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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Women in Men’s Sports
Women in sports: Here are the stories of a few who attempted to join
in men's sports and how far they got.
Rhéaume was one of the best goalies in Canadian minor league hockey in the late 1980s. The Trois-Rivieres Draveurs, a Quebec ...
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We Aren’t the Champions!
A look at the teams in major sports that probably won’t be
playing for the league title this year…
TEAM: Detroit Lions
LOSING STREAK: This team is a perpetual cellar-dweller. The Lions have made the playoffs just twice in the last 15 years. I...
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Hockey Stars and Their Other Jobs
So Tim Horton founded Canada’s most successful franchise. Big deal—did he ever record a disco album? Here are some hockey palyers and their other jobs from the brand-new Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Weird Canada.
WAYNE GRETZKY. In 1991, NBC TV b...
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Team Name Changes
To celebrate the launch of a new NFL season, here is a sneak peek into our newest title with a sports-themed story about team name changes throughout history. Story will soon appear in Uncle John's Perpetually Pleasing Bathroom Reader.
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