Michael Phelps, America's Laziest Olympian, Barely Qualifies For…

We were this close (seven-hundredths of a second-close) to missing a Phelps-Lochte face-off. This guy just can't get motivated. After deciding to saunter his way through the London Olympics, participating in only seven events and not the eight he dominated in Beijing, Phelps almost wound up competing in only six.… » 7/28/12 9:30am 7/28/12 9:30am

Watch A-Rod's Spectacularly Stiff Entourage Cameo

This may surprise some of you: Entourage, that show about rich men and their cell phone conversations, is still on the air. It's the final season, and so the producers are really going all out: there's a pro athlete cameo (or five or ten) in just about every episode. Last night's show, "Second to Last," included Mark… » 9/05/11 6:00pm 9/05/11 6:00pm

Facing A Season With No NFL, Madden's Ultimate Team Looks To The Legends

In any discussion of the greatest video game athletes, the Michael Vick of Madden NFL 2004 always makes the cut, and is usually the most recent name on the list. In the eight years since his appearance, sports simulations have fine-tuned their realism, closing the era of logic-defying performances by the likes of… » 6/22/11 7:30pm 6/22/11 7:30pm