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Football History

The History Of Cheerleading: It Was All-Male Until The ...

August 24, 2019

Yale male cheerleaders performing a routine, circa 1925. Source: (Photo by George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images) Today, cheerleading is very much a female-d...

The Rough And Brutal History Of Rugby

June 28, 2019

One of the best-loved games, particularly in England, is rugby. A cousin of American football, rugby a rougher, tougher sport than soccer. Rugby got its start as a rule-less mob ...

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...

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...

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...