Mental_floss co-founder Mangesh Hattikudur is at the US Open today. Between matches, he'll be serving up some tennis history and random knowledge.
A few years ago, number crunchers and stat geeks infiltrated the MLB front offices and changed the way America’s pastime is played. Now they’re doing it to Scotland’s.
We're living in the golden age of statistics for sports geeks.
From the Rubber Puckies to the Unicorns, here are some of the best and weirdest nicknames ever considered.
It wasn’t until 1855, when Charles Goodyear patented vulcanized rubber, that soccer balls started taking shape. Literally.
Good sportsmen (and women) play by the rules. Even the rules you've never heard of.
The Charlotte Bobcats will become the Hornets next season, uniting the Queen City's current NBA team with its old nickname.
Cyndi Lauper and Lou Albano gave professional wrestling a huge promotional boost in the 1980s, but some of us remember the golden days when wrestling was gritty showmanship without the million-dollar