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10 Highest Paid Players in the NFL

Posted on 27 Aug, 2012, by in Featured

If you’re wondering where the money is at in the NFL, the positions to play in are quarterback (obviously) and the guys rushing the quarterbacks, defensive ends or those hybrid end-linebacker types, with the Denver Broncos being the only team sending two players to the list of the highest paid players – Elvis Dumervil and Peyton Manning. More

10 Oldest Teams in the NBA

Posted on 27 Aug, 2012, by in Featured

People like to talk about old teams, but eight out of the NBA’s 10 oldest teams heading into the 2012-2013 season were in the postseason last spring, with the Miami Heat (second oldest), with only LeBron James and Chris Bosh under the age of 30 among the key players, finishing as the NBA champions. Dwight Howard is also the only major piece for the Lakers still in the third decade of his life. More

10 Youngest Teams in the NBA

Posted on 26 Aug, 2012, by in NBA

So what’s better to have when you’re trying to win an NBA title – Youth or Experience? Probably, almost universally speaking, experience. Talent is the actual deciding factor, but teams filled with young stuff are usually in some sort of rebuild mode. The Oklahoma City Thunder, with their three stars all under 24 at the moment, are the exception, and probably a bit of a fluke in how they came together. More

10 Best Surfing Towns in the World

Posted on 26 Aug, 2012, by in Miscellaneous

Surfing isn’t only about the waves and being at one with the Ocean. It’s also about culture and enjoying the place and people around you, which makes the atmosphere of the surfing town you chose to spend your vacation in just as important as the quality and suitability of the waves, as these 10 towns and cities around the world should demonstrate. More

10 Highest Paid Female Athletes in the World

Posted on 31 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Conclusions from compiling the list of the 10 highest paid female athletes in the world, topped by Maria Sharapova? Have your daughter play tennis if you want her to earn big, while NASCAR driving, golf and figure skating ain’t so bad either for those who are extremely good or extremely good looking, making up for professional mediocrity. More

10 Nations With the Most Summer Olympics Gold Medals Ever

Posted on 27 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Team USA are sending more athletes than anyone else except for the host nation, and by far have more gold medals than any other nation in Summer Olympics history with 929. They are followed by Germany (247), Great Britain (207), France & Italy (191), China, Hungary, Sweden, Australia and Japan. Expect the Americans to lead the medal charts once again, followed by China, Russia and probably the British. More

London 2012 – 10 Nations Sending the Most Athletes to the Olympics

Posted on 26 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

An estimated 10,500 athletes will participate in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, with the host nation, Great Britian, sending 541 athletes to the games, more than anyone else, with Cyclist and four-time gold medal winner Chris Hoy as the flag bearer, followed by the United States (530, Mariel Zagunis), Russia (436, Maria Sharapova), Germany (391, Natascha Keller), China, France, Japan, Italy, Spain and Canada as the nations sending in the most athletes to London 2012. More

10 Most Valuable Teams in the World

Posted on 16 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

Soccer (real football) might not be a big thing in the United States, but it’s a religion around the rest of the globe, making it hardly a surprise that four soccer clubs (Arsenal, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United) are among the 10 most valuable sport franchises in the world, along with 4 NFL teams (Giants, Patriots, Redskins, Cowboys) and two Baseball clubs, the Yankees and the Dodgers. More

All-Time Leading Goalscorers for the Top 20 National Teams

Posted on 4 Jul, 2012, by in Featured

The end of a major international tournament, like Euro 2012 that just ended, is a good chance for some statistical brushing up. This time? The greatest scorers for the best national teams in history, from Brazil, through Italy and Germany to even Mexico and Austria, with some great names like Gabriel Batistuta and Theirry Henry popping up. More

10 Best Goals of Euro 2012

Posted on 4 Jul, 2012, by in Soccer

Only one player, Italy’s Mario Balotelli, scored two goals good enough to enter the top 10 of Euro 2012, but he’ll probably have to settle for runner-up or worse in this chart as well, with fantastic goals from Andrea Pirlo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, among others, being just as or even more impressive and memorable. More