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Why Is Alabama's Mascot an Elephant, and What Is a Crimson Tide?
The Origins of All 30 NBA Team Names
How All 32 NFL Teams Got Their Names
The Origins of All 30 MLB Team Names
With the Major League Baseball season getting underway, here's the breakdown of how the league's 30 teams got their names.
Where Are They Now? The Original 6 American Gladiators
Strap yourself into an Atlasphere and find out what your favorite old school Gladiators did once returning to the real world.
10 Tales of Warm-Weather Winter Olympians
From the Jamaican bobsled team to an Indian luger, there's a long history of athletes from more tropical climates infiltrating the ranks of the (c)old guard at the Winter Olympics.
Why Is the University of Georgia's Mascot a Bulldog?
And when did Uga start showing up on the sidelines?
The Origins of All 32 NFL Team Names
Here are the stories behind the nicknames of the NFL’s 32 teams—and what they were almost called. All photos via Getty Images.
10 Weird Things Hockey Fans Have Thrown on the Ice
If you thought lobbing catfish was strange, you haven't seen anything yet.
How Every School in the Preseason Top 25 Got Its Nickname
Here's a little history for your next tailgate party.
6 Tuition-Free Colleges
Want to avoid being saddled with huge student loan debt?
Drink Up! The Stories Behind 11 Regional Soft Drinks
While some brands have branched out from their humble beginnings, others have maintained a more localized appeal.
25 Rejected Nicknames for Pro Sports Teams
From the Rubber Puckies to the Unicorns, here are some of the best and weirdest nicknames ever considered.
A Brief History of Closed Captioning
Whether you've encountered its unmistakable white text on black background at the gym, in a bar, or on the couch, you're familiar with closed captioning. Which made its network debut 35 years ago.
8 Other Teams That Changed Their Nicknames
The Charlotte Bobcats will become the Hornets next season, uniting the Queen City's current NBA team with its old nickname. The original Charlotte Hornets franchise moved to New Orleans in 2002, but recently changed its name to the Pelicans. In honor of t