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"Money Games:" The Shame of College Football

Eric Cooper | Posted 11.29.2016 | Black Voices
Eric Cooper

Al-Tony Gilmore is this week's guest author. "For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes --- not that you won or lost ...

When Sports Rivalries Come To Blows

Bleacher Report | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

Sports rivalries often lead to fantastic games, brilliant trash talk and memorable legacies. Sometimes, they can even lead to some outrageous brawls....

5 Wild Fan Pranks That Prove The UNC-Duke Rivalry Is The Absolute Best

Posted 03.08.2014 | Sports

The standard dimensions of a basketball court are 94 feet by 50 feet. Unfortunately, that is just not enough space to contain the rivalry between Duke...

Seattle Radio Station Pranks 49ers Fan In Best Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

While the 49ers-Seahawks rivalry leading up to this Sunday’s NFC Championship Game has seen its share of ugliness, this prank reminds us that someti...

Ranking The Greatest Rivalries in Sports | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Come now to a barely recognizable past. Wake in New England on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 30, 2001. Midday temperature: 55 degrees. Winds: 22 mph...

Cardinals Fans: Thank You

Steven Hirsch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

As the Cardinals played their final game of the 2013 season on Wednesday night, I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to all of the fans that have allowed me to take part in your world over the last few years.

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Len Berman | Posted 01.27.2013 | New York
Len Berman

In the New York area they're making a big deal of the new NBA rivalry, New York vs. Brooklyn. There are no such things as instant rivalries in sports. Let them battle it out in the playoffs a couple of times before we anoint this intra-borough squabble a rivalry.

Sports Schadenfreude

Lewis Krell | Posted 08.15.2012 | Sports
Lewis Krell

My sports related conversations now revolve more around who I hate and why rather than who I cheer for. I believe this is a wonderful thing, sports has become one of our only bastions for letting our hate out in healthy ways.

Life as a Transfer Student

Hilary Sheinbaum | Posted 07.09.2012 | College
Hilary Sheinbaum

Is it a choice I would recommend? It's a tough, personal and likely uncomfortable decision to make -- especially for those who drive around town with the mascot of their former school plastered across their car's license plate (just saying). It's not for everyone.

LOOK: Subway Ad Discourages Giving Your Seat To Pregnant Red Sox Fans

Posted 04.16.2012 | New York

We love a good sports rivalry (and seriously, Red Sox suck) but the folks over at WFAN may have taken it too far this time. A new subway ad from ...

The Most Heated Rivalries in Sports

Bleacher Report | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports

Flooded with world-class athletic talents, high-flying personalities and ruthless competitors, the sports world naturally features plenty of personal ...

Sports 101: Why Your Rival Sucks

Dan Treadway | Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports
Dan Treadway

These attacks can apply to basically any fan base, but this is the bread and butter of most good rivalries -- vapid generalizations. Indeed, your rival does suck (so badly) and here is why.

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Len Berman | Posted 03.28.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Get your earplugs, Maria Sharapova will be battling Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open final. The two women are the top noisemakers in the game.

Magic Johnson, Larry Bird Rivalry To Be Staged On Broadway

Bloomberg | Mason Levinson and Philip Boroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A play about the relationship between basketball Hall of Fame members Magic Johnson and Larry Bird is being created for Broadway. "Magic/Bird" is bei...

Hounded Out -- Soccer's Oldest Sectarian Hatred

Alan Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alan Black

A soccer retrovirus has plagued the Scottish game and Glaswegian society for more than a century. The poison still flows in homes, pubs and public displays of soccer-related violence in the city.