Match-fixing and corruption in sports have been rife since the inception of the professional pastime. Illicit dealings by players, umpires and even spectators have thrown various high-profile sports into disrepute.
Babe Ruth biography: the life and baseball accomplishments of Babe Ruth.
Bill Dickey biography: the life and baseball accomplishments of New York Yankees catcher.
Billy Sunday was a major league baseball player turned evangelist. Find out more about this former outfielder who became a Christian preacher.
Biography of Babe Ruth: the life and baseball accomplishments.
Summary of the life and baseball accomplishments of Thurman Munson as well as his early and tragic death.
The fans of Houston never stopped supporting the Oilers. Bud Adams did not leave Houston due to lack of support.
Summary of the life and baseball accomplishments of Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean.
Grand slam tennis! The French Open, The Australian Open, The U.S. open, and Wimbledon are the four grand slam tennis tournaments played around the world.
The Japanese sport of sumo is known throughout the world but few people know why the sport still has such a traditional feel. Find out what the movements mean and why the tradition is still strong.
Learn the fascinating history of umpiring.The first hand signaling was for a deaf baseball player who was one of the best major league players of his era, William "Dummy" Hoy.
Summary of the life and baseball accomplishments of John Peter Honus Wagner.
Born Isiah Lord Thomas III, this comparatively short NBA player became a favorite with the fans during his 13 year career in basketball.
Jesse Owens was one of the great black athletes. Learn how he became a symbol in the fight against facism through his feats in athletics.
Summary of the life and baseball accomplishments of Jim "Catfish" Hunter including career statistics and awards.
Good techniques on how to learn to juggle. It will also give some good drills to perfect the use of both hands.
Lou Gehrig biography: his life and baseball accomplishments.
Sumamry of the life and baseball career of Luke Appling.
The Great Home Run Race ended with Mark McGwire hitting 70 home runs to set the major league baseball record and I was there!
Mickey Mantle biography: Brief summary of the life and baseball accomplishments of Mickey Mantle
Mohammad Ali was a legend in the world of boxing. Discover how he started out and learn about his greatest fights.
Moonlight Graham, one of the key characters in the movie "Field of Dreams", starring Kevin Costner, was a real person. "Doc" had one very brief big league baseball appearance with the New York Giants in the early 1900s.
Learn about the history of the NFL and its founding teams.
Oscar Robertson is one the best all around players to ever play the game of basketball. Here is an in-depth look at his basketball career
Learn about the briliant soccer career of Pele.
Summary of the life and baseball career of Rogers Hornsby.
Roy Campanella's life and baseball career.
Learn the history of soccer, one of the most popular sports in the world.
Learn the history of the illustrious Los Angeles Lakers.