1. Swagged-Out Athletes of the '70s and '80s

    There’s something endlessly fascinating about the '70s and, particularly, the '80s. So many of us were actually born in the '80s, yet it still seems like a decade inserted into human history by aliens...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 83,335 reads 20 comments

  2. The Least Creative Nicknames in Sports History

    One of the perks of being an athlete, or just being part of a team, is that you are part of an exclusive fraternity that condones—and even encourages—the kind of goofball antics most people and places find unacceptable...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 57,992 reads 72 comments

  3. Darnell Dockett Bought Another Alligator, If You Believe Him

    Cardinals defensive end Darnell Dockett is having another productive offseason. Productive in that he recently claimed to have purchased yet another wild animal that has the potential to eat him a few years down the road...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 10,570 reads 10 comments

  4. Secret Talents of Athletes

    There's nothing unusual or mean-spirited about the fact that most star athletes are best known for what they accomplish in their respective sports versus other areas of their life...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 60,185 reads 28 comments

  5. Biggest Drama Queens in Sports

    The world of professional sports is highly competitive and usually very emotionally driven. And because of the attention from countless fans and all the money on the line, people operating ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 148,534 reads 105 comments

  6. Athletes Defined by One Iconic Moment

    Sports history is a living book—perpetually adding new chapters and undergoing revision. While the past gives us a vantage point to reassess the people and moments that wrote ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 8,647 reads 19 comments

  7. 50 Amazing Vintage Photos of Superstar Athletes

    A scan through the photo archives reveals a veritable treasure trove of athletes, both past and present—in moments that deserve to be revisited...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 148,630 reads 23 comments

  8. The Coolest Pictures from the 2014 Winter Olympics

    It’s hard to believe the Winter Olympics in Sochi are already over. It seems like just yesterday the endless array of #SochiProblems began unfolding on social media and the oozing, festering eyeballs of NBC’s Bob Costas horrified a nation...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 55,995 reads 6 comments

  9. Athletes Who Have Lost an Unbelievable Amount of Weight

    Athletes often compete in an environment of contradictions—their careers depend on staying healthy, but they often play through injuries to maintain their value to a franchise...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 103,105 reads 23 comments

  10. 100 Amazing Sports Quotes

    As a form of entertainment, sports is a laughably unfair rival for its chief competitors: movies, television, video games, or any activity that only works with an audience...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 134,800 reads 47 comments

  11. 20 Cool Perks of Being a Pro Athlete

    Everyone knows that being a professional athlete is a great job that comes with a seemingly endless amount of perks for those fortunate enough to find themselves doing a job that many people would give up anything to do for free...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 6 months ago 68,083 reads 13 comments

  12. 20 Life Lessons That Don't Work in Sports

    Cliches may elicit groans or beg for a more contemporary replacement, but there's a reason why they persist despite being almost universally loathed. Cliches often hold true, regardless of how clumsy they seem in the 21st century...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 61,206 reads 11 comments

  13. The Most Beat to Hell Athletes in Sports

    Injuries are the worst . Injuries gave us Bo Jackson and his unfinished legacy, Kerry Wood's epically frustrating MLB career and Mario Lemieux's continuously interrupted greatness...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 58,052 reads 53 comments

  14. Athletes Who Actually Make Funny Commercials

    When someone lands an acting gig, and his day job is anything besides "actor," he's graded on a generous curve. This holds true for summer blockbusters and local commercials alike...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 7,067 reads 7 comments

  15. Sports Valentine's Day Cards

    Valentine's Day is very nearly upon us, which means men (and probably plenty of women) all over this great continent are about to embark on a last-minute scramble to pick up some ridiculous ...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 101,966 reads 21 comments

  16. The Worst Places to Host a Major Sporting Event

    If the Sochi Olympics have reminded of us anything, it’s that when it comes to hosting a major sporting event, not all countries or cities are created equal...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 7,694 reads 2 comments

  17. Weirdest Feuds in Sports

    Athletes always seem to be feuding with someone these days thanks to social media outlets like Twitter and Facebook that, for better or worse, provide instant gratification to any athlete who wants to take his or her beef public...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 89,508 reads 27 comments

  18. The 20 Biggest #SochiProblems

    With the opening ceremony already behind us, the Sochi Olympics have officially begun. Although the competition is starting, the ongoing and ever-growing list of #SochiProblems continues to dominate the headlines...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 237,506 reads 153 comments

  19. 20 Sports Videos You Would Die Trying to Recreate

    There's no shortage of jaw-dropping videos capturing insane feats of athleticism, daredevil stunts and crazy impressive tricks...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 13,207 reads 5 comments

  20. 25 Pics of Fans Being Brought to Tears

    If you’re doing it right, being a sports fan is often an emotional roller coaster. Things can change drastically from season to season, game to game and sometimes even moment to moment...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 3,969 reads 9 comments

  21. Best Trolls in Sports

    Once a mythical monster, the term “troll” has been redefined for the modern age as a very real being. Today a troll is a flamethrower, a trash-talker, a mudslinger and any other synonym for a person who enjoys stirring the pot...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 51,458 reads 36 comments

  22. Super Bowl Commercials 2014: Grading Best and Most Memorable Ads

    The Super Bowl is usually the most watched television event in the U.S. each year, with over 100 million people tuning into the broadcast annually. Some people are in it for the football, while others are just along for the ride...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 534,854 reads 189 comments

  23. Even More Insane Athlete Purchases

    Early last year I published “ 25 Insane Athlete Purchases ,” which was popular because the public likes to know what athletes are wasting their piles of money on. It was kind of like a supermarket tabloid for sports fans...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 205,112 reads 40 comments

  24. Sports Mascots You Had No Idea Existed

    Unless you sleep on a bag of ice or arrive at social gatherings on the arm of a falconer, there's not much dignity in being a team mascot, especially if you're toiling away in relative obscurity...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 100,825 reads 35 comments

  25. Power Ranking the Best Winter Olympic Sports

    The Winter Olympics are, without question, a little less flashy and a lot less sexy than the Summer Olympics. The winter games have well under half the number of events and the snow and ice focus makes what they do feel a little repetitive...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 7 months ago 14,016 reads 18 comments