Recently, a Korean golfer got a three-year ban for giving the middle finger. He wasn’t the only one in sports history to do this, however.
The process of passing on a sports team after a franchise owner dies is more complicated than simply choosing next of kin.
When pro athletes speak, fans listen. And these five athletes use their voices to call attention to environmental issues.
Retiring isn’t easy for professional athletes. Many former athletes turn to golf and some are remarkably good at it.
It seems like every other Olympic swimming event involves a broken record. But how can these swimmers constantly be breaking records?
Retirement from pro sports brings athletes to all kinds of places in their lives, and some end up at a poker table.
In the world of MMA competition, Bellator isn’t quite as big as the UFC, but its fighters can still earn a nice paycheck when they fight.
Over the years many great athletes have graced the infamous Wheaties box. But who was the first athlete to ever appear on the box?
The Tour de France is considered one of the most difficult athletic feats in the world. So, what exactly does it take to be a contender?
From Kevin Love to Naomi Osaka, many professional athletes have become more candid about their struggles with anxiety.
Fans often change what they do and wear based on how it may impact a game. But there’s one superstition fans can’t control: the Drake curse.
Pro athletes have many ways of interacting with fans on social media. Strava, however, helps fans connect above and beyond.
Sports stadiums are so famous, fans will travel long distances to see them. Some, however, are only visited by the most loyal sports fans.
As sports broadcasting evolves, technology is evolving with it. Here are five ways we’ll watch sports differently in five years.
A great jockey can make the difference between a champion and a mere contender. Let’s take a look at the five best jockeys of all time.
The #MeToo movement hasn’t affected the world of pro sports very much. But some high-profile incidents do fall under the #MeToo umbrella.
Other than a select few Olympians who land big endorsement deals, the Olympics are not a big moneymaker for participating athletes.
Russia is again the subject a major doping allegation. If found guilty, the country could face major punishment from international sports.
Fans love to debate about what professional sport is truly the most skillful. ESPN weighed in on the issue and picked a surprising winner.
When the XFL debuts in 2020, it will do so with eight new teams that all have brand new original logos. Here’s how we rank them.
One of the most popular ways for sports bettors to make money is a parlay. These are the most devastating ones.
Michael Phelps’ athletic achievements are second to none, but Sarah Thomas might be able to give him a run for his money.
The Olympics honor sports that traditionally don’t get much attention. But some Olympic sports have been downright weird.
Athletes lead high-stress lives and make millions of dollars. Unfortunately, these variables can get them in trouble or even murdered.
In a sea of right-handers, the left-handed population is often overlooked. Left-handers have achieved a lot, however, especially with sports,
Sports teams, players, and even officials get caught cheating. When it happens, we hope they’re punished, but this is not always the case.
Although Tigers Woods still has a lot to offer the game, it’s evident that he’s no longer the athlete he once was.
Lewis Hamilton has been one of the most dominant athletes of all time. How did Hamilton get his start in racing and just how impressive has his run been?
Phil Mickelson may be the best example of a generous giver on the PGA Tour, but he’s far from the only one making a difference.
It’s not uncommon for athletes to use their celebrity status to endorse or create some type of food. Let’s take a look at some classic examples.
Sometimes an athlete or team achieves an unbelievable performance, creating one of the most unbreakable streaks in sports history.
While pro athletes may not be just like us, it turns out they may eat like us. Believe it or not, many star athletes have favorite fast food.
Unlike a fine for an overdue library book, athletes must pay thousands of dollars. Here are some of the most bizarre fines in sports history.
Some athletes actually earn more money from their endorsements then they do from their professional sports careers. Who are these lucky folks?
Golf is one of the oldest and hardest sports to play. During the last few years, it has become way less popular. How can golf regain its popularity?
ESPN has become one of the biggest TV networks in the world. But this wasn’t always the case, in fact the first game to air live on ESPN was a head scratcher.
As if winning close to $10 million in 2019 wasn’t enough, Brooks Koepka joined elite company with his 2019 PGA Player of the Year award.
Parents dream of their kids getting full ride scholarships to top schools for athletics. So what sport is provide the best chance at getting a scholarship?
Deontay Wilder is one of the most successful modern heavyweight boxers. When is the next time you can watch him in the ring?
Campbell McLaren founded the UFC, and now he’s hoping his new MMA promotion can replicate that success for a new audience.
The esports industry’s advancements in technology, broadcasting, and more are changing how we view the sports world as a whole.
Hundreds of golfers earn their PGA Tour cards each year, but there’s something special about the way Scott Harrington did it.
With millions in prize money, the esports industry is not just for kids. These are the most popular games for esports.
Lewis Hamilton is dominating the Formula One circuit in 2019, and he’s doing so by never staying content with his previous success.
Many consider baseball to be a mostly American sport, but the LLWS has proven that people across the world care about the beloved pastime.
Former ESPN anchor Dan Patrick is a media veteran and is peerless as an interviewer, but not all of his conversations go smoothly.
Athletes always have to be at the top of their game mentally and physically. But these star athletes had some weird cravings before games.
Many factors go into building a pro sports franchise. Due to a number of factors, these are some major cities without pro sports teams.
For those who haven’t heard of Gary Woodland, now is the time to catch up. What else can we expect from the golfer this year?
Bryson DeChambeau has been at the center of golf’s pace of play controversy. Where does he stand on the issue? Depends on the day you ask.