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Teams to Appear in 4 Straight NBA Finals

Posted on May 31, 2014, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the professional basketball teams who have made four consecutive NBA Finals appearances.

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Triple Crown Winners in Horse Racing

Posted on May 4, 2014, in Sports, with 0 Comments

Only eleven horses have won the elusive Triple Crown of horse racing. Here they are:

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Top 10 Whitewater River Rafting Locations

Posted on March 16, 2014, in Travel, with 0 Comments

These are the best places in the world to go whitewater river rafting:

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Top 10 Longest Home Runs in MLB History

Posted on March 13, 2014, in Sports, with 1 Comment

These are the longest HRs in the history of Major League Baseball:

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Top 10 Best Golfers Without A Major

Posted on March 13, 2014, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the best PGA Tour golfers in the world who are yet to win a Major Championship:

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Football Players Who Went To Jail

Posted on March 4, 2014, in Everything Else, Life, Sports, with 0 Comments

They seem to have it all: talent, fame, money. So why do so many professional football players end up as convicts? Here is a list of a few of the pro football players who have been convicted of a crime. The list is organized by name, team name, offense, and sentence. Does anyone know of any more?

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Famous Celebrity XBOX Gamertags

Posted on March 3, 2014, in Entertainment, Everything Else, Life, with 0 Comments

Ever wondered if the person you were playing Madden online with was a famous athlete? Or racing against a famous DJ? Or guitar hero against a famous musician? Here is a list of the gamertags of celebrities who play XBOX 360 Live:

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List of Undefeated Sports Teams

Posted on March 1, 2014, in Sports, with 1 Comment

A perfect season is a sports season including any requisite playoff portion, in which a team remains undefeated and untied. The feat is extremely rare at the professional level of any team sport, and has occurred more commonly at the collegiate level in the United States. A perfect regular season (known by other names outside the United States) is a season excluding any playoffs, where a team remains undefeated and untied; it is less rare than a complete perfect season but still exceptional. Here are a list of teams that either won every game including the playoffs and championship -- as well as those that just won every regular season game:

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A List of Some of The Top Events of 2006 Around the World, in Politics, in Sports, and More

Posted on January 4, 2007, in Everything Else, with 0 Comments

The following list includes just some of the important events happened in 2006. Feel free to add more.

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Playlist: Songs for the P.A. at Sporting Events

Posted on January 2, 2007, in Entertainment, Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the songs you hear or wish you could hear at every sporting event around the world.

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Memorable Professional Sports Brawls

Posted on December 18, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

This looks like evidence that there is no such thing as a non-contact sport.

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Dangerous Sports: Fatality Rates per 100,000 Participants

Posted on November 30, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

In 1984, R.J. McCunney and P.K. Russo published a study entitled Brain Injuries in Boxing. The study argued that boxing is relatively safe compared to other sports by citing the following figures on U.S. sports fatalities:

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Where to Find More Information on Sports Injuries

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

Contact the following organizations for more information on sports related injuries:

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How Baby Boomers Can Avoid Sports Injuries

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

To prevent injuries, adult athletes should take the following precautions:

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Future Advances in Treating Sports Injuries

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

Recent advances in treating sports injuries are likely to be just the beginning. Watch for developments in these areas in the not-too-distant future:

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Ways Parents Can Motivate Girls to Play Sports

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

Encouraging a daughter to enjoy sports in her youth will be beneficial if they are to become healthy adults. Suggestions for how you can involve your daughter are listed below.

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Team Sports

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

There is no "I" in "team." Here is a list of some of the team sports in the world.

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Sports That Use Targets

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the sports where the objective is to hit some type of target.

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List of Racquet Sports

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are some the sports that require racquets (rackets) to play.

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List of Combat Sports

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are some of the combat sports that exist in the world, typically featuring one-on-one fighting.

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Wooden, Lombardi, and Auerbach: Best Coaches in Sports History

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

Sometimes coaches get too much credit. And sometimes coaches take too much heat. These coaches deserved all of it, because they are the greatest coaches of all time.

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List of the Greatest Records in Sports History

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

A list of the best individual seasons, games, and all-time records:

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Avid Celebrity Sports Fans

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

For being famous faces, sure to be in the crosshairs of paparazzi cameras, these celebrities are avid supporters of sports in the public view. This is a list of top celebrity groupies in sports. What famous person follows your sports team that isn't on this list?

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Biggest Upsets in Sports History

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

Everyone likes to root for an underdog. Here are a couple sporting events where the support paid off.

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Top 20 Most Beloved New York Athletes

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

The New York media and fans are one of the toughest crowds to win over in sports. Here are some of the athletes who managed to do so. Anyone missing?

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20 Traditions in Sports That Must Stop!

Posted on November 29, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

There are some traditions in sports that should have never started. Here is a list of irritating things that occur at sports events that must stop!

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Enjoy Playing Sports and Exercise Without the Injuries

Posted on November 28, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

New tips recently published by the New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) offer help for those who want to enjoy the season with athletics. The following tips were compiled by Dr. William Levine, chief of sports medicine at NYP/Columbia University Medical Center, and Dr. Andre Panagos, assistant professor of rehabilitation at NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center:

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Best Sports Nicknames: People, Teams, and Events

Posted on November 28, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

Just as some people are known by just a first name, many athletes, teams, and events can be recognized by a simple nickname. Here is a list of some of the better nicknames in the history of sports. Have we missed any? Add them here...

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C’mon Blue! Worst Sports Calls by Refs

Posted on November 28, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

Everyone makes mistakes! Being a referee or an umpire is one of the hardest, most stressful jobs in sports. Here is a list of the worst calls in the history of sports.

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Best Football Teams

Posted on November 28, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the best football teams of all time. Agree?

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Top 20 Greatest Rivalries in Sports

Posted on November 27, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the top 20 greatest rivalries that have ever existed in sports today.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Independents

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams that are I-AA Independents.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Southwestern Athletic Conference

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Southwestern Athletic Conference (which is divided into two divisions)

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NCAA Football-I-AA South and Football League

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the teams in the I-AA Southland Football League.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Southern Conference

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Southern Conference.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Pioneer League

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Pioneer League.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Patriot League

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Patriot League.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Ohio Valley Conference

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Ohio Valley Conference.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Northeast Conference

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Northeast Conference.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Ivy League

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Ivy League.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Great West Conference

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Great West Conference.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Gateway Conference

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Gateway Conference.

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NCAA Football-I-AA Big South Conference

Posted on November 21, 2006, in Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the football teams in the I-AA Big South Conference.

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NCAA Football- Chuck Bednarik Award Winners

Posted on November 20, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the Chuck Bednarik Award winners. It is presented to the nation's best defensive player each year.

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NCAA Football- Outland Trophy Winners

Posted on November 20, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the Outland Trophy winners. It is presented to the nation's outstanding interior lineman (both defensive and offensive guard, centers and tackles are eligible).

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NCAA Football- Butkus Award Winners

Posted on November 20, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the Dick Butkus Award winners. It goes to the nation's best linebacker each year.

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NCAA Football- Walter Camp Award Winners

Posted on November 20, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

Walter Camp is consider the "Father of American Football." These are the Walter Camp award winners. It goes to the nation's top overall player each year.

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NCAA Football Maxwell Award Winners

Posted on November 20, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the Maxwell Award winners. It is given to nation's outstanding football player each year.

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NCAA Football Maxwell Award Winners

Posted on November 20, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

These are the Maxwell Award winners. It is given to nation's outstanding football player each year.

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Abbreviations for Football Positions

Posted on November 20, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

These are some abbreviations for the different positions in football.

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College Football Jersey Number Codes

Posted on November 17, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

Players must wear certain jersey numbers according to a code set by the teams. These are the numbers that usually correspond to each position.

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College Football Hall of Fame Coaches

Posted on November 15, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

These coaches are in the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana.

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2005 USA Today College Football Poll

Posted on November 15, 2006, in Everything Else, Sports, with 0 Comments

This is the USA Today college football poll from the end of the 2005 season.

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