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…
Obsessive Soccer Fan Dies After Going 11 Nights Without Sleep
Talk about a die-hard — A Chinese soccer fan died in his sleep after staying awake for 11 straight days watching every Euro 2012 game. Jiang Xiaoshan finally conked out from exhaustion.
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 b…
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.
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.”
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 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.