Michael Jordan’s worries about his portrayal in The Last Dance couldn’t have been more off-base. His status as the GOAT is even firmer now.
Bam Adebayo’s breakout season for the Miami Heat put him in a great position. Then COVID-19 took a wrecking ball to the league.
Someone who lost faith in Tiger Woods was Michael Jordan, who gave his friend one of the highest compliments after his Masters win.
Just as Chris Bosh was about to receive the credit he deserved, a potentially deadly blood clot meant a comeback was impossible.
Larry Hughes holds the unique distinction of being one of the few to play with both Michael Jordan and LeBron James.
Ben Simmons’ game shows exhilarating highs and frustrating lows. Yet his upcoming contract will pay him like he’s a superstar.
Shareef O’Neal is a promising basketball player, but a heart problem put his life in jeopardy and he needed heart surgery.
Lonnie Walker is known for his distinct hair almost as much as his play on the court. This may change soon as Walker has changed his hair.
Björn Borg is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. His achievements inspired many fans, including his own son, Leo Borg.
LeBron James makes a habit of making fellow players look silly. But one time, he got dunked on during a scrimmage by Jordan Crawford.
France took the drastic option of canceling the rest of the Ligue 1 matches. This decision gives Paris Saint-Germain the title by default.
Yao Ming is a cultural icon and Hall of Famer who’s amassed a huge net worth. Unlike other NBA stars, he keeps a relatively low profile.
Greg Monroe had a productive if not memorable NBA career. He never played a crucial role on a great team, but he still earned a lot of money.
Big hits aren’t celebrated like they used to be, but Chuck Bednarik’s takedown on Frank Gifford remains a part of the NFL folklore.
In the 2016-17 season, quarterback Chad Henne earned a “performance bonus” even though he spent as little time on the field as possible.
Don Nelson is one of the best regular-season coaches ever. His postseason record is less pristine. Why did his teams fall short?
The developers of the classic NBA Jam included a lot of quirks in the game, including Scottie Pippen playing differently than in real life.
Kobe Bryant’s business relationship with Nike is well-known. But he began his career wearing crazy sneakers by Adidas.
Freddie Mitchell is famous for one catch, but the rest of his NFL career was underwhelming and his post-NFL life involves bad decisions.
Lance Armstrong’s story made him a national hero; the truth made him a pariah. So how does he explain to your kids that you cheated?
Mitch Richmond was a star of his era, but playoff success eluded him during his prime. Eventually, on the bench, he got championship glory.
Eric Dickerson’s career had its oddities, but he’s still one of the best running backs in NFL history. So what does his net worth look like?
Former NBA-er Gerald Wallace admitted that he doesn’t watch many basketball games anymore and that his focus has shifted to other things.
Miami had little to celebrate in 2019. So Dolphin fans have to look for little moments of levity. One example involved a specific touchdown.
San Antonio’s run of consistency gives NBA fans the privilege of debating which championship team was the best one. Let’s rank them.
On the field, Lawrence Taylor destroyed players with ease. Off the field, his addictions curtailed his career and nearly destroyed him.
The top three players in shot attempts in NBA history are not too surprising, but they do say a lot about the trajectory of the league.
Manny Pacquiao is an iconic boxer, but he fought for nearly a decade without knocking someone out. Does his faith have to do with it?
It’s hard not to admire LeBron James. But once you learn about the circumstances he grew up in, it’s remarkable he even made it to the NBA.
In the ’80s, no player was more divisive than Bill Laimbeer. If you were a Detroit Pistons fan, you loved him; otherwise, he was a villain.
Babe Ruth had to mature at key moments in order to become a legend. Here is the story of how a suspension derailed part of his career.
Tim Tebow has one of the more bizarre athletic careers in recent history, but he has made a lot of money for his efforts.
The Cowboys’ trade of Herschel Walker is one of the most famous moves in NFL history. It created a dynasty and threw a team off the rails.
Why are the Chicago Bulls consistently disappointing? The answer lies upstairs and Michael Jordan is evidence of it.
Steve Francis was one of the most exciting NBA players of his time, but he’s fallen on hard times since his retirement.
Reggie White was one of the most talented defensive linemen the NFL has ever seen. How much money was he able to amass before his tragic death?
Everybody knows that Larry Fitzgerald is a great wide receiver. But some people don’t truly understand just how unbelievable his career has been.
This is not the first time the Olympics have been altered by major world events. They’ve been canceled or postponed three times before.
Stephon Marbury had one of the strangest professional basketball careers in recent memory. But despite the weirdness, he’s amassed a lot wealth.
The Sacramento Kings guard arrived from Europe with little fanfare; now Bogdan Bogdanović is one of the best players on the team.
As the NCAA and the schools under its umbrella rake in the cash, the argument for paying college basketball players grows stronger.
A caddie’s role in a golfer’s success isn’t always obvious, but Steve Williams intervened twice to help Tiger Woods and Adam Scott win.
The spread of the coronavirus has forced millions of people to self-quarantine and put all sporting events on hold. It’s an anxious and confusing time for everyone, but superstars like Roger Federer have taken to social media to show the world how to adapt. Other athletes are also using their platform to help fans stay …
Nostalgia for previous eras remains strong, but the NBA has never had as much top-tier talent as it does right now. The 2010s simply dominate.
Giannis Antetokounmpo only played the game on the insistence of one of his brothers. Here’s how his family changed their lives forever.
Dwyane Wade’s rise to Hall-of-Fame status surprised many people. His career is a prime example of how players can prove scouts wrong.
Every NBA fan has an opinion on LaVar Ball. His conduct surrounding his three sons is controversial and shows no signs of stopping.
The hiring process for NFL coaches can be grueling. The league has rules in place to ensure a diversified coaching search, but are these rules working?
The tennis world has been rocked by the Coronavirus as much as every other sport. So what does the canceled Miami Open mean for tennis?
NFL teams look other teams to see what works. Thanks to Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson, this may make it easier for black quarterbacks.