Sports Lists

  • The 12 New Events at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    The 12 New Events at the 2014 Winter Olympics

    Pretty much every time the Olympics roll around there seem to be a few new events. However, at the upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi there will actually be a record 12 new events, making them the biggest Winter Games ever. What are these new events? Well, there are three new mixed events, four new […]

  • The 9 Best NFL Playoff Rivalries

    The 9 Best NFL Playoff Rivalries

    This weekend, NFL fans will be treated to two amazing Conference Championship Games. In the NFC it’s the NFL’s newest rivalry—and currently it’s best—with Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks hosting Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers. Meanwhile, in the AFC, it’s Tom Brady and the New England Patriots vs. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos—perhaps better known as Brady-Manning […]

  • Adam LaRoche and 17 Other Pro Athletes Who Kill Animals in Their Spare Time

    Adam LaRoche and 17 Other Pro Athletes Who Kill Animals in Their Spare Time

    Last week, Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche made headlines across the interwebs after a Facebook pic of him holding a dead mountain lion—which he had just killed—went viral. As you would expect, some people denounced LaRoche for slaughtering such a beautiful, majestic creature when he could have given it a hug, while others praised […]

  • 9 Reasons Why We Won’t Miss the BCS

    9 Reasons Why We Won’t Miss the BCS

    It’s finally over. The long national nightmare that was the BCS is no more. In 2014, we enter the era of the College Football Playoff. Of course, we’ll eventually come to complain about that, too, because sports fans like complaining almost as much as this writer likes hyperbole. But for now we’re at peace, and […]

  • The 15 Winningest Playoff Coaches in NFL History

    The 15 Winningest Playoff Coaches in NFL History

    Don’t look now, but if the New England Patriots make it to the Super Bowl to this year, Bill Belichick will tie Cowboys legend Tom Landry for most playoff wins by a coach. Then, obviously, if they win, he’ll sit in the top spot all by himself. However, that wouldn’t necessarily make Belichick the winningest playoff coach […]

  • The 7 Biggest Playoff Comebacks in NFL History

    The 7 Biggest Playoff Comebacks in NFL History

    On Saturday, as you’ve surely heard a couple dozen times by now, Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts pulled off the second-biggest playoff comeback in the history of the NFL. However, what you might not have heard yet is anything about those other epic playoff comebacks, including the one that was even bigger than Colts’ […]

  • 4 Reasons The Broncos Won’t Make The Super Bowl (And 5 Reasons They Will)

    4 Reasons The Broncos Won’t Make The Super Bowl (And 5 Reasons They Will)

    With this piece, we seek to provide definitive evidence as to why the Denver Broncos will absolutely, definitely not make the Super Bowl this year. Then we’re going to offer up several other reasons why they definitely will. It’s a pretty hard-line stance we’re taking, insisting that the Broncos both will and won’t make the […]

  • 9 Biggest Bowl Upsets of All Time

    9 Biggest Bowl Upsets of All Time

    With the best in bowl games behind us, it’s time to take a look back at some of the most heartbreaking, shocking and/or downright unfathomably quizzical bowl games in the history of college football. It’s pretty much impossible to make one of these lists without the inclusion of big guns like The Ohio State University, […]

  • The 50 Most Googled Female Athletes Of 2013

    The 50 Most Googled Female Athletes Of 2013

    Another year, another few bazillion Google searches. As is our annual tradition, we look back on the year to give everyone a fairly comprehensive overview of which female athletes were at the forefront of the public consciousness. Some of these women are here for their achievements on the field/court/track/whatever, and some make this list because […]

  • The 9 Worst Teams to Make the NFL Playoffs

    The 9 Worst Teams to Make the NFL Playoffs

    Underdog teams have always had an enchanting pull in the world of the NFL – those lowly franchises that have eked out season after season and yet somehow are given the chance to fulfill their destinies. If only each of these groups could be given their own Hollywood adaptation, all that heartache could’ve paid off. […]

  • 12 Athletes Who Made Pretty Disturbing Santas

    12 Athletes Who Made Pretty Disturbing Santas

    Around this time of year, you can’t go to a sporting event without seeing at least one person dressed up as good old Santa Clause, whether it’s just some random fan in the crowd or someone the team has hired to make the fans merry. However, you rarely see the actual athletes dressed as Santa. […]

  • The 13 Best Feel-Good Sports Stories of 2013

    The 13 Best Feel-Good Sports Stories of 2013

    There were a lot of really depressing stories from the world of sports this year. Famous athletes were exposed as cheaters, racists, and even murderers. And at times, it seemed like we couldn’t go more than a couple of days without doing a story about something tragic or disheartening However, for nearly every negative story, […]