Sports Lists

  • 25 NBA Players Who Will Be At The 2012 Summer Olympics

    25 NBA Players Who Will Be At The 2012 Summer Olympics

    With a little less than two weeks until the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics, a lot of attention is being given to the USA men’s basketball basketball team. And why not, right? It’s got basketball’s biggest stars and, more interestingly, its biggest egos. Plus, the only other thing going on in the world of […]

  • 9 Tragic Tour de France Deaths

    9 Tragic Tour de France Deaths

    Cycling is not a particularly popular pro sport here in North America. Outside the Tour de France, the sport isn’t followed very closely by the media or fans, and even then the only names we know are the guys who win or get caught doping. Hell, not even Lance Armstrong and his 7 consecutive Tour […]

  • 20 Best-Dressed Celebs and Athletes at the 2012 ESPY Awards

    20 Best-Dressed Celebs and Athletes at the 2012 ESPY Awards

    On Wednesday night in Los Angeles, the biggest names in sports and Hollywood converged for the 20th annual ESPY Awards. Well okay, maybe not the biggest names in Hollywood—it was more like the Hollywood second- and third-stringers. But hey, there were still a lot of really good-looking people there, and that’s all that matters, right? […]

  • 31 Badass MMA Knockout GIFs

    31 Badass MMA Knockout GIFs

    Anderson Silva‘s knockout of Chael Sonnen at UFC 148 this past Saturday was pretty awesome. I mean, come on—knee to the chest? That’s epic. It was so great, in fact, that the WWE’s C.M. Punk and Daniel Bryan reenacted it during their match on Monday Night Raw this week. So choosing a topic for today’s […]

  • 11 Best Players In The WNBA Right Now

    11 Best Players In The WNBA Right Now

    The poor WBNA doesn’t get a lot of credit. The league has been around for 15 full seasons now (the 16th is in progress), but it’s still more likely to be the punchline of a joke than something people take seriously. Hell, I’ll admit that I’ve made one or two of these jokes myself in […]

  • 13 Best Players You Won’t See At The 2012 MLB All-Star Game

    13 Best Players You Won’t See At The 2012 MLB All-Star Game

    The 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game takes place tonight at 7:30 ET at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium, where the National League will try to win their 3rd Mid-Summer Classic in a row over the Junior Circuit—a notion that was utterly unthinkable just 5 years ago. And if you’re under the impression that the game […]

  • The 17 Men Who Have Won Multiple Wimbledon Titles

    The 17 Men Who Have Won Multiple Wimbledon Titles

    On Sunday, Roger Federer made history by winning the 7th Wimbledon title of his career, and his 17th Grand Slam title. That pulled him even with Pistol Pete Sampras at the All-England Tennis Club, but put Roger up by 3 in the total titles category. So today, in honor of Sir Roger’s great achievement, we’re […]

  • 15 Most Famous (or Infamous) Cases of Streaking in Sports

    15 Most Famous (or Infamous) Cases of Streaking in Sports

    England has contributed a lot to the world of sports. They’ve given us soccer. They’ve given us rugby. They’ve given us (indirectly) American football. And they’ve given us tennis—or at least the modern version. Oh, right, and they’ve given us sports streaking. Yes, while streaking in North America was pretty much confined to college campuses […]

  • 29 Awesome Golf GIFs

    29 Awesome Golf GIFs

    Golf is a versatile sport. It can be subtle, or it can be incredible. It can be serene and beautiful, or it can be infuriating and ugly. It can be classy and sophisticated, or it can be downright hilarious. You get the idea. Anyway, today we celebrate the sport with this list of awesome golf […]

  • 12 Cyclists to Watch at the 2012 Tour de France

    12 Cyclists to Watch at the 2012 Tour de France

    The 2012 Tour de France got underway over the weekend and will culminate four weeks from now, on July 22, when the world’s greatest endurance athletes take one final ride through the streets of Paris. This year, with a number of big-name cyclists sitting this one out thanks to injuries— no Alberto Contador, no Andy […]

  • The 11 Greatest National Soccer Teams Of All Time

    The 11 Greatest National Soccer Teams Of All Time

    With their resounding 4-0 win over Italy yesterday in the finals of the 2012 UEFA European Championship—aka Euro 2012—Spain wrote itself into the history books as one of the greatest national soccer squads of all time. Or at least, that’s what all the soccer experts are saying. Personally, I don’t take the hyperbole of pundits […]

  • 9 Most Disappointing MLB Players Of 2012 (So Far)

    9 Most Disappointing MLB Players Of 2012 (So Far)

    Whether these MLB players are letting down fans of their favorite team or destroying fantasy rosters, they are all major league disappointments. As we are just shy of the season’s halfway mark, the sample size is large enough to decipher who just struggled a little out of the gate and who is failing to play […]

  • 15 Funniest Tennis Fail Gifs

    15 Funniest Tennis Fail Gifs

    With Wimbeldon in full swing, we’ve got tennis on the brain. But rather than focus on the high level of play going on at the All England Club, we’ve decided to set our sites a bit lower. Specifically, we’ve compiled the 15 funniest tennis fail gifs we could find. From broken rackets to Wii tennis […]

  • 9 Of The Greatest Wimbledon Upsets Of All Time

    9 Of The Greatest Wimbledon Upsets Of All Time

    Yesterday, 79th-ranked Elena Vesnina of Russia upset tennis superstar Venus Williams. Williams’ loss came as a surprise to many. While no one expects the now 32-year-old veteran to play at the same level she did in her prime, a first-round loss at Wimbledon had to hurt. Even so, Venus can at least say she’s in […]

  • 9 Athletes With Multiple Finals MVP Awards

    9 Athletes With Multiple Finals MVP Awards

    When Lebron James was awarded his first Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP award last Thursday he must have felt like he had shaken a gorilla off his back. In fact, the first thing he said after winning was “It’s about damn time.” No other athlete has been scrutinized quite like James since entering the league […]