Purple People Eaters

October 12, 2016 1

The “Purple People Eater” is a novelty song from 1958 about a strange fictitious creature that descends to Earth because…

Marshall Faulk

September 14, 2016 0

On this date in 1991, a freshman playing in just the second game of his career set a new NCAA…

Shaun Alexander

August 30, 2016 0

The shelf life of an NFL running back can be short. Shaun Edward Alexander was born in Florence, Kentucky—just across…

Roberto Clemente

August 18, 2016 1

Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker was one of the greatest right fielders in baseball history. Born in Carolina, a small town…

Chamique Holdsclaw

August 9, 2016 0

Chamique Shaunta Holdsclaw was called the “female Michael Jordan.” Born in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, New York, on this…