5 Memorable NFL Touchdown Celebrations
Innovative touchdown celebrations are something of a dying art, thanks to the No Fun League’s penalties on excessive showboating. $10,000 fines have a way of making a player think twice before pulling out a prop in the end zone.
5 MLB Players Who Heat Up After the All-Star Break
Even with the advanced conditioning techniques of the modern athlete, staying healthy for a full season is no easy task. The 162-game grind of the baseball season is bound to produce a few nicks and bruises along the way, causing players to wear down by August or September…most of the time.
Top 5 Announcer Home Run Calls That Will Go Down in History [VIDEOS]
For baseball fans, witnessing a home run at a critical moment is only part of the fun. It’s up to each team’s announcers to lend a sense of scope and excitement to the moment.
Female High School Quarterback Scores Touchdown for Girls Everywhere
In Broward County, Florida, telling an athlete that they “throw like a girl” is about to become a compliment.
5 of the Most Controversial Calls in Sports History Still Get People Fired Up [VIDEOS]
It’s no surprise that more and more sports are turning to video review.
5 Breakout NFL Rookie Seasons That Wowed Fans
The 2012 NFL season will feature the pro debuts of quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck, a pair of top three draft picks that enter the league with sky-high expectations. Griffin and Luck will be hard-pressed to match the yearlong production of these legendary rookies.
5 Awful Wild Pitches You Have to See to Believe
Over the course of their careers, major league pitchers throw tens of thousands of pitches. Most of them will end up in the general vicinity of the catcher’s glove. Others will miss so badly that baseball fans will have no choice but to laugh at the ugly result.
5 Managers Who Have Somehow Never Won a World Series
Every major sport has its share of hard luck losers — the players and coaches who routinely outperform their competition, only to fall just short when it matters most.
The 5 Biggest Contracts Ever By Sport Will Blow Your Mind
Between endorsements and increasingly larger contracts, athletes are earning more money than they ever have before.
5 Unfortunate Cases Where Pitching Phenoms Flamed Out Early
The Washington Nationals are catching a lot of flak for their decision to shut down ace Stephen Strasburg at the 180-inning mark. Strasburg is hardly the first starting pitcher to encounter injury problems stemming from early overuse, though.
Chad Johnson and Four Other Shocking Arrests of the 2012 NFL Off-Season
Commissioner Roger Goodell has made player discipline his top priority since the day he took office, and he’s certainly gotten a chance to practice his strict methods in recent months.
5 Intriguing NFL Storylines to Keep an Eye on During the Preseason
After a 2011 season dominated by news of a potential lockout, many football fans were looking forward to a drama-free 2012 campaign. Those fans, however, are going to be disappointed.