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Stylish JJ Watt
J.J. Watt, 27, is 6’5” and 290 pounds, with 34” arms and shoulders as wide as his summer cabin in Wisconsin. But when he’s not lifting weights or crushing quarterbacks, the Houston Texans D-lineman and three-time NFL...
Nathan Rush
1 day ago
Ken Griffey Jr. and Sr
The greatest father-son duo in baseball, Ken Griffey Sr., 66, and Ken Griffey Jr., 46, have teamed up again to raise awareness for prostate cancer with MenWhoSpeakUp.com. But anytime the two get together, stories start flying out of the park as far...
Nathan Rush
1 week ago
As a baseball player, Frank Thomas was known as the “Big Hurt” because of his size (6’5”, 240-plus) and the damage he could do as a hitter. A two-time AL MVP and Hall of Fame inductee, Thomas, 47, is taking his game from the...
Nathan Rush
1 week ago
Some teams just know what it takes to get the most out of their followers on Twitter.  A good social team will make you follow them on Twitter even if you aren't a fan of that sports team. It takes talent. It's not easy being...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Why did the NHL change its overtime rules? Overtime games in the NHL are now 3-on-3 (not including goalies), down from the 4-on-4 extra periods of years past and the 5-on-5 regulation-time lineups. In theory, fewer hockey players on the ice...
Athlon Sports
6 months ago
Sugar Ray Leonard Talks Life After Boxing
At 59 years old, Sugar Ray Leonard stays busy in Los Angeles with his wife, four children, three dogs, charity work, broadcasting and, of course, golf. We caught up with the man whose ambitions — “I tried to be like (Muhammad) Ali. I...
Nathan Rush
8 months ago
The man who contemplated retirement on an annual basis — and actually went through with it a few times, only to change his mind and come back for more — has found peace and happiness now that he’s finally embraced it. And not...
Athlon Sports
8 months ago
Every year delivers events that change our lives, alter our thinking and inspire us beyond measure. And every year, people pass away, leaving us sad, sometimes shaken and almost always introspective. This past year was certainly no different. ...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Julius Thomas
Coming off of back-to-back Pro Bowl seasons, Julius Thomas is looking to cash in as the top tight end in this year’s free agent class. Unheralded when Denver drafted him in the fourth round in 2011, the former Portland State football and...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
DeMarco Murray
DeMarco Murray led the NFL with 1,845 yards rushing last year, but will the free agent running back re-sign with the Dallas Cowboys? The team used its franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant, which put Murray on the open market with free agency...
Mark Ross
1 year ago
TomTom Runner Cardio GPS watchRunners rejoice. A built-in sensor measures your heart rate without the need for an awkward chest strap. The large, easy-to-read display makes it a cinch to monitor your distance, speed, calories and more, even during...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Just like the crazy uncle with the nonstop inappropriate jokes or the aunt with the barely edible green bean casserole, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys are welcome additions to the holiday family gathering even though they will probably...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Just like the crazy uncle with the nonstop inappropriate jokes or the aunt with the barely edible green bean casserole, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys are welcome additions to the holiday family gathering even though they will probably...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Tips for Deep Frying a Turkey
We’ve all heard about the friend of the friend who deep fries a turkey each Thanksgiving, and everyone raves about it. Well, this is your year to be that guy. Here’s our quick guide, along with some great tips from chef Darrell Breaux...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Why Do Boxers Swish and Spit Out Water Instead of Drinking It?
Why do boxers swish and spit out water instead of drinking it? — Jim Brigman, Jacksonville, Fla.We posed this question to a guy who’s done a lot of swishing and spitting over the years, 49-year-old boxing legend Bernard Hopkins. Here...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Are There Any Outdoor Games Planned for the NHL Season?
Are there any outdoor games planned for the NHL season? — Joe Rush, St. Paul, Minn.The NHL Winter Classic — an outdoor hockey game played at an iconic stadium on New Year’s Day — has become one of the highlights of the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Which one player in the NBA, NFL or MLB has spent the most years with one team? I’m thinking it’s either Derek Jeter or Tom Brady. — Nelson Jimenez, Stamford, Conn.Jeter’s not a bad guess; he holds the Yankees’ record...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Is it true that the NFL will require the next Super Bowl halftime performer to pay the league for the chance to play? — Tim Johnson, Phoenix, Ariz.Not if Katy Perry  gets her way, which she usually does. The pop princess and social media...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Is Peyton Manning Running Out of Time?
The one thing Peyton Manning wanted most is the one thing he didn’t do. He broke so many records, shattered so many expectations last season. Then the Seattle Seahawks defense shattered his championship dreams.When the 43–8 beat-down in...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tips on How to Hit a Softball Out of the Park
Almost every softball team has one guy who seems to swing effortlessly and drive the ball over the fence. Well, it’s time for you to be that guy. To help you become your team’s “Sultan of Swat,” we talked to Team USA...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
If Team USA feels good about its chances at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, it's in no small part due to a 6'3", tattooed brick wall named Tim Howard.Since 2010, the New Jersey native has been Team USA’s starting goalkeeper,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Grudge Match photo by Ben Rothstein, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
It’s a movie version of a timeless bar debate: Who would win in a fight, Rocky Balboa or Jake LaMotta?  It’s a great tease, but “Grudge Match” isn’t out to provide any definitive answers. Robert De Niro is...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Grudge Match photo by Ben Rothstein, courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
It’s a movie version of a timeless bar debate: Who would win in a fight, Rocky Balboa or Jake LaMotta?  It’s a great tease, but “Grudge Match” isn’t out to provide any definitive answers. Robert De Niro is...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?— Ray Arvish, Hamilton, Mont.Fans who complain about the length of games and the surplus of situational pitching participants will love this answer. On Aug. 10,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?— Ray Arvish, Hamilton, Mont.Fans who complain about the length of games and the surplus of situational pitching participants will love this answer. On Aug. 10,...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago

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