5 Former Athletes Who Flamed Out on TV
Former Giants’ defensive end Michael Strahan is reportedly on the short list to take over for Regis Philbin on the popular morning program “LIVE!” If Strahan is chosen, it wouldn’t be his first entrance into the cultural limelight — he starred on the forgettable FOX sitcom “Brothers” in 2009. He isn’t the first former athlete to lea ...
Scrabble and 5 Other Outlandish Cheating Scandals
Scrabble was rocked by a cheating controversy this week when a young competitor was caught hiding blank letter tiles during a national tournament match.
5 Schools That Couldn’t Avoid the Dreaded ‘Death Penalty’
Penn State got hit with severe sanctions by the NCAA on Monday morning, including a $60 million fine, a four-year football postseason ban and a vacation of all wins dating back to 1998.
5 Lengendary MLB MVPs Who Played for Losing Teams [VIDEOS]
Because he plays for the Colorado Rockies, who have among the worst records of any Major League Baseball team at the All-Star break, Carlos Gonzalez flies under the radar.
Dwight Howard and 10 Other Players Who Recently Demanded to Be Traded [VIDEOS]
The NBA is abuzz over Dwight Howard’s demand to be traded to the Brooklyn Nets.
The 10 Biggest No. 1 Busts in NBA History
All signs point to the New Orleans Hornets taking Kentucky standout Anthony Davis with the first pick of Thursday’s NBA Draft. Davis is widely considered to be the most NBA-ready player in the crop of players vying for the top spots. If the Hornets do select Davis, he’ll instantly be shouldered with the burden of turning around the struggling franchise.
Venus Williams and 10 Other Historic Wimbledon Upsets
Tennis’s top venue said an early goodbye to one of its most familiar faces on Monday when Venus Williams lost in consecutive sets in the first round at Wimbledon. Williams has five Wimbledon titles under her belt, but that wasn’t enough to intimidate her opponent Elena Vesnina who cruised 6-1, 6-3 against one of the sport’s best. How does Vesnina’s upset stack up against other impressive wins in t
The 10 Most Dominant Pitching Seasons of the Past 15 Years
In one of the most surprising stories of the first half of the baseball season, New York Mets knuckleball-throwing journeyman R.A. Dickey is dominating hitters, having hurled back-to-back one-hitters.
10 Great Current Major Leaguers Who Dominated the College World Series
The College World Series has gotten underway, with the NCAA’s best duking it out to be crowned the best baseball team in the land. The series is often a breeding ground for future major league stars.
Phillie Phanatic Tossing a Woman Into a Pool and 9 Other Major Mascot Blunders
They’re there to entertain the crowd, especially young fans, but occasionally a team mascot will get caught up in the moment and wind up the opposite of a crowd pleaser. And it’s not just fans who have gotten fed up with the mischief — some players have fought back against mascots who got on their nerves during ballgames. Here’s a look at ...