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How the Lansing Lugnuts Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

How the Winston-Salem Dash Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

Here's What the First-Ever NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Looked Like

Nick Greene

This wasn't exactly Showtime Lakers vs. Jordan's Bulls.

A Brief History of Jersey Sponsorship

Scott Allen

Yesterday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the move to put sponsorship patches on team jerseys is "inevitable." Here are some of the more interesting jersey sponsors over the years.

How the New Hampshire Fisher Cats Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

How the San Antonio Missions Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

How the Richmond Flying Squirrels Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

Why is University of Delaware's Mascot a Fighting Blue Hen?

Hannah Keyser

The image of a hen, fighting or otherwise, is not really evocative of strength, or intimidation, or any other attributes sports teams aspire to embody.

How the Kannapolis Intimidators Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind some of the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

11 Facts About the Iditarod

Arika Okrent

The mushers are crossing the finish line today in the Iditarod! The annual dog sled race from Anchorage to Nome began on March 2nd, and the winner, Dallas Seavey, crossed the finish line at 4:04 a.m.

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