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Let's Make a Deal: 6 of Baseball's Strangest Trades

Jason Plautz

Now that the World Series is over, baseball's offseason has officially begun. There are plenty of high-power free agents, but the real drama is on the trade market.

5 Curious Coincidences Between the Phillies' World Series Wins

David K. Israel

When my father and I stood in the right field nosebleed seats at the old Vet Stadium in 1980, watching closer Tug McGraw strike out the Royals' Willie Wilson to capture the Phillies first and, un

The Knuckleball

David K. Israel

To continue on with yesterday's baseball pitches theme, today I thought we'd look at the knuckleball, which was on display last night as Boston's famous knuckleball pitcher, Tim Wakefie

7 Famous Baseball Pitches (and some physics behind them)

David K. Israel

If you haven't noticed, it's October, and that means Major League Baseball playoffs are upon us.

7 Unsung Events That Deserve Your Attention

Ethan Trex

Football season is cranking up, and playoff baseball is on the horizon.

10 Other Amazing Buildings by 2008's Olympic Architects

Ben Smith

If you have any interest in the Olympics, you've certainly seen Beijing's "Bird's Nest" and "Water Cube." But who are the geniuses behind them?

6 Reasons Today's Olympic Swimmers are Breaking so many World Records

Diana Wolf

For some reason every swim event in this Olympics is a record smasher. And it isn't just Michael Phelps who's seconds ahead of that daunting green world record line.

The Quick 10: 10 Incidents (Other Than Boycotts) That Shook the Olympics

Ben Smith

Boycotts have caused controversy at the Olympic games in 1976, 1980, and 1984, and pressure was put on the United States and other nations to lead a boycott of the current games because of China'

Documentaries I Like: "Hoop Dreams"

Chris Higgins

"Hoop Dreams" is a landmark American documentary, released in 1994 to broad acclaim at Sundance.

12 Golf Course Perils

Kristen Steagall

I've always hated golf. I think it has something to do with the compulsory lessons of my youth and the uncomfortable shoes.

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