Michael Phelps and 5 Other Record-Setting American Olympians [VIDEOS]
Once again, American swimmer Michael Phelps gobbled up the gold at the Olympics, taking home four more top medals and an additional two silver medals.
Shannon Eastin and 5 Other Female Referees Who Made History
At an NFL preseason game on Thursday night, history will be made: A woman will be part of an NFL officiating crew for the first time.
Obsessive Soccer Fan Dies After Going 11 Nights Without Sleep
Talk about a die-hard — A Chinese soccer fan died in his sleep after staying awake for 11 straight days watching every Euro 2012 game. Jiang Xiaoshan finally conked out from exhaustion.
The 10 Most Dominant Pitching Seasons of the Past 15 Years
In one of the most surprising stories of the first half of the baseball season, New York Mets knuckleball-throwing journeyman R.A. Dickey is dominating hitters, having hurled back-to-back one-hitters.
10 Great Current Major Leaguers Who Dominated the College World Series
The College World Series has gotten underway, with the NCAA’s best duking it out to be crowned the best baseball team in the land. The series is often a breeding ground for future major league stars.
10 Aging Sports Stars Who Are Still Proving They’ve Got Game [VIDEOS]
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom is hanging up his skates after 20 years with the team. The 42-year-old retires with 1,142 points in 1,564 games.
Professional Sports 5 Biggest Memorial Day Moments
Memorial Day doesn’t offer a a reprieve from the daily grind for many athletes. The NBA and NHL playoffs are still smoking hot, and Major League Baseball is in full swing.
10 MLB Players Who Went Completely Bonkers on Umpires
Baseball can be a heated game at times. Umpires try to make all the right calls, but sometimes there’s reason to protest, especially when the game is on the line.
Commentator Rich Eisen Shows You How to Really Get Excited Over the NFL Draft
We don’t know that much about the 2012 NFL Draft picks (or much about sports for that matter), but we do know funny videos when we see them and NFL Network commentator Rich Eisen takes the cake.
Give Metta World Peace a Chance: The Lakers’ Star 10 Most Controversial Moments
On Sunday, Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace got excited after a dunk and wound up slugging Oklahoma City’s James Harden in the head with a wayward elbow during the Lakers double overtime win.
Eli Manning and 10 Other Pro Athletes With ‘Saturday Night Live’ Hosting Gigs
Football star Eli Manning is set to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ on May 5, making him the latest athlete to step off the field and in front of the comedy show’s cameras. We’re all waiting to see if his quarterbacking skills, which led the New York Giants to another Super Bowl victory this year, will serve him well in front of the late-night audience. But looking back on all the pro athletes who’ve p
Tornado Devastates Wichita, KS and an Iowa Hospital
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback declared a state of emergency in the wake of a giant tornado, which hit Wichita particularly hard late Saturday night. Miraculously there are no major injuries reported so far.