Cracked Archive - Sports

5 Things I Learned Cheating (and Getting Caught) in a Casino

Before I got sick of sucking in secondhand smoke at the tables and quit, I learned a few weird things about the art of betting on pictures of numbers and royalty to pay my rent.


5 Reasons the NFL's Way More Evil Than You Thought Possible

This stuff is getting hard to ignore, you guys.


The 6 Most Disastrous Gimmick Matches in Wrestling History

The history of wrestling is a never-ending list of increasingly ridiculous (and dangerous) gimmick matches.


5 Ways Professional Sports Benefit Society

Minus the ridiculously unhealthy stadium food. That is not a benefit to anyone.


6 Myths About Body Builders That Are Total BS

Through the process of watching bodybuilding contests and meeting these quad monsters, I learned that muscular men and women aren't put on earth to shove me while they berate me for biting a slice of pizza.


4 Ways Fantasy Football Makes You Miserable

Fantasy footbal has a supremely stupid dark side, and it starts with the very foundation of every team.


7 Old Pictures That Prove Sports Used To Be Insane

Back before professional sports were a multi-billion-dollar industry that cared about things like public image and reputation, the world of sports was just one big game of leapfrog to see who could scare the crap out of the most people.


5 Reasons You Should Hate Professional Sports

Now, I don't think sportings themselves are bad. No no no, the institution of professional athletics is the festering pile of social ills that I'm tackling today.


4 Terrible Golf Tips For Beginners (By a Beginner)

I've collected a few tips and tricks for people interested in learning how to play perhaps the laziest sport you can make millions playing on a professional level.


6 Ways the 1904 Olympics Were the Craziest Event Ever Held

Every Olympics will have one or two crazy stories, but the 1904 Olympics takes the cake. It takes the insanity cake and eats it with its hands.


The 5 Most Insane Ways Underdogs Won Olympic Medals

The Olympics have always been full of underdog stories, and consistently prove that you can overcome almost anything if you're determined, insane, or both.


4 Reasons We Were Right Not to Boycott the Olympics

While it was a tempting idea, it would have been the wrong decision.


41 New Events That Would Get Us to Watch the Winter Olympics

We asked our readers to come up with some events that would actually make us tune in.


The 5 Biggest Lies Everyone Tells About the Super Bowl

Like any major event that's been happening for an extended amount of time, there's no shortage of myth and lore surrounding the Super Bowl.


8 Crazy Sports Traditions That Got Out of Control

These eight traditions were created by teams and fans that truly care, some to the point where they stopped giving any kind of shit about possibly killing a bunch of people with their traditions.