Tag Archives: upsets

  • 9 Biggest Upsets in the History of Men’s Tennis

    9 Biggest Upsets in the History of Men’s Tennis

    Yesterday at Wimbledon, two-time champion and No. 5 seed Rafael Nadal was knocked out in the first round by a guy named…hold on, let me check…Steve Darcis. If you’ve never heard of that guy before, it’s probably because he’s 29 years old and is ranked No. 135 in the world. Now, Rafa was obviously not […]

  • 13 Biggest NBA Playoff Upsets

    13 Biggest NBA Playoff Upsets

    The 2013 NBA Playoffs are officially underway, and so far the best teams are dominating the way they are supposed to. However, that doesn’t mean we won’t see any upsets this year. You never know when an underdog will pull it all together, or when a powerhouse will stumble. Maybe Kevin Durant will sprain an […]

  • The 11 Most Unlikely Final Four Teams Ever

    The 11 Most Unlikely Final Four Teams Ever

    Over the weekend, the Wichita State Shockers defeated both La Salle and Ohio State to reach the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1965. Was this a shocking* outcome? No, not quite. I, for one, suspected that the Shockers might be capable of a deep run. However, their trip to […]

  • 9 Of The Greatest Wimbledon Upsets Of All Time

    9 Of The Greatest Wimbledon Upsets Of All Time

    Yesterday, 79th-ranked Elena Vesnina of Russia upset tennis superstar Venus Williams. Williams’ loss came as a surprise to many. While no one expects the now 32-year-old veteran to play at the same level she did in her prime, a first-round loss at Wimbledon had to hurt. Even so, Venus can at least say she’s in […]

  • 9 Most Controversial Boxing Decisions of All Time

    9 Most Controversial Boxing Decisions of All Time

    People have always been a little suspicious of boxing. Maybe it’s because the sport relies on the interpretation of judges to pick a winner when nobody gets knocked out. Maybe it’s because of shady characters like Don King. Or maybe it’s because half the fights take place in Vegas, the sports-betting capital of the world. […]

  • 11 Biggest NFL Playoff Upsets

    11 Biggest NFL Playoff Upsets

    The last two years, the NFL Playoffs’ “Wild Card Weekend” has really lived up to its name by being rather…well, you know…wild. The big story last year, of course, was the ridiculously thrilling game between Seattle and New Orleans. This year, it was the game between Denver and Pittsburgh that ended dramatically on the first […]

  • 13 Greatest Postseason Upsets In MLB History

    13 Greatest Postseason Upsets In MLB History

    The last night of 2011 MLB season was perhaps the most thrilling five hours in the history of professional sports. Consequently, some people may have thought the 2011 MLB Postseason would be a letdown. But not us. We here at Total Pro Sports predicted this year’s playoffs would be thrilling, and so far they have […]

  • 9 Biggest U.S. Open Upsets

    9 Biggest U.S. Open Upsets

    The 2011 U.S. Open is under way this week in New York. As always, the crowds that fill the stands at the USTA National Tennis Center over the next couple weeks will be looking for an underdog they can get behind. Of course, they won’t know who their underdog is until he or she is […]

  • The March Madness Search For Cinderella

    The March Madness Search For Cinderella

    Total Pro Sports – As a society we love underdogs. We love it when odds are overcome. We love it when David slays Goliath. We love it when David Tyree uses his head to catch an Eli Manning pass to propel his New York Giants to a Super Bowl. We love it when teams like […]