Sports Lists

  • 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 […]

  • 9 College Sports Rivalries Ruined by Conference Realignment

    9 College Sports Rivalries Ruined by Conference Realignment

    Pretty much the only reason college sports are as popular as they are is that they offer tradition, loyalty, and rivalries that professional sports simply cannot. However, if you thought tradition, loyalty, and rivalries could trump the power and influence of money, well, you were sorely mistaken. As we’ve seen in recent years, university presidents […]

  • 15 High Profile Sports Divorces

    15 High Profile Sports Divorces

    Yesterday NASCAR driver Danica Patrick announced to the world that she and her husband of seven years have filed for divorce. And if you are like me, then this news probably left you shocked—but not because you can’t believe things didn’t last. No, if you’re like me you’re shocked because you didn’t even know she was […]

  • 20 Longest Active Championship Droughts in College Football

    20 Longest Active Championship Droughts in College Football

    Unless you’ve been living under rock, then as a sports fan you are well aware that the Notre Dame Fighting Irish—one of the most iconic brands in American sports—are ranked #1 in the country for the first time since 1993. And of course, if they win their final game of the season at USC this […]

  • 9 Interesting Facts About the Grey Cup

    9 Interesting Facts About the Grey Cup

    This year is a big one for Canadian football. On November 25, 2012, the Calgary Stampeders and the Toronto Argonauts will compete in the 100th Grey Cup Championship Game. Now, American football fans might not be all that interested in the Canadian Football League. And it’s true that, generally speaking, the level of competition among […]

  • 15 Best Players Ever Dumped by the Marlins

    15 Best Players Ever Dumped by the Marlins

    On Tuesday, the Miami Marlins franchise sunk to a new all-time low when they traded every single player earning any kind of money to the Toronto Blue Jays for a handful of prospects, a homophobic defensive wizard, and…um…well, that’s it. Of course, fans of the Marlins had grown used to the team’s so-called “fire-sales,” and […]