1. Daring to Branch Out: The Craziest Post-Career Jobs for Athletes

    Most professional athletes have relatively short playing careers, and very few retire with enough money to maintain their standard of living indefinitely...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about 2 years ago 42,900 reads 42 comments

  2. 10 Recent Teams That Made Daring in-Season Adjustments

    Coaches and general managers spend countless offseason hours trying to nail down their rosters, set their rotations and devise the perfect schemes or game plans...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about 2 years ago 24,766 reads 4 comments

  3. The Most Daring Decisions in Sports History

    Success in sports is often dictated by repetition, routine and predictability, but it is the boldest, most daring decisions that make legends...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about 2 years ago 59,165 reads 43 comments

  4. 10 Reasons to Keep Watching March Madness After Your Bracket Gets Busted

    The NCAA tournament has not yet reached the Sweet 16, and already your brackets are toast. However, that is no reason to check out of the annual hoops fest that is March Madness...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about 2 years ago 2,539 reads 1 comments

  5. Why Hanley Ramirez's Injury Should Not Be Blamed on the 2013 WBC

    When Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez left Tuesday night’s final of the World Baseball Classic after jamming his right thumb, it seemed like another great opportunity to loath the preseason event...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about 2 years ago 1,950 reads 10 comments

  6. Predicting the Los Angeles Dodgers' Regular Season Record

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are expected to be one of Major League Baseball’s winningest teams this season, at least if you believe the early prognostications. Baseball analyst Jason Stark from ESPN...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about 2 years ago 2,975 reads 21 comments

  7. Making Matt Kemp the Dodgers' Ultimate 5-Tool Player

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have one of Major League Baseball’s best five-tool players in center fielder Matt Kemp ...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 2,122 reads 5 comments

  8. Bold Predictions for the Los Angeles Dodgers' Latest Acquisitions

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have been MLB ’s busiest team over the past seven months. The expectations for their newest players are the only thing bigger than the news of their arrivals...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 3,359 reads 40 comments

  9. 8 Reasons Why the Los Angeles Dodgers Will Win the NL West in 2013

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have spent the better part of a year transforming themselves into a World Series contender...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 6,910 reads 34 comments

  10. The 16 Biggest Ladies Men in Sports

    Ladies love athletes. This has been true as far back as the Roman Empire, and there is no sign of it changing any time soon. Stand-out athletes start getting attention from the opposite sex as early as little league...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 2,038 reads 21 comments

  11. Jackie Robinson's Top 5 Career Highlights in MLB

    Former Brooklyn Dodgers great Jackie Robinson would have been 94 years old today, so what better time to celebrate some of his career highlights...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 4,926 reads 3 comments

  12. 20 Sports Stories That Broke the Internet

    Sports stories have dominated news headlines for decades, but the Internet has taken our demand for and access to these stories to unprecedented levels...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 8,981 reads 23 comments

  13. The 10 Most Unlikely Super Bowl Saviors of All Time

    The Super Bowl is one of the few championship games in sports that lives up to the hype more often than not...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 10,113 reads 29 comments

  14. 10 Things That Absolutely Will Not Happen at Super Bowl XLVII

    The NFL 's popularity is largely driven by the any-given-Sunday image that makes every weekend exciting. While that still applies to the game on the field, the Super Bowl is the most tightly controlled major sporting event in America...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 9,041 reads 60 comments

  15. Top 15 NFL Players Who Made Their Big Break in 2012

    The NFL thrives on parity and unpredictability, much of which comes in the form of breakout performances by unexpected players...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 9,691 reads 59 comments

  16. The 15 Greatest Rookie Years in Sports History

    When several notable rookies dominate the sports world like they did in 2012, it naturally leads to a discussion of the best draft classes ever...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 832 reads 4 comments

  17. Will Robert Griffin III Lead the Redskins to Another Super Bowl Victory?

    As the NFL playoffs kick off this weekend, Robert Griffin III will try to lead the Washington Redskins to another historic Super Bowl victory...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 2,314 reads 14 comments

  18. The NBA's 10 Most Exciting Young Players

    The NBA is a star-driven league, and its future is in great hands with the next generation of young stars*. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Paul Pierce continue to impress well into their thirties...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 7,636 reads 60 comments

  19. 4 Ways Doc Rivers Can Lead the Celtics Back to the Promised Land

    The Boston Celtics are just 13-13 after 26 games and barely clinging to the final playoff spot in the NBA ’s Eastern Conference...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 2,027 reads 2 comments

  20. 3 Ways Red Sox's Joel Hanrahan Trade Will Impact Bullpen in 2013

    The Boston Red Sox are close to acquiring closer Joel Hanrahan from the Pittsburgh Pirates , looking to improve one of the American League’s worst bullpens. As first reported by CBSSports ...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 7,207 reads 29 comments

  21. 11 Dodgers Who Could Be All-Stars Next Season

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have a 2013 Opening Day payroll that is already over $200 million, so it should come as no surprise that their roster is littered with All-Star talent...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 10,713 reads 30 comments

  22. The Worst Sports Christmas Gifts Imaginable

    With Christmas just a week away, many people are still scrambling to squeeze in some last-minute shopping. You might think that it’s hard to go wrong with a sports-related gift, but there are plenty of ways to screw it up...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 13,260 reads 2 comments

  23. Can Blue Jays' R.A. Dickey Dwarf Tim Wakefield's Success in the AL East?

    R.A. Dickey is set to unleash his knuckleball on the AL East next season following a trade from the New York Mets to the Toronto Blue Jays ...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 2,229 reads 10 comments

  24. 21 Current Athletes Who Love Them Some Them

    Self-confidence is a common trait among successful athletes, but some jocks love themselves just a little too much. For many, their hubris is all about the Benjamins, strategically used to maximize their off-field earning potential...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 21,264 reads 58 comments

  25. 7 Reasons Zack Greinke Will Be a Huge Star with the Los Angeles Dodgers

    Zack Greinke , the undisputed top pitching prize of the 2013 free-agent class, is set to become a bona fide star after agreeing to a six-year, $147 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

    Geoff Ratliff Written by Geoff Ratliff about over 2 years ago 3,922 reads 16 comments