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...
Rafael Nadal and 10 Other Tennis Greats Who Dominated the Sport
Rafael Nadal broke a tennis record on Monday when he netted his seventh French Open title, further putting him in the upper echelons of the sport’s history.
Los Angeles Kings and 5 Other Low Seeds That Defied the Odds to Win Championships
The eighth-seeded Los Angeles Kings made history with their victory against the New Jersey Devils becoming the lowest seed ever to win a Stanley Cup. Previously, the title was held by the 1995 Devils, who won as a fifth seed.
14-Year-Old Andy Zhang to Make History As Youngest Golfer Ever in US Open
Fourteen-year-old Andy Zhang, of Bradenton, Florida, will make history when he becomes the youngest golfer ever to compete at a US Open tournament.
Bill Maher and 10 Other Celebrities Who Own Professional Sports Franchises [VIDEOS]
Commentator and comedian Bill Maher has purchased a minor ownership stake in the New York Mets, making him the latest celebrity to cross over into franchise ownership.
Fan Who Celebrated Mets’ First No-Hitter With Team Spent Two Days in Jail
Mets’ fan Rafael Diaz just couldn’t help himself on Saturday night as he watched his beloved New York Mets celebrate their first-ever no-hitter on the field. Diaz leaped from the stands and joined the frenzy between the mound and home plate, and promptly got tackled and tased by team security. “I was overcome with emotion, just being a die-hard Mets fan,” the 32-year-old Diaz explained after spen
5 Professional Sports Stars Who Voluntarily Left the Game — Only to Return [VIDEOS]
Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas is considering taking a leave of absence from the ice, and even wrote in a Facebook message on Saturday that “hockey’s just not that important right now.”
10 Aging Sports Stars Who Are Still Proving They’ve Got Game [VIDEOS]
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom is hanging up his skates after 20 years with the team. The 42-year-old retires with 1,142 points in 1,564 games.
10 Former NBA Players Who Tasted Success As General Managers
Shaquille O’Neal raised eyebrows last week when he flirted with the idea of interviewing for the Orlando Magic’s vacant general manager position — a job that, in the end, he decided not to pursue.
10 Craziest Freak Accidents that Sidelined Pro Athletes
Last year, Giants’ pitcher Jeremy Affeldt cut himself 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...
15 Famous Athletes Who Had a Good Cry in Public
Tom Hanks’s character Jimmy Dugan famously said in ‘A League Of Their Own’ that “There’s no crying in baseball.” But that warning hasn’t stopped some of professional sports’ top players from showing their softer side from time to time.