1. 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 7 months ago 34,464 reads 10 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 116,168 reads 72 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 54,272 reads 13 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 53,711 reads 56 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 21,130 reads 11 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 13,281 reads 14 comments

  7. 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 8 months ago 18,423 reads 22 comments

  8. 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 8 months ago 9,551 reads 6 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 10,155 reads 10 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 4,219 reads 13 comments

  11. 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 8 months ago 35,911 reads 5 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 22,899 reads 20 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 32,179 reads 17 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 13,380 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 249,327 reads 78 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 41,731 reads 78 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 16,911 reads 16 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 12,664 reads 5 comments

  19. Things in Sports That Will Shave Years Off Your Life

    Unless you consider casual fishing to be a sport, anyone would be hard-pressed to make the case that sports reduce stress; much less would be considered relaxing...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 8 months ago 28,668 reads 20 comments

  20. 25 Badass Pics of Athletes Lounging

    When an athlete is in front of the camera, most of the time they're doing their job—dragging the left foot through the end-zone sideline, carrying the puck on a two-on-one breakaway or ending the series on a walk-off home run...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 8 months ago 18,787 reads 15 comments

  21. 10 People in Sports You Do Not Want to Go to Battle Against on Twitter

    Social media, Twitter in particular, has brought athletes and members of the sports media closer together with fans than God probably ever intended...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 9 months ago 31,559 reads 12 comments

  22. 15 Hilariously NSFW Angry Fan Rants

    Sports fans are in a unique position: They live and die by the success or failure of their favorite teams, yet have zero control over the outcome...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 9 months ago 35,627 reads 16 comments

  23. 15 Athletes Who Need Thicker Skin

    The elite athletes of the world are a study in contradiction—supremely confident and accustomed to competing day in and day out for their own job, yet, somehow offended by the seemingly irrelevant...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 9 months ago 24,346 reads 15 comments

  24. Sports Movies' Real MVPs

    In May 2014, Thunder superstar and all-around likable human being Kevin Durant won the NBA’s MVP award for the first time in his career. Overcome with emotion, he was unable to hold back tears during his heartfelt acceptance speech ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 9 months ago 13,107 reads 5 comments

  25. Silent Sports Assassins

    Competition is the lifeblood of sports, and like any emotional and adrenaline-driven activity, talk—whether it's trash talk, celebrating the moment or otherwise letting your feelings be known—comes naturally...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 9 months ago 20,003 reads 22 comments