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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.

Strongside/Weakside: Ezekiel Elliott

After becoming only the third player in NFL history to rush for 1,000 yards in his first nine games, Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott is an early candidate for league MVP. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Theo Epstein

In just five seasons, Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein assembled a team that is competing for the franchise’s first World Series title since 1908. Is he any good?

Jumbotron Really Trying To Push New Third-Down Cheer On Fans

SAN DIEGO—Noting that the phrase had appeared in large blue letters during each of the team’s offensive drives, sources at Qualcomm Stadium confirmed Friday that the Jumbotron was trying really hard to push a new third-down cheer on San Diego Chargers fans.

Strongside/Weakside: Kris Bryant

By leading the Chicago Cubs in hits and home runs en route to their second straight playoff appearance, Kris Bryant has placed himself in the running for the National League MVP. Is he any good?

Rest Of Nation To Penn State: ‘Something Is Very Wrong With All Of You’

WASHINGTON—Stating they felt deeply unnerved by the community’s unwavering and impassioned defense of a football program and administration that enabled child sexual abuse over the course of several decades, the rest of the country informed Penn State University Friday that there is clearly something very wrong with all of them.

Strongside/Weakside: Lamar Jackson

After passing for eight touchdowns and rushing for another 10 in just the first three weeks of the season, Louisville Cardinals sophomore quarterback Lamar Jackson has quickly become the frontrunner to win the Heisman Trophy. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Carson Wentz

After being selected second overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz opened the season with a nearly flawless performance in a victory over the Cleveland Browns. Is he any good?
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Great Father-Son Moments In Sports

Sports fans were deeply moved by Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Father's Day victory in the NASCAR LifeLock 400. Onion Sports takes the opportunity to remember other great moments between men and their boys:

1988: For the first time in what is now a weekly tradition, Cecil Fielder takes his 4-year-old son Prince out for ribs at a local Damon's Bar and Grill

1989: Mike Tyson finally reconnects with his father and shows him how hard he's worked over the years by throwing a haymaker into the man's right temple

1991: While playing for the same team, Ken Griffey Jr. and Ken Griffey Sr. decide to pull their hamstrings together

1992: Though it seems innocuous at the time, a Kenny Lofton at-bat against Nolan Ryan marks the first time the father-son combination face each other

1993: Archie Manning drives his youngest son Eli to be the best by hugging Peyton over and over, ignoring Eli's existence

1994: On a cool San Francisco evening, Bobby and Barry Bonds spend hours catching fly balls and taking swings and then cap it off with a big, old-fashioned shot of steroids

1999: Muhammad Ali attends his son Laila's first boxing match

2001: Formula One world champion, Champ Car series winner, Indianapolis 500 winner, and Daytona 500 winner Mario Andretti beams with pride as his son, Michael Andretti, finally learns to drive stick without stalling his IndyCar

2008: Dan Marino proudly watches as his son Joey follows in his footsteps by never winning a Super Bowl

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