Not all secrets are created equal, but that doesn’t make them any less enticing. If someone tells you they know a secret, you want to be in on it…despite the possibility it may be completely ordinary.
How inflated is the currency of secrecy? Just consider all the ways we use the designation: there’s "secret" sauce, "secret" weapons, "secret" societies and countless other things made much more compelling by the moniker.
The sports universe is ripe with secrets—from conspiracies about the nature of victory, to the best place to watch the game outside the stadium. Some secrets people want to keep to themselves forever, while others simply evolved into something hidden from view.
Of course, a secret is worthless if some people don’t know it, so what you consider to be common knowledge, may be a secret to other people.
These are the 50 best-kept secrets in sports.