Tennis scoring goes 15-30-40-game. Why 40? Why not 45? What is the meaning of the points being given in tennis as 15-30-40-game? What is the history of this scoring calculation?
Last night, Messi scored his 50th goal of the season. Why is it considered a new goal-scoring record? Dixie Dean scored 60 goals for Everton in the FA First Division alone (he had 67 in total) in ...
It seems that currently America is one of the only countries that uses the term "soccer" to refer to what the rest of the world calls "football". What caused the Americans to start using this term ...
Some professional sports teams retire numbers in honor of exceptional players. If practiced frequently enough by an old team, such a practice would be unsustainable. You'd run out of numbers. More ...
This wikipedia section has good details about the changes bought about in hockey after artificial turfs were introduced. This change also bought about a shift in hockey power base from Asian countries ...
Kobe Bryant has played in NBA with only two jersey numbers - 8 and 24. Why these numbers? What is the history behind these numbers?
Lebron James has played in NBA with only two jersey numbers - 23 and 6. Why these numbers? What is the history behind these numbers?