Archive for January, 2016

Did Andre the Giant Really Try Out for the Washington Redskins?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about football and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the football urban legends featured so far. FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: Andre the Giant once tried out for the Washington Redskins. The late André René Roussimoff was best […]

Which NBA Hall of Famer Was Ejected From an MLB Game Despite Never Actually Appearing in an MLB Game?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about baseball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the baseball urban legends featured so far. BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Bill Sharman was ejected from a game in the Majors but never actually played a game in […]

Did Manute Bol Coin the Term “My Bad”?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about basketball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the basketball urban legends featured so far. BASKETBALL URBAN LEGEND: Manute Bol coined the term “my bad.” When Manute Bol passed away in 2010 at the far […]

Did the Florida Gators Once Have a Crocodile on the Cover of Their Media Guide?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about football and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the football urban legends featured so far. FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: The 2003 Florida Gators media guide featured a crocodile by mistake. In 2003, the Florida Gators put […]

Did a MLB Pitcher Once Injure Himself With the Tack He was Using to Cheat in a Game?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about baseball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the baseball urban legends featured so far. BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: Rick Honeycutt cut himself on the tack he was using to cheat in a game. Rick Honeycutt […]