1. Ohio State Names Mike Weber Starting Running Back, Calls Parents to Break News

    It's not always bad news when a coach calls a student-athlete's parents. Ohio State assistant head coach and running backs coach Tony Alford phoned the parents of Mike Weber Jr...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 26 days ago 14,485 reads 16 comments

  2. Les Miles Warns LSU Players Not to Celebrate with Lambeau Leap

    LSU Tigers head coach Les Miles cautioned his players against doing the Lambeau Leap on Saturday...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 26 days ago 10,977 reads 7 comments

  3. Worlds Collide When Reporters Adam Schefter and Adrian Wojnarowski Meet

    How many scoops were uncovered at this dinner? ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter posted a photo with NBA reporter and The Vertical founder Adrian Wojnarowski...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 27 days ago 3,985 reads 4 comments

  4. US Open Tennis 2016: TV Schedule, Picks for Wednesday Afternoon Draw

    Novak Djokovic leads the pack of competitors commencing the 2016 U.S. Open's second round on Wednesday. Following a shaky first-round victory over Jerzy Janowicz , t he defending champion still must prove he's healthy enough to repeat...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 28 days ago 1,439 reads 0 comments

  5. NBA Players, Others, Reimagined as Popular TV Characters

    Some NBA personalities are real characters, so maybe they're not too different from fake ones. Uproxx's David Rappoccio and Spencer Lund matched some of the league's top stars with their TV counterparts...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 28 days ago 80,333 reads 45 comments

  6. Korean Pitcher Aims Pickoff Throw at Runner's Head, Ordered to Community Service

    Korean Baseball Organization pitcher Lim Chang-yong fired a dangerous pickoff throw at his opponent's head Saturday, causing the league to slap him with a three-game suspension and 120 days of community service...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 28 days ago 1,912 reads 0 comments

  7. 10 Sports Stars Who Deserve a Better Supporting Cast

    In a bizarre paradox, individual sports stars are revered based on team success. When Peyton Manning regularly carried the Indianapolis Colts to the playoffs, the quarterback received scorn for not winning a title every year...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 28 days ago 9,950 reads 27 comments

  8. Jamal Crawford Crosses over Defender in Seattle Pro-Am Championship Game

    If NBA defenders can't keep up with Jamal Crawford 's moves, what chance does anyone in the Seattle Pro-Am Basketball League have? The Los Angeles Clippers guard stayed fresh this offseason by participating in the tournament again...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 28 days ago 70 reads 0 comments

  9. Yoenis Cespedes Celebrates Walk-off Home Run with Emphatic Bat Flip

    On Monday night, Yoenis Cespedes hit a walk-off home run in the 10th inning to defeat the Miami Marlins 2-1, celebrating his feat with a mighty bat flip...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 28 days ago 10,906 reads 6 comments

  10. Final Predictions for the 2016 MLB Waiver Trade Deadline

    There's no official deadline for MLB teams to strike a trade through revocable waivers, but playoff contenders have until Wednesday to make a deal that can factor into the postseason...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 29 days ago 43,477 reads 45 comments

  11. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 22

    Life would be much easier if fantasy baseball leagues followed MLB rules. When the calendar flips to September, the league's roster limit magically increases from 25 to 40...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 30 days ago 15,526 reads 1 comments

  12. Fantasy Football Draft Strategy 2016: Blueprint to Forming a Winning Squad

    There is no foolproof plan to winning a fantasy football championship. That's not the best opening sentence for a story on how to draft a winning fantasy football squad, but it's the truth...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 19,211 reads 0 comments

  13. Drake Sends Message to Maine-Endwell Little League Team: 'I Hope It Ends Well'

    Maine-Endwell (New York) will compete against Goodlettsville (Tennessee) for the Little League World Series U.S. championship on Saturday. Before the game, Drake sent the squad his well wishes with the ultimate dad pun...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 10,630 reads 4 comments

  14. Ben Zobrist Belts out 'Let It Go' with Daughter at Disneyland

    The Chicago Cubs had Thursday off before beginning a weekend road series against the Los Angeles Dodgers . Ben Zobrist used the free time to take his daughter to Disneyland...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 3,587 reads 4 comments

  15. Dodgers Wear Vin Scully Masks in Team Photo to Pay Tribute to Retiring Legend

    Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully will retire after this season—his 67th in the booth. The team paid tribute to the legend by honoring him in a team photo...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 4,903 reads 3 comments

  16. Bartolo Colon Gives Phillies' Cesar Hernandez Back Massage After Hitting Double

    As MLB 's oldest active player, Bartolo Colon is sharing his secrets to longevity with the enemy. During Friday night's 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, the 43-year-old ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 14,349 reads 6 comments

  17. Conor McGregor Received Hug from Kanye West After UFC 202 Fight

    Last weekend, Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz in an epic, vicious fight at UFC 202. Bloodied and walking on crutches after the win, he lit up when he spotted Kanye West...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 75,227 reads 94 comments

  18. Carlos Ruiz Leaves Farewell Message on Philadelphia Phillies Whiteboard

    On Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Carlos Ruiz to the Los Angeles Dodgers for A.J. Ellis, a minor league pitcher and a player to be named...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 6,674 reads 3 comments

  19. Fantasy Football 2016: Skill Position Rankings and Top Sleepers

    NFL quarterbacks usually hog the spotlight—except in fantasy football drafts. At this point, a column preaching patience when selecting a signal-caller is as commonplace as saying not to draft a kicker before the final round...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 27,935 reads 0 comments

  20. US Open Tennis TV Schedule 2016: Tournament Viewing Info and Early Predictions

    This year's U.S. Open won't feel the same without Roger Federer . The five-time Open champion, who lost to Marin Cilic in last year's final, will sit out the major for the first time since 1998 after undergoing knee surgery last month...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 3,713 reads 0 comments

  21. Top 2016 MLB Pennant Race X-Factors with 1 Month to Go

    For MLB teams in the thick of a pennant race, it's better to be healthy than good. Several squads competing for a postseason bid have suffered debilitating injuries over the season...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 26,952 reads 49 comments

  22. Andrew Luck Upgrades Flip Phone to Another Flip Phone

    Andrew Luck is an old soul who's not sold on this whole smartphone fad. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback—who recently signed a six-year, $140 million deal to make him ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 332,111 reads 102 comments

  23. Resident Starts Petition to Change Durant, Oklahoma, Name to Westbrook

    When an adored sports star leaves his team, the fallout is never pretty. Fans do not forget. (Unless he comes back and wins the city a championship, in which case they obviously never stopped loving him...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 70,914 reads 113 comments

  24. University of Oregon Opens Lavish Marcus Mariota Sports Performance Center

    On Thursday, the University of Oregon unveiled the Marcus Mariota Sports Performance Center, an extravagant facility funded by Nike co-founder Phil Knight...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 36,691 reads 90 comments

  25. High Schooler Jordyn Adams Throws Down Vicious Dunk on Defender

    Jordyn Adams is becoming a viral sensation at the expense of a poor defender who dared to get in his way...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 21,697 reads 13 comments