Cracked Archive - Sports

5 Creepy Things London Did to Prepare for the Olympics

It's all in the name of anti-terrorism and public safety, of course, but the London 2012 Olympics will be the most sinister sporting event ever held outside of 'Battle Royale.'


4 Adult Tricycles for People Who Never Got Over Big Wheels

Ever since Big Wheels, the tricycle has faded away, back to its spot as the second least cool way to get around (behind perennial favorite, rollerblades.) But does it have to be that way? These four inventors don’t think so ...


5 Dumb Hobbies You Won't Believe Have World Championships

Little did we realize that these pointless time wasters were, for some, the subject of a years-long pursuit of excellence.


The 5 Most Humiliating Ways the Wilderness Can Kill You

Like any relationship between parents and their grown offspring, Mother Nature and humanity get along best when they don't have to see each other very often. And here's why.


The 6 Ballsiest Sports Cheats of All Time

There are cheaters and then then there are the ones who do it with such audacity and creativity that you kind of want to just give them the victory for their effort.


The 5 Most Annoying Things About Sports (To Non Sports Fans)

When you're not a sports fan, there's a double standard when it comes to ... well, just about everything.


5 Sports Fans Who Ruined Sports

Every obnoxious fan at a sporting event has a forefather. These are those people.


The 5 Acceptable Reasons to Go Bowling

Who goes bowling, and for God's sake why?


The 4 Most Spectacular Mental Breakdowns in Sports History

In every sport, there is nothing more uncomfortable or embarrassing to watch than a meltdown; that single moment when an athlete finally absorbs all the criticism, the pressure, the boos in the stadium and just emotionally malfunctions.


6 Extreme Sports You Won't Believe Anyone Survives

You have to kind of feel sorry for 'extreme sport' practitioners. For one thing, you can't even say the name of their sport without an eye roll and a smirk, and for another, the '90s are over.


7 B.S. Sports Stories for When The Media Has Nothing to Say

A lot of people complain about the 24 hour news cycle these days, where the media feels the pressure to be giving you news every second of the day, leading them to stretch the definition of


7 Terrible Sports Achievements (That Will Never Be Equaled)

Not all sports records are glorious. This is an article about seven men who achieved greatness in failure.


Why You've Never Heard Of The Greatest Sport Ever Invented

Give us the roughest, toughest athlete you can think of. He would be soiling himself if he had to play this game.