Ten Funniest Sports Comedy Routines

As sports fans, we tend to take the games very seriously, investing a great deal of emotional in the wins and losses of our favorite players and teams. Occasionally, it’s nice to step away from the action and look at how silly these games really are. For decades, comedians have used athletic competition as fodder for their stand-up acts.Continue reading “Ten Funniest Sports Comedy Routines”

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Athletes Who Looked Strangest in New Uniforms

The Peyton Manning saga has finally come to an end (at least until it’s time to see whether he can actually still throw the ball) and the Colts legend will conclude his career as a Denver Bronco. If you find it difficult to picture Manning in a Broncos jersey, you’re not alone. Manning’s the latest in a long line of superstars who became so identified with the teamContinue reading “Athletes Who Looked Strangest in New Uniforms”

Top 20 Quarterbacks to Start a Team With

by Paul Knepper Suspend reality with me for a moment and imagine that you are the owner of a new NFL franchise. You can pick any quarterback to head your team. Who would you choose? Naturally, your first thought is Tom Brady or Peyton Manning, but this isn’t a one year deal. You’re building a team and must consider bothContinue reading “Top 20 Quarterbacks to Start a Team With”

Most Memorable Father-Son Moments in Sports

 by Paul Knepper Whether it’s having a catch in the backyard or watching a football game together, fathers and sons have bonded over sports for generations. Many professional athletes still call their fathers after a big game and look to them for guidance and approval. Those athletes pass on the love of sports to their own sons. Occasionally, aContinue reading “Most Memorable Father-Son Moments in Sports”

Top Ten Athlete Accessories

by Paul Knepper At the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony on August 6th, inductee Deion Sanders concluded his speech by placing his signature bandana on his Hall of Fame bust. Throughout Prime Time’s career the all pro defensive back wore a bandana under his helmet during games and often kept it on forContinue reading “Top Ten Athlete Accessories”

Top 20 NBA Free Agents

The NBA has locked out its players and it may be a long time before we see NBA basketball again. In order to maintain my sanity, I’m trying to remain optimistic and focusing on what will happen once play resumes, so I came up with a list of the top 20 free agents available onceContinue reading “Top 20 NBA Free Agents”

100 Greatest Sports Nicknames of All-Time

by Paul Knepper Nicknames have long played a prominent role in sports. They personalize the athletes for the fans, build camaraderie among teammates, add a humorous element to the competition and are essential to the myth-building of sports legends. There are many factors to consider when determining what makes a great nickname. Is it apropos?Continue reading “100 Greatest Sports Nicknames of All-Time”

Ten Greatest NBA Duos

by Paul Knepper Basketball is a team game, though often performed at the highest level when two players work in concert. The pick-and-roll remains the most productive offensive set and no play is more enthralling than an alley-oop. Rarely has a lone superstar carried a team on his back to an NBA championship. Shaq neededContinue reading “Ten Greatest NBA Duos”