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.

10 Heart-Wrenching Chokes at The Masters

Brooks Hays

Of all the majors, The Masters gives golfers the greatest shot at low scores. It's inviting, but Augusta is also a temptress—having scorned many astute veterans and hapless newbies.

The Rise and Fall of the Bullpen Car

Matt Soniak

10 Baseball Hall-of-Famers Who Had Weird Off-Season Jobs

Jake Seiner

In the days before it was routine to sign contracts worth the GDP of a small country, baseball players often had to put down their bat and gloves during the off-season and earn some extra scratch away

How the Owners of All 30 MLB Teams Made Their Money

Nick Greene

Baseball season is finally here, so let's take a look at the people profiting from $16 stadium beers.

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.