A torn ACL is often the end of the line for pro athletes. They almost never return the same. Then there’s NFL player Thomas Davis.
Luke Kuechly’s sudden retirement announcement earlier this year took fans off guard. But he’s won’t walk away from the game entirely.
Neymar is one of the most well-paid soccer players, with a net worth around $100 million. And he can thank endorsements for a lot of it.
The moment from Super Bowl LII that always gets brought up is the inexplicable benching of Malcolm Butler. Here’s what really happened.
But we’re not here to discuss JuJu Smith-Schuster’s NFL feats. We’re here to talk about Boujee, Smith-Schuster’s adorable French Bulldog.
Why wasn’t such an obviously talented player a ripe NFL trade target? Brandon Marshall himself ended up being the best source for the answer.
Coach Phil Jackson had each member of the Bulls write about what their time with the team. Michael Jordan’s emotional poem impressed them.
Taking a chance on a new catcher always risks sacrificing offense. But the Orioles did this with Adley Rutschman in the 2019 draft.
As Stephon Marbury stared down the end of his career, he started a worrying 24-hour livestream. Here’s the real story.
Since NBA star Wilt Chamberlain, only 10 Mr. Basketball USA selections have won an NCAA Championship title.
Several NFL teams named after regions instead of cities; others received state names. Here’s how these quirkier team names came to be.
Mark Eaton didn’t grow up with any interest in basketball. But a chance encounter with Wilt Chamberlain turned him into someone greater.
Alex Rodriguez is Hall of Fame material, but how does he compare to the Yankees’ greatest third basemen in history?
Ryan Leaf overcame his issues until recently. But a closer look at his life reveals someone more interesting than his most famous moments.
With almost no explanation, Björn Borg retired at 26 years old and didn’t appear with a racket in his hand again until he was 35.
ESPN’s Michael Jordan documentary came at the perfect time. The Last Dance itself is far from perfect, however. Many voices are missing.
The NBA has defensive players who punish opponents. For the Warriors, power forward Draymond Green relishes in this kind of aggressiveness.
Tiger Woods recently opened up his home for a revealing tour. The ongoing video series shows a whole new side of the superstar.
Tennis’s popularity keeps prize pools stocked. Let’s look at the career that led to Rafael Nadal having a huge net worth.
Quarterback JaMarcus Russell, LSU great and notorious bust for the Oakland Raiders, lands in NFL history as one of the worst draft picks.
Adrian Peterson will be revered well after his time in the NFL ends. However, the running back’s fame will likely come with an asterisk.
Lance Armstrong is one of the most infamous cheaters in sports history. But what did Armstrong do that was considered cheating and is it wrong?
Despite the massive success of black head coaches like Mike Tomlin, the NFL has a problem hiring minorities into leadership roles.
Hakeem Olajuwon is one of the most talented players the NBA has ever seen. Is there a case to be made that he’s the best to ever play?
Pascal Siakam has climbed the ranks to become a true NBA star. However, before his NBA journey began he had other plans to attend to.
A whole generation knows Bill Walton primarily as a fantastic broadcaster. But he took on many challenges and carved out a basketball career.
Barry Sanders left the game earlier than necessary. He was ready to move on from the Lions. So what has Sanders been up to since then?
The Chiefs must tread carefully with Patrick Mahomes. But holding onto Chris Jones for the long haul could hurt their quarterback retention.
Will MLB come to a solution that gets us back to baseball? If they do, where’s the balance between brave decisions and downright craziness?
The 1991 Philadelphia Eagles had the most fearsome defense in the NFL. Reggie White and Jerome Brown were a big reason why it was so good.
For the NFL, the darkest corner of the bottom of the barrel is where you’ll find one-time Chicago Bears quarterback Rusty Lisch.
James Harden makes most of his money off basketball, netting him millions — yet this only accounts for around half of his total earnings.
Defensive tackle Arthur Jones and defensive end Chandler Jones have both provided crucial, game-winning performances to their NFL teams.
The Green Bay Packers are not only one of the most popular teams in the NFL, but according to one study they also have the most passionate fans.
Six teams came up with new NFL uniforms that will hopefully last for years. These new looks can potentially give them a fresh start.
The hard-hitting right fielder is one of many poor kids who hoped for MLB contracts, making Sammy Sosa such a captivating figure in sports.
The pressure of Andy Roddick’s tennis stardom got to him. It’s not something he wants for his children nor the young tennis stars of today.
The blockbuster ESPN docu-series The Last Dance has dredged up a great deal of Jordan nostalgia. The strangest moment of his career is easily his time away from the NBA. Immediately following his third NBA championship win, MJ shocked the world and left to live the life of a minor league baseball player in Birmingham, Alabama. …
When Dock Ellis comes up, it’s usually to describe his no-hitter while tripping on LSD. But there’s more to this former Pirates pitcher.
With combat sports returning as the coronavirus pandemic abates, now’s a better time than ever to learn the four basic punches of boxing.
It’s been awhile since Ben Roethlisberger has played in an NFL game. Luckily, for Steelers’ fans he appears to be ready for this season.
Bill Parcells had a long and successful career as an NFL coach. So how much money was he able to rack up during his tenure in the league?
Boxing continues to be one of the most popular sports in Mexico. Julio César Chávez has established himself as one of the most iconic boxers in the country.
Conor McGregor is most famous for his time in the UFC. However, McGregor started boxing first at the age of 12.
Former MLB player Matt White didn’t leave much of a mark but he managed to get lucky twice. Sadly, he missed out on both chances.
After a terrible attack, Petra Kvitova’s perseverance and the support of retired tennis great Monica Seles helped her return to competition.
The Celtics’ ‘Big Three’ was one of the first modern super teams. Ray Allen recently revealed why the team broke up.
Before his Yankees days, MLB icon C.C. Sabathia faced the barrel of a gun and got robbed of tens of thousands in jewelry and cash.
The Cowboys had an incredible draft, and the crown jewel was wide receiver CeeDee Lamb, considered the best pick at that position.
Richard Sherman has been one of the top cornerbacks in the league for years. So how much money has he been able to make for himself?