Sports Lists

  • 11 Hall of Fame Hockey Players Who Became NHL Head Coaches

    11 Hall of Fame Hockey Players Who Became NHL Head Coaches

    Last week the Colorado Avalanche announced that Patrick Roy, the Hall of Fame goaltender who led the franchise to two Stanley Cup championships, was returning to the franchise as vice president of hockey operations…and head coach. Obviously, the move is two-pronged. On the one hand, it generates publicity and interest among a fanbase that is […]

  • 13 Greatest Moments in Indianapolis 500 History

    13 Greatest Moments in Indianapolis 500 History

    This weekend, 400,000 people will file into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indianapolis 500, which some people call “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” But is it the greatest spectacle in racing? Well, you could certainly make a strong case. And if nothing else, the Indy 500 is definitely on the short list with the Monaco […]

  • 21 GIFs of Basketball Players Getting Posterized

    21 GIFs of Basketball Players Getting Posterized

    In basketball, when a guy dunks over or, in some cases, through another guy, they call that “getting posterized.” The term is a reference to the fact that, if you took a photo at the right moment, the image would make an awesome poster fit for a kid’s (or a grownup’s) bedroom wall. If you’re a hardcore […]

  • 20 Tough Athletes Who Played Through Injuries

    20 Tough Athletes Who Played Through Injuries

    Almost every pro athlete has played through painful injuries. In fact, depending on the sport, some are constantly playing through painful injuries. Nevertheless, some instances of athletes playing through injuries are more notable than others, whether it’s because of the extent of the injury or the circumstances surrounding it. And today we’re going to take […]

  • 9 MLB Teams That Should Already Call It Quits

    9 MLB Teams That Should Already Call It Quits

    Yeah, I know there’s still a long way to go in the 2013 MLB season. After all, we’re over a month-and-a-half away from the all-star break. Mathematically speaking, anything can happen, and every division is still wide open. But let’s face it: Just because something is possible doesn’t mean it’s likely. There are plenty of teams that don’t have […]

  • The 9 Greatest Trash Talking Moments In NBA History

    The 9 Greatest Trash Talking Moments In NBA History

    The National Basketball Association has a proud tradition of trash talking that no amount of personal fouls or game ejections can obscure. But just like with other more athletic aspects of the game, some players are more skilled at trash talk than others. Sometimes even the coaches get in on it, like Pacers’ coach Frank […]

  • 9 Crazy Fans from the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    9 Crazy Fans from the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    The word “fan” is a shortened form of the word “fanatic,” so it stands to reason that sports fans are pretty crazy. But there’s always a few in the bunch that take their crazy fan antics above an beyond the norm. Add the playoffs to the mix, and you’re bound to see some pretty weird […]

  • The 13 Best Game 7s in the History of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The 13 Best Game 7s in the History of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

    This week we were treated to two Game 7s in the Stanely Cup Playoffs. One of them was between the Rangers and Capitals; the other was between the Bruins and Leafs. And while the former was a boring blowout—sorry, Capitals fans—the latter, on first glance, was an all-time classic. Or at least it that’s how […]

  • 30 Classic Hockey Hairdos

    30 Classic Hockey Hairdos

    There’s so much to celebrate about hockey players, from their incredible physical fitness to their utter disregard for dental health. Today, however, we’re going to focus on just one admirable trait of professional hockey players: awesome hair. For years these guys have had the best hair of any sport outside soccer, and while you would […]

  • The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    The 9 Most Infamous Blown Calls in MLB History

    We’re only six weeks into the 2013 MLB season, and already we’ve seen umpires blow a number of calls that have had real impacts on the outcomes of games. Are the umpires somehow worse than they used to be? Probably not. The increase in the number of bad calls probably has more to do with […]

  • 9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    9 of the Most Terrifying Injuries in Baseball History

    Earlier this week, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher J.A. Happ was hit in the side of the head by a scorching line drive. Both the sight and the sound of the impact gave chills to anyone who watched it, and the blow landed the 30-year-old Happ in the hospital and then the disabled list with […]

  • 9 Most Successful Soccer Managers Of All Time

    9 Most Successful Soccer Managers Of All Time

    Even the most soccer-averse North American fans have probably caught wind that Alex Ferguson, the fabled manager of Manchester United for 26 years, is stepping down. While his name is synonymous with modern soccer success, it begs the question of how he stacks up in the pantheon of great managers throughout history. Comparing sports figures […]

  • 9 Reasons The Heat Won’t Win The NBA Championship

    9 Reasons The Heat Won’t Win The NBA Championship

    In case you were wondering, the working title for this piece was much simpler. It was called “9 Lies.” But we went with a less direct title. The Heat are looking pretty strong, Monday’s anomaly aside. But seeing as how they’re a widely reviled, heavily favored team, we owe it to ourselves to put on […]

  • 9 Celebrity Sports Stars Spotted At The 2013 Kentucky Derby

    9 Celebrity Sports Stars Spotted At The 2013 Kentucky Derby

    Last weekend’s 139th running of the Kentucky Derby brought out a fair amount of celebrities, and there was no shortage of well-known athletes among them. Coaches and players, college players and professional retirees: Everybody wanted to be in on the action. And why not? If they let Jason Biggs strut around the red carpet like […]

  • 9 Famous Cases of MLB Pitchers Who Were Caught Cheating

    9 Famous Cases of MLB Pitchers Who Were Caught Cheating

    The Red Sox currently have the best record in Major League Baseball. The biggest reason for this is the resurgence of their once great starting rotation, led by Clay Bucholz and his 1.01 ERA and 6-0 record through his first six starts. However, it seems not everybody is willing to believe that Bucholz could be […]