5 NBA Champions Who Crushed the Competition on Their Way to the Title
The number one seed San Antonio Spurs are the talk of the NBA this week after they completed a sweep of the Clippers, bringing them into the Western Conference finals against the Thunder starting on Sunday.
John Tortorella and 10 Other Coaches Who Flipped Out On the Media
The hockey world is buzzing about Rangers’ coach John Tortorella’s short temper when it comes to post-game press conferences.
Lawrence Taylor and 10 Other Former Players Who Auctioned Off Their Super Bowl Rings
Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor has fallen on some hard times and he is auctioning off his Super Bowl XXV championship ring.
10 MLB Players Who Went Completely Bonkers on Umpires
Baseball can be a heated game at times. Umpires try to make all the right calls, but sometimes there’s reason to protest, especially when the game is on the line.
10 Recent Rookie Quarterbacks Who Earned Starting Jobs Right Away [VIDEOS]
Over the weekend, at the end of the Washington Redskins’ rookie minicamp, head coach Mike Shanahan annointed Robert Griffin III the starting quarterback going forward. Griffin was the second pick of the 2012 NFL draft last month, and the Redskins are ready to hand him the keys to the team.
10 Crazy Freak Accidents that Sidelined Pro Athletes
Last year, Giants’ pitcher Jeremy Affeldt cut himself while trying to separate frozen hamburgers, sidelining him temporarily. Here’s a new one for Affeldt: He’s headed back on the DL after he sprained a ligament in his knee while lifting his 4-year-old son last weekend.
5 Star Athletes Who Shocked Ordinary Joes By Playing Pickup Games with Strangers [VIDEOS]
For many professional athletes, it’s hard to stay away from the court or off the field. During their free time, they will occasionally surprise fans by showing up for a game of hoops or to throw the pigskin.
Charlotte Bobcats and 6 Other Worst Teams Ever
The Charlotte Bobcats made history last week when they lost their 23rd consecutive game, ending the season with the worst winning percentage in NBA history — a paltry .106, thanks to a 7-59 record. The Bobcats surpassed the futility of the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers, who finished 9-73 and a .110 win…
10 Athletes Who Fell Victim to Crazy Practical Jokes
Receiver Mohamed Sanu was the victim of a practical joke on Thursday night when someone called him pretending to be from the Cincinnati Bengals intending to draft him with the 27th pick. The Bengals wound up taking the Rutgers product in the third round and there were no hard feelings towa…
The 10 Most Unlikely Perfect Games in MLB History
Former Mets’ prospect Philip Humber impressed his critics on Saturday when he tossed the 21st perfect game in Major League Baseball history, blanking the Seattle Mariners, 4-0. Now a member of the Chicago White Sox, Humber had bounced around the league a bit over recent years looking for a per…