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11 Facts about March Madness
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11 Facts about March Madness

March Madness begins this week.  Millions of brackets have been

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8 Facts You Didn’t Know About Dean Smith
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8 Facts You Didn’t Know About Dean Smith

Well-known basketball coach Dean Smith died this weekend after battling dementia for

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9 Greatest NBA Players Without A Ring
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9 Greatest NBA Players Without A Ring

NBA legends can’t all win the big one, especially when

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9 Disappointing Sports Comebacks
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9 Disappointing Sports Comebacks

Sometimes great professional athletes don’t know when to hang it

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How the Kansas City Chiefs and 5 Other NFL Teams Got Their Names
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How the Kansas City Chiefs and 5 Other NFL Teams Got Their Names

The NFL is comprised of 32 professional football teams, each

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40 Years Ago, The Super Bowl Blizzard of 1975 Crippled the U.S.
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40 Years Ago, The Super Bowl Blizzard of 1975 Crippled the U.S.

One of the United States’ worst blizzards earned many names:

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Don’t Cut Your Horse and Other Weird Sports Rules
Sports

Don’t Cut Your Horse and Other Weird Sports Rules

Every sport needs rules. Most sports even have rules that

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Biggest Blowout Losses in the History of Sports
Sports

Biggest Blowout Losses in the History of Sports

Now is a pretty exciting time in sports: the NFL

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Surf’s Up – 4 Early Surfers: Mark Twain, Agatha Christie, King Edward VIII and Jack London
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Surf’s Up – 4 Early Surfers: Mark Twain, Agatha Christie, King Edward VIII and Jack London

Then called ‘surf-bathing’ the Hawaiian practice of Heʻe nalu (wave

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12 Basketball Players Who Were Thought To Be The Next Michael Jordan
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12 Basketball Players Who Were Thought To Be The Next Michael Jordan

While Michael Jordan is considered the greatest basketball player in

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Bad Sports – 11 Of The Best
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Bad Sports – 11 Of The Best

A good sport knows the aim is not to win

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5 Strange Baseball Rules That Used To Be
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5 Strange Baseball Rules That Used To Be

The most American sport, the game that the world identifies

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7 Closest Super Bowls Ever (All Within 3 Points!)
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7 Closest Super Bowls Ever (All Within 3 Points!)

  The Super Bowl is annually the most-watched television event

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13 Baseball Card Facts To Honor Creator Sy Berger (1923-2014)
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13 Baseball Card Facts To Honor Creator Sy Berger (1923-2014)

Earlier this week baseball card creator Sy Berger passed away

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“Star Wars Yoga” Is the Galaxy’s Most Amazing Workout
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“Star Wars Yoga” Is the Galaxy’s Most Amazing Workout

If you’ve ever thought that yoga instructors and Yoda sound

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11 Most Awesome NFL Player Nicknames
Sports

11 Most Awesome NFL Player Nicknames

Professional sports fans love handing out nicknames.  I think it

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Nine Figure Skating Music Selections That (Might) Finally Get a Rest
Sports

Nine Figure Skating Music Selections That (Might) Finally Get a Rest

If you’ve ever watched figure skating, you probably heard one

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13 Insider Tips That No One Told You About Running Your 1st Marathon
Sports

13 Insider Tips That No One Told You About Running Your 1st Marathon

Fall marathon season is upon us in full force. If

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5 of the Most Surprising Rivalries in History
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5 of the Most Surprising Rivalries in History

  From ruthless scientists, to Nazi shoemakers and vicious Dinosaur

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11 Awesome Minor League Baseball Team Names
Sports

11 Awesome Minor League Baseball Team Names

Major League Baseball boasts 30 teams, but the minor-league system

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Sports

11 Star Athletes Who Fought Debilitating Diseases

Award-winning and professional athletes are certainly not immune to debilitating

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8 Sports You Never Thought Would Be in the Olympics
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8 Sports You Never Thought Would Be in the Olympics

The Olympics represent the peak of human strength and perseverance.

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9 NFL Team Names We Wish Were Still Around
Sports

9 NFL Team Names We Wish Were Still Around

The 32 current NFL teams have a variety of interesting

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11 Defunct Sports Leagues That You Never Knew Existed
Sports

11 Defunct Sports Leagues That You Never Knew Existed

While the National Football League, National Basketball Association, Major League

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A Tribute to the GREAT Gordie Howe
Sports

A Tribute to the GREAT Gordie Howe

After suffering a second stroke this month, the world is