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Olympic Urban Legends Revealed #11

This is the eleventh in a series of examinations of urban legends related to the Olympics and whether they are true or false. Today, discover how the Olympics brought the world Epson printers, learn whether the Ancient Olympians were actually “amateurs” and marvel at the strange “drug” that led to the first ever athlete to [...]

Football Urban Legends Revealed #23

This is the twenty-third in a series of examinations of football-related urban legends and whether they are true or false. This week, discover if the Governor of Colorado really lost Pikes Peak in a football bet! Plus, did the New York Giants REALLY invent the “Gatorade shower”? And what one-time only special rule did the [...]

Cloud Following Him Around…

SPORTS LEGEND: A former football Rookie of the Year was involved, without his knowledge, is two separate nationwide scams.

It IS Difficult Kicking Into the Wind…

SPORTS LEGEND: A referee assessed an ungentlemanly conduct foul on a player for loud flatulence during a penalty kick.

Is a Curse a Curse, of Course, of Course?

SPORTS LEGEND: Fired Chicago Blackhawks coach Pete Muldoon put a curse on the Blackhawks that lasted almost forty years.

Quite a Row to Hoe…

SPORTS LEGEND: Bronko Nagurski was discovered when a college football coach found him doing some mighty acts of strength while plowing a farm by the road.

Opinions Vary on Kingman’s Performance…

SPORTS LEGEND: Los Angeles Dodger Manager Tommy Lasorda has a rather…interesting response to a reporter’s question about the performance of Mets outfielder Dave Kingman.

This is Baseball, Not a Spelling Bee!

SPORTS LEGEND: At least two players of the Washington Nationals wore jerseys with the team name spelled incorrectly.

Philadelphia Hospitality?

SPORTS LEGEND: Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia had holes in the locker room of the Eagles cheerleaders where visiting players peeped through.

Commissioner of the Boards

SPORTS LEGEND: Future NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue was Georgetown’s career leader in total rebounds and rebounds per game when he graduated.