Sports

8 Other Pro Sports Teams That Changed Their Nicknames

Scott Allen

The Charlotte Bobcats will become the Hornets next season, uniting the Queen City's current NBA team with its old nickname.

3 Animals on the Baseball Field

Hannah Keyser

Back in the 1880s, one clever Phillies fan enlisted carrier pigeons to keep his colleagues at work updated with the latest scores. But other critters haven’t always been that welcome at the ballpark.

11 Times Athletes Did Awesome Things

Hannah Keyser

ESPN's headlines often read like a police blotter. But there are lots of heartwarming tales, too.

A Guide To Catching a Foul Ball In Your Beer: The Coolest Thing You Can Do

Nick Greene

5 Notable Kentucky Derby Non-Winners

Miss Cellania

Horses like Secretariat, Seattle Slew, and Citation go down in history for winning the Kentucky Derby. You might also be interested in the stories of some horses that didn't win.1.

10 Great Scientists Who Were Also Jocks

Mark Mancini

Brain and brawn have never been enemies; in fact, some of the most gifted scientists of all time were also dedicated athletes.

A Brief History of Zubaz

Ethan Trex

Let’s take a look back at the hottest zebra-striped pants of the early '90s.

How the Owners of All 30 NBA Teams Made Their Money

Nick Greene

With NBA action back in full swing, you've probably added "own a professional basketball team" to your list of goals.

10 Near-Trades That Would've Changed NBA History

Nick Greene

In an alternate dimension there's a Bulls team with Kobe, Bird was a Pacer, and Jordan revived the Clippers.

13 Awful Hockey Injuries

Erin McCarthy

As the Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway, here's a look back at the sport’s most brutal injuries—and how they made the game safer.

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