Sports Lists

  • 12 Baseball Players Who Got a Lot Richer in 2012

    12 Baseball Players Who Got a Lot Richer in 2012

    In case you hadn’t noticed, 2012 was a pretty good year for elite baseball players. There have been 38 players to sign $100 million contracts in the history of baseball, and 8 of them have done so in the past 12 months. I mean, just think about that. That’s 21% of all $100,000,000 contracts. And […]

  • The 50 Best Sports GIFs of 2012

    The 50 Best Sports GIFs of 2012

    Yesterday we brought you the best sports memes of 2012. Today we bring you the best sports animated GIFs of 2012.  Because, you know, it’s mid-December, and that’s what you do in mid-December—”best of” lists. Anyway, like yesterday’s list, we’re not trying simply to find the definitive moments, plays, or stories. Sure, these moments, plays, […]

  • 15 Best Sports Memes of 2012

    15 Best Sports Memes of 2012

    It’s only mid-December, but chances are you are already getting tired of all the “Best of 2012″ lists out there on the internet. However, here at TotalProSports, we’re trying to keep things fresh and fun. So instead of looking at “the most important moments” or “the biggest stories” today, we’re going to look back at […]

  • 15 Teams that Changed Names Without Changing Cities

    15 Teams that Changed Names Without Changing Cities

    Last week, news leaked that the New Orleans Hornets are planning to change their name as soon as the 2013-14 NBA season. And that new name will be…? The Pelicans. Yep, like the bird. Of course, online reaction to the new name seems to have been mostly negative, with people complaining that the noble pelican […]

  • 31 of the Funniest Manny Pacquiao Knockout Memes

    31 of the Funniest Manny Pacquiao Knockout Memes

    On Saturday night, if you stuck your head out your window just a few minutes after Juan Manuel Marquez knocked Manny Pacquiao out cold at the MGM Grand in Vegas, you might have heard a faint sound of clicking and clacking off in the distance. It was the sound of a million people jumping all […]

  • 9 Other Freshman Who Could Have Won the Heisman Trophy (But Didn’t)

    9 Other Freshman Who Could Have Won the Heisman Trophy (But Didn’t)

    On Saturday night, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy in the 78-year history of the award. Why did it take so long? Well, there are a couple reasons. For one, freshman only became eligible to play varsity NCAA football in 1972, which meant before that there weren’t […]

  • 15 Best Selling NFL Jerseys of 2012

    15 Best Selling NFL Jerseys of 2012

    Some people might think that the best way to gauge the popularity of NFL players it to look at who the fans vote into the Pro Bowl. Unfortunately, there are two things wrong with this way of thinking. First, fan votes only account one-third of the selections, the rest being made by players, coaches, and […]

  • 20 Funny Sports Reporter GIFs

    20 Funny Sports Reporter GIFs

    It sure seems like it would be fun to be a sports reporter, hanging around pro athletes, getting the inside scoop, and watching tons of great games. But as with every job, this one has its downsides. People get in your shot, balls hit you in the head, and producers make you do embarrassing stuff. […]

  • 20 Hottest NFL Cheerleaders of 2012

    20 Hottest NFL Cheerleaders of 2012

    The NFL season still has a few more weeks to go, and while a few teams have already locked up their trip to the playoffs, there are still a lot of spots up for grabs. So I’m not about to make any predictions just yet. However, I am ready to make a call on one […]

  • 11 Biggest NFL Quarterback Controversies of All Time

    11 Biggest NFL Quarterback Controversies of All Time

    While the 2012 NFL Season hasn’t featured any truly epic quarterback controversies, we have seen an inordinate amount of minor ones. There’s Vick vs. Foles in Philly, Kaepernick vs. Smith in San Francisco, Cassel vs. Quinn in KC, Gabbert vs. Henne in Jacksonville, and, of course, Sanchez vs. Tebow in New York. But, like I […]

  • 15 Best Selling NBA Jerseys of 2012

    15 Best Selling NBA Jerseys of 2012

    What’s the best way to tell which NBA players are the most popular with fans? Just look at who fans spent their hard-earned money on. You’ve got to like somebody a lot to drop $89.99 for a replica of their jersey. Of course, it just so happens that the NBA recently released figures on the […]

  • 20 Awesome Sports High Five GIFs

    20 Awesome Sports High Five GIFs

    The high five has been a part of sports since time immemorial. It is the primary form of congratulation during a sporting event, right ahead of the traditional sports butt slap. So you might think there wouldn’t be anything particularly interesting about high fives. They happen about 15 times a game in most leagues, and […]

  • 15 Female Athletes You Should Follow on Twitter

    15 Female Athletes You Should Follow on Twitter

    Twitter gives the general public access to private lives and thoughts of celebrities like we have never had before. And to be quite frank, most of the time this is a bad thing. (Have you ever seen Heidi Montag’s Twitter feed? Yeah.) However, with a select few, such access can be enlightening and entertaining. This […]

  • 11 Athletes Who Shaved Their Heads for Charity

    11 Athletes Who Shaved Their Heads for Charity

    As we told you about yesterday, over the weekend two Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders, inspired by the battle of coach Chuck Pagano, shaved their heads in order to raise $20,000 for cancer research. And while this is certainly the most memorable charity head-shaving in sports history, it is hardly the first. Teams have been shaving their […]