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Interesting Sports Urban Legends Revealed Mention

Julie Ham, of the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women, wrote an interesting guide to the role of rumor when it comes to sporting events and the trafficking of women for sex. She e-mailed me to mention that she cited an old installment of Soccer/Football Urban Legends Revealed about the myths about women trafficking at […]

Using Math to Make a Decision

SPORTS LEGEND: The head referee asked about the size of his security detail before making a decision on a crucial play that would affect the home crowd in Pittsburgh.

Immaculate Re-play?

SPORTS LEGEND: The referees used video replay to check to make sure they had the right call on the “Immaculate Reception” before ruling it a touchdown.