A simple and inexpensive new toy - known as the Hula Hoop - has thousands of the nation's children and many of its adults shaking their hips to make the hoop spin.
'I just bought the only vacation you can keep -- a Coleco pool. Would you believe it cost me less than taking the family away for two weeks?"'
What is Pickleball? Is it... (a) an hors d'ouevre on the sour side; (b) a Christmas tree ornament; (c) a delicatessen decoration; (d) none of the above. If you chose (d) give yourself a prize.
It's incredible to see how awesome -- in size, in design, in popularity -- old-fashioned indoor swimming pools could be. Here, take a look at 10 gorgeous pools from days gone by!
How did the Kentucky Derby get started? Now, the famous Louisville horse race is the first part of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, but when it started, people didn't know how important and iconic the Derby would eventually become. Here's a look back at its history.
A new source of biking entertainment is becoming increasingly popular, especially for the youngsters. BMX (bike moto-cross) features a sturdy bike that has been reinforced to withstand a series of bumps, dumps and controlled turns.
Chris Miller, one of the hottest stars on the pro skateboarding tour, is one of the few people in the world who gets to ride a skateboard for a living. Appearing in movies and TV commercials is just part of the fun.
The 1942 Indianapolis 500 was canceled in December, 1941, shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor -- and by late 1942, all motor racing in the US was... Click to read more...
There are so many recipes for appetizers to serve at game day football parties -- but what about the main course? You can score with this old-fashioned football meatloaf, inspired by two vintage recipes!
Everybody's doing it. Swingers, congressmen, housewives, businessmen, engaged couples, secretaries and kids. They're all out there jogging.
The death of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne in the crash of TWA Flight 599 on March 31, 1931, resulted in more than just the death of the football legend and seven others -- it was a pivotal moment in early airline and aviation safety.
The friend of all: Knute Rockne's death casts grief over all parts of the nation. He was the idol of millions who had never even seen him.
Have you ever wondered how to Hula Hoop - using the famous fad toy? It starts with you holding the hoop tightly against your back. Find out more here!
The game was supposed to prove which league played the best ball, and the NFL came out of this first prestige test with flying colors.
Ice skating itself is graceful, Every movement is picturesque and full of life and action, and the fashionable girl typically enjoys studying the art of skating.
No refund needed on Joe's 'guarantee' Calls brilliant game, picks Colts apart on passes -- Super star in Super Bowl by John G Griffin Miami... Click to read more...
Now Bruce Jenner, 26, was 1,500 meters away from the Olympic gold medal and the wildest cheers of the track-and-field competition in Montreal. And his blonde wife was terrified.
Chicago Team Without Peer in the World Recent World's Series Showed Cubs Utterly Outclassed American League Rivals. By James Crusinberry No o... Click to read more...
When Bruton Smith joined forces with Curtis Turner in 1959 to build what would become the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina, NASCAR enthusias... Click to read more...
Being the heavyweight champion didn't exclude Muhammad Ali from the draft during the height of the Vietnam War in 1967 - but it didn't mean he was going to go willingly.
Ron Swoboda’s eighth-inning double capped a typical comeback rally that started with a smudge of shoe polish Thursday and the New York Mets, baseball’s 100-to-1 shot.
On the day Indy was supposed to bid a fond farewell to its first four-time winner, it welcomed Mears as a new one.
On the evening of December 9, 1977, a single punch altered the way the NBA regarded fighting forever.
The first golf balls were made of leather of untanned bull's hide, two round pieces forming the ends and a piece for the middle.
Called “the most extraordinary thing that ever happened in American sports,” the streak began on May 15, 1941 when DiMaggio went 1-4 against Chicago White Sox hurler Eddie Smith.
While today’s players make multi-million dollar salaries and play in front of upwards of 15,000 fans a night, Chamberlain’s record-setting performance took place in front of 4,124 fans at the arena in Hershey, Pennsylvania.