AUTHOR: martinstezano
The 19th-Century Black Sports Superstar You’ve Never Heard Of
March 23, 2017

Boxer Bill Richmond’s improbable rise from slavery to superstardom came almost a century before Jack Johnson even picked up a pair of gloves. Read More

Beware the Ides of March. But Why?
March 13, 2017

It's unlikely even Shakespeare could have predicted how his famous phrase would have evolved. Read More

Hot Springs, Grapefruits and the Babe: A History of Spring Training
March 1, 2017

From the resort town that started it all to the astounding feat of strength by a legend of the sport, here are four stories you might not know about the origin of spring training. Read More

The Maracanã Blow: Brazil’s Stunning World Cup Defeat
June 12, 2014

As the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil, take a look back at the last time the event was hosted by the South American nation, in 1950. Read More

6 Things You May Not Know About the World Series
October 24, 2012

As the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers get ready to square off in the 108th World Series, explore six surprising facts about the Fall Classic. Read More