Teams That Folded Before They Took the Field
Sports fans are used to their favorite team having ups and downs over the years. In a way, these teams never let their supporters down…because they fell apart before playing a single game.
Basketball in Buffalo
In 1949 the two most promising pro b...
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Viva Le Tour de France!
July was a big month for French sports. Not only did France just win the World Cup, but they hosted another popular event in the Tour de France. Let’s cycle through some trivia about the biggest thing on two wheels.
The riders don’t ra...
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The Curse of Honey Bears
The most famous “curse” in sports—the one that seemingly prevented the Chicago Cubs from winning a World Series in more than a century—has been lifted. Here are some other, lesser-known sports curses.
The Curse of the Honey Bears
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Let’s Go, Socceroos!
There are some big differences between soccer and the more popular-in-America sports—the game clock counts up, and the “field” is called the “pitch,” for example. One similarity: colorful (if informal) team nicknames. Here are some of the b...
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The Worst World Cup Performances
Every four years, the greatest players from the greatest national teams across the globe come together to contest the FIFA World Cup of soccer. Some bask in the glory of victory forever…and then there are these guys.
Least successful national team...
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