1945: Charley Trippi was a University of Georgia halfback drafted by the Chicago Cardinals. The prize catch in a bidding war between the NFL and the All-America Football Conference, which led to his signing a four-year $100,000 contract with the Chicago Cardinals (the precursors of today's Arizona Cardinals). … During the course of his NFL career, he switched from halfback to quarterback and back to halfback, before finishing as a defensive player. … Turned in a sensational performance in the 1947 championship game, rushing for 206 rushing yards while wearing sneakers for better traction on a frozen field. The 28-21 victory over Philadelphia marked the only time the Cardinals ever won an NFL title.
Yes, Butler is the sentimental favorite heading into tonight's NCAA championship game against Duke. But as an Indiana school, it has a long basketball history.
The men's Final Four begins Saturday in Indianapolis. Will Butler have a home-court advantage? Will Michigan State be blown out again? The Monitor's master of trivia knows all.
Set in 19th-century China, 'The Warlords' is crammed with gritty, exciting battles scenes as three flawed heroes overcome the odds.
For a decade, Wake County, N.C., used busing to avoid having schools with high concentrations of students from poor families. Its school board voted this week to abandon its income-diversity goal in favor of a return to neighborhood schools.
New study shows domesticated dogs trace ancestry to Middle East.
Last year, only one record was broken in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. Here are six records that you may not have heard of but are feats not likely to be duplicated anytime soon.
California owes its public workers $2 trillion in pensions and benefits. To pay that debt, California taxpayers would have to pay $166,000 apiece.
With the 'March Madness' NCAA men's basketball tournament set to begin Tuesday, here's a quick list of fun facts on the 65-team field. Which team has the longest current winning streak, you ask?