Category: Sports

Fans and Animals on the Field

Recently during a football game between the San Francisco 49er’s and the Los Angeles Rams, a spectator decided to run out onto the field.  Game announcer Kevin Harlan treated the event like any other down and started calling the play by

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Mosquito Season

It’s summertime, and you know what that means: attack of the mosquitoes! Other names for the mosquito are gallinipper, katynipper, gabber napper and galliwopper. A quote from the 1906 book The Parson’s Boys asserts that gallinippers are so-called “because at

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2016 Masters Tournament

You may have heard that NINE players shot a hole-in-one during the 80th edition of the 2016 Masters Tournament recently held at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia!  What are the odds of a professional golfer making an ace?  About 2,500 to

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March Madness

College basketball fans are rejoicing because March Madness is in full swing.   Basketball was invented in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith while working at a Massachusetts YMCA.  The term March Madness was first used to refer to high school basketball

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The Mongol Derby

A close friend of mine is going to be riding in the Mongol Derby , the longest and hardest horse race in the world.  Competitors will ride semi-wild Mongolian horses for 10 days and 1000 kilometers through extremely rugged conditions

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