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Babe Ruth Starred in “Babe Comes Home” Unfortunately it is Now Considered a Lost Film

The romantic comedy Babe Comes Home stars a baseball player and a laundress whose relationship is ruined by the player’s addiction to chewing tobacco. But did you know the Babe Ruth actually starred in this film? Babe Ruth appeared in the film “Babe Comes Home.” It is now considered a lost film, meaning there are …

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Figure Skating

In the 1800s, Figure Skating Competitions Included the Act of Drawing Pictures On the Ice While Performing

Women’s figure skating is one of the most popular Winter Olympics events, with a solid and consistent American viewership over the past three decades. While the sport is quite well-known, did you know it has evolved drastically since the 1800s? In the 1800s, figure skating competitions included the act of drawing pictures onto the ice. …

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The Phoenix Suns Did Not Have an Official Mascot Until a Fan Came to a Home Game Dressed as a Gorilla, He Was Asked to Dance Underneath the Ring During a Timeout

The Phoenix Suns is an American professional basketball team headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. They are part of the National Basketball Association’s Pacific Division of the Western Conference. While we are well aware today that the Suns’ mascot is a Gorilla, did you ever wonder how that happened? The Phoenix Suns had no official mascot until …

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Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters Had One Official Recognized Loss in 1971; Rumored Losses in the 50’s were Not Recognized

The Harlem Globetrotters are an American basketball exhibition team. Their style of play combines athleticism, drama, and comedy. They do Basketball in pure comedy to entertain fans and make people in awe and laugh with their antics on the court in an uncompetitive basketball game. But did you know that the Harlem Globetrotters only recognized …

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Kriegspiel

Kriegspiel is a Version of Chess Invented by Henry Michael Temple Where Players Can See Their Pieces but Not Their Opponent’s

In 1899, Henry Michael Temple created a game based on Georg von Reiswitz’s original Kriegsspiel. This war game was popular during the 19th Century when officers used it for battlefield tactics. But what made this game unique? Kriegspiel is a chess variant in which each player can see just their pieces but not their opponent’s. …

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Ben Hogan Golfing Champion Accident

Ben Hogan, the Golf Champion, Almost Died in a Car Crash at the Age of 36

William Ben Hogan was an American professional golfer widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the game’s history. He is well-known for his profound impact on golf swing theory and his ball-striking ability. Did you know what happened to Ben Hogan after his near-fatal car crash?  Ben Hogan was involved in a near-fatal …

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Football

Due to the Rise Deaths Connected with American Football, Colleges in California Switched to Rugby

There is no other sport in the United States that generates as much interest during regular-season games and as much regret when it is no longer played. From September through February, America lives, breathes, and eats football. The sport is played at a high level anywhere during the weekend, from NFL Sunday to College Football …

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Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali Described Joe Frazier as an Uncle Tom, Several People Started Threatening Frazier and Went as Far as Bullying His Children

On October 1, 1975, at the Araneta Coliseum in Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines, WBA, WBC, and the ring heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali faced Joe Frazier for the world heavyweight championship for the third and last time. But did you know what happened to Muhammad Alis and Joe Frazier’s Friendship?  Many people turned against Joe Frazier …

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Elephant

How Well Elephants Swim?

If you enjoy watching animals on television, you may have seen elephants in the wild playing with water. Even at a safari park, elephants are frequently seen splashing about in their enclosure’s pool. Elephants clearly enjoy the water, which is quite evident. But how well can elephants swim? Elephants can swim for long distances. They …

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How did Stephen Curry Break Ray Allen’s Three Point Record?

Wardell Stephen Steph Curry II is an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Golden State Warriors. Curry is widely regarded as one of the greatest point guards of all time, as well as the greatest shooter in NBA history, and is credited with revolutionizing basketball by inspiring teams and …

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