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What is Pickleball? (1976) - Paddles and ball

What is Pickleball? (1976)

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.
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And they’re off! Look back at the history of the Kentucky Derby

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.

BMX bikes of the early ’80s

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.

Skateboarding, pro-style (1989)

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.

Retro recipes revisited: Football meatloaf

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!
Knute Rockne plane crash April 1 1931 - New York Daily News

Knute Rockne’s TWA airplane crashes – 8 killed (1931)

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.
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How to Hula Hoop: The basics

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!

Muhammad Ali refuses Army induction (1967)

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.

Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 point game (1962)

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.

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