Ten Crazy Records in Basketball

Basketball is known for having many of sports’ legendary records. There are records such as Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game and the Golden State Warriors’ 73 regular season wins that fall into this category. However, there are many other impressive, interesting, and, in some cases, perplexing records in basketball history that are rarely talked about. Honorable mentions include the Boston Celtics scoring 173 points in regulation … Continue reading Ten Crazy Records in Basketball

Alabama Basketball Plays with Three Players

Thanksgiving weekend of 2017 was an unforgettable one for the Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball program, as well as NCAA men’s basketball. On November 25, Alabama, ranked 25th in the country at the time, played the 14th-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Barclays Classic Championship Game in New York City. The Golden Gophers would win, 89-84, but only after Alabama played the final quarter of … Continue reading Alabama Basketball Plays with Three Players

Top 10 Worst Trades in Sports History

Since the inception of professional sports leagues, teams have engaged in the act of trading players and personnel with each other. Trades are executed for numerous reasons, such as the hopes of a new player improving a team, dumping contracts to save money, or gaining assets through acquiring rising star players or draft picks. In an ideal and equal world, both teams should receive exactly … Continue reading Top 10 Worst Trades in Sports History

Top 10 Sports Conspiracy Theories

Sports is riddled with conspiracy theories. As long as there have been organized sports, there have been accusations of cheating, collusion, and conspiracy. Professional sports is no different. There have been numerous situations throughout sports history where moments seemed too good to be true. There have been other moments tarnished by rumor of ongoings behind the scenes. Here are ten of the biggest conspiracy theories … Continue reading Top 10 Sports Conspiracy Theories

Chuck Connors: The First Athlete-Turned-Actor

Throughout the history of professional sports in the United States, there have been athletes that have tried acting once their athletic careers concluded. O.J. Simpson, prior to his legal troubles, was a staple in all three of the Naked Gun movies. Shaquille O’Neal has been in numerous movies since his retirement from the NBA, including Grown Ups 2, Blended, and The Lego Movie. After a … Continue reading Chuck Connors: The First Athlete-Turned-Actor

Larry Bird: The Greatest College Baseball Player Ever?

Larry Bird doesn’t need an introduction. He is considered one of the greatest basketball players in NBA history. In 13 seasons, Bird was an all star twelve times. He was the 1979-80 Rookie of the Year and NBA MVP three straight seasons between 1983-84 and 1985-86. He was also a 3-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics, winning the NBA Finals MVP twice. By the … Continue reading Larry Bird: The Greatest College Baseball Player Ever?