19 Football Players Died in 1905, But Calls for Reform Were Mocked

Nineteen young men died playing football in 1905. Another 137 were seriously injured. Football has always been a violent sport, but calls to make the game less brutal were widely mocked at the turn of the 20th century. Satirical magazines of the time warned that the football players of the future would become… »9/19/13 2:34pm9/19/13 2:34pm


Sci-Fi Legend Arthur C. Clarke's 1986 Predictions for Future Baseball

In 1986, legendary science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke wrote a book that explored what the world might look like in the year 2019. Titled July 20, 2019: Life in the 21st Century, the book has predictions about everything from transportation to sex. But it's his predictions about sports of the future that may raise… »7/23/13 4:26pm7/23/13 4:26pm