Sports Lists

  • Battle Cries: The 9 Greatest College Fight Songs

    Battle Cries: The 9 Greatest College Fight Songs

    Whenever an argument breaks out over the virtues of pro football vs. the college game, one of the first cards to be played is the presence of college bands. Well, the bands wouldn’t amount to much if it wasn’t for the most proud of college traditions, the fight song. A fight song should inspire fear […]

  • 9 Cities That Deserve the Devil Rays More Than Tampa Bay

    9 Cities That Deserve the Devil Rays More Than Tampa Bay

    Two nights ago only 12,000 people turned out to see one of baseball’s best teams take the field with a chance to clinch a playoff spot. Last night they clinched in front of 17,000. The people of Tampa Bay should be ashamed of themselves, but they probably aren’t which is why they shouldn’t have a […]

  • Ready for Prime Time? 9 of the Best SNL Athlete Hosts

    Ready for Prime Time? 9 of the Best SNL Athlete Hosts

    In honor of the announcement that SNL is moving every SNL episode to Netflix this week, we at TPS decided to run through the collection of athletes good enough to host the late-night sketch show. While there have been more misses than hits with athletes, the low expectations set by putting jocks on stage can […]

  • Not Jiggy Enough: 9 Athletes Who Couldn’t Make the Leap to Music

    Not Jiggy Enough: 9 Athletes Who Couldn’t Make the Leap to Music

    The drive that motivates athletes is crucial to their success, it can as easily lead to their downfall. A desire to conquer different arenas outside of sport has proven wildly fruitless in all but a handful of examples. The flash and status associated with music draws many athletes like so many overpaid moths to a […]

  • Hey Four Eyes!: 9 Athletes that Seriously Rocked Goggles

    Hey Four Eyes!: 9 Athletes that Seriously Rocked Goggles

    Guys who need glasses don’t comprise a huge portion of the athletic community. These pointdexters are more at home in a library or science lab than on the playing field. However, every once in a while, a genetic freak comes along with athletic ability AND poor eyesight. However, in order to make this list, you […]

  • Jock Civil Servants: 9 Pro Athletes Who Made the Leap to Politics

    Jock Civil Servants: 9 Pro Athletes Who Made the Leap to Politics

    Many athletes in team sports are natural born leaders. When measured with the high levels of exposure they get playing on TV and their fanatic fan bases, it’s hard to believe that there actually aren’t more athletes in leadership roles in state and national capacities. While none have risen all the way to president yet, […]

  • Run, Moron, Run: 11 Epic Takedowns of Field-Crashing Fans

    Run, Moron, Run: 11 Epic Takedowns of Field-Crashing Fans

    It takes a special kind of person to want to rush the field or court in the middle of a sporting event. They could simply be overrun by passion, they could be just drunk, or they could have deep psychological issues that require attention from TV and stadium audiences alike. The cause doesn’t really matter. […]

  • 9 Common Sportscaster Clichés

    9 Common Sportscaster Clichés

    This list could easily be one hundred entries long. It’s not that announcers are lazy, uneducated guys; by and large, they’re not. However, when you have to speak for three hours, there’s only so much original thought you can shoehorn in before you have to go back to the deep well of clichés. Some clichés […]

  • 21 Intentionally (and Unintentionally) Hilarious Sports Jerseys (Pics)

    21 Intentionally (and Unintentionally) Hilarious Sports Jerseys (Pics)

    Jerseys are a double edged sword. In the right context, they’re a perfectly acceptable thing to wear. But in the wrong context, they make you look like a fool. In some cases, fans themselves have cut out the middle man to make intentionally hilarious jerseys. Other times, people are just blissfully unaware of why the […]

  • 9 Regrettable Sports Fan Tattoos (Pics)

    9 Regrettable Sports Fan Tattoos (Pics)

    Sports loyalty is displayed in many ways. Many stupid, stupid ways. From painting your 1993 Mitsubishi 300GT silver and blue with the Cowboys star to naming your first son, born in 2005, Seamus David Ortiz McMulligan, the ability to cross the line from “tasteful support” to “clinical compulsion” gets grey in the realm of tattoos. […]

  • 9 Most Iconic Songs from the World of Sports (Audio)

    9 Most Iconic Songs from the World of Sports (Audio)

    While there are a few exceptions (“One Shining Moment” at the end of CBS’ NCAA tourney coverage comes to mind), most of the songs we equate with sports are the soundtracks to the arenas and stadiums where we go to see live events. While variety isn’t exactly the name of the game when it comes […]

  • The Walking Wounded: 9 Star Athletes Plagued By Injuries

    The Walking Wounded: 9 Star Athletes Plagued By Injuries

    After seeing the perennial week-one injury bloodbath in the NFL that has left fantasy owners reeling and fans cursing their luck, many wonder if players’ tendencies to get injured are the result of playing style, physical composition, or simply bad karma for not tipping their valet. While their doesn’t seem to be much rhyme or […]

  • 9 Douchebags Wearing Starter Jackets

    9 Douchebags Wearing Starter Jackets

    Few things are more comical than outdated fashions. And while someone’s high school yearbook photo from 1976 might have them in an afro and a corduroy jacket, it’s far funnier to see people in the ridiculous fashions of the recent past. One prime example of this is the Starter jacket, which were generally huge, bright […]

  • 9 Calls Worse Than Yesterday’s Bears/Lions Decision

    9 Calls Worse Than Yesterday’s Bears/Lions Decision

    Whenever we get too comfortable with the job our referees are doing, there’s always a play like the one in yesterday’s in Bears/Lions game to shake things up and merit new discussions on how much our refs suck. While the call seemed to be inline with the rule, the fact remains that any rule declaring […]

  • 9 Reasons Why Reggie Bush Should Keep His Heisman

    9 Reasons Why Reggie Bush Should Keep His Heisman

    Over the past few weeks, you couldn’t swing a dead virtual cat on the Internet without hitting a story on the Reggie Bush Heisman scandal/decision. Reports yesterday indicate that he will be stripped of his Heisman for the first time in the history of the award. Yes, he broke NCAA rules. Yes, he would have […]