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Before 1910, they used to play 2 halves of 30 minutes each. But at the end of each half, the ice was so rutted and covered with snow that it slowed the game way down. So they changed it to 3 periods of 20 minutes each to give them a chance to clean t
I don't think there is an answer for this. GWRBI (which used to be on the back of Topps baseball cards) may not be tracked officially by MLB but it is still something you can look up. The fact is once data is out there it can always support a stat
Written by: Everyman It’s time to explain the meaning behind the Guy Fawkes mask again—from the limited viewpoint of a rather common citizen. While it seems there is always a war waging somewhere on this planet, we live in a particularly turbulent ti
Wikipedia has a list of NFL win-loss records for each of the current 32 NFL teams. The list includes all games that each team has played in, including regular season and playoffs, from each team's first season in the NFL through the 2014 Super Bowl.
Which football club started the tradition of announcing player's name 3 times when they score a goal?
One way is through corners and free kicks. The central defenders are often the best headers of the ball in the team, because they need to be able to defend crosses and long balls when defending. Because of this strength, they will often take a positi
The specific example I had in mind is the decathlon association which has published a "media guide" for the decathlon and heptathlon at the Trials; this is packed with lists of previous winners, all-time best performances in each event, at an Olympic
The Baltimore Chop is so named because its origins were in the late 1800s Baltimore Orioles. This blog post by Roar34 discusses it in some detail, along with the other antics the Orioles got up to back then. Unfortunately the article that blog post r
Some employment opportunities have lessened since Russia's economic crash of August 1998, but many Westerners are still employed by multinational and local companies. IT, sales jobs in international companies, and working as an English teacher are al