Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
In the pre-Swoosh era, the best shoes for lawn tennis had giant treads and looked like they could be worn to church.
There are advantages to letting out a belly groan with every shot.
Here’s a look at some of the most dominant statistical seasons in various sports at the pro and college levels.
For such a visionary futurist whose predictions for the future often came true, Ray Bradbury was rather old-fashioned in many ways.
When Andre Agassi’s autobiography Open came out in 2010, all of the hype I heard about it surrounded the fact that the tennis great had done meth and wore a hairpiece. I had low expectations.
The Strange States series will take you on a virtual tour of America to uncover the unusual people, places, things, and events that make this country such a unique place to call home.
Mental_floss co-founder Mangesh Hattikudur is at the US Open today. Between matches, he'll be serving up some tennis history and random knowledge.
These unofficial stats may not be as illuminating, but they're certainly more fun.
A reader wrote in to ask, “Is it safe to shower in a thunderstorm? Were my parents messing with me?”
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