1. 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 11 days ago 31,632 reads 6 comments

  2. 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 12 days ago 15,586 reads 13 comments

  3. 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 14 days ago 39,727 reads 16 comments

  4. 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 17 days ago 13,877 reads 22 comments

  5. 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 21 days ago 32,499 reads 10 comments

  6. 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 25 days ago 115,753 reads 72 comments

  7. 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 27 days ago 53,838 reads 11 comments

  8. 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 53,061 reads 56 comments

  9. 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 21,011 reads 11 comments

  10. 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

  11. 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 18,307 reads 22 comments

  12. 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 9,522 reads 6 comments

  13. 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 10,107 reads 10 comments

  14. 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 4,099 reads 13 comments

  15. 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 35,808 reads 5 comments

  16. 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 22,857 reads 20 comments

  17. 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 31,786 reads 17 comments

  18. 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 13,358 reads 1 comments

  19. 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 248,961 reads 78 comments

  20. 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 41,671 reads 78 comments

  21. 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 1 month ago 16,623 reads 16 comments

  22. 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 1 month ago 12,628 reads 5 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 28,604 reads 20 comments

  24. 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 2 months ago 18,708 reads 15 comments

  25. 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 2 months ago 31,467 reads 12 comments