Today, Lou Gehrig is best remembered not for his extraordinary career but rather for the disease named after him, Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Many NBA fans don’t know Austin Rivers’ on-court accomplishments, let alone his background as the son of NBA coach Doc Rivers.
Some football analysts have begun to speculate that the XFL might morph into a developmental league for the NFL.
Big Baller Brand has faded from headlines, except for one scandal involving Alan Foster, one of BBB’s partners.
While most fans understand that the NBA logo was based on an image of Lakers star Jerry West, few know the real story of how it came to be.
Scottie Pippen will always be thought of as Michael Jordan’s teammate. However, Pippen was an all-time great in his own right.
NFL analysts have pointed out the inclusivity issue for years, but it only seems to worsen, especially concerning black general managers.
Psychological factors may explain a Super Bowl Champion’s drop-off the next year. The Chiefs will need to consider these things.
Despite his role in the San Francisco 49ers’ success on the path to Super Bowl LIV, rumors swirl about quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s future.
Kyrie Irving is one of the most talented players in the league. However, is he coming close to developing a bad reputation?
Signing Tom Brady is sure to make the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a better football team. However, merely signing Brady has already paid off for the team.
One of the best models of how to rebuild an NFL team comes via the Seahawks. From 2010 to 2012, they retooled the lineup and won a title.
Originally worth little more than pennies, Mickey Mantle’s baseball cards now fetch staggering sums in the memorabilia market.
Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan are both legendary NBA stars who won five titles and spent their entire career with one team. So who was better?
Zion Williamson has taken the NBA by storm since his return. So who are the people responsible for raising this super star?
Winning the NBA MVP trophy nets a player huge accolades and an addition to their basketball resume. So who is it named after?
No matter an NBA star’s talent, they’ll have to retire someday. Fortunately, the league has one of the most generous pension plans in sports.
Hall of Famers Reggie Miller and Cheryl Miller both had successful basketball careers. But one sibling demonstrated greater talent.
Greg Olsen is a seasoned NFL veteran. Olsen has been around so long he actually played with a current teammate’s father.
The NBA G League is a great place for players to hone their skills as they prepare for the NBA. Who is the best player to ever come from the G League?
Not only is Michael Jordan one of the best scorers ever, but he’s also earned five MVP awards. Let’s see what made each one so special.
Some NBA players have physical gifts that help them excel past their prime, even earning the MVP award at an advanced age (by NBA standards).
The NBA rewards its champions with one of the most striking trophies in sports: the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy. What is its legacy?
No matter how talented a player might be, all of those hoping to get drafted must jump through the same hoop: declaring for the NBA draft.
Kobe Bryant wasn’t afraid to perform under pressure. The most incredible shots of his 20-year career attest to this.
Kevin Garnett and Kobe Bryant had the same mentality on the court. In fact, Garnett recently revealed just how close he came to playing with Kobe.
The ‘Fab Five’ was a group of LeBron James’ high school teammates. Did any of them besides LeBron make it in basketball?
Kobe Bryant left behind a legacy of greatness. He was one of the hardest workers in the NBA, so who was responsible for raising such a star?
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, or Coach K, is one of the most iconic coaches basketball history. So how many championships has Coach K won?
It’s never too soon to start speculating, especially about the Chiefs and 49ers’ chances. Oddsmakers already released odds for Super Bowl 55.
Uniforms affect an athlete’s long-term legacy, and it’s especially apparent when you look at the most famous NFL uniform numbers of all time.
Lamar Odom enjoyed a highly successful NBA career but he might be best known for his public struggles with addiction.
Every year, 68 NCAA Division I basketball teams compete in a single-elimination tournament affectionately known as March Madness. Those 68 teams are winnowed down to a Sweet Sixteen, then a Final Four, and finally a single champion. Even for those who don’t avidly follow college basketball, March Madness makes for a highly exciting viewing experience. …
In 2018, Roger Federer shocked everyone by leaving Nike and signing with clothing company Uniqlo. Many wondered about his motivation.
Plenty of athletic basketball brothers have came and went in the NBA. Are Tobias Harris and Gary Harris two examples?
Zion Williamson recently revealed he didn’t know about his hype until a specific moment during his junior year in high school.
The Cincinnati Bengals hold the No. 1 pick, so it’s fair to think Joe Burrow will be a Bengal. But one former player thinks he should refuse.
One problem with being a legend: People don’t always get the facts right. One myth people believed was that Babe Ruth was an orphan.
Patrick Mahomes is one of the best athletes in the NFL. But is the Super Bowl MVP good at every sport he has ever tried?
In the past the most talented high school basketball players could go straight to the NBA. Is it time for the NBA to go back to this rule?
Philip Rivers has led the Chargers for over a decade, but it appears his time may have come to an end. Did Anthony Lynn ever even give Rivers a fair shot?
Domantas Sabonis stepped up for the Pacers this year and was rewarded with an NBA all-star bid. But anyone who knows Sabonis isn’t surprised.
Star players and a record of postseason success play roles in the LA Lakers’ popularity. Let’s break down the team’s approach to greatness.
Peyton Manning was the face of the NFL for many years. What has he been up to now that hes been out of the league for a few years?
The NFL has no problem fining its players incredible sums of money. One of the most eye-popping fines is dished out when a player hits a referee.
Kyrie Irving is one of the most creative players in the modern NBA. How much has he earned since joining the league?
Isiah Thomas and Magic Johnson’s relationship turned toxic. At the heart of this conflict were rumors and lies about Johnson’s HIV diagnosis.
There are countless tales of NBA players gambling. One former NBA player got in above his head so much it cost him his entire career.
Julius Erving’s legacy continues to resonate with NBA players today. LeBron James even named him one of the three greatest players ever.
The Patriots’ success stems from a variety of factors. One possible advantage: The Patriots use left-footed punters.