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Animals
This Year's Puppy Bowl Will Feature Three Dogs With Disabilities
Get to know Lucky, Doobert, and Winston.... READ ON
Geico
15 Things You Might Not Know About Pro Football
Presented by GEICO.... READ ON
Sports
222-0: The Worst Blowout in College Football History
Coach John Heisman was bent on revenge.... READ ON
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The Game Behind the Game: What Pro Football Is Really Like
Presented by Adam Ruins Everything.... READ ON
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Fumbled: The Story of the United States Football League
The 1980s NFL alternative became so cash-strapped that athletes had to ride school buses to practice.... READ ON
Sports
Oral History: The Strangest Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever
With a 3-D 'Moonlighting' episode canned, Coca-Cola was sitting on 26 million pairs of glasses. Enter the 1989 Super Bowl—and Elvis Presto.... READ ON
Sports
The Only Recording of Super Bowl I Is Collecting Dust in Storage
According to the owner, the NFL refuses to buy it.... READ ON
Sports
This Football Helmet of the Future Is Designed to Crumple
The design of the Zero1 was inspired by the crumple zones and bumpers used in automotive engineering.... READ ON
Sports
Why Is Alabama's Mascot an Elephant?
There are no elephants in Alabama. What gives?... READ ON
Sports
Where Do Heisman Winners Keep Their Trophies?
Spoiler: Some trophies end up in closets or at the homes of the players' parents.... READ ON
Sports
Athletic Support: A History of Sports Agents
Professional football players once made $100 a game. When "Red" Grange's agent was done, Grange walked off with $100,000.... READ ON
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The Origin of the Sports Illustrated Football Phone
"Oh, my goodness. It's a telephone inside of a football!"... READ ON
Sports
45 Years of Monday Night Football's Memorable Theme Music
Are you ready for some football?... READ ON
Sports
Are You Ready for Some … Grammar? Fans of This Pro Football Team Are the Most Typo-Prone
It turns out you can learn a lot by analyzing the comments section of the nearest sports blog.... READ ON
History
The Sarcastic Jokes You'll Find on Roman Bullets
What's worse than getting hit by an ancient Roman bullet? Getting hit by a bullet with a joke on it.... READ ON
Sports
The Humble Early Days of the NFL Draft
The NFL Draft wasn't always the overblown football bacchanal it is today.... READ ON

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