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These Silly Golf Gadgets Are Up to Par

Is there a golfer in your life? Then you know that the one things golfers love more than golf are silly golf gadgets and weird golf stuff. (Oh, and ugly plaid pants. Golfers, love those, too.) Potty Putter We don’t want to encourage doing anything to pass the time in the bathroom other that reading […]

Teams That Folded Before They Took the Field

Sports fans are used to their favorite team having ups and downs over the years. In a way, these teams never let their supporters down…because they fell apart before playing a single game. Basketball in Buffalo In 1949 the two most promising pro basketball leagues in America merged to become today’s NBA: the National Basketball […]

Viva Le Tour de France!

July was a big month for French sports. Not only did France just win the World Cup, but they hosted another popular event in the Tour de France. Let’s cycle through some trivia about the biggest thing on two wheels. 21 stages The riders don’t race the whole thing all at once, because that would […]

The Curse of Honey Bears

The most famous “curse” in sports—the one that seemingly prevented the Chicago Cubs from winning a World Series in more than a century—has been lifted. Here are some other, lesser-known sports curses. The Curse of the Honey Bears Emboldened by the extreme popularity and success of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders in the 1970s, many NFL […]

Let’s Go, Socceroos!

There are some big differences between soccer and the more popular-in-America sports—the game clock counts up, and the “field” is called the “pitch,” for example. One similarity: colorful (if informal) team nicknames. Here are some of the best national team nicknames from around the world. Clockwork Orange Orange is the national color of the Netherlands […]