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  • In the 1980s and 1990s, Colombia was torn by drug violence. Yet in the midst of all this, soccer thrived and reached its golden age. The unlikely reason? Drug money that was poured into players, teams and stadiums.

    Colombian Soccer & The Drug Lords

    Colombian Soccer & The Drug Lords

    by Gill Schor2

  • A century ago, Major League Baseball banned the spitball, yet 17 players were still allowed to hurl the pitch until their retirement. The last one was Burleigh Grimes, who threw the last legal spitball in 1934.

    The Spitball and the End of a Baseball Era

    The Spitball and the End of a Baseball Era

    by Gill Schor0

  • When considering the best players in Arizona Cardinals history, quarterback isn't the first position that comes to mind. The franchise history of the position, however, is sprinkled with plenty of talent. So read on to learn more about the top five quarterbacks in Arizona Cardinals history.

    Top 5 Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All-Time

    Top 5 Arizona Cardinals Quarterbacks of All-Time

    by Andrew Harner0

  • From April through October, it’s baseball season! The announcers can make it confusing, but whether you’re new to the game or an "old pro," baseball is a language we can all speak fluently.

    Understanding Baseball's Unique Words and Phrases

    Understanding Baseball's Unique Words and Phrases

    by Teri Silver4

  • In 1991, the talented Lithuanian basketball team was desperate to make the trip to the 1992 Olympics, but they were strapped for cash. A most unlikely source came to their aid: the Grateful Dead.

    Olympic Basketball & the Grateful Dead

    Olympic Basketball & the Grateful Dead

    by Gill Schor0

  • The modern era of Major League Baseball began with 8 teams in the National League in 1900 and 8 in the American League in 1901. For 60 years, the Major Leagues were comprised of those 16 original teams, with only a handful of franchise relocations. Beginning in 1961, baseball expanded with new teams, additional franchise moves, and divisional reconfigurations. There are currently 30 teams with 3 divisions in each league. Is more expansion or franchise relocation on the way?

    History of MLB Expansion and Franchise Moves

    History of MLB Expansion and Franchise Moves

    by Brian Lokker28

  • The Premier League has carved out a reputation for being home to countless amounts of shocking and legendary games that have stunned the football world. Read on to see our take on some of the most shocking of losses conjured up since 2010.

    Shocking Premier League Games From 2010 Onwards

    Shocking Premier League Games From 2010 Onwards

    by James Metcalfe0

  • Brooklyn Dodgers’ Carl Furillo is considered one of the greatest outfielders of his day. But false accusations and reporters’ misrepresentations dogged him throughout his career.

    The Emperor of Right Field: Carl Furillo

    The Emperor of Right Field: Carl Furillo

    by CJ Kelly19

  • The Los Angeles Rams are known for producing superstars at the running back position. Selecting a top 10 was a daunting task, but I rose to challenge to give you a snapshot of the best running backs in Los Angeles Rams history.

    Best Running Backs in Los Angeles Rams History

    Best Running Backs in Los Angeles Rams History

    by Andrew Harner0

  • It was the height of the sexual revolution and Billy Jean King wasn't going to let retired tennis player Bobby Riggs reverse the progress that she and the women's movement had achieved. But how was the mob involved?

    "Battle of the Sexes"...and the Mob?

    "Battle of the Sexes"...and the Mob?

    by Gill Schor0

  • England is the country that invented, codified, and spread the game of soccer. Yet the island nation has achieved only one World Cup victory. The year was 1966 and a remarkable group of players and a determined coach made it happen.

    England's Only World Cup Glory

    England's Only World Cup Glory

    by Gill Schor0

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