Michael Phelps and 5 Other Record-Setting American Olympians [VIDEOS]
Once again, American swimmer Michael Phelps gobbled up the gold at the Olympics, taking home four more top medals and an additional two silver medals.
Shannon Eastin and 5 Other Female Referees Who Made History
At an NFL preseason game on Thursday night, history will be made: A woman will be part of an NFL officiating crew for the first time.
10 Athletes Who Guaranteed Victory…And How Their Predictions Fared
Athletes need to be bold and confident and oftentimes fearless. But there are other times where they’d be wise to use more caution.
The 5 Most Bizarre Summer Olympics Disqualifications Ever
During its illustrious history, the Olympics has been a hotbed for controversy. It can be countries pulling out in some form of protest, the IOC banning athletes or competitors who will cause a storm of controversy.
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.
The 10 Most Breathtaking Opening Ceremonies in Olympic History
As the athletes get ready for the London Olympics, organizers are also preparing their best theatrics for the opening ceremony.
7 Pairs of Siblings Ready to Dominate the Summer Olympics
It’s not uncommon for two siblings to excel at the same sport growing up, and for some select few that excellence can translate into Olympic success.
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&CloseCurlyQuote…
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 a…
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.