Sports Lists

  • 9 Greatest Sports Arcade Games of All Time

    9 Greatest Sports Arcade Games of All Time

    People want different things from arcade games than they do from console video games. Arcade games are largely social, so they ability to beat the crap out of your drinking buddies or girlfriend in a football game is WAY more important than realism or strategy. Consequently, the best arcade games are often grotesque bastardizations that […]

  • 9 Things to Look for in a Sports Bar

    9 Things to Look for in a Sports Bar

    Most people decide to go to sports bars for a specific reason. Sometimes it’s just plain ole’ alcoholism, but more often, it’s because patrons want more excitement than their couches and living rooms can provide. They aren’t at the game, but they want to feel like they’re part of an event, nonetheless. So, a sports […]

  • 15 Hottest Premiere League WAG’s

    15 Hottest Premiere League WAG’s

    If you like models, pseudo-popsingers, and reality TV contestants, then this list is your Woodstock. In England, WAGs (wives and girlfriends) are a special class of citizen, equal parts celebrity and train wreck. They all look good, so we can put aside their dubious talent and just appreciate the fact that they married someone famous […]

  • 11 Drug Using Athletes Who Make Charlie Sheen Look Like an Amateur

    11 Drug Using Athletes Who Make Charlie Sheen Look Like an Amateur

    “Party like a rock star” is dangerously close to being replaced with “party like Charlie Sheen,” given his recent exploits. While athletes, as a rule, can’t compete with the likes of actors, rock stars, or even writers when it comes to drug intake, there are a few that “represent” harder than others. Unfortunately, as you’ll […]

  • 9 Oscar Winning Sports Films

    9 Oscar Winning Sports Films

    Last night marked the 83rd annual Academy Awards, and for the first time in a long time, a sports-related film took home two Oscars. And while they may be few and far between, sports films have won several Oscars throughout the years. Here are nine examples. The Fighter – Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting […]

  • 9 Worst College Nicknames

    9 Worst College Nicknames

    A brief word on this piece: I had only a tenuous grasp on the difference between a mascot and a nickname for a college before starting this article. I feel as though I’m behind the curve on this one, but in case I’m not, I’ll explain. A mascot is the thing that dances on the […]

  • 9 Celebs That Were Actually Decent Athletes

    9 Celebs That Were Actually Decent Athletes

    Maybe you can pick up acting later in life, but it’s unlikely you’ll be picking up a new sport late in your career. That why this list is about celebrities that used to be athletes, rather than athletes that used to be celebrities. While none of these guys experienced tremendous success on the field (by […]

  • 15 Female Athletes Who Were Born to Wear Spandex

    15 Female Athletes Who Were Born to Wear Spandex

    Of all the professions I would like to see wearing spandex, it’s no surprise that “athlete” tops the list. One must be pretty taught to wear the which is basically an extra layer of skin. However, athletic bodies aren’t always the hottest, despite almost always being the fittest. Fortunately, athletic uniforms tend to run tight […]

  • 9 Things Blake Griffin Should Jump Over At Next Year’s Dunk Contest

    9 Things Blake Griffin Should Jump Over At Next Year’s Dunk Contest

    Jumping over a car ain’t so great. Don’t misunderstand though: Blake Griffin is great. In what’s essentially his rookie year, he has been the poster boy for excitement in a league that offers a lot of excitement to begin with. So what’s so exciting about hurdling a compact(ish) car? A Kia, nonetheless? Nothing. There’s nothing […]

  • 9 Insane Dunks You Have to See to Believe (Videos)

    9 Insane Dunks You Have to See to Believe (Videos)

    As you know, yesterday was the NBA All-Star Game, and like all All-Star games, no one really gives a sh*t. After all, it’s meaningless. But the NBA’s All-Star weekend has one redeeming quality: the Slam Dunk Contest. And while even the dunk contest can be boring, Blake Griffin managed to breath some life into this […]

  • 9 Greatest College Sports Pranks of All Time

    9 Greatest College Sports Pranks of All Time

    On Thursday, Harvey Almorn Updyke Jr. was arrested by the Lee County, AL Sheriffs Department because of his involvement in a “college prank.” The prank in question involved using a powerful herbicide to poison the 130-year-old Toomer’s Oaks at Auburn University. Needlessly killing the historic trees is bad enough, but what makes the crime even […]

  • 9 Professional Sports Teams That Should Pack Up and Move

    9 Professional Sports Teams That Should Pack Up and Move

    There’s nothing worse than seeing a historic sports franchise pack up and move to another city. For fans, the experience is similar to watching a loved one pass away, or in some cases, going through a bitter divorce. But the fact of the matter is that money talks and B.S. walks. Besides, not all franchises […]

  • 15 Female Athletes Who Belong in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

    15 Female Athletes Who Belong in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

    Sports Illustrated released its 2011 Swimsuit Issue, and like always, the women were ridiculously hot. And while I’m certainly not complaining about the models they used, I can help but think a magazine that’s all about sports could have better utilized some female athletes. From time to time, women like Danica Patrick and Anna Kournikova […]

  • 10 Athletes Whose Lives Were Cut Too Short

    10 Athletes Whose Lives Were Cut Too Short

    Few things are more tragic than not being able to see someone deliver on the promise of their passion or their career. On no stage is that more evident than in that of professional sports, in which careers are tracked from an early age and the hopes of fans, friends and family alike hinge on […]

  • 9 Athletes Who Need Their Own Reality Show

    9 Athletes Who Need Their Own Reality Show

    Athletes are not, by and large, interesting people. It’s not their fault – most people aren’t interesting. However, some athletes warrant a closer look for a variety of reasons. Perhaps they’re awful (see directly below), crazy, wildly entertaining, or just too good to be true. I wouldn’t wish a reality television show upon my worst […]