Cracked Archive - Sports

5 Insane Sports We Brought Back (In The Worst Possible Way)
5 Insane Sports We Brought Back (In The Worst Possible Way)

These sports were truly exciting, truly chilling, and, most of all, truly deadly. So of course a bunch of them are making a comeback in the dumbest ways possible.

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4 Problems In Sports That Only Exist Because Of The Fans
4 Problems In Sports That Only Exist Because Of The Fans

Hypocrisy is a hell of a drug, and I'm as much a dirty addict as you.

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6 Insanely Tone-Deaf Ways The WWE Addressed Serious Issues
6 Insanely Tone-Deaf Ways The WWE Addressed Serious Issues

Vince McMahon apparently believes wrestling is the perfect medium through which to tackle complex societal issues, and here are six examples of him trying to do exactly that ... and failing spectacularly.

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7 Surprising Realities of Wrestling You Won't See on TV
7 Surprising Realities of Wrestling You Won't See on TV

To understand the wrestling industry, you need a guy who's terrible at actual wrestling, looks fetching in stripes, and isn't above eating cupcakes for dinner. I think I know someone like that.

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6 Ways My Real Kung Fu Training Was Crazier Than Any Movie
6 Ways My Real Kung Fu Training Was Crazier Than Any Movie

Kung fu can be way crazier than the movies show you.

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8 Things Nobody Tells You About Climbing a Mountain
8 Things Nobody Tells You About Climbing a Mountain

My name is Ian Overton, and a couple of years ago, I was roped into attempting the most indisputably batshit thing I have ever attempted.

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7 Brilliantly Poetic Phrases Accidentally Invented by Sports
7 Brilliantly Poetic Phrases Accidentally Invented by Sports

In the interest of casting the sporting world in a light that Cracked's bookish audience might appreciate, I'm going to talk about words instead.

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5 Things We're Begging to See Changed in Pro Wrestling
5 Things We're Begging to See Changed in Pro Wrestling

For a show that's planned ahead of time, the people in charge of planning it absolutely suck at their jobs.

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

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

This stuff is getting hard to ignore, you guys.

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The 6 Most Disastrous Gimmick Matches in Wrestling History
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.

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5 Ways Professional Sports Benefit Society
5 Ways Professional Sports Benefit Society

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

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6 Myths About Body Builders That Are Total BS
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.

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4 Ways Fantasy Football Makes You Miserable
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.

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