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Al Rosen

Al Rosen, the Baseball Player,  was also an Amateur Boxer Known for Challenging Anyone Who Insulted His Heritage.

Albert Leonard Rosen, nicknamed Flip and The Hebrew Hammer, was a right-handed slugger and third baseman for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball for ten seasons in the 1940s and 1950s. Did Al Rosen Have a Temper?  Al Rosen, a baseball player, was an amateur boxer who challenged anyone who insulted his heritage or …

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Cricket

The First Documented Mention of Adults Playing Cricket Came from 1611, When Two Men were Fined for Failing to Attend Church on Easter Sunday because They Were Playing Cricket.

Cricket is a sport like no other, a close cousin of baseball that is loved by fans worldwide but is only played at the highest level in a few countries. But did you know when adults were first documented to play the game? Adult cricket was first documented in 1611 when two men were fined …

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Joe Delaney

In 1983, Joe Delaney, the NFL Chiefs’ Running Back, Sacrificed his Life to Save Three Children from Drowning. His Number is Unofficially Retired, and a Statue was Put Up in His Honor.

For two seasons, Joe Alton Delaney was the running back in the National Football League (NFL). Delaney set four franchise records during his two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs, which would stand for over 20 years. But did you know that Joe Delaney was actually a hero? In 1983, NFL Chiefs running back Joe …

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Naked Gun

When Leslie Neilson Passed in 2010, ESPN Published an Obituary for His Naked Gun Character Enrico Pallazzo.

Leslie Nielsen died in his sleep at 84. The Canadian actor appeared in over 100 films, but most of us remember him from Airplane and The Naked Gun. But do you know how ESPN paid tribute to the actor?  When Leslie Neilson died in 2010, ESPN ran an obituary for his Naked Gun character Enrico …

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Babe Comes HOme

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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Suns Gorila

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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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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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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Fake Sri Lankan Handball

How Did A Fake Sri Lankan Handball Team Make Their Way to A Tournament in Germany?

Handball is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each pass a ball with their hands intending to throw it into the opposing team’s goal. A standard match consists of two 30-minute halves, with the team scoring the most goals winning. But did you know that in 2004, a controversial event occurred …

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