Sports Lists

  • 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 […]

  • 15 Things You Might Not Have Known About the Kentucky Derby

    15 Things You Might Not Have Known About the Kentucky Derby

    This Saturday is the first Saturday in May, so you know what that means: it’s time for the 139th running of the one and only Kentucky Derby. The most famous horse race in America has long been billed as “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” and whether or not that is actually true, there […]

  • 18 GIFs of Sports Fans Flipping the Bird

    18 GIFs of Sports Fans Flipping the Bird

    Sports provide us with a nice diversion for the worries of everyday life, but of course sometimes we all get a little carried away. One bad call, one bone-headed play, or one epic flop, and all of a sudden we’re a bunch of angry douchebags doing things we would never do in “real” life. For […]

  • Lingerie Football Team Hotness Index 2013

    Lingerie Football Team Hotness Index 2013

    Does the Legends Football League, formerly known as the Lingerie Football League, have some talented athletes? It absolutely does. For example, there is Philadelphia’s Marirose Roach, who is actually a gifted football player with a serious love for the game. That being said, the league does not really exist to showcase female football talent. This is “sports entertainment,” and putting […]

  • 20 Longest Active Playoff Streaks in Pro Sports

    20 Longest Active Playoff Streaks in Pro Sports

    Earlier this year, the Miami Heat fell just six games short of breaking the NBA’s record for longest winning streaks. Was that an impressive accomplishment? Absolutely it was. A team doesn’t win 27 games in a row without being extremely deep and talented. However, while you wouldn’t expect them to put together another historic winning […]

  • The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    The Likelihood of Each of the 16 NHL Playoff Teams Winning the Cup

    After a strange, lockout-shortened regular season, the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway Tuesday night. So who will win the greatest championship tournament in pro sports? Well, I personally am against making straight forward predictions. One of the best things about sports and one of the reasons we get so worked up about it is […]

  • The 25 Covers of EA’s Madden NFL Football

    The 25 Covers of EA’s Madden NFL Football

    On Wednesday night, Charissa Thompson and Marcellus Wiley of ESPN’s SportsNation announced the final results of fan voting in the 64-player Madden cover tournament. In the end, fans had to choose between reigning NFL MVP Adrian Peterson and former NFL MVP (and fellow member of the 2K yards-club) Barry Sanders. And as you may have read somewhere, Barry Sanders won. Today, […]

  • 13 Biggest Steals in the History of the NFL Draft

    13 Biggest Steals in the History of the NFL Draft

    Every time the NFL draft rolls around, everyone starts analyzing stats and assessing risks in an attempt to figure out which prospects are the real deal and which are bound to go down in history as major draft busts. Ultimately, however, after all the studying and thinking and discussing, success and failure balance each other […]

  • 2013 NBA Playoffs Cheerleader Power Rankings

    2013 NBA Playoffs Cheerleader Power Rankings

    We’ve tried to get you interested in the 2013 NBA Playoffs by telling you about the big storylines, and by giving you a little lesson in the history of NBA playoff upsets. Ultimately, however, if you don’t really have a team to root for, whether it’s because the team in your area sucks (sorry, Charlotte) or […]

  • 13 Biggest NBA Playoff Upsets

    13 Biggest NBA Playoff Upsets

    The 2013 NBA Playoffs are officially underway, and so far the best teams are dominating the way they are supposed to. However, that doesn’t mean we won’t see any upsets this year. You never know when an underdog will pull it all together, or when a powerhouse will stumble. Maybe Kevin Durant will sprain an […]