Sports Lists

  • 9 Worst Excuses to Give Your Bookie

    9 Worst Excuses to Give Your Bookie

    Ho ho ho! ‘Tis the season for gambling debts. Between tonight’s BCS Championship game and the NFL playoffs, fortunes will be won and lost in the next three months. (Spoiler alert: lost) The smart move is not to gamble, but “addiction” means that you don’t listen to nonsense like that, so come armed not with […]

  • Say That Again: 9 Iconic Voices That Shaped Pro Sports

    Say That Again: 9 Iconic Voices That Shaped Pro Sports

    Thanks to the phenomenon that is Ted Williams (the homeless internet voice sensation, not the half-frozen headless Red Sox hall of famer), people have been discussing what makes a voice great. Does it have to sound good, or is originality the most prized attribute? Well, this list has voices that sound great, voices that sound […]

  • 9 Reasons WWE is Better than MMA

    9 Reasons WWE is Better than MMA

    WWE and MMA: Two sports that have superficial similarities, but adhere to wildly different philosophies. The WWE is about showmanship, sensationalism, and spectacle. MMA is about gladiators fighting with little fanfare to determine the better athlete. Well, this is an easy contest to judge. Bring on the ring girls, the (slightly more) drunk fans, and […]

  • 15 Ridiculously Hot College Cheerleader Pictures: BCS Edition

    15 Ridiculously Hot College Cheerleader Pictures: BCS Edition

    While the playoff system may not be in effect, we do have the BCS to determine the kings of college football, for whatever that’s worth. And where there are kings, there are queens. so from the ten teams remaining after New Year’s Eve, we drew the 15 best examples of their student bodies. Fortunately, the […]

  • 6 Sports Rumors That Are Total Bullsh*t

    6 Sports Rumors That Are Total Bullsh*t

    Few things lend themselves to exaggeration and hyperbole like the world of sports. People always want to believe that their athletes are superhumans or that magical forces are at work, guiding them to victory or striking them down with injury. Well, that’s not really the case, no matter how many people believe it. And according […]

  • 9 Lamest Bowl Game Sponsors

    9 Lamest Bowl Game Sponsors

    December and January are the months when all bowl eligible teams finally get to pay some bills. None of the gaudy bowl game revenues would be possible without our dear friends the sponsors, so they are pushed to the forefront of the games, athletic integrity be damned. So let’s enjoy the fact that for two […]

  • 9 Biggest Douchebag Athletes of 2010

    9 Biggest Douchebag Athletes of 2010

    Enough romanticizing the awesome aspect of sports. Let’s take our last list of the year and end on a way-down note. Who were the worst people to inhabit professional athletics this year? Since Tiger was mostly 2009 news, that leaves the door wide open for a whole new crop of supervillains. Some are criminals, some […]

  • 11 Viral Sports Videos That Made Us Say WTF?

    11 Viral Sports Videos That Made Us Say WTF?

    Some plays are great, some are funny, and some make you wonder what the f$#! just happened. Fortunately, those plays that needed to be seen to be believed can be thanks to the ubiquity of digital video cameras and YouTube. These videos have very little in common, other than making you wonder what just happened. […]

  • 11 Hottest Female Fan Moments of 2010

    11 Hottest Female Fan Moments of 2010

    Because we are men of science at TPS, this list was compiled taking in two separate criteria. The hotness of the fan and the overt sexual nature of their acts. If the girls is like a 7 and is just clapping, she’s not gonna make it. If she’s a 7, and she’s giving her man […]

  • The 10 Greatest Plays of 2010 (Videos)

    The 10 Greatest Plays of 2010 (Videos)

    While the holidays are cluttered with annual year-end lists, there are few I anticipate more than the ones commemorating the best plays of the year. While it’s impossible for a play to encompass the tone of an entire year of sports, running through the best plays of the year always seems to serve as a […]

  • 10 Greatest Sports Bloopers of 2010

    10 Greatest Sports Bloopers of 2010

    “Bloopers” might be the wrong term for this list, but it’s the best-known, so we’re using it anyway. A blooper is generally taken in with humor. Lots of the screw-ups on this list are funny, but a few are awful. But still kinda funny. When professional athletes are beset with bad fortune, it makes us […]

  • 10 Awesome But Unofficial Sports Mascots

    10 Awesome But Unofficial Sports Mascots

    Recently, it’s been a bad time to be an unofficial mascot. Half of the guys on this list have passed away in the past three years, and that’s not even counting the Hogettes, whose ranks probably grow thinner by the hour. While wearing an “outfit” to a sporting event is pretty ridiculous for kids and […]

  • The 11 Sexiest Sports Photo Shoots of 2010 (Pics)

    The 11 Sexiest Sports Photo Shoots of 2010 (Pics)

    When you’re discussing the hottest photo shoots of the year, you expect the Swimsuit Issue to come up. You don’t really expect PETA to enter the conversation. However, their naked-celebrity-anti-fur stance has made them contenders year after year. Never write off how much hot girls love animals. Beyond that entry, there were a few other […]

  • 11 Creepy Wax Statues of Great Athletes (and Gilbert Arenas)

    11 Creepy Wax Statues of Great Athletes (and Gilbert Arenas)

    This piece might as well be titled “11 Wax Statues.” “Creepy” and “wax statues” go together like beer and pizza. It appears that Madame Tussaud’s is simply giving away wax representations of athletes and celebrities these days (Gilbert Arenas? Really?). But as long as rube tourists are willing to shell out $20 a pop to […]

  • The 19 Greatest Sports-Related Sex Euphemisms

    The 19 Greatest Sports-Related Sex Euphemisms

    Sports, aside from the world of construction, probably has more clichés and vocab that lend themselves to double entendre than any other occupation in the world. Sex and sports share many common themes, those of conquest, heartbreak, ambition, and a whole lot of sweat. Even something as basic a concept as scoring has become one […]