Sports

11 Times Athletes Did Awesome Things

Hannah Keyser

ESPN's headlines often read like a police blotter. But there are lots of heartwarming tales, too.

A Guide To Catching a Foul Ball In Your Beer: The Coolest Thing You Can Do

Nick Greene

5 Notable Kentucky Derby Non-Winners

Miss Cellania

Horses like Secretariat, Seattle Slew, and Citation go down in history for winning the Kentucky Derby. You might also be interested in the stories of some horses that didn't win.1.

10 Great Scientists Who Were Also Jocks

Mark Mancini

Brain and brawn have never been enemies; in fact, some of the most gifted scientists of all time were also dedicated athletes.

A Brief History of Zubaz

Ethan Trex

Let’s take a look back at the hottest zebra-striped pants of the early '90s.

How the Owners of All 30 NBA Teams Made Their Money

Nick Greene

With NBA action back in full swing, you've probably added "own a professional basketball team" to your list of goals.

10 Near-Trades That Would've Changed NBA History

Nick Greene

In an alternate dimension there's a Bulls team with Kobe, Bird was a Pacer, and Jordan revived the Clippers.

13 Awful Hockey Injuries

Erin McCarthy

As the Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway, here's a look back at the sport’s most brutal injuries—and how they made the game safer.

10 Heart-Wrenching Chokes at The Masters

Brooks Hays

Of all the majors, The Masters gives golfers the greatest shot at low scores. It's inviting, but Augusta is also a temptress—having scorned many astute veterans and hapless newbies.

The Rise and Fall of the Bullpen Car

Matt Soniak

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