The 5 Most Lopsided Trades in Sports History
General managers are paid huge salaries to crunch numbers, rate prospects, and work out deals that will put their teams in a better position to win. Unfortunately, even a transaction that looks great on paper can have disastrous (and potentially hilarious) consequences.
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.
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 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 Over-the-Hill Stars Who Definitely Should’ve Stayed Retired
Some guys just don’t know when to hang up the cleats.
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.
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.