Sports

The Stories Behind 12 Seemingly Obvious Baseball Rules

Karissa Marken

Sure, these rules seem obvious—but in days past, they were challenged enough that officials added them to the rulebooks anyway.

Why Did the Dodgers and Giants Leave New York?

Mark Mancini

In 1957, the face of New York baseball was forever changed when the Giants and Dodgers—two teams that had been playing in the Big Apple since the late 1800s—abandoned the city for California.

Why Do College Basketball Teams Cut Down the Nets?

Ethan Trex

How the Lansing Lugnuts Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

How the Winston-Salem Dash Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

Here's What the First-Ever NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Looked Like

Nick Greene

This wasn't exactly Showtime Lakers vs. Jordan's Bulls.

A Brief History of Jersey Sponsorship

Scott Allen

Yesterday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the move to put sponsorship patches on team jerseys is "inevitable." Here are some of the more interesting jersey sponsors over the years.

How the New Hampshire Fisher Cats Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

How the San Antonio Missions Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

How the Richmond Flying Squirrels Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

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