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Why Was a School in Poland Named After an Indian Maharaja?

During the second World War, there were hundreds of displaced Polish children who were brought to Soviet orphanages. This happened during the time Germany invaded Poland in 1939. In 1942 Digvijaysinhji Ranjitsinhji Jadeja the Maharaja of Nawanager established the Polish Children’s Camp for the refugee children of Poland to save them from the harsh conditions …

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Of the 2.9 million female high school athletes, only 3% are cheerleaders, yet cheerleading accounts for nearly 65% of all catastrophic injuries in girls’ high school athletics, and is considered one of the most dangerous school activities.

Cheerleading This article is about American-style cheerleading. For Japanese-style cheerleading, see Ōendan. “Cheerleader” redirects here. For other uses, see Cheerleader (disambiguation). College cheerleaders performing a liberty stunt The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders perform on the flight deck for the crew of USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) during the taping of the FOX NFL Pregame Show. The …

Of the 2.9 million female high school athletes, only 3% are cheerleaders, yet cheerleading accounts for nearly 65% of all catastrophic injuries in girls’ high school athletics, and is considered one of the most dangerous school activities. Read More »

The reason why Shaq promotes The General Insurance is because when he was a poor teenager at LSU they insured him when no one else would. He’s stayed loyal to them ever since.

REVEALED: The Reason Why Lakers Legend Shaquille O’Neal Continues to Do ‘The General’ Insurance Commercials Shaquille O’Neal is one of the best centers we have seen in basketball history. His elite play netted him an almost unanimous MVP trophy and three finals MVP trophies. This also made him a rich man, as he signed some …

The reason why Shaq promotes The General Insurance is because when he was a poor teenager at LSU they insured him when no one else would. He’s stayed loyal to them ever since. Read More »

Hall of Fame pitcher Lee Smith didn’t play baseball until he was a junior in high school, only tried out to win a $10 bet, and only started pitching after his team’s star pitcher was killed in a hunting accident. His first start was a no hitter

Lee Smith makes the Hall of Fame after reluctantly playing baseball By Robert Grayson If there’s one guy a batter standing at home plate didn’t want to see glaring back at him from the mound, it was Lee Smith. At 6-foot-6, and weighing 250 pounds, Smith was an imposing figure and looked even bigger standing …

Hall of Fame pitcher Lee Smith didn’t play baseball until he was a junior in high school, only tried out to win a $10 bet, and only started pitching after his team’s star pitcher was killed in a hunting accident. His first start was a no hitter Read More »

When boxer Jack Dempsey wanted to back out of a fight due to his age and his opponents skill, his younger brother took the fight under the same stage name and went on to become the legendary boxer Jack Dempsey.

Jack Dempsey This article is about the 20th-century boxing champion. For the 19th-century boxing champion, see Jack “Nonpareil” Dempsey. For other uses, see Jack Dempsey (disambiguation). William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), nicknamed Kid Blackie, and The Manassa Mauler, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, …

When boxer Jack Dempsey wanted to back out of a fight due to his age and his opponents skill, his younger brother took the fight under the same stage name and went on to become the legendary boxer Jack Dempsey. Read More »

Wayne Gretzky is the only Hockey player to have scored over 200 points in a season, and did so a total of four times. His stunning success as a Hockey player was immortalized in the fact that not only did is own team retire 99, Gretzky’s Jersey number, but the league as whole did as well!

Wayne Gretzky “Gretzky” redirects here. For other people with the same name and other uses, see Gretzky (disambiguation). This article is part of a series about Wayne Gretzky Former professional ice hockey player Career achievements Freeway named after Gretzky Awards Wayne Gretzky International Award Wayne Gretzky 99 Award Wayne Gretzky Trophy Video games Wayne Gretzky …

Wayne Gretzky is the only Hockey player to have scored over 200 points in a season, and did so a total of four times. His stunning success as a Hockey player was immortalized in the fact that not only did is own team retire 99, Gretzky’s Jersey number, but the league as whole did as well! Read More »

Of the 22 people voted to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar, 15 of them are are now either banned from FIFA for life, suspended, imprisoned, or fighting extradition to the USA to face federal charges. Only one still actually works for FIFA

Fifa executive committee: Where are the 22 men who voted for Russia and Qatar to host the World Cup now? Five years ago today, Fifa’s executive committee voted for Russia to host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar to host the 2022 tournament. Here, Martyn Ziegler looks what has happened to the 22 men who …

Of the 22 people voted to award the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar, 15 of them are are now either banned from FIFA for life, suspended, imprisoned, or fighting extradition to the USA to face federal charges. Only one still actually works for FIFA Read More »

Late wrestler Bam Bam Bigelow once saved three children from a burning house and 40% of his skin was left with second degree burns forcing him to retire and hospitalized for two months. Bam Bam said he had “no regrets” of his act of courage, as long as all three kids were safe.

Bam Bam Runs Through Fire To Save Children By Chris Sabga Editor, IGN Wrestling On last night’s WCW Reload Post Nitro show, news broke that Bam Bam Bigelow was seriously injured after attempting to rescue children from a brush fire. Over 40 percent of his body was burned. Not much else is known about the …

Late wrestler Bam Bam Bigelow once saved three children from a burning house and 40% of his skin was left with second degree burns forcing him to retire and hospitalized for two months. Bam Bam said he had “no regrets” of his act of courage, as long as all three kids were safe. Read More »

Lithuania withdrew from the 1992 Olympics due to the lack of money after the fall of the USSR. The Grateful Dead agreed to fund transportation costs for the basketball team along with Grateful Dead designs for the team’s jerseys and shorts. They went on to win the Bronze.

Grateful Dead New York artist Greg Speirs wearing the “Skully” tie-dyed T-shirt which he designed and became a symbol of Lithuanian basketball After Lithuania gained its independence from the USSR, the country announced its withdrawal from the 1992 Olympics due to the lack of any money to sponsor participants. But NBA star Šarūnas Marčiulionis, a …

Lithuania withdrew from the 1992 Olympics due to the lack of money after the fall of the USSR. The Grateful Dead agreed to fund transportation costs for the basketball team along with Grateful Dead designs for the team’s jerseys and shorts. They went on to win the Bronze. Read More »

After most of Manchester United’s starting line-up died in a plane crash in 1958, Real Madrid offered to loan out Alfredo Di Stéfano, the world’s best player, to Manchester United. All the parties agreed, but England’s FA blocked the loan, because “it would halt the progress of a British player”

When Real Madrid offered Alfredo Di Stéfano to Manchester United When Manchester United and Real Madrid locked horns in the last-16 of the 2013 Champions League, it was billed as “the game that the whole world wants to see”. Forget the bluster and somewhat nauseating media promotions for mundane Premier League fixtures, this fixture is …

After most of Manchester United’s starting line-up died in a plane crash in 1958, Real Madrid offered to loan out Alfredo Di Stéfano, the world’s best player, to Manchester United. All the parties agreed, but England’s FA blocked the loan, because “it would halt the progress of a British player” Read More »