Trainer Bjorn Baker was having trouble selling shares in his new horse … until he named him Horsey McHorseface.
Matt Mastrantuono didn’t just set out to mash together two ideas. He set out to mash together two communities. Karen Given has the story of how he combined Ultimate Frisbee and live storytelling to create an unlikely mix. Or maybe it’s not so unlikely.
Ten years ago, two neighbors from Philadelphia went on a camping trip. They came home with a new game. Reporter Shai Ben-Yaacov brings us the story of “Stones.”
Public perception of Herbert Hoover has, for the most part, always been tied to the economic troubles of the Great Depression. But the legacy of the 31st president isn’t all bad…in fact, as a sport, it’s pretty intense — and CrossFit approved. Only A Game’s Karen Given has the story.
It’s not entirely true that Bill Littlefield thinks sports are going to the dogs. But it’s sort of true.
eSports — professional video gaming — is now older than some eAthletes. How do the lives of today’s professional gamers compare to those of the “sport’s” pioneers? To find out, reporter Jeremy Dalmas spends some time at the home of one of today’s top teams.
You might think that the Tour de France is cycling’s most grueling feat. Last year’s course included 21 stages over 23 days, covering just over 2,000 miles. But Only A Game’s Karen Given has the story of a cycling challenge that might make you reconsider.
Bobbleheads now have a Hall of Fame and their own day on the calendar, Jan. 7. Only A Game’s Karen Given tries to solve the mystery of why bobbleheads have ruled sports promotions since 1999.
Every year, Golf Digest Ireland releases a list of the top 100 golf courses in the country. And every year, the courses in Kenmare, a small town in the Southwest of Ireland, fail to make the cut. But once a year, Kenmare is overrun — by brothers.
The library is rarely the first place to turn if you’re hoping to catch some high-intensity sporting competition. That is, unless you know about the annual book-sorting competition between the King County Library System and the New York and Brooklyn Public Libraries. Bill Littlefield gets the inside scoop.