession...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 31,446 reads 41 comments

  9. 10 Sports Stars Who Are Way More Popular Overseas Than You Realized

    Let's be real: Outside the United States, soccer reigns supreme over the sports kingdom. This isn't to say that other major sports are ignored; the NFL has courted pro football fans in the U...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 66,308 reads 23 comments

  10.  25 Great Quotes from Bad Sports Movies

    Great sports movies are a very rich source of memorable quotes. From the inspirational to the comic relief, classics like Major League, The Mighty Ducks and Varsity Blues remain endlessly quotable even decades after their release...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 97,497 reads 48 comments

  11. 20 Crazy Things Twitter Taught Us About Athletes This Summer

    As we all know, Twitter is more than a dumping ground for spectacularly unfunny quips and strangers anonymously saying unforgivably mean things to other strangers...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 20,248 reads 9 comments

  12. 25 Awesome Athlete Toys

    What qualifies as a "toy"? After the obvious Christmas wish list fodder—you know, the headache-inducing products that circumvent the parent via hyperaggressive marketing—what meets the definition of "toy" is truly subjective...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 4 months ago 81,961 reads 36 comments

  13. Athletes Who Hang with D-List Celebrities

    One trait that star athletes often share, which separates them from other celebrities, is that they come from relatively humble beginnings if not an outright struggle. Their fame can vaporize nearly as suddenly as it materialized...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 125,273 reads 70 comments

  14. 45 Interesting Things We Found out from Athletes' AMAs

    If Facebook is the quiet suburban enclave of the social media universe, then Reddit is the formerly abandoned, derelict slum.....

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 21,690 reads 13 comments

  15. TBT Rookie Edition

    In that moment when the flashbulb pops—or the smartphone's pretend shutter emits its digital chirp—your best moment may not have been captured, but only someone with the ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 24,599 reads 9 comments

  16. Awesome Sports Fan Athlete Tributes

    Sports fans have something few so-called fanatics can seriously lay their own claim to—license to be an obsessive stalker...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 24,562 reads 3 comments

  17. Athletes with Random Wild Animals

    Social media apps like Instagram and Facebook are a gawker's paradise. We survived before the Twitter era, but there's no closing the Pandora's box of memes, awesome animals pics or any of the other superfluous excesses we suddenly can't live without..

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 3,221 reads 4 comments

  18. Best New Feuds in Sports

    The feud is not something unique to the rich and famous—if it was, like limitless credit cards or VIP-only Oscar afterparties, there would be no Family Feud or "Hello...Newman...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 57,234 reads 34 comments

  19. How Rookies Are Spending Their Money

    When a person who doesn't have a huge pile of money suddenly acquires a huge pile of money, it's understandable when that individual decides to splurge a little...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 96,451 reads 41 comments

  20. The Only People in Sports Who Matter (to the Media)

    There's no doubt that the athletes who dominate sports media coverage are often more than deserving of the attention. We rarely question why Derek Jeter getting healthy is a story or why Peyton Manning leads the top headlines on SportsCenter ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 11,182 reads 24 comments

  21. 25 Things You Never Knew About the Mighty Ducks Trilogy

    This spring marked the 20th anniversary of the release of D2: The Mighty Ducks ; a sequel that turned a surprise hit about children's ice hockey team into a bona fide movie franchise...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 80,429 reads 12 comments

  22. Animals Interrupting Sporting Events

    People come out by the thousands, sometimes the tens of thousands, to watch a sporting event live. Of course, humans aren’t the only ones attracted to stadiums, golf courses and tennis courts...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 19,370 reads 7 comments

  23. Athlete Throwback Thursday Pics You Can Never Unsee

    Throwback Thursday has been such a hit because it adds a little magic known as nostalgia into the otherwise narcissistically intoxicating world of social media...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 38,145 reads 30 comments

  24. Our Favorite Sports Twitter Follows: The Rookies

    Twitter is so ridiculously massive that it’s hard to even wrap our heads around its vastness. It’s a place where people gather to rapid-fire share their unsolicited opinions and general disdain for pretty much everything...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 34,123 reads 32 comments

  25. 20 Favorite One-Liners from Classic Sports Movies 

    Not every sports movie is great, but every sports movie that is great has classic one-liners that fans know and love to repeat. The element almost every one-liner shares is that the subject (or subjects) on the business end of it is getting "zinged..

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 5 months ago 58,228 reads 48 comments