Sports are fun. That’s why we play them. That’s why we watch them. And that’s why we follow them.
Sure, there might be other reasons why you love sports, but fun is what brings us all together. No matter where you go, sports are a good time — unless your team loses.
We had a lot of fun in 2019 telling sports stories. As we turn the page on the decade, let's celebrate the joy of sports. These were our top 10 most enjoyable stories in 2019. And some bonus cuts.
Most Unbreakable NBA Records, Ross Kelly
We could have easily listed only Wilt Chamberlain records, but where’s the fun in that?
Worst Transfers in Premier League History, Scott Bedgood
The English Premier League is the richest soccer league in the world. Here's proof you can’t win ‘em all.
Most Popular Board Games of All Time, Katie Myers
They have been entertaining friends and families for centuries. Why stop now?
Cities That Should Have an NFL Team, Pat Pickens
If and when the league expands, these places would make a good home.
Greatest Fictional Athletes, Dustin Turner
Some sports heroes aren't real. That doesn't make them any less heroic.
10. Greatest Cricket Batsmen of All Time, Tevin Joseph
Only one sport in the world is more popular than cricket. These are the best of the best batsmen in this batsman's game.
9. Most Unsung NFL Heroes Quiz, Paul Ladewski
All those Sundays watching football were not in vain. Now you can put that knowledge to good use.
8. Greatest Hockey Nicknames, Sheng Peng
The right nickname tells you everything you need to know about a player.
7. Best Minor League Baseball Ballparks, Craig Lazzeretti
They may not be Wrigley or Fenway, but these fields of dreams have something for everyone.
6. Biggest Celebrity Fan for Every MLB Team, Pat Pickens
They love their baseball teams as much as we do.
5. Hilarious Signs at Sporting Events, Tony Adame
Some are witty. Others troll to perfection. All of them will make you laugh.
4. The Best and Worst MLB Uniforms, Paul Ladewski
Just as money talks, so do uniforms. And some speak louder (and better) than others.
3. Top High School Football Recruits in Every State, Tony Adame
Remember the local legends. High school football heroes have a special place in American sports folklore.
2. Best Soccer Players by Country, John Brewin
Four billion people, or more than half the world's population, are association football (soccer) fans. They can't all be wrong. Meet the beautiful game’s all-time greats.
1. Best High Schools for Sports by State, Ross Kelly
Every level of sports has made great strides over the years. No level has made a bigger jump than high school sports.