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Sports History

9+ Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Babe Ruth

May 30, 2019

American baseball player George Herman Ruth (1895 - 1948) known as Babe Ruth. Source: (MPI/Getty Images) He is George Herman Ruth, Jr., but you probably know him be...

The Black Sox Scandal: Baseball’s Saddest Day

April 19, 2019

Baseball, America’s favorite pastime, has endured some scandals in its long history, from player’s strikes to steroid use. But the most shocking and disheartening baseb...

Crazy Baseball Superstitions From The History Of The Sp...

March 25, 2019

Infielder Jason Giambi of the New York Yankees slides into second base against the Boston Red Sox March 17, 2008 at Legends Field in Tampa, Florida. Source: (Ph...

The Fascinating History of Dodgeball

March 12, 2019

A player clutches a ball while dodging three others at the Elite Dodgeball National Championships at Boston University on Aug. 17, 2017. (Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via...

Milk and Racing: The Indy 500’s Strange Obsession With ...

February 28, 2019

Scott Dixon drinks the ceremonial winner's milk over in victory lane in celebration of winning the 2008 Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in...

The Madden Curse: Where Gaming, Football, and Superstit...

January 16, 2019

Gaming fans sample EA Sports Madden NFL 13 game on the second day of the E3 video game extravaganza in Los Angeles on June 6, 2012. Source: (FREDERIC J. BROWN/A...

Photos of the Very First Super Bowl Ever, 1967

April 12, 2016

The very First professional AFL-NFL World Championship Game in American football, later known as Super Bowl I and referred to in some contemporary reports as the Supergame, w...