Scroll through the ranking histories of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, skim over the mind-numbing string of No. 1's during Federer’s untouchable 2004-2008 run, and you might notice that you need to dig back to June 2003 to find a moment when neither Fed nor Rafa was among the top four players in the world.
The internet distraction of the day is How-Old, an app that determines a person’s age through some secret calculations that aren’t quite clear. It’s fun for a laugh. The site can be surprisingly accurate or very wrong, and frankly, rude as hell. We plugged in a few faces from the sports world and see what How-Old spit…
Age matters. When it comes to drafting offensive skill players, NFL teams tend to use their early draft picks on younger prospects, a pattern that holds up even after controlling for other important pre-draft measurables. Even if coaches and GMs aren't conscious of this trend, it's still there.