1. How Are Cricket Bats Made?

    After the resounding success of " What's Inside a Cricket Ball? " it is time for round two of this fascinating series—how are cricket bats made? In his play The Real Thing ...

    Alex Telfer Written by Alex Telfer about 3 days ago 566 reads 1 comments

  2. Brickyard 400: The Story Behind the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard

    The Brickyard 400 is one of the biggest races of the year for NASCAR and for years Crown Royal has named the race after a man or woman who has gone above and beyond their duties as a person...

    Elias Trejo Written by Elias Trejo about 3 days ago 2,553 reads 0 comments

  3. Former 49er Greats Recall Candlestick Park Memories, Look Ahead to Levi's Era

    Dwight Clark played nine NFL seasons for the San Francisco 49ers before calling it a career following the 1987 campaign. No doubt, the one memorable play he made six years prior will undoubtedly follow him to his grave...

    Andre  Johnson Written by Andre Johnson about 5 days ago 151 reads 0 comments

  4. The Player Most Responsible for Each Great College Basketball Coach's Legacy

    They say the first million dollars is the hardest, and the same should be said for the first 100 wins for a great college basketball coach...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 days ago 40,791 reads 58 comments

  5. Matt Prior's England Career: Highs and Lows in Pictures

    Following wicketkeeper Matt Prior ’s decision to take an indefinite break from international cricket due to injury in the immediate aftermath of England’s 95-run loss ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 6 days ago 384 reads 0 comments

  6. Behind the Scenes: New York Giants Head Groundskeeper Shares His Insight

    Millions of kids grow up with dreams of one day joining the NFL . New York Giants head groundskeeper Rob Davis is one of the lucky few to actualize that dream, even though his ...

    Kevin Boilard Written by Kevin Boilard about 10 days ago 3,308 reads 5 comments

  7. Vegas Baby, Vegas: How Warren LeGarie Made Sin City NBA's Summer League Hot Spot

    Five minutes. That's all I need. That's what agent Warren LeGarie was thinking as he waited for former NBA Commissioner David Stern in the lobby of the Beverly Wilshire hotel, where they both were staying for the 2004 All-Star weekend...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 13 days ago 151,445 reads 146 comments

  8. Remembering CM Punk's WWE Career as It Officially Comes to an End

    While CM Punk walked out on WWE almost six months ago and declared himself retired a couple of months ago, he was never dropped from WWE's official roster page on the company's website...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 13 days ago 97,089 reads 373 comments

  9. Remembering Andre Agassi's 1995 Summer Dominance and Decline

    It was the Summer of Revenge for Andre Agassi in 1995. Decked out in his latest line of Nike clothing, but looking more like a pirate with his striped tennis shirts, facial trimmings, black socks and high-top shoes, he was the No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 14 days ago 6,529 reads 48 comments

  10. Apparent Retirement of World Title Belt on Raw Is the End of an Era

    Monday night on Raw, Ric Flair returned in a fairly odd segment. Renee Young interviewed him about nothing in particular, Roman Reigns came out to shake his hand, and when Flair ...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 14 days ago 67,495 reads 176 comments

  11. South America Best XI of Golden Oldies

    South American nations may be confident in their youthful talent, but over the years, they have also placed great value in wise, old heads (with an emphasis on the old)...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 15 days ago 147 reads 0 comments

  12. Los Angeles Dodgers: Retracing Dee Gordon's Rise from Bust to All-Star

    A year ago, the jury was still out on Dee Gordon. He had the potential to be a standout major league player, but his inconsistency at the plate and in the field overshadowed his dazzling speed on the basepaths...

    Robert Pace Written by Robert Pace about 15 days ago 3,521 reads 5 comments

  13. What's Inside a Cricket Ball and How Are They Made?

    Red ball, white ball, pink ball, no ball, Kookaburra ball, Duke ball, seaming ball, reverse-swinging ball, spinning ball, old ball, new ball, hard ball, soft ball.....

    Alex Telfer Written by Alex Telfer about 15 days ago 2,529 reads 3 comments

  14. Inside MLB's Cuban Pipeline: It's High-Risk, High-Reward

    Ken Williams wasn't even sure whether to get on the plane. The Chicago White Sox liked Jose Abreu, but they also knew they weren't alone...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 16 days ago 94,247 reads 65 comments

  15. World Cup 2014 Trophy Weight, FIFA Prize History, Gold Carat Details and More

    The past month has seen 32 teams battle for one of the biggest prizes in sports, the World Cup trophy. Of course, for many casual fans, not much is known about the award itself...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 16 days ago 22,670 reads 0 comments

  16. 10 Most Memorable World Cup Final Moments

    The World Cup final tends to produce moments that live long in the memory. It's not just goals. These games are so significant that even brief passages of action can become iconic and immortal...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 18 days ago 18,043 reads 23 comments

  17. Charting Germany's World Cup History with Argentina

    Argentina booked their place in the 2014 World Cup final on Wednesday, edging the Netherlands in the penalty shootout after 120 scoreless minutes. Their opponents in Sunday's historic clash will be Germany, who hammered Brazil 7-1 on Tuesday...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 20 days ago 13,864 reads 11 comments

  18. Remembering Alfredo Di Stefano: Real Madrid's Original Galactico

    Alfredo Di Stefano quite nearly became a Blaugranes . Indeed, the fissure created over his transfer exacerbated the enmity between Barcelona and Real Madrid ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 22 days ago 6,387 reads 16 comments

  19. Analyzing Santino Marella's Career and His Influence on Comedy Wrestling in WWE

    According to F4WOnline.com and a number of other sites, last night at the WWE house show in his (actual) hometown of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Santino Marella (real name Anthony Carelli ) announced his retirement as a professional wrestler...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 22 days ago 17,349 reads 37 comments

  20. Brazil vs. Germany 2002 World Cup Final: Where Are They Now?

    Germany battered Brazil 7-1 in their own backyard to win a place in the 2014 World Cup final. Amazingly for these footballing heavyweights with eight World Cup wins between them, ...

    Mark Lovell Written by Mark Lovell about 23 days ago 24,113 reads 22 comments

  21. Ranking the Most Unlikely Champions in College Basketball History

    Shabazz Napier and the No. 7 Connecticut Huskies painted a masterpiece to win the 2014 NCAA championship, but where does it rank among the unlikeliest of title runs in men's college ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 26 days ago 12,855 reads 23 comments

  22. San Francisco 49ers: The Greatest Offensive Fireworks in Franchise History

    Happy Independence Day to all of you American readers out there! For everyone else, happy Friday. With fireworks shows going off across the country—and no real football news ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 26 days ago 8,005 reads 21 comments

  23. In 1979, One Vote Capped the Careers of Keith Hernandez and Willie Stargell

    Well, I goofed—the previous 11 articles belong to a 12 -part series. (Hours upon hours of preparation, only to miscount…) Thus, this is the final part of my series examining the vagaries of awards voting...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 26 days ago 416 reads 0 comments

  24. Ted Williams' Lone MVP Vote in '53 Would've Come in Handy in '47

    Last in an 11-part series examining the vagaries of awards voting. My final entry in this series more concerns odd fact than dispute...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 27 days ago 130 reads 0 comments

  25. Topping the Loss Column Still Made Murry Dickson a Very Valuable Player

    Tenth in an 11-part series examining the vagaries of awards voting. One would never figure a league-leader in losses to find his way onto an MVP ballot...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 28 days ago 123 reads 0 comments