10 Star Athletes Who Went on to Become Star Politicians [VIDEOS]
Former New England Patriots running back-turned-commentator Craig James failed in his bid for the Texas Senate seat vacated by Kay Bailey Hutchison. In fact, James wasn’t even close in the race that left him a distant fourth place in the GOP primary.
10 Former NBA Players Who Tasted Success As General Managers
Shaquille O’Neal raised eyebrows last week when he flirted with the idea of interviewing for the Orlando Magic’s vacant general manager position — a job that, in the end, he decided not to pursue.
Ochocinco Gets Robbed — Upset Only About Starbucks Gold Card Being Taken
Patriots’ wide receiver Chad Ochocinco had every reason to be upset after his SUV was broken into and he had his wallet, credit cards, license and iPod stolen. But what got Ochocinco really upset was the loss of something else — his Starbucks gold card.
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.
Lucky Fan Catches Two Home Run Balls in a Row
Cincinnati Reds’ fan Caleb Lloyd accomplished something astounding on Monday night at Great American Ball Park — He caught two consecutive home run balls off of back-to-back at-bats during the Reds’ win over the Braves.
5 NBA Champions Who Crushed the Competition on Their Way to the Title
The number one seed San Antonio Spurs are the talk of the NBA this week after they completed a sweep of the Clippers, bringing them into the Western Conference finals against the Thunder starting on Sunday.
Lawrence Taylor and 10 Other Former Players Who Auctioned Off Their Super Bowl Rings
Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor has fallen on some hard times and he is auctioning off his Super Bowl XXV championship ring.
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.
10 Recent Rookie Quarterbacks Who Earned Starting Jobs Right Away [VIDEOS]
Over the weekend, at the end of the Washington Redskins’ rookie minicamp, head coach Mike Shanahan annointed Robert Griffin III the starting quarterback going forward. Griffin was the second pick of the 2012 NFL draft last month, and the Redskins are ready to hand him the keys to …
10 Crazy Freak Accidents that Sidelined Pro Athletes
Last year, Giants’ pitcher Jeremy Affeldt cut himself while trying to separate frozen hamburgers, sidelining him temporarily. Here’s a new one for Affeldt: He’s headed back on the DL after he sprained a ligament in his knee while lifting his 4-year-o…
5 Star Athletes Who Shocked Ordinary Joes By Playing Pickup Games with Strangers [VIDEOS]
For many professional athletes, it’s hard to stay away from the court or off the field. During their free time, they will occasionally surprise fans by showing up for a game of hoops or to throw the pigskin.
Charlotte Bobcats and 6 Other Worst Teams Ever
The Charlotte Bobcats made history last week when they lost their 23rd consecutive game, ending the season with the worst winning percentage in NBA history — a paltry .106, thanks to a 7-59 record. The Bobcats surpassed the futility of the 1972-73 Philadelphia 76ers, who finished 9-73 and a .110 win…