1. 10 People in Sports Who Have 9 Lives

    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski's season was shortened by injury yet again in 2016, but in terms of a comeback, history is on his side (knock on wood)...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 12 months ago 3,015 reads 2 comments

  2. Did These Teams and Players 'Cheat to Win?'

    Lewis Hamilton slowed down on purpose despite leading the Formula One finale and despite directives from team officials to speed up. If other drivers were able to catch up to Nico Rosberg , then perhaps Hamilton could win the race and the championship...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 12 months ago 7,757 reads 4 comments

  3. Ranking President Obama's 20 Best Sports Jokes

    Regardless of politics, Barack Obama has been a great president for sports fans, right? He played pickup basketball with LeBron James, golfed with Stephen Curry and advocated for a playoff in college football...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 12 months ago 52,920 reads 82 comments

  4. 10 Athletes Who Need to Get out of Dodge

    Tony Romo needs to get out of Dallas. Now that he has said his de facto goodbye and handed the proverbial reigns over to rookie Dak Prescott, the longtime Cowboys quarterback is reportedly already considering possible 2017 destinations...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 12 months ago 5,189 reads 3 comments

  5. 10 Awesome Sports Fans We're Thankful for This Year

    Sports fans can be terrible (looking at you, Toronto Blue Jays beer can guy ), but they can also be fully awesome. And the latter seems to happen far more often...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 12 months ago 3,876 reads 0 comments

  6. 10 Times It Was 'All the Refs' Fault'

    Jimbo Fisher called the officiating in Florida State's October loss to Clemson "cowardly, gutless and wrong," per Jared Shanker of ESPN.com. Did the Seminoles lose that game because of poor officiating? Probably not...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 47,550 reads 107 comments

  7. 10 People in Sports with the Most at Stake Right Now

    Oakland Raiders fans could be on the verge of losing their team—do the stakes get higher than that in sports? Well, for some folks, they might. People in sports—as in many professions—deal with a great amount of stress regularly...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 15,227 reads 8 comments

  8. 10 Fantastic Sports Moments Yet to Happen in 2016

    Ronda Rousey will make her return to the UFC Octagon at UFC 207 next month after an extended absence. Will she reclaim her bantamweight title from Amanda Nunes ? Will it be ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 7,863 reads 1 comments

  9. One Bright Spot on Each of These 10 Struggling Teams

    The Philadelphia 76ers might be struggling to start the 2016-17 NBA season, but at least rookie center Joel Embiid is living up to the hype (18.8 points in 22.2 minutes per game)...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 5,476 reads 1 comments

  10. 10 Recent Sports Quotes to Save You from More Election Talk

    Election talk has dominated the media for months, and that has certainly not stopped because November 8 has come and gone. In fact, it has probably only intensified...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 15,793 reads 17 comments

  11. 10 Next Athletes to Get $100 Million-Plus Contracts

    Stephen Curry has been one of the NBA's most underpaid players for the last couple of years, but not to worry. He'll get his. And he's not the only one...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 60,984 reads 90 comments

  12. The Best Moments from Recent Sports Celebrations

    The Chicago Cubs threw a mammoth victory parade after winning the 2016 World Series. Odell Beckham Jr. proposed to a kicking net. Zlatan Ibrahimovic almost kung fu kicked his teammate after snapping a month-long scoring drought...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 1,780 reads 0 comments

  13. 10 Recent Times Sports Social Media Was Hilariously Clever

    The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians gave sports fans perhaps the greatest baseball game they will ever see on rainy night in early November...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 3,993 reads 2 comments

  14. 11 Things in Sports as Certain as Death and Taxes

    Bill Belichick's New England Patriots will be good, no matter the obstacles. They just will. LeBron James will subtly troll his adversaries by any means necessary. Cookies, drum sets , you name it...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 6,357 reads 6 comments

  15. The Best Recent Bold Statements of Self-Confidence from Athletes

    Joel Embiid is "The Process." The Philadelphia 76ers center is also apparently quite confident. And you know what? That's not a bad thing...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 14,532 reads 26 comments

  16. Recent Awesome Sports Moments You Probably Didn't Watch

    "Sports" is a broad term that covers a multitude of events and competitions and literally spans the globe. It would be impossible to keep track of every awesome thing that happened in every sport...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 4,426 reads 7 comments

  17. Sports Redemption Stories We Are Totally Rooting for

    Ronda Rousey is officially on the road to redemption. The former UFC women's bantamweight champion will seek to reclaim her crown from Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December after losing it to Holly Holm in November 2015...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 12,843 reads 40 comments

  18. 10 Great Sports Problems to Have

    The Dallas Cowboys have a problem. They must decide if they should stick with their rookie sensation quarterback Dak Prescott upon the return of injured franchise guy Tony Romo...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 5,317 reads 4 comments

  19. 10 Names True Sports Fans Should Be Talking About Right Now

    Javier Baez has catapulted himself into the general sports consciousness with a stud performance in the MLB postseason. At the start of October, Baez was far from the most famous player on even his own Chicago Cubs team...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 4,952 reads 3 comments

  20. 10 Superstar-Packed Teams That Might Be in Big Trouble

    Are Real Madrid's injury struggles going to keep the club from getting back to the top of La Liga? Is Tony Romo's return going to cause damaging controversy for the Dallas Cowboys? Some sports teams are looking golden at the moment...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 4,433 reads 10 comments

  21. 10 Hilarious Sports Throwback Stories to Brighten Your Day

    A high school football player hung up on Bill Belichick. An MLB veteran took batting practice with a young Alex Rodriguez's tacos. Sports throwback stories really are the best...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 18,482 reads 6 comments

  22. People in Sports Who Don't Get Paid Nearly Enough

    When most people think about sports salaries, they think about Andrew Luck's $23.3 million per season or LeBron James' new $100 million contract. But the fact is, it takes a lot of people performing many functions to make the sports world go 'round...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 9,063 reads 7 comments

  23. The New Kings of Sports Trash Talk

    Kevin Garnett has retired, and just like that, there goes another sports trash-talking legend. The Big Ticket was one of sports history's greatest instigators...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 4,190 reads 6 comments

  24. What All the Cool Kids in Sports Are Doing

    Kobe Bryant started a venture capitalist fund. LeBron James produced a reality television show. And you know what? These two NBA legends are not alone in their new endeavors...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 4,976 reads 1 comments

  25. Sports Stars Who Are Winning On and Off the Field

    Laurie Hernandez became a breakout star at the Rio Olympics, and her turn on Dancing With The Stars has only bolstered her fame. Elsewhere, Tom Brady might be serving a four-game suspension, but that guy is always winning...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 year ago 8,772 reads 3 comments