Cracked Archive - Sports

You Are Not Prepared For These Awful New XFL Teams

Remember the XFL? Anybody?


The Owner Of The LA Clippers Is A Joyful Screaming Man

The greatest hits of Mr. Steve Ballmer, folks.


5 Underreported Dumb Annoyances Pro Athletes Put Up With

Being at the top of your game can really drag you down.


How The 'Major League' Movies Predicted Modern Baseball

Sorry, we're not counting 'Major League: Back To The Minors.'


5 Mind-Blowingly Stupid Ways Pro Athletes Tried To Cheat

Some elite athletes will do anything they can to gain a competitive edge.


I'm Not Telling You To Stop Watching NFL (But You Will)

Every society sets its own tolerance for sports brutality. And America might be nearing it for football.


5 Failed Sports That Were Clearly Created By Psychopaths

The '90s were a crazy time -- a time when we mixed arm wrestling with fighting. (Yes, that's precisely as stupid as you're imagining.)


5 Pro Athletes Who Are Hilariously Bad At Sports

It's one thing to be bad at sports. It's completely another to be bad at sports, yet somehow end up competing at the top level of said sport.


6 WTF Things That Somehow Lead To Success In The NFL

Predicting how an athlete will perform in the NFL is a crapshoot. Or is it?


5 Awesome Ways Scientists Are Giving Superpowers To Athletes

Professional athletes have gotten better, faster, stronger, and smarter over the years, all thanks to these geeky developments.


15 Insane Sports Posters Every Boy Had In The 80s

These posters are beautiful, and have absolutely not withstood the test of time.


The 7 Most Accidentally Sexy Photos From The Rio Olympics

We've seen some strange bungled Olympic moments that look less like professional athleticism and more like low-budget amateur porn.


I've Gotta Be Armed: 5 Realities Of A Little League Umpire

We sat down with a state-certified high school umpire from the Midwest to find out what it's like to make a whole stadium full of people hate you, day after day.