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42 Facts About Jackie Robinson

Rudie Obias

In 1947, Robinson broke the baseball color line and became the first African American to play on a major sports team. Here are 42 facts to celebrate.

11 Weird Minor League Baseball Team Names

Mark Mancini

Minor League baseball has been an American staple for over a century. Among the roughly 245 Minor League teams scattered across the nation, some have acquired some rather unusual names.

The Longest Baseball Game Ever Played

Mark Mancini

Major League Baseball’s opening day, March 31, is approaching fast—but it’s the oft-overlooked minor leagues which witnessed one of the most improbable and historical games of all time.

Where Is That Tournament-Bound School?

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Now that the 2013 NCAA Tournament field is set, let’s see if you know where these 11 tourney-bound schools are located.

15 Historical Brother vs. Brother Matchups

Alex French

For as long as there have been brothers, brothers have been battling each other. In honor of the Harbowl, here's our incomplete guide to sibling rivalries.

Name the Last 15 Coaches to Win a Super Bowl

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In the last 20 years, 15 different head coaches have hoisted the Vince Lombardi Trophy. How many can you name in 3 minutes? (If the answers don't appear for you at the end, click here.)

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

Jason English

The Best Baseball Players Ever, According to Richard Nixon

Danny Groner

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.

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