Michael Jordan Died in 2015
Undeniable: That Michael Jordan (he turns 54 today) is among the best, if not the best, professional basketball player of all time. What's a bit more debatable: the veracity of these crazy urban legends about His Airness.
"The Flu Game" Was Really ...
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10 Quick Facts About the Harlem Globetrotters
Stuff you didn’t know about the world’s most famous basketball team.
• In late 1926, Abe Saperstein took over as coach of a touring African-American team in Chicago called the Savoy Big Five (they played their games at the Savoy Ballroom). Sap...
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Tallest, Shortest, Biggest, Smallest, Youngest, Oldest: NBA Trivia
The new NBA season has begun, so here’s a statistical survey of sports sizes.
Tallest: Romanian-born Gheorghe Muresan center, at 7’7”. He came to the NBA after playing professionally in France. Drafted by the Washington Bullets in 1993, he aver...
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3 Weird Sports Contracts
Sometimes creative accounting pays off. Here are a few examples of
weird sports contracts throughout history.
Unlike their counterparts in the big leagues, the average first-year minor league baseball players is paid about $1,100 a mont...
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