Archive for October, 2016

Was Maury Wills Such a Longshot That Topps Wouldn’t Even Sign Him to a $5 Contract?

Did Topps seriously not want to even give him $5 to get him under a baseball card deal?

How Did a Missed Free Throw by an Austin Peay Player Change the Direction of the New York Knicks for 15 Years?

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 LEGEND: A missed free throw by an Austin Peay player in 1987 changed the direction of the New York […]

Were Jack Dempsey’s Gloves “Loaded” When He First Won the Heavyweight Championship?

The true story of how Jack Dempsey won his first heavyweight championship!