Sports Lists

  • The Greatest Athletes to Wear Each Number: No. 99 to No. 00

    The Greatest Athletes to Wear Each Number: No. 99 to No. 00

    You know a superstar athlete has become a legend when his name has become synonymous with his jersey number, and there’s a banner with that number on it hanging in the rafters of every stadium of every team he ever played for. Ninety-nine? That’s Gretzky. Ten? Pele, of course. Forty-two? Jackie Robinson. Twenty-three? Jordan. Duh. […]

  • 15 Impressive Free Throw Distractions

    15 Impressive Free Throw Distractions

    Whether it’s college basketball or the NBA, the numbers are all pretty much the same: the average basketball team tends to make around 72% of its free throws, with good teams draining around 80% and terrible teams hitting around 65%. So if, on average, teams take about 22 free throw attempts per game, the difference […]

  • 15 Insane Auto Racing Crash GIFs

    15 Insane Auto Racing Crash GIFs

    The 2012 Daytona 500 got off to a bit of a shaky start, didn’t it? For a while there, it was starting to feel more like a Major League Baseball game than a NASCAR race, with fans having to wait out not one but two rain-delays. However, once the race actually got underway Monday, we […]

  • The NBA’s Hottest Cheerleaders (By Team): Western Conference

    The NBA’s Hottest Cheerleaders (By Team): Western Conference

    Last week, Total Pro Sports brought you the NBA’s Hottest Cheerleaders (By Team): Eastern Conference. This week, as promised, we bring you Part 2: The Western Conference. Now, we all know that Kevin Durant and the West beat LeBron James and the East in the All-Star game this past Sunday. But will the West also […]

  • 11 Pro Athletes Who Tagged In To Pro Wrestling

    11 Pro Athletes Who Tagged In To Pro Wrestling

    A few weeks back it was announced that Wrestlemania 28 will be held at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium on Sunday, April 1. Only 4 matches officially scheduled so far (the main event being John Cena vs. The Rock) but this is the WWE, so you know there will be tons of surprises. One of the […]

  • 15 Oscar-Losing Sports Films

    15 Oscar-Losing Sports Films

    Sports films have done pretty well at the Oscars over the years, relatively speaking. Many have racked up nominations for acting, directing, or best picture, and four— Rocky, Raging Bull, Chariots of Fire, and Million Dollar Baby —even won best picture. Last night, Moneyball had a chance to join these films in the pantheon of […]

  • 11 Biggest NHL Trade Deadline Deals

    11 Biggest NHL Trade Deadline Deals

    The 2012 NHL trade deadline is almost here, and after weeks of rampant speculation and maneuvering, yesterday finally saw the first big move: Columbus’ Jeff Carter for Los Angeles’ Jack Johnson. And with just one weekend left for desperate NHL general managers to make or break their teams, we could see even more action by […]

  • 20 Sweet Slam Dunk GIFs

    20 Sweet Slam Dunk GIFs

    This weekend, while all the big movie stars are boozing and canoodling at the 84th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, the NBA’s biggest stars will all be dribbling and dunking at the 61st Annual All-Star Game in Orlando.  And although it’s pretty much a toss-up as to which marquee event is more worth watching—both are […]

  • The NBA’s Hottest Cheerleaders (By Team): Eastern Conference

    The NBA’s Hottest Cheerleaders (By Team): Eastern Conference

    With the shortened 2012 NBA season at it’s midway point, there’s no better time to go through and rank the league’s hottest cheerleaders and dancers. So today we bring you Part 1: The Eastern Conference, and next week we’ll bring you Part 2: The Western Conference. Now, I’m sure all the scientific minds out there […]

  • 9 Sports Stars Who Came Out Of Nowhere

    9 Sports Stars Who Came Out Of Nowhere

    Pro sports teams are always on the hunt for “the next big thing,” the guy who might put a team on his back and carry them to multiple championships. That’s why we make such a big deal about scouting and prospects and draft lotteries and draft picks. But of course, things don’t always go as […]

  • 15 Most Impressive Streaks In NHL History

    15 Most Impressive Streaks In NHL History

    Tonight the Detroit Red Wings take on the Nashville Predators at Joe Louis Arena, where the Preds will try to do something no team has been able to do since November 3, 2011: beat the Wings at home. In fact, this past Tuesday, when Detroit beat the Dallas Stars 3-1, they extended their home winning […]

  • 20 Hockey Fails (GIFs)

    20 Hockey Fails (GIFs)

    Hockey is one of the fastest, hardest, high-octane sports you’ll see. When things go right out there on the ice, nothing is more exciting. But the converse of this reality is that there’s such a small margin of error, so when things go wrong it’s can be either really grizzly or freaking hilarious. And since […]

  • 20 Awesome Athlete-Celebrity Look-Alikes

    20 Awesome Athlete-Celebrity Look-Alikes

    It’s funny how athletes always want to hang out with celebrities, and celebrities always want to hang out with athletes. There’s a weird kind of synergy between the two sets of super wealthy people—each seems to understand the other, and yet each also wants to be like the other. Meanwhile, the rest of us would […]

  • 13 Hilarious Will Ferrell Sports Moments (Videos)

    13 Hilarious Will Ferrell Sports Moments (Videos)

    The other night in New Orleans, Will Ferrell randomly showed up at a matchup between the Hornets’ and Chicago Bulls to do the pre-game player introductions. As you would expect, things quickly turned hilarious. Now, if it seems to you like Will Ferrell always seems to be making sports movies and turning up at some […]

  • 9 Best Rivalries In College Basketball (2012 Edition)

    9 Best Rivalries In College Basketball (2012 Edition)

    Sports rivalries don’t exist in a vacuum. You can say this or that rivalry is the biggest before the season starts, but once the games are played things have a tendency to change. Inevitably, some rivalries that are great on paper won’t live up to the hype; others, meanwhile, will come out of nowhere and […]