You’ve seen Burt Reynolds act, but have you seen him hit for the New York Yankees? Burt Reynolds (the baseball player) and several other athletes share a common name with a celebrity or well-known character. Here are some of our favorites:
Reports recently surfaced that Tim Tebow was being courted by ABC to star on an upcoming season of ‘The Bachelor.’ Tebow has denied it. Over the past few years, professional players have entered the entertainment world more openly with stints on popular shows like ‘Dancing with the Stars’ and ‘Celebrity Apprentice,’ among others...
Sometimes professional athletes just can’t walk away from the game they love, even if they that means seeking out a smaller stage to prove they still have some skills. Here are 10 athletes who’ve done just that — tried to come back by playing in a lesser league.
Budding Miami Marlins star Mike Stanton has made a name for himself in recent years, but now he’s changing that name to Giancarlo Stanton. It’s actually his real name and he only switched to “Mike” when his classmates in school struggled to get his name right.
While Stanton’s switch might seem strange to some, other athletes before him have made way more bizarre name changes. Here’s a look back at
There are athletes the public loves, and others that they love to hate.
Nielsen and partner E-Poll Market Research surveyed America on the they jocks they most dislike, and the top two shouldn’t be much of a surprise.