90s

Tonya Harding, Nancy Kerrigan, And "The Whack Heard 'Round The World"

A healthy dose of competition plays an important role in an athlete's success, but during the early '90s, figure skater Tonya Harding took her rivalry against Nancy Kerrigan to a whole new level, resulting in a scandal that played out like a Lifetime movie.New York TimesIn fact, their story did inspire a couple of documentaries, TV movies, and an upcoming biopic, but before we delve into that, let’s revisit what went down between the two Olympic skaters. ABC NewsOn January 6th, seven weeks before the 1994 Olympic Winter Games were scheduled to begin in Lillehammer, Norway, Harding’s

TV

Sure, She Saved The 'Little Giants' From Defeat, But Where Has Becky Gone?

Little Giants was absolutely the best sports movie from our childhood. Watching those kids play football honestly made us wish we could do the same. But we would never be as good as Becky 'Icebox' O'Shea. Warner Bros.Becky was the best, and we all wanted to be as cool as she was. We felt her pain when she was cut from the team, and we were thrilled when she threw those pom poms to the ground. Becky doesn't belong on the sidelines! She's the star of the team! Warner Bros.Becky goes through a lot in the movie, as

90s

8 Sports Movies From The 90s That Made Us Feel Like We Were Part Of The Team

The 90s were definitely the golden age of live-action kids movies, especially sports stories. I grew up watching these tales of underdogs beating the "favorite," of unlikely friendships being made through sport and competition, and of people figuring out who they truly are. It was great to see these things happen as a kid, and I truly think it helped define my love of sports and "friendly" competition. Hollywood hasn't seen fit to give us a classic kid's sports movie in quite some time, so let's look back at the 8 best from the 90s. 1. Little Giants Nothing is

90s

7 Things Even Non-Sports Fans Should Know About Shaq

Shaquille O'Neal is one of those names that we all remember from our childhood. He was one of the biggest stars of the basketball world for the majority of the 90s, and he was definitely one of the most unique. He has accomplished a lot in his impressive career, but how much do you really know about him? He's done a lot of really interesting things that people seem to forget about, so let's see how much you really know about him! 1. He got his start in GermanySneakerNewsO'Neal actually had his first experience with a professional basketball coach in

Celebrities

5 Wrestlers Who Took Their Commitment To Their Characters To The Extreme

Sometimes wrestlers take things a little too seriously.  The personas that these wrestlers take on become such a big part of them that it's hard to tell where it ends and where their real personality begins. Sometimes, their commitment to the character can lead to a lot of trouble. Several wrestlers have had some pretty serious problems thanks to their persona, here are some of the most interesting storiesBray Wyatt did jury duty in characterStarSunFoldedTo help him get used to his character, Bray Wyatt decided to do jury duty while in character. He wore the whole costume, and acted

Retro

13 Sports Stars Every 90s Kid Idolized

If you came home from school, dropped your schoolbag, and flipped on ESPN as soon as you got in the door, this list is for you. The 90s were dominated by huge personalities that still cast a long shadow over their respective sports. Take a name like Michael Jordan (yes, spoiler alert, he made the list), people will still debate whether today's MVPs hold a candle to his success in this decade. And he's just one of many sports megastars that made this list. No matter who you cheered for, no matter what sport you loved, this list is for