Files On 'Sports'
How The Cincinnati Bengals Came To Be (NFL Team)
As with a lot of teams in the NFL, the Cincinnati Bengals began in the AFL. It was 1966 when the Bengals got their start.
Origin Of The New York Jets: Where Their Name Came From
Did you know that the New York Jets were named 'Jets' because it rhymes with 'Mets', a team that they shared stadium with?
Ravens Find A Haven... In Baltimore
The Incredible Origin Of NFL's Atlanta Falcons
Joining the NFL in 1965, the Atlanta Falcons became the 15th NFL team.
The Seahawks Catch A Franchise In Seattle
The Origin Of The 49ers Football Team: How It Started
The 49ers began in San Francisco which has been their home since their inception – one of the few NFL teams that are able to say they never left
Houston... We Have A Football Team
The Buckin' Broncos Come Out Of The Gate!
The Cleveland Browns Get Their Start
The Buffalo Teds? No, The Buffalo Bills!
The New England Patriots Are Born
Green Bay 'Packs' In The History
Washington Redskins Get Their Start
Cowboy Up! Dallas Gets A Football Team
Pittsburgh Steelers: A Storied Past
Adidas Origin: How The Company Started And Was Named
Adolf Dassler began making shoes under the name Adidas. Adidas is a combination of Adi + Das.
The Origin Of 'Golf': Where Did The Word Come From?
The actual origin of the word 'golf' is debated. It is most likely a combination of an old Dutch and French game called 'Colf'.
Here's Where The Term 'Southpaw' Came From
The term southpaw was first used in baseball to refer primarily to pitchers.