Danny Groner has spent several years working in the fields of media, journalism and publishing. He specializes in writing about people, events, ideas, and the world we live in. "With such an extensive area of expertise, this guy is a walking Wikipedia," said one blogger.
13 Shocking Deaths that Rocked Professional Sports
People often see professional athletes as being invincible -- supermen on the field as well as off. It's easy to forget these men are mere mortals.
10 Coaches Who Were Rehired By Their Former Teams
The coaching carousel goes 'round and 'round, and where it stops... is sometimes in a familiar place. The Cleveland Cavaliers re-hired Mike Brown on Wednesday, welcoming back the coach who steered the team to its first NBA Finals in 2007. Here's a look at 10 guys who got a chance to guide a team a second time...
10 Athletes Who Lived With Their Parents as Adults
The next time someone gives you a hard time for living with your parents as an adult, you can point to these famous athletes who did the same thing for some period of time while they were playing or after they hung it up. Some athletes did it to save money, others weren't sure about their future and a select few wanted to take care of their aging folks...
5 Amazing Fans Who Caught Foul Balls Without Dropping Their Beers
We've all seen fans at sporting events try to match the competitors on the field from time to time. As the ball flies toward them, they make valiant efforts to grab a souvenir. Some are armed with gloves, while others choose instead to duck and cover...
The 10 Best Female College Basketball Players of All Time
There's been lots of chatter around the NBA about whether Baylor center Brittney Griner, a 6-foot-8 senior, could hack it with the men in the NBA. Mark Cuban said earlier this week that he'd take a look at Griner and consider drafting her. Then, on Thursday, Miami Heat forward Shane Battier said, "There's no doubt that in our lifetime, there will be a woman NBA player...
10 Funniest Top Ten Lists Delivered By Athletes on ‘The Late Show’
Athletes who transcend their sports or help win a big game have the rare opportunity to cash in on the entertainment circuit. For some, that means getting the call to come read the 'Top Ten' on 'The Late Show with David Letterman.' However, not all athletes are as, um, qualified as others to bring the funny...
10 Unexpected March Madness Stars
The annual NCAA Tournament rewards teams high and low for proving themselves to be among the best in the country. Once the games begin, everyone is focused on which of the Davids will slay their Goliaths in the early rounds of the tournament, writing their stories into the pantheons of college basketball history...
10 Most Awkward Moments in Recent College Basketball History
Sports fans always assume they've seen it all... until something crazy happens that we've never seen before. College basketball is usually where the oddest stuff happens with players, coaches, and fans responsible for all kinds of mayhem and mischief ...
The 10 Worst Reality Show Tragedies — So Far
A helicopter crash over the weekend took the lives of three people in California who were filming for a new reality TV show for the Discovery Channel. The network hasn't released the name of the show or the victims. Although a tragedy of this magnitude is rare for reality TV and otherwise, it's not the first time that death has crept into the production of popular shows. Here's a look back at ten
The Batmobile and 5 Other Hollywood Cars That Sold at Auction
BAM! The original Batmobile sold at auction for $4.2 million this weekend which has both car lovers and cartoon lovers giddy. Famous Hollywood cars like those from 'Starsky and Hutch,' 'Knight Rider' and 'The Pink Panther' go up for sale from time to time, bringing out the most nostalgic buyers. Here's a look at how five memorable cars fared when they hit the open market, and what they fetched for
The Harbaugh Brothers Face Off in 2013 Super Bowl Coach Showdown
Coaching brothers John and Jim Harbaugh are set to square off in the Super Bowl next month when the Ravens and the 49ers meet in the big game. This is every brother's dream, fulfilled; a nationally televised competition to see which brother reigns supreme, fueled by a combination of sibling rivalry and professional glory. It's also not the only time in history that it's happened.
20 Classic Board Game Commercials
With new technology and video games, kids today are turning to small screens for their entertainment. But not so long ago you'll recall a time when board games were all the rage.
What Is an Oklahoma Sooner Anyway?
This weekend, the No. 6-ranked Oklahoma Sooners face off against the No. 15 Kansas State Wildcats, and it got us wondering: What exactly is a Sooner anyway? So we looked it up ...
What’s a Boilermaker, and What Does It Have to Do With Purdue?
Have you even been watching a University of Purdue football or basketball game and found yourself wondering what their nickname, the Boilermakers, means? According to legend, the nickname dates back to the late-19th century when the school perennially routed nearby Wabash College at football, and Wabash supporters wound up hurling derogatory names at their competition. The town began calling the P