The 25 Greatest Upsets in American Sports History

Upsets are the essence of sports. The potential that one might happen—that an underdog team might beat the odds and win against a superior opponent—is the single greatest hook that keeps us watching sports, and the payoff when they arrive is what makes the whole enterprise worthwhile. Games played on paper wouldn’t be games at … Read more

Frank Thomas on Baseball, Keeping Fit Over 40, and That ‘SNL’ Nugenix Skit

When it came to Major League Baseball, Frank Thomas was a unicorn. Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 1989, the “Big Hurt” was unlike any player who came before—the only major leaguer to go seven consecutive seasons with at least a .300 batting average, 100 RBIs, 100 runs scored, 100 walks, and 20 home … Read more