Sports Lists

  • 9 Underdogs to Watch in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    9 Underdogs to Watch in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

    Let the Madness begin! The field for the 2013 NCAA Tournament has been selected, and you have approximately three days to fill out your brackets for most pools and contests. Which top dogs will make good on their hype? I have no idea. But I do know that since 1985, 89.3% of the tournaments have […]

  • 15 Impressive Winning Streaks You Might Not Have Heard Of

    15 Impressive Winning Streaks You Might Not Have Heard Of

    The Miami Heat’s winning streak is now up to 20 games. Only four teams in NBA history have ever won 20 straight games, and at this point you’d have to say that LeBron and company have a legitimate shot at eclipsing the all-time record of 33 games, which was set by the 1971-72 Los Angeles […]

  • 23 Funny Gatorade GIFs

    23 Funny Gatorade GIFs

    When it comes to equipment and apparel, no single brand dominates the world of sports. Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Puma, Umbro, Under Armour, Majestic—they’ve all got pieces of the lucrative pie. But when it comes to sports drinks, there is Gatorade, and then there is everyone else. In the U.S., the Pepsi-owned “Thirst Quencher” has 75% […]

  • The 30 Most Popular Female Sports Reporters on Twitter

    The 30 Most Popular Female Sports Reporters on Twitter

    Traditionally, it was not easy for women to get good jobs in sports journalism. One of the reasons for this was old-fashioned sexism. (A woman hanging out in a locker room with a bunch of sweaty foul-mouthed men? Egads!) Another more practical (if less predominant) reason, however, was that for a long time there just […]

  • 12 Things You Should Know About the World Baseball Classic

    12 Things You Should Know About the World Baseball Classic

    The 2013 World Baseball Classic is going on right now on two different continents, but many North American sports fans aren’t really paying much attention to it. Why? Well, there are probably a number of good reasons. First, casual hardball fans probably aren’t ready for competitive baseball in March. We call ball players “the boys […]

  • 9 Worst NCAA Tournament Teams of All-Time

    9 Worst NCAA Tournament Teams of All-Time

    Yesterday, the Liberty University Flames men’s basketball team made history by winning the 2013 Big South Conference tournament, earning an automatic invitation to the 2013 NCAA Tournament. Why was it historic? Well, it wasn’t because this will be their first trip to the big dance, or anything like that. It was historic because the Flames […]

  • The 20 Members of the NBA’s 60 Points Club

    The 20 Members of the NBA’s 60 Points Club

    This season, the highest point total put up in a single game is 54. That feat was achieved just last week by the Warriors’ Stephen Curry, and it was only the second 50-point game of the year—the other coming from the NBA’s leading scorer, Kevin Durant, back in January. However, while a 50-point game is […]

  • 19 Funny Ball Boy GIFs

    19 Funny Ball Boy GIFs

    In the world of pro sports, athletes get 99% of the attention. And that’s probably fair, since without them nobody would watch. But there are a lot of other people involved in making sports happen, and every once in a while it’s nice to give them a shout-out. A few months back we tried to […]

  • 21 Female Sports Firsts

    21 Female Sports Firsts

    On Sunday, a 28-year-old woman from New York became the first female ever to try out for NFL teams at one of the league’s regional combines. It really was a historic moment, and the media treated it as such by turning out in droves,. The only problem, of course, is that the woman, Lauren Silberman, […]

  • 75 Fittest Bodies in Sports

    75 Fittest Bodies in Sports

    All pro athletes are incredibly fit. Well, maybe not all of them. But most. However, some pro athletes are even more fit than others. Maybe they are just genetically gifted, or maybe they are gym rats. But some of these people are physical specimens that just blow you away. And today we’re going to take a stab […]

  • 25 Animated GIFs of Kissing in Sports

    25 Animated GIFs of Kissing in Sports

    Whether is players or fans, people can get pretty emotional about sports, and they express these emotions in a variety of interesting ways. Sometimes they cry, sometimes they perform a lewd gesture, and, of course, sometimes they even kiss. Of course, kissing is probably the strangest and, shall we say, most problematic way of expressing […]

  • 35 Funny Sports Mugshots

    35 Funny Sports Mugshots

    Today’s pro athletes make a ton of money. However, we all know that money doesn’t buy happiness, and Lord knows it certainly doesn’t buy you and common sense or self control. In fact, if anything money seems to make certain athletes feel like they are invincible and can do no wrong. And it’s always these […]

  • 12 Best NFL Scouting Combine Performances of All-Time

    12 Best NFL Scouting Combine Performances of All-Time

    Right now, every scout in the NFL is in Indianapolis, observing, analyzing, and ranking draft prospects at the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine. And while there is little evidence to suggest that a strong performance at the combine is any indication of future success in the NFL—one study claims, not surprisingly, that a player’s college performance […]