Sports

10 Fun Photos of the NHL 2014 Winter Classic

Erin McCarthy

Every New Year's Day since 2008, hockey fans have watched the NHL Winter Classic, which pits two teams against each other in a regular-season game—but instead of hitting the ice in an enclosed ar

7 Great Sports Moments Recreated in Lego

Erik van Rheenen

Sometimes, a single moment in sports is so transcendentally classic, that the only way to recapture in its full glory is to rebuild it brick by brick. Literally.

Who Was Heisman and Why Does He Have a Trophy?

Ethan Trex

Before anyone brings home the hardware, let’s answer a few questions about John Heisman and his trophy.

Why Do the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys Always Play on Thanksgiving?

Ethan Trex

Because it's tradition! But how did this tradition begin?

15 Sets of Athletic Twins

Jason Plautz

There may be plenty of sibling athletes, but it's twice as nice for these 15 pairs of twins from the world of sports.

11 Defunct Franchise Names Washington’s Football Team Can Use

Ethan Trex

With the furor over the Washington Redskins’ offensive name growing louder, it’s looking more likely that despite owner Daniel Snyder’s adamant denials, the team will eventually end up with a new masc

A Closer Look at the World Series Trophy

Ethan Trex

The Boston Red Sox just won the World Series and are showing off their shiny new trophy. Here's a little history of the hardware.

Is Home Field Advantage Real?

Matt Soniak

11 Really Smart Athletes

Kelly Carroll

Fitness doesn’t only apply to the body. Mental fitness is just as important, and while the world’s elite athletes are certainly physical specimens, many are elite brainiacs, as well.

When Did Baseball Players Start Chewing Sunflower Seeds?

Alex Watt

It’s rare to see a single pitch thrown without at least one emptied shell being orally expelled by someone. But when did players start taking them out to the ballgame?

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