Cracked Archive - Sports

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.


4 Reasons The Best Awards Show In History Is WrestleMania

How do Tables, Ladders, and Chairs matches have more gravitas than tuxedoed white guys giving statues to other tuxedoed white guys? It should be obvious ...


5 Things That Everyone Forgets Always Ruins Football In L.A.

Hey, L.A.! Before you grab your oversized foam finger and start trash-talking other football cities, you might want to examine if you really want this or not.


You Can't Help Fallen Runners: 6 Realities Of Track Athletes

Here's what we learned about what it's like to move your legs back and forth for a living.


6 Terrible Super Bowl Ads You Won't Believe Actually Ran

All Subway ads with Jared are far, far creepier now.


6 Strange (Sometimes Illegal) Realities Of Fox Hunting

It's a brutal sport where the fox never dies instantly, and sometimes, when you're there, only pieces of the animal remain.


7 Sports Stars Who Were In Nightmarishly Bad Commercials

If you're a pro-athlete moderately well-known within your city, the low-budget, low-creativity world of commercials for local businesses is your financial salvation -- and the only taste of the superstar lifestyle you may ever get.


Cheating Means Survival: 5 Realities Of An NCAA Athlete

Let's just come out and say it: College sports are shady as hell.


Blood, Drugs, & Cheating: 5 R-Rated Realities Of Gymnastics

Future Olympic gymnasts get their start as toddlers, and then it gets worse.