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Beat This Fact: Jim Harbaugh Played Screech's Cousin on <em>Saved by the Bell: The New Class</em>

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The Best Baseball Players Ever, According to Richard Nixon

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11 Fun Facts About Hockey Pucks

Mark Mancini

Brain Game: Your Goal

The National Hockey League is finally ready for action after an extended strike lockout, so here's a related mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge.

The Nicknames of All 32 World Cup 2014 Teams

Erik van Rheenen

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is six months out, but there's no better time to pick a side to root for come summer.

The Time Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football

the mag

After 18 players died on the field, the president decided it was time to change the game.

A College Football Rivalry Immortalized by Map Bunnies

Kara Kovalchik

For some folks, this coming weekend is all about the leftovers and department store sales. For others, it’s unlimited time to sit back and watch one college football game after another.

Bud Shaw

Bud Shaw is a columnist for The Cleveland Plain-Dealer who has also written for the Philadelphia Daily News, San Diego Union-Tribune, Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The National.

Jason Plautz

Jason Plautz started as an intern for mentalfloss.com in 2007 and now does quizzes and posts about politics, sports, movies, and anything else that crosses his radar.

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9 of the Biggest Trades in Baseball History—And How They Worked Out

Danny Groner

The Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins pulled off a blockbuster deal on Tuesday night that sends Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, and others to Toronto in exchange for several young players an

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