Sports

The Fans Strike Back: 9 Sports Protests

Scott Allen

In Washington, DC, Redskins fans are mailing "Fan Cards" to team headquarters and local media outlets, renouncing their fandom as a result of the actions of owner Daniel Snyder.

One Sweet Severance Package & Other Tales of the ABA

Keith Law

"The NBA was a symphony, it was scripted; the ABA was jazz." —Ron

10 Reasons Why the Quidditch World Cup is the Best College Sporting Event

Andréa Fernandes

There are a lot of college sporting events out there—tournaments, championships, bowl games"¦ But the best intercollegiate sporting event is the Quidditch World Cup.

The Origins of All 30 NBA Team Names

Scott Allen

The Hornets were supposed to be the Spirit, while the Grizzlies were almost named the Mounties.

What's With the Uniforms? The Stories Behind the AFL Throwbacks

Scott Allen

The eight charter members of the American Football League are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the league's launch by wearing throwback uniforms for select NFL games this season.

8 Franchise Relocations That Fell Through

Ethan Trex

On Tuesday night, ESPN aired Barry Levinson's The Band that Wouldn't Die, the second installment of its 30 for 30 documentary series.

6 Theories on the Origin of the Bullpen

David K. Israel

No one really knows where the term bullpen comes from, and no one theory has enough compelling evidence to support or refute the origin.

If You Blow Up Disco Records, They Will Come: Memorable Sports Promotions

Bud Shaw

Long live sports promotions, those marketing brainstorms that gave us Ted Turner riding an ostrich around Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium and, on another occasion, pushing a baseball on hands and knees

The Only 4 Hawaiians ever to make the MLB All-Star Team

David K. Israel

When the Phillies' Shane Victorino received a record 15.6 million fan votes last week, he beat out the Giants' Pablo Sandoval for the last spot on the National League All-Star Team.

19 Unusual Sports Injuries (Including 'Too Much GameBoy')

Ethan Trex

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ryan Dempster just hit the disabled list with a fractured big right toe he suffered while trying to hurdle the dugout railing to go celebrate a Cubs win.

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