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.
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.
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.
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 Nw 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 speni
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.
Commentator Rich Eisen Shows You How to Really Get Excited Over the NFL Draft
We don’t know that much about the 2012 NFL Draft picks (or much about sports for that matter), but we do know funny videos when we see them and NFL Network commentator Rich Eisen takes the cake.
10 Athletes Who Fell Victim to Crazy Practical Jokes
Receiver Mohamed Sanu was the victim of a practical joke on Thursday night when someone called him pretending to be from the Cincinnati Bengals intending to draft him with the 27th pick. The Bengals wound up taking the Rutgers product in the third round and there were no hard feelings toward the kid who had pranked Sanu. But Sanu isn’t the first athlete to be the target of a hoax.