Placing Manti Te’o’s fake girlfriend in the pantheon of sporting WTF-ness.
Sports movies often tap into the most treacly and cliched tendencies of storytelling. Here are 2012’s weirdest examples.
This year, these 21 athletes made the leap from mere fame (or, in some cases, total anonymity) to iconhood. You’ll like them — which is good, since we’ll all be spending a lot more time with them going forward.
The photogenic marathoner, the unimpressed gymnast, and other memes that made for a chuckle-filled 2012 in athletics.
They’re loud. They’re opinionated. They’ll type at you in all caps.
And no, the answer’s not all of them.
The best of the fake best.
Classic fantasy leagues and survivor pools are so 2008.
As America’s most popular sort gets ready to kick off, America’s most popular play-pretend sport is gearing up itself. Every league has these types. Which are you?
These are the moments from the 2012 Olympics that you’ll still be hearing about at the 2064 Olympics.
The promise of a gold medal breeds some great, great moments.
These are the athletes you should be following for the 2012 London games.
Intentional or not, these are the quotes that made people laugh.
What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July?
NBA Players have gotten stylish, but that wasn’t always the case.
Do you know these people? Are you these people? Which one are you? (Note: Sports fans can be annoying. All of us. These are some of our worst offenses.)
Chip off the old block, apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, whatever you’d like: important thing is, these kids learned something from their fathers.
These famous people are more than just fans.
Believe it or not, there are actually some athletes who are pretty good at acting!
We’re not talking about commercials or endorsements: these athletes acted in movies. And they were really bad.
You haven’t lived until you’ve heard Kobe Bryant rap.
There are a lot of cool names in the National Football League, but these are the coolest.
Is it the Raptor? Harry the Hawk? An anthropomorphized deer? Find out!
This list was processed by BuzzFeed’s brand new giant supercomputers located conveniently in the spire of the Empire State Building. That’s how you know it’s good.
In a league of goofs, these men rise above the rest.
This generation of NBA personalities makes one thing clear. Nothing is more fun than photo and videobombing your friends.
The Bulls star tore his ACL Saturday. Bulls fans everywhere were heartbroken, but the Internet tried to find the funny.
As the draft enters its third day, let’s look back on some diamonds in the rough.
These are the mistakes that will haunt an NFL GM forever. Well these and that time, he hit a homeless person with his car.