Before the NFL ruled the sports world, the upstart AFL tried to grab the spotlight, and New York Jets QB Joe Namath led the way.
On Nov. 10, 2019, the Atlanta Falcons shocked the world — well, maybe just those who follow the NFL — by defeating the 7-1 New Orleans Saints, 29-6 at the Superdome. One of the more noteworthy stats of the Falcons win was that superstar wide receiver Julio Jones was limited to 79 yards on three …
They’re both tall and both stars in the their sports, but NBA player Kawhi Leonard and MLB pitcher Stephen Strasburg have another connection.
Punters don’t always get a ton of respect in the NFL, but it’s not hard to appreciate what Ray Guy accomplished when you see some of his stats.
Doris Burke is one of the best NBA analysts on TV, and she’s good that fellow announcers call her the LeBron James of sportscasters.
NFL players are some of the fastest athletes around, but the person with the fastest run of the 2019 season (so far) might surprise you.
The 2020 Super Bowl seems like a far-fetched dream for the Eagles, but there are four ways they can make it to the big game this season.
They might not make as much as the superstar players, but the people performing as NBA mascots aren’t living in the poor house, either.
As a sport whose single-game violence is reported to be much like 63 car crashes, football is the perfect breeding ground for a retirement career filled with similar mayhem. That’s right — the logical next step after hanging up the cleats is donning a pair of tights in the WWE and applying powerful finishing holds …
A possible change in the rules and their ages might allow LeBron James and son Bronny James to play in the NBA at the same time.
Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi went from being a complete unknown to being an NFL player thanks to a mix of hard work, dedication, and guile.
The Panthers’ Cam Newton is one of the most talented quarterbacks in the NFL, but has he done enough in his career to make the Hall of Fame?
With a name more suited to employment at a Wall Street brokerage firm, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew II is far from an uppity blue blood country club sort. The pride of Flowood, Mississippi, Minshew was ranked the 70th best QB coming out of high school in 2014. At best, a three-star recruit, Nick Foles’ …
NFL games dominate television screens on fall Sundays, but NFL Sunday Ticket actually makes it harder for some fans to tune in.
Field goal kickers are an important part of any NFL offense, and the Baltimore Ravens’ Justin Tucker might be the best in the business.
Being an MLB pitcher usually isn’t a dangerous profession, but that changes when a line drive closes in on your face at 100 miles per hour.
Every NFL has high hopes entering a new season. The Arizona Cardinals are no different in 2019, but they might not want to dream too big.
The Jacksonville Jaguars should pray for QB Nick Foles to stay healthy during the 2019 season, because the backup options are a little thin.
Andrew Luck’s sudden retirement rocked the NFL, but his former Standord teammate Zach Ertz applauds his decision to walk away.
Led by several stud starting pitchers and several young sluggers, the 2019 Mets could be on their way back to the World Series.
The Philadelphia Phillies are underperforming in 2019, and it might be time to fire manager Gabe Kapler, who’s in over his head.
Former ESPN anchor Dan Patrick is a media veteran and is peerless as an interviewer, but not all of his conversations go smoothly.
A former pitcher who had Tommy John surgery during his short and pedestrian MLB career is powering the Houston Astros pitching revival.
A fresh start with a new coach and a smart mentor could help Dolphins QB Josh Rosen win the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award in 2019.
Every football fan has a favorite player, but everyone loves these NFL players — if you look at their number of Twitter followers, that is.
Walk-up music in baseball is one of the most personal parts of the game, and these MLB player rely on these 70s classic rock standards.
The NFL is very strict when it comes to adhering to the rule book, and that’s especially true when it comes to the uniform numbers.
Many athletes cross over into the world of entertainment, and several NFL personalities did just that by appearing on HBO’s ‘The Sopranos.’
Don’t map out the Super Bowl victory parade route yet, Philadelphia Eagles fans — your team might not even make the playoffs in 2019.
Minor league baseball stadiums up the ante on affordable fun, and these are five of the best places to catch a game in the United States.
Robot umpires might be the wave of the future, but these five MLB men in blue give the machines a run for their money.
The Philadelphia Phillies are one of the oldest teams in baseball, and they’ve made some terrible trades along the way. These are the worst.
NFL head coaches almost always sit on or near the hot seat, and we think these three sideline leaders will be the next to get fired.
Every newcomer has a shot to win, but we think these three players have the best chance to be named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2019.
Every sport celebrates the past with vintage jerseys, and baseball is no different. These are the five best throwback uniforms in baseball.
Several vegan athletes eschew meat, dairy, and lots of other typical dietary mainstays to remain healthy while hoping to prolong careers.
Every sport has its father and son bloodlines, but Major League Baseball includes uncles, cousins, and grandparents who played the game.
The 2017 class has strong athletes, including a Cuban import and two players acquired in midseason trades. Here are 5 picks for 2017 MLB Rookie of the Year.
Stephen Curry is just the sixth NBA point guard to win the MVP award. How does he stack up to his contemporaries?
Give us the celebrity sports fans who root for their teams without hogging the spotlight. These 5 stars fly under the radar when cheering for their teams.
For the Cubs to make it to the 2017 World Series, the team needs a new plan. This is our take on the Chicago Cubs’ 2017 projected starting lineup.
Many pro athletes have gone from one competitive sport to another when they became political figures. Here are 5 athletes who served in Congress.
There are many World Series winners in MLB history, but 4 unique players stand out for their special World Series achievements.
The city of Brotherly Love has been home to some of the best NBA players ever, even if the team is not so good right now.
The Philadelphia 76ers have made some great first-round draft picks over the years, which is often overshadowed by some of the team’s recent failures.
A number of NFL stars began their careers in the highest level of competition in Canadian football, the Canadian Football League, or CFL.
No two baseball stadiums are alike; some age gracefully while others should be put out of their misery. These are the 5 of the oldest baseball stadiums.
In 2016, Cleveland nearly had two championship winners. But only a few cities have the honor of winning multiple sports championships in the same year.
How close are the Philadelphia Eagles to the Super Bowl? Well, a few things need to be fixed, and then the team may be Super Bowl contenders.
Iconic in some cases, nefarious in others, all of these stadiums should probably make way for the future.