Sports

How the Akron RubberDucks Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

From now until Opening Day, we'll be taking a look at the stories behind some of the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

7 Great Sports Cheers And Jeers From Around The World

Hannah Keyser

A Guide to Scoring Figure Skating at the Olympics

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

Have you been watching the figure skating competition at the Olympics and wondering what the heck is going on? Why isn't anyone getting 6.0 scores any more?

Why Do Speed Skaters Use Such Weird Ice Skates?

William Herkewitz

If you watch the speed skaters during this year’s Winter Olympics, you’ll certainly notice something strange about the footwear they’re sporting.

9 Other Mascots Who Were Given a Facelift

Hannah Keyser

Pierre the Pelican isn't the first mascot to get a facelift (or total transformation).

8 Winter Olympics Demo Sports

Kate Erbland

The Olympics have long made both room and time to include “demonstration sports” during their run. These sports are played for promotional purposes and some eventually become official Olympic events.

4 Curling Controversies

Hannah Keyser

For anyone who has ever accused curling of not being a real sport, take a look at the controversies that the curlers' competitiveness breeds.

A Brief History of The Olympics, According to 13 Wheaties Boxes

Jennifer M Wood

Little Mikey may not like it, but Wheaties has got game

9 Crazy Moments from Winter Olympics History

Orrin Konheim

With the Sochi Olympics underway in Russia, we thought we'd take a look back at some of the Winter Games' wildest and most unpredictable moments. Each of these wins gold for insanity.

12 Events That Will Debut at This Year's Winter Olympic Games

Rudie Obias

These additions bring the total number of events to 98 overall in 15 disciplines in 7 separate sports.

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