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.
5 Shocking Scandals That Rocked Obscure Sports
The Olympic Games were rocked by their first big scandal amid revelations that eight female badminton players were deliberately losing their matches in hopes of earning more favorable late-round matchups. As a result, the Olympic committee disqualified all four teams.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Orleans Hornets Win NBA Draft Lottery — Who Will They Take with Top Pick? [VIDEO]
After a couple of rocky years, the New Orleans Hornets now have something to be excited about.
10 Star Athletes Who Went on to Become Star Politicians [VIDEOS]
Former New England Patriots running back-turned-commentator Craig James failed in his bid for the Texas Senate seat vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison. In fact, James wasn’t even close in the race that left him a distant fourth place in the GOP primary.
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.