Scott Allen

The Weird & Scary History of Winter Olympic Mascots
Who Else Has Lit the Olympic Cauldron?
10 Interesting Pieces of Sports Headgear
The 5pm Quiz: Hall of Fame Hats
What Exactly Is a Crimson Tide?
Sexy Beast Perfume, The Furcedes & 8 Other Lavish Dog Gifts
How the 10 Schools in BCS Bowls Got Their Nicknames
8 U.S. Presidents With Statues Abroad
The Fans Strike Back: 9 Sports Protests
What's With the Uniforms? The Stories Behind the AFL Throwbacks
A Brief History of the Goodyear Blimp
11 Celebrities Who Overcame Dyslexia
What's in a Nickname? The Origins of All 30 NHL Team Names
6 Unfamiliar Champions Who Appeared on Wheaties Boxes
10 Overhyped Baseball Players Who Fizzled
Preview: Maker Faire Africa
Bonus Quiz: Baseball Card Brands
The White House Gift Guide: 13 Unique Presidential Gifts
6 Famous Advertising Dogs
5 Special Ways to Fly
Not Playing Around: 8 Lawsuits Involving Video Games
All the President's Men: The 15 Cabinet-Level Departments
The 16 Members of the U.S. Intelligence Community
The Casual Fan's Guide to the College World Series
If They Build It: 9 Other Sports Facilities by the Architects of Camden Yards
Where Are They Now? High School Kids Immortalized By Sports Illustrated
5 Alternative Teaching Methods
15 Super Expensive Secondary Schools
7 Delicious Culinary Schools
9 Famous Baseball Stadium Vendors
6 Famous Pirate Ships
The 5pm Quiz: The Madden Challenge
11 Celebrity Marathoners
7 Major League Baseball Stadium Icons
8 Sports-Related April Fools' Day Hoaxes
Quirky Job Fairs and Other Unconventional Places to Find Work
The Casual Fan's Guide to 7 Tournament-Bound Schools
6 People Who Stole from the National Archives (Besides Nicolas Cage)
9 Cruise Ship Activities for Sports Enthusiasts
6 Athletes (and a Coach) Who Lied About Their Age
11 Ivy League-Educated Major League Baseball Players
Take Your Best $hot: 4 Average Joe Millionaires
The Bud Bowl: A Definitive History
The Goose, The Gulf War, and The Jedi: Super Bowl Memories from Tampa Bay
3 Hells on Earth
5 Famous Bowling Alleys
4 Overshadowed BCSs
6 Lavish Dog Spas Across America
8 Underappreciated Undefeated Seasons
5 Sports Franchises That Folded


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