1. 25 Craziest Fan Attacks in Sports

    Watching a sporting event makes you a spectator. Being devoted to a team or a player makes you a fan. Punching, tackling, thrashing, stabbing or gunning down a player? Well, that makes you a whack job...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about over 2 years ago 26,406 reads 7 comments

  2. 15 Female Athletes Who Look Great out of Uniform

    Gentlemen, sports fans, not every female athlete can be a 24/7 goddess like Maria Sharapova. Once the sweat is washed away, the contorted faces allowed to relax, the grungy uniforms ...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about over 2 years ago 50,857 reads 2 comments

  3. In Memoriam: Athletes Who Passed on in 2011

    This is a tribute to the careers of beloved athletes and sports personalities that, in the past year, made the transition from stadium to Elysium...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 728 reads 3 comments

  4. The 20 Biggest Cheerleader Takedowns in Sports

    Cheerleaders get their share of worship for their curves, their moves and their hotness. But what we don't give them credit for is their grit, their courage or their resilience. Folks, these gals are on the front line and in the line of fire...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 44,686 reads 19 comments

  5. Athletes Gone Ballistic: The 20 Most Intense Episodes

    This is not a list of athletes who fell into drug abuse, gambling, alcohol or crime. This is not a list of accused and convicted rapists, harassers, gropers...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 15,795 reads 13 comments

  6. The Most Famous Gifts and Fine Jewelry in Sports

    What good is a multi-million dollar salary, if you don't indulge? Diamonds come in as many colors as Lucky Charm marshmallows, you have 32 teeth (unless you're a hockey player) ...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 455 reads 1 comments

  7. The Biggest Surprise Stars of the Olympic Games

    The Olympic Games have produced many champions. Of those, the majority were already rising stars or proven pros. This list is not that majority. The following athletes were the unknowns, the underdogs, or the has-beens...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 28,918 reads 6 comments

  8. The Biggest Pukers in Sports

    puke (v.) —1600, probably of imitative origin (cf. Ger. spucken "to spit," L. spuere); first recorded in the "Seven Ages of Man" speech in Shakespeare's As You Like It...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 25,527 reads 11 comments

  9. The Most Grossly Overpaid Athletes of 2011

    Athletes earn big money because they generate big money. In many cases, the ginormous salaries are justified—pro athletes are the best in the world at what they do, and every ...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 72,572 reads 41 comments

  10. Hidden Messages in Athlete and Team Names

    Rearrange the letters in Tom Landry and you might come up with "Try, old man." Rearrange the letters in Hines Ward and you just may stumble on "Shared win." Jumbles, anagrams, word scrambles, call them what you will...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 1,260 reads 2 comments

  11. The Best Sports Movies to Buy for the Holidays

    So you've decided to buy a sports flick for a sports fan buddy. Congratulations! A big step. A bold one. A good one. Now comes the hard part, though. Which flick? It's holiday season so you don't want a real downer, or anything too intense...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 1,484 reads 12 comments

  12. 20 Athletes Who Should Have Played Other Sports

    At times, athletes show a scintillation of an unused super talent. A talent that, woefully, is not necessary in their chosen sports. It makes one wonder how things might have gone if they had chosen differently...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 17,525 reads 6 comments

  13. 20 Worst 'Superteam' Fails in Sports History

    Einstein proved that the speed of light is a cosmic constant and thus can never be broken. So it is in sports with "dream teams...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 203 reads 66 comments

  14. The Most Empty Promises in Sports for the Last Few Years

    Back in the day, it took some potent talent-backed hubris to guarantee a goal, a win or a championship. Babe Ruth did it and we were in complete awe. Joe Namath did it and we were somewhat in awe...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 6,923 reads 5 comments

  15. The 25 Most Astounding Athletic Career Comebacks

    The athletes on this list have been maimed, shot, scorched, stabbed, grenaded, banned, crippled, stricken with poverty and stricken with cancer. No one imagined they would, or could ever return to their athletic endeavors...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 15,579 reads 9 comments

  16. Renee Richards and the Most Controversial Athletes in Sports History

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 9,268 reads 12 comments

  17. 10 Most Amazing Stadiums That Were Never Built

    Green, glitzy, towering, domed jewels of sports-venue architecture—they're out there, folks. Er, on paper, at least. These stadium proposals once had fans slobbering like Pavlovian hounds...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about almost 3 years ago 26,871 reads 70 comments

  18. The 10 Absolute Craziest Sports on the Planet

    While most of us keep to a strict diet of NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB and perhaps some PGA or NASCAR, an eclectic menu of more exotic sports awaits sampling. So set your DVR to record and forgo an inning of that Yankees/Red Sox game...

    Eric Newman Written by Eric Newman about 3 years ago 123,156 reads 13 comments