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5 Things You Didn’t Know About John Candy

The world hasn’t been quite as funny since we lost John Candy in 1994. Let’s remember the star of great comedies like Uncle Buck and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles by taking a look at five things you may not have known about Candy. 1. He Was Almost a Ghostbuster By 1983, Candy’s national celebrity had grown to [...]

Scab Story: The 1987 NFL Strike

It’s a rotten time to be an NFL fan. The Super Bowl has already come and gone, and the specter of an extended lockout means that we don’t know exactly when we’ll get to watch pro pigskin again. We’re not experts on the lockout that could start as early as next month, but we thought [...]

11 Famous Roommates From the World of Sports

Most of us remember our college roommates as partners in crime who ate all our Easy Mac. Some famous athletes may remember their roommates as “that four-time Super Bowl winner who slept on the bottom bunk,” though. Here’s a look at 11 famous roommate pairings from the world of sports: 1. Tony Dungy and Flip Saunders The [...]