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How Much Gold is in a Gold Medal?

Matt Soniak

On our last semi-regular "Ask Matt" day, reader Mel asked, “Are there standards for just how much gold is in those gold medals these Olympic athletes are

The 21 Countries With One Olympic Medal

Jason Plautz

Earlier today, we quizzed you on the countries that have won more than 100 Olympic medals. Now it's time for the other side of the equation. Twenty-one countries have won just one medal.

12 Sports Cut From The Olympics

Ethan Trex

The IOC surprised people this week by cutting wrestling from the official Olympic program. They've slashed a number of sports over the years. Should they bring back any of these?

Brain Game: Game Barren

Even the worst guessers will have a 1-in-48 2-in-48 shot at today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Tuesday Test Time challenge.

The 12 Times NHL Goalies Scored Goals Themselves

Scott Allen

ADAM HUNGER/Reuters/Landov New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, who has helped lead his team to the Stanley Cup Finals, is part of an exclusive club.

What Was the Jersey Devil?

Ethan Trex

JOHN ANGELILLO/UPI /Landov Last night the New Jersey Devils defeated the New York Rangers to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals, where they'll face the Los Angeles Kings.

6 Reasons People Gave Up Their Super Bowl Rings

Scott Allen

Courtesy of SCP Auctions Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor’s ring from Super Bowl XXV fetched $230,401 in an auction over the weekend.

11 Amazing Under-the-Radar Sports Dynasties

Jason Plautz

You've heard all about the great Yankees teams, or the Chicago Bulls dynasty that won six championships in eight seasons. But can they top a 452-game winning streak?

11 Athletes Who Had Their Own Cereals

Jason Plautz

Plenty of athletes have adorned boxes of Wheaties. But only the best can take it a step further and market a brand of cereal dedicated entirely to themselves.

Interesting College Courses at Sweet 16 Schools

Stacy Conradt

Sweet Sixteen schools are obviously pretty good at basketball (this year, anyway). But they're also pretty good at coming up with interesting classes that have students clamoring to enroll.

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