Sports Lists

  • Brought to You By: The 9 Lamest NASCAR Sponsors

    Brought to You By: The 9 Lamest NASCAR Sponsors

    In the world of sports, sponsorship is inherently lame. It reduces the efforts of the participants to figures and cheapens everything from the stadiums to the fields on which they play. But no one embraces the ethos of sponsorship quite like NASCAR. And they do not discriminate. Nothing is too tacky or inappropriate to slap […]

  • 9 Pro Athletes Who Served in the Military: A Veterans Day Tribute

    9 Pro Athletes Who Served in the Military: A Veterans Day Tribute

    No jokes or funny titles today, folks. The following is a list of some of the many professional athletes that before, after or during their careers, stepped away from the charmed life of an athlete to serve their country. Some in battle, some at home. The first nine are names you may know, the latter […]

  • 16 ‘Athletes’ Featured on the Cover of Playboy

    16 ‘Athletes’ Featured on the Cover of Playboy

    The archetypes of the female athlete’s body and the Playboy cover girl’s body don’t overlap much. The assets of a successful female athlete aren’t exactly the body parts that your typical Playboy reader would prize, so when an athlete fits the Playboy mold, it’s a pretty big deal. It doesn’t happen often, but it happens […]

  • 9 Sports for Rich People

    9 Sports for Rich People

    Though the following sports have gotten a lot more accessible over the years, and the word “exclusive” has lost its luster to a large extent, rich-person sports are still thriving. Of course they’re thriving. They’re played by filthy rich people. No matter how silly or how expensive the sport is, there will be a line […]

  • Whoa, Buttercup: 9 Badass Moments in Jockey History

    Whoa, Buttercup: 9 Badass Moments in Jockey History

    As the recent Breeder’s Cup has shown us, much like a rabid toddler, a jockey can be small, yet vicious. The throw down that took place after the race is evidence that emotions can run high between jockeys during such intense competitions. However, jockeys needn’t punch each other to prove their toughness. As the following […]

  • Rabid Fan Base: 25 Animal Sports Fans and Mascots

    Rabid Fan Base: 25 Animal Sports Fans and Mascots

    Even as a devout sports fan, sometimes you just gotta say, “Screw it. Let’s look at some cute animals.” Fortunately, in the Venn diagram of “sports” and “cute animals,” there is a significant amount of overlap thanks to overzealous pet owners and the plethora of animal mascots in both pro and college sports. So turn […]

  • 9 Reasons Randy Moss Is a Total Douchebag

    9 Reasons Randy Moss Is a Total Douchebag

    Congratulations, Tennessee. You’ve got yourself a gently-worn, pre-owned Randy Moss on your hands. But you might want to check the trunk, cause this guy’s got some serious baggage. While he was able to shake the demons of his high school years and put on a game face, he wasn’t able to do it in a […]

  • You’re Ruining it for the Rest of Us!: 9 Douchebags You See at NBA Games

    You’re Ruining it for the Rest of Us!: 9 Douchebags You See at NBA Games

    Basketball (and hockey) games are a slightly different affair to their baseball and football brethren. These games take place indoors, during the winter, and generally in urban environments that makes everyone act about 19% more “Sex and the City” than they should. As such, you aren’t so much scared about getting puked on or stabbed […]

  • 9 NFL Coaches That Could Get Their Walking Papers

    9 NFL Coaches That Could Get Their Walking Papers

    With so many teams hovering around mediocrity in the NFL right now, it’s tough to ascertain who’s playing better than others, let alone get a solid grasp on the quality of the coaching. The parity of the middle 60% might as well dictate that a random number generator pick the wildcard teams for several of […]

  • Gee. Thanks: The 9 Dumbest Sports Gadgets

    Gee. Thanks: The 9 Dumbest Sports Gadgets

    While sports are, thankfully, accessible to the masses, that isn’t to say that all sports should be touched by the cold, dead hand of the lowest common denominator. I like my athletes to be God-like and my fans to be chubby, thank you very much. However, it’s only natural that fans want to keep getting […]

  • Got Any Wax?: The 9 Greatest Mustaches of the NFL

    Got Any Wax?: The 9 Greatest Mustaches of the NFL

    Dallas Clark, this one’s for you. Out with a hand/wrist injury for the remainder of the season, you deserve a 2010 send-off that commemorates not your accomplishments on the field, but rather your contributions to men’s grooming. These days, it’s a safe bet that 90% of the mustaches you see worn by public personalities are […]

  • Sweet October: The 9 Most Memorable World Series Moments

    Sweet October: The 9 Most Memorable World Series Moments

    Rather than consisting of a constant flow of players moving up and down a basketball court or hockey rink, baseball’s roots are situational, with the memorable moments being defined not so much by the actions themselves as they are by the anticipation of the moment and the moments leading up to it. This has long […]

  • I’m Not Sold: 9 Dumbest Fitness Product Infomercials

    I’m Not Sold: 9 Dumbest Fitness Product Infomercials

    It’s a bit of a mystery as to why late-night TV is so cluttered with fitness product infomercials. Clearly, the people up at 3 AM are unhappy with their life and may want to change many, many aspects of it, but I wouldn’t assume that fitness is the first place they would want to go. […]

  • 9 Greatest Spots for a Quickie in a Sports Stadium

    9 Greatest Spots for a Quickie in a Sports Stadium

    When things are going well, it never hurts to top off the situation with sex. Frankly, even when things are going miserably, it doesn’t hurt to dull the pain with sex. With the spectrum of emotions that live sports can summon, it stands to reason that you should be prepared to have sex whenever the […]