Tom Barrabi is a writer and editor based in New York. Since graduating from Fairfield University in 2011, he has written for GuySpeed, Men's Fitness, and Handlebar Magazine. Follow him on Twitter.
5 Insanely Intense Game-Winning Moments That Made Us Cheer
Will they go down in history as heroes, or choke when it matters most? Many of the most rewarding moments in professional sports are borne from last-second heroics.
The Top 5 Most Electrifying Kick Returners in NFL History
It helps to be a little crazy to return kicks in the NFL. After all, returners must first catch a mile-high kick, then pick up their blockers, then gain a bunch of yards for their team—all while dodging the opposing squad’s most aggressive players.
Top 5 Mental Lapses by Athletes Will Surprise, Confuse, Amuse You
We’ll admit it: there’s a ton of pressure on professional athletes. These men and women are asked to perform flawlessly in front of millions of people, so when one of them makes an error in the field or throws the ball away or drops an easy touchdown, we tend to forgive and forget and move on. But s…
The 5 Biggest September Collapses in Baseball History
On July 18 the New York Yankees held a comfortable lead in the A.L. East and seemed destined for a deep playoff run. Since then, the Bombers have somehow managed to blow a 10-game advantage over the Orioles, leading to a scramble for first place and an extremely rattled New York fan base. Still, thi…
Andy Murray Ends Great Britain’s Drought, Defeats Novak Djokovic to Win US Open
At long last, Great Britain’s Grand Slam drought has come to an end.
Serena Williams Wins Fourth Career US Open Title in Thriller over Victoria Azarenka
It’ll take more than some bad weather to slow down Serena Williams at the US Open.
5 of the Most Heated Locker-Room Incidents in Sports History
There’s a reason that reporters swarm team locker rooms after each game. Athletes are highly competitive by nature, and shoving a microphone into one's face after a tough loss can yield some stunning results. Add in a mistimed question and maybe a critical article or two, and—boom—you have a potenti…
The 5 Most Lopsided Trades in Sports History
General managers are paid huge salaries to crunch numbers, rate prospects, and work out deals that will put their teams in a better position to win. Unfortunately, even a transaction that looks great on paper can have disastrous (and potentially hilarious) consequences.
5 MLB Players Who Heat Up After the All-Star Break
Even with the advanced conditioning techniques of the modern athlete, staying healthy for a full season is no easy task. The 162-game grind of the baseball season is bound to produce a few nicks and bruises along the way, causing players to wear down by August or September…most of the time.
Top 5 Announcer Home Run Calls That Will Go Down in History [VIDEOS]
For baseball fans, witnessing a home run at a critical moment is only part of the fun. It’s up to each team’s announcers to lend a sense of scope and excitement to the moment.