Sports Lists

  • Welcome Back, Kid: Top 9 Moments From Sidney Crosby’s Career…So Far

    Welcome Back, Kid: Top 9 Moments From Sidney Crosby’s Career…So Far

    The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby just spent the last ten months battling post-concussion symptoms—an absence so long that some were beginning to wonder whether his hockey career might be in jeopardy. However, last night Sid the Kid finally made his highly anticipated 2011-12 season debut, and once again all is right in the world of […]

  • 9 Inspirational Sports Stories

    9 Inspirational Sports Stories

    Update: The world of sports continues to produce more inspiration than we in the media can keep up with. It seems like every week there’s another person triumphing over adversity or showing extreme courage in the face of nearly insurmountable odds. Luckily, this is the digital age, so we can just add to the already […]

  • 9 Reasons Norv Turner Should Be Fired

    9 Reasons Norv Turner Should Be Fired

    With the Chargers sitting at 4-5 right now, they are far from the dominant force in the AFC West that everyone expected them to be. And everyone is predictably placing the blame on head coach Norv Turner. He’s seemed to trend downward over his career in SD, and it’s time to pull the cord and […]

  • The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    With the NBA and its players association unable to reach a collective bargaining agreement, it looks like the players will be moving to decertify the union so that they may sue the league for anti-trust violations. What does all this mean? It means that we could be looking at the longest labor dispute in North […]

  • The 9 Hottest Models in the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Calendar

    The 9 Hottest Models in the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Calendar

    Dear God, that’s a wordy title. Whatever. It’s done. Remember calendars? Those paper things that had naked girls or Far Side cartoons on them back before everyone had computers? Well, they still exist. So with January coming up, rendering all 2011 calendars completely and utterly obsolete, it’s time to roll out another edition. The 2012 […]

  • 9 Athletes Who’ve Ridden Their Wives’/Girlfriends’ Coattails

    9 Athletes Who’ve Ridden Their Wives’/Girlfriends’ Coattails

    In the wake of his Kardashian engagement/wedding/divorce, Kris Humphries has gone from NBA journeyman to household name, which just goes to show you that if you are blessed with only above-average and not superstar talents, you might want to consider dating or marrying a celebrity. They can boost your profile quicker and more predictably than […]

  • Joe Paterno’s 9 Greatest Moments

    Joe Paterno’s 9 Greatest Moments

    Well, there’s nothing to add to the coverage of the scandal surrounding Joe Paterno, so let’s just step back and honor the end of the man’s career by counting of his myriad accomplishments and contributions to the game. He personified the spirit of college football in so many different ways, not the least of which […]

  • The 9 Most Shocking Sex Scandals In College Sports

    The 9 Most Shocking Sex Scandals In College Sports

    In the wake of the Penn State scandal (see below), which has dominated the headlines, the question has been asked, “Is it the biggest scandal in college sports history?” Maybe. Probably. We’ll see. Many of the biggest scandals don’t compare, but there are a few that captured law enforcement and public attention on a scale […]

  • 9 Hottest Winter Sports Girls

    9 Hottest Winter Sports Girls

    Well, it’s November, and there’s no basketball in the foreseeable future, so that means that the more esoteric winter sports will get more love than they normally do this time of year. It’s hard to keep up with winter sports athletes in non-Olympic years because there’s just not the exposure. Well, we strive to do […]

  • 9 Worst Pre-Game and Halftime Gimmicks

    9 Worst Pre-Game and Halftime Gimmicks

    While sporting events are always intended to be spectacles to be embraced by fans and non-fans alike, it’s easy to get carried away and offer up some pretty asinine pre-game and halftime ceremonies (some official, some…not) that just make everyone groan. Sometimes sporting events should just focus on sports and leave the pomp and circumstances […]

  • 9 Of The Worst Losing Streaks In NFL History

    9 Of The Worst Losing Streaks In NFL History

    Why celebrate victory when you can criticize defeat. Other teams’ losing streaks make us feel better about our teams than winning streaks do, so let’s bask in the misfortune of the weak with this rundown of the most notable losing streaks in the history of the NFL. Of course, I haven’t put the Colts on […]

  • The 9 Most Annoying Players In The NHL

    The 9 Most Annoying Players In The NHL

    They’re not the worst guys in the NHL (though there might be a little overlap), and they’re not necessarily the best defenders, but their combination of energy, tenacity, and a general predilection towards disruption makes these entrants the pests of the league. So without further ado or ceremony, in tribute to Mr. Esa Tikkanen, let’s […]

  • 9 Most Significant Strikes And Lockouts In Pro Sports History

    9 Most Significant Strikes And Lockouts In Pro Sports History

    With the current NBA lockout threatening to ruin the entire 2011-12 basketball season, we thought it might be a good time to provide a little historical perspective so you can more accurately determine the severity of the situation. Thus, today we bring you a list of the 9 most significant work stoppages in the history […]

  • 9 Sexiest Fitness Fads

    9 Sexiest Fitness Fads

    Is it just me, or are fitness fads getting sexier and sexier? It seems to have started in the 80s, when sexy workout girls started making aerobics tapes for stay-at-home moms to do in their living rooms. In the process, they ditched the sweatsuits for leotards and ushered in a new era of sexy fitness. […]