The Academy Awards...but for sports

The world of sports has competition, drama, and trash talk – but not as much as Oscar night. Trust us, you do not want to talk smack to Dame Judi Dench. But what if the world of sports had something more than the ESPYs, the NBA Awards Show, or whatever the "Footies" are supposed to be? In honor of this week's Oscar ceremony, let's take a look at some Academy Awards for the sports...
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The 'And the Oscar goes to...' quiz

The 90th Academy Awards on Sunday will feature a surprising name among its nominees, and the sports world couldn’t be more thrilled to be represented at Hollywood’s most glamorous evening. “Dear Basketball” — Kobe Bryant’s retirement love poem penned for The Players’ Tribune in November of 2015 — is nominated for Best Animated Short. The short film features hand-drawn animation by...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The last first-round QB selected by each team

Quarterback is the most important position on the football field, but finding the right quarterback in the NFL Draft is an inexact science. Here's the last quarterback drafted in the first round by all 32 teams.
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The biggest question for every MLB team

Spring training is in full force with the 2018 MLB season right around the corner. Every team is out to dethrone the defending World Series champion Houston Astros, but every team has its share of issues as we enter the 2018 MLB season — even Houston. Here's the biggest question for all 30 teams in 2018.
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The 'Eyes have it' quiz

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer is already arguably the best pitcher in Major League Baseball, but with the 2018 season rapidly approaching, Scherzer has some bad news for any batters that he'll face this year: he might still be getting better. Sure, we're at the part of the calendar when many players in camps are claiming to be in the best shape of their careers, but just...
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The 'Brow beating the NBA' quiz

Anthony Davis is playing like a man possessed. Over his last six games, the New Orleans Pelicans' superstar has been putting up numbers that would make Wilt Chamberlain proud, pulling off stat lines that even eluded the Big Dipper himself. Most importantly for the Pels, the team has won all six of those games, as Davis has almost single-handedly kept New Orleans in the playoff picture...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 third basemen of 2018

The state of affairs at the hot corner headed into 2018 is a star-studded one. It is a collective of talents that features a pair of MVP winners over the past handful of years, a newly crowned postseason hero and the newest member of the 3,000 hit club.As if that was not enough seasoning, there is also the presence of an all-time franchise great moving into a new scene, an All-Star...
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The 'Net gains, net losses' quiz

The NHL trade deadline came and went on Monday, and while there were no real blockbusters to speak of, several big names did switch cities. There were also some surprises and head-scratchers, which is all a fan can really ask for at any trade deadline. We have complete recaps of all the moves in both the Eastern Conference and Western Conference, but let's take a closer look at some...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Lightning, Rangers stand after trade deadline blockbuster

Occasionally the NHL trade deadline looms around the corner like a giant thunderstorm, then passes without any real fanfare. After the two of the biggest fish in the trade pond — Michael Grabner and Rick Nash — departed the New York Rangers ahead of the Feb. 26 deadline, it looked like Monday could be relatively uneventful day.It turns out, the Rangers weren't done, taking part in...
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The Chiefs are no longer playing it safe

Weeks ahead of the official start of the new NFL league year, no team is making a splash — not even the ones hiring new head coaches — like the Kansas City Chiefs. While neither is technically official until March 14, the Chiefs have swung two significant trades that signal after years of hoping for the best from a pretty good if not great status quo, the team is committed to a new...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss
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