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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

Beyond Pirlo & Ramos – Best Penalty Kicks Ever Taken

Posted on 28 Jun, 2012, by in Featured

Sergio Ramos took a page out of the Andrea Pirlo penalty book and officially turned the Panenka into a trendy thing this summer. Although the arrogant chip has its uses and formidable factor due to the guts it shows and the way it humiliates the keeper, there are better penalties out there. More

Records and Milestones in the 2011-2012 NBA Season

Posted on 25 Jun, 2012, by in Featured

Is there a way to define the 2011-2012 NBA Season? Short? LeBron James got himself a milestone or two, while NBA coaches like Popovich and Thibodeau set wins milestones as well. Above all was Kobe Bryant, moving up the all-time scoring list, smashing franchise records for the Lakers while putting names like Kareem and West behind him. Even Michael Jordan. More

10 Highest Paid Athletes in the World

Posted on 19 Jun, 2012, by in Featured

Boxing might be dead or dying, but the two highest paid athletes in the world, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, are boxers. That’s PPV for you. It’s enough to put fighters who fight twice a year over the biggest names in global sports from the NBA, soccer, Golf and Tennis. Tiger Woods, after a decade of reigning the money list, has slipped away from the top spot. More

15 Most Underrated MLB Pitchers According to the Players Themselves

Posted on 1 Jun, 2012, by in Featured

There’s a very thin line between underrated and overrated in baseball and in sports in general, usually having to do with the size of one’s contract. According to 293 baseball players polled by SI, Matt Cain, who makes $15 million a year, and Felix Hernandez, who everyone is waiting for him to get sick of losing in Seattle, are among them, believe it or not. More

Best Goals of the 2011-2012 Season

Posted on 26 May, 2012, by in Featured

Nothing, no one and there wasn’t a goal in Europe this season that wasn’t something we haven’t seen before. All except for one – Papiss Demba Cisse scoring an incredible volley in Newcastle’s 2-0 win over Chelsea, making his goal the best of the 2011-2012 season. More

The 2011-2012 All-NBA First Team

Posted on 24 May, 2012, by in NBA

LeBron James should have been a four time MVP, but the trend was against him last season and Derrick Rose got the benefit of the doubt. Like him or love him; Clutch or not clutch, James is the best and most talented player in the NBA, and led all players in voting for the All-NBA team as well. More

Best Goals in Euro History

Posted on 17 May, 2012, by in Featured

Nearly 24 years since Marco Van Basten scored his most famous goal – a stunning volley against the USSR, leading the Netherlands to their first and only major tournament title to date. We’re still waiting for some to score a better goal; come up with a more impressive finish. More