Sports Lists

  • 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, […]

  • The 35 Best Sports GIFs of 2013

    The 35 Best Sports GIFs of 2013

    I hope you’re not already sick of end-of-year lists yet, because today we’ve got a good one for you: the best animated GIFs from the world of sports in 2013. Now, don’t go confusing this with a “top plays” list. A great play can make a great GIF, but not necessarily. Funny, unlikely, terrible, weird, embarrassing, or […]

  • 23 Times Tom Brady Looked Like a Complete Idiot

    23 Times Tom Brady Looked Like a Complete Idiot

    I don’t hate Tom Brady. A lot of people do, and that’s fine, but I don’t. Not even in a fun, sports-hate kind of way. I actually like watching him play, and despite the fact that I do hate Bill Belichick, I even secretly root for the Patriots to win sometimes. However, despite my respect for Brady, […]

  • 21 Most Ridiculous Drunken Sports Fans of 2013

    21 Most Ridiculous Drunken Sports Fans of 2013

    Do you realize that there was a time—not all that long ago—when you could go to a sporting event, consume an inordinate amount of alcohol, make a complete ass of yourself, and not humiliate your mom and/or lose your job? Well it’s true. In 2003 only a handful of people had camera phones, and the images those […]

  • The 11 Worst Places to Be a Sports Fan in 2013

    The 11 Worst Places to Be a Sports Fan in 2013

    Seven different cities saw their teams play in a championship game or series for one of the four major pro sports leagues in 2013—Baltimore, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Miami, San Antonio, and St. Louis. And of course, in addition to those cities, a bunch of others saw their teams have excellent regular seasons or surprising […]

  • 15 Athletes on Santa’s Naughty List in 2013

    15 Athletes on Santa’s Naughty List in 2013

    Don’t look now, but Christmas is now less than two weeks away. And while you may think that still leaves you plenty of time to make your shopping list, formulate a plan, and then put it into action, you’re probably wrong. You’ve only got four more weekend days to shop, and since two of them are NFL […]