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Scott Allen

Food Lessons From the U.S. Government
How Much Do Professional Sports Commissioners Make?
What is the NFL Supplemental Draft?
The Last Three Ties in Stanley Cup Finals History
The Greatest Basketball Team You've Never Heard Of
How to Train Your Goldfish
How Does One Become a Life Coach?
Baseball's Best (and Weirdest) Ballpark Promotions
11 Famous Illeists
9 Other Famous Harvard Dropouts
The mental_floss Guide to the NCAAs (The West)
The mental_floss Guide to the NCAAs (The East)
The Origins of 12 Supermarket Chains
The Origins of 20 Mall Staples
Own the Road: A Brief History of the Adopt-a-Highway Program
The Humble Origins of 11 Chain Restaurants
11 NFL Rules Named After People
The Last Time the NFL Played on Tuesday...
Show Them the Money: 8 Famous and Infamous Sports Agents
A Brief History of Advent Calendars
That'll Cost You: NFL Fines Through the Years
How the Big 12 Schools Got Their Nicknames
How the Big Ten Schools Got Their Nicknames
Upon Further Review: A Brief History of Instant Replay
From Nudity to NKOTB: 10 Interesting Theme Cruises
How the SEC Schools Got Their Nicknames
Party Like It's 1876! 12 Items From the Centennial Exposition
The White House Gift Guide: 13 Unique Presidential Gifts
10 Acts of Good Sportsmanship
9 Towns That Changed Their Names (And 4 That Almost Did)
100 Years of Scoreboard Watching
Moving Billboards: A Brief History of NASCAR Advertising"¨
11 Expansion Teams That Just Missed the Cut
11 Celebrities Who Overcame Dyslexia
Making Ice Nice Since 1949: A Brief History of the Zamboni
Almost (Really) Famous: 9 Former Supreme Court Candidates
The Origins of All 30 NHL Team Names
The Origins of All 30 NBA Team Names
What's in a Nickname? The Origins of All 32 NFL Team Names
Octopuses, Beef & Other Items Hockey Fans Throw on the Ice
9 Noteworthy Minor League Debuts
The Origins of 20 Mall Staples
The Origins of All 30 MLB Team Names
Getting Acquainted With 8 Lesser-Known Schools
My Trip to MIT's Sports Nerd Conference
6 Special Guest Stars at Spring Training
The Weird & Scary History of Winter Olympic Mascots
Who Else Has Lit the Olympic Cauldron?
10 Tales of Warm-Weather Winter Olympians
10 Interesting Pieces of Sports Headgear
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