Heisman Trophy

December 9, 2016 1

The Heisman Trophy is the most famous individual trophy in all of sports. First awarded on this date in 1935, it was originally called the…

Croquet

December 8, 2016 1

Everybody doesn’t like something, but nobody doesn’t like croquet. Croquet [crow-KAY] is a sport that involves knocking wooden balls with a mallet through hoops—called “wickets”…

Larry Bird

December 7, 2016 0

“Larry Legend” turns 60 today. Unflappable and unstoppable, Larry Bird was one of the most clutch performers in basketball history.  In 13 NBA seasons—all with…

Trans Am Bike Race

December 6, 2016 1

God helps those that help themselves. The Trans Am Bike Race [TABR] is an annual, self-supported, ultra-distance cycling race across the United States.  Starting from…

Unbreakable Records

December 5, 2016 5

It is said that records are made to be broken.  While that may be true, some are just too great—actually mind-boggling—to ever be touched. In…