Wayne Gretzky is one of winter’s heroes, says Santa Claus. The Great One made a cameo on Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons, appearing in Maggie’s Christmas nightmare. She comes across Santa who enlists Gretzky, the Abominable Snowman and Jack Frost. Here is every sports figure to have appeared on the animated television series through its 28 seasons.
July 23 is Hot Dog Day. A day for parades, events, and hotdogs in abundance. Celebrated all over the world, Hot Dog Day is an opportunity to raise money for charities whilst combining large quantities of sausages, bread, ketchup, mustard and onions. Here are some photos we found of sports figures eating hot dogs.
Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez won Season 23 of Dancing with the Stars, making her the ninth athlete to take home the coveted mirror ball trophy. Not only is Hernandez the youngest winner of the show at age 16, but for the first time in the show's history the top three finalists were all athletes as IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was the runner-up and former NFL wide receiver Calvin Johnson finished third. Here is a look back at every sports figure to ever compete on DWTS.
Every so often, Sports Illustrated puts a high school player on the cover, declaring an athlete to be the next big thing. Sometimes, it works out—looking at you, LeBron James. But sometimes our predictions don't quite come to pass. Here's a look at some of SI's covers featuring high school phenoms from over the years.
Just one week after an episode of Family Guy featured a cameo from Stephen Curry, who voiced himself in a scene parodying his viral postgame press conferences with his daughter Riley, Rob Gronkowski appeared prominently as himself in an episode entitled "Gronkowsbees." Here's a look at Gronk, Curry, and the many other sports figures who voiced themselves on Family Guy, American Dad, and The Cleveland Show — all shows created by Seth MacFarlane