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Players To Watch In The Sweet 16

The 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has provided thrilling upsets and amazing comebacks in the first two rounds. Onion Sports presents a guide to the 10 players to watch in the Sweet 16.

Most Valuable Sports Memorabilia

Sports collectibles have skyrocketed in popularity over the past several decades, with sales of such items as game-worn jerseys and autographed rookie cards generating billions of dollars each year. Onion Sports examines the most sought-after and highly valued sports memorabilia in the world.

Greatest Super Bowl Halftime Shows

The Super Bowl halftime show is a long tradition as occasionally exciting as the game itself. The Onion takes a look back at the all-time greatest Super Bowl halftime shows.

Best Sports Documentaries

With ESPN’s film ‘OJ: Made In America’ emerging as an Oscars frontrunner this year, Onion Sports looks back at some of the greatest sports documentaries of all time.

Best Sports Video Games Of All Time

With titles such as ‘FIFA 17’ and ’NBA 2K17’ expected to be popular gifts this holiday season, Onion Sports looks back on some of the best sports video games of all time.

How The IOC Plans To Address Doping

In light of its recent decision not to bar Russian athletes from competing in Rio despite their use of performance-enhancing drugs, the International Olympic Committee is working to establish more effective protocols to keep the Games drug-free. Here are some ways the IOC plans to address doping:

Keys To The Matchup: Mets vs. Royals

The Mets face the Royals in this year’s Fall Classic, with the two teams battling for the chance to bring World Series glory back to either Kansas City or incredibly small pockets of New York. Onion Sports breaks down what each team must do to win.

The Mets face the Royals in this year’s Fall Classic, with the two teams battling for the chance to bring World Series glory back to either Kansas City or incredibly small pockets of New York. Onion Sports breaks down what each team must do to win.

Strongside/Weakside: Odell Beckham Jr.

Since bursting onto the scene in 2014, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has tormented opposing defenders with his dazzling one-handed punches. Is he any good?

Since bursting onto the scene in 2014, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has tormented opposing defenders with his dazzling one-handed punches. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Chip Kelly

Known as one of the most innovative minds in football, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has implemented an offense that racks up huge numbers in the loss column. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Marcus Mariota

With an incredible four-touchdown performance to start his NFL career, rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota showed that he has what it takes to be the Tennessee Titans’ new silver lining. Is he any good?

With an incredible four-touchdown performance to start his NFL career, rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota showed that he has what it takes to be the Tennessee Titans’ new silver lining. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Serena Williams

Serena Williams is aiming to clinch a historic calendar Grand Slam at this year’s U.S. Open, forever enshrining her as the last American tennis player worth talking about. Is she any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Jose Mourinho

Having won titles in Spain, England, Italy, and Portugal, manager Jose Mourinho has cemented himself as one of the most successful megalomaniacs in soccer. Is he any good?

Having won titles in Spain, England, Italy, and Portugal, manager Jose Mourinho has cemented himself as one of the most successful megalomaniacs in soccer. Is he any good?

Highlights From NFL Training Camp

With preseason games underway and preparations intensifying across the league, the NFL has had no shortage of stories to keep fans occupied before the new season kicks off. Onion Sports breaks down the biggest moments from this summer’s training camp.

Strongside/Weakside: Ronda Rousey

After winning her third straight bout in less than 40 seconds, UFC star Ronda Rousey has become the most dominant MMA fighter in the world and is truly living the dream of any incredibly violent person. Is she any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Jurgen Klinsmann

Despite leading the U.S. men’s national team through the so-called “Group of Death” in the 2014 World Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann has come under heavy criticism this week after his side finished fourth in the 2015 Gold Cup. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Clint Dempsey

Despite losing the team’s captaincy after a recent incident with a referee, Clint Dempsey has propelled the U.S. closer to a sixth Gold Cup title. Is he any good?

Biggest Moves In NBA Free Agency

With numerous star players inking max contracts over the past two weeks, the first month of NBA free agency has already shaken up rosters across the league. Onion Sports examines the biggest free agent signings so far.

Strongside/Weakside: Alex Morgan

Despite her recent injuries, U.S. striker Alex Morgan is still arguably the most potent goal-scoring threat in women’s soccer. Is she any good?

Despite her recent injuries, U.S. striker Alex Morgan is still arguably the most potent goal-scoring threat in women’s soccer. Is she any good?

Keys To The Matchup: Blackhawks vs. Lightning

The Chicago Blackhawks face the Tampa Bay Lightning in a Stanley Cup Finals matchup that has hockey fans wondering how late they’ll have to fucking stay up to watch overtime. Onion Sports breaks down what each team must do to win.

The Chicago Blackhawks face the Tampa Bay Lightning in a Stanley Cup Finals matchup that has hockey fans wondering how late they’ll have to fucking stay up to watch overtime. Onion Sports breaks down what each team must do to win.

Strongside/Weakside: James Harden

James Harden has become one of the most potent offensive threats in the NBA, leading the Houston Rockets to their first Western Conference Finals appearance in 18 years. Is he any good?

James Harden has become one of the most potent offensive threats in the NBA, leading the Houston Rockets to their first Western Conference Finals appearance in 18 years. Is he any good?

Greatest Boxing Matches Of All Time

With Floyd Mayweather Jr. facing Manny Pacquiao this Saturday in what many have dubbed the “Fight of the Century,” Onion Sports looks back at the greatest bouts in boxing history

Best Playoff Performances In NBA History

With the basketball postseason heating up, Onion Sports looks back at the greatest individual performances in NBA playoff history. Shaquille O’Neal: During the 2001 NBA Finals, O’Neal was absolutely dominant while tearing apart ...

Greatest Undefeated Seasons In Sports History

With the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team just four games away from completing a perfect 40-0 season, Onion Sports takes a look back at the greatest undefeated runs in sports history. 1971 Nebraska Cornhuskers: The Univers...

Super Bowl XLIX Highlights

Super Bowl Sunday was full of highs and lows for football fans, with a controversial play call by Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll resulting in a narrow victory for the New England Patriots.

Fantasy Football Week 15: Start ’Em, Sit ’Em

Onion Sports has expert analysis on which players to keep and which players to drop from your fantasy football starting lineup this week: Start ’Em Johnny Manziel (QB): Manziel is finally showing the type of deluded confidence ...

NFL Week 14 Winners And Losers

Onion Sports presents its winners and losers from the 14th week of the NFL season: Winners San Diego Chargers: San Diego’s beat-up offensive line displayed speed and athleticism while getting out of the way of Patriots pass rus...

Fantasy Football Week 14: Start ’Em, Sit ’Em

Onion Sports has expert analysis on which players to keep and which players to drop from your fantasy football starting lineup this week: Start ’Em Calvin Johnson (WR): Johnson has the ability to exploit Tampa Bay’s vulne...

NFL Week 10 Winners And Losers

Onion Sports presents its winners and losers from the 10th week of the NFL season: Winners Indianapolis Colts: The Colts used their bye week to further bolster their significant lead over the Titans and Jaguars in the AFC South At...

Fantasy Football Week 10: Start ’Em, Sit ’Em

Onion Sports has expert analysis on which players to keep and which players to drop from your fantasy football starting lineup this week: Start ’Em Colin Kaepernick (QB): Kaepernick’s ability to move around in the pocket ...

NFL Week Nine Winners And Losers

Onion Sports presents its winners and losers from the ninth week of the NFL season: Winners Rex Ryan: Moving closer to dream of coaching for team other than the Jets Johnny Manziel: Looked great warming up on the sidelines, sh...
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Notable Athlete-Branded Products

With sports stars lending their names to everything from furniture to salsa, Onion Sports breaks down some of the most notable athlete-branded products.

  • The Rob Gronkowski Guide To Jane Austen

    Written by the tight end during the 2013 offseason, this guide has been praised by literary critics as the definitive primer on the Austen oeuvre

  • Derrick Rose Aircasts

    The MVP point guard’s custom line of Adidas Aircasts come in both performance and casual wear

  • George Foreman Grills

    The name of this former boxing champ has adorned this product ever since he claimed both the heavyweight title and Joe Frazier Grills, Inc. from the eponymous fighter

  • Roger Federer’s Cardboard Boxes

    Cementing his reputation as the premier athlete for the world’s high-end clientele, Federer has become the face of the finest cardboard boxes on the market

  • Thundr

    NBA All-Star Russell Westbrook designed this app to locate potential free agent acquisitions within a 10-mile radius of Oklahoma City

  • Flutie Flakes

    Advertisements for quarterback Doug Flutie’s cereal encouraged young children to eat these flakes every morning if they hoped to one day grow up to be 5’10” and 175 lbs

  • Kawhi Leonard Microprocessors By Intel

    Leonard agreed to lend his name to the chip after the circuitry powered him to a 2014 NBA Finals MVP

  • Manute Bol Ceiling Pads

    These discreet padded strips are guaranteed to reduce head contusions in the homes of those over 7’5”

  • Cal Ripken Gourmet Burgers

    To honor his record consecutive games streak, Ripken has challenged customers to eat his frozen black angus burgers 2,632 days in a row

  • Mike Tyson Press

    A small literary organization based in Tyson’s hometown of Brooklyn that strives to publish the fiction of underrepresented boxers

  • Michael Jordan Steakhouse

    The Chicago restaurant nearly folded upon opening thanks to the namesake’s vicious browbeating of maitre d’s, sous chefs, and busboys as soft and weak

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