Who Would Win in a Real-World Battle: A Bengal Tiger or a Ram?
The big cats are stealthy predators, but the mountain-climbing ungulates are agile defenders
The True History and Swashbuckling Myth Behind the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Namesake
Pirates did roam the Gulf Coast, but more myths than facts have inspired the regional folklore
The Ben Franklin-Inspired Super Bowl Recipes You Never Knew You Needed
We don't know who Ben Franklin would root for, but we do know what he'd eat on Super Bowl Sunday
Ten Fun Facts About Falcons, the Birds
As the Atlanta Falcons prepare to play in the Super Bowl, learn about the remarkable raptors behind the name
Ten Fun Facts About the Original Patriots
The football team may only have a 57-year history, but its mascot stretches back to the country's foundation
360-Degree Cameras and Other Cool New Tech for Super Bowl 50
This year's game, held at San Francisco's Levi's Stadium, should be the most high-tech Super Bowl ever
The People Who Went to the Super Bowl Are Now a Little Bit More Deaf
Major sports games are loud enough to cause permanent hearing loss
The Superbowl-Predicting Orangutan Has Chosen the Seahawks
The Seahawks can take the field knowing that at least one hairy mammal is rooting for them
14 Fun Facts About Broncos
Number six: Horses once had three toes
14 Fun Facts About Sea Hawks
Number one: There's no such thing as a "seahawk"
Five Ways to Spice Up Your Super Bowl Nachos
There is more to nachos than Velveeta and jalapeños
Why You Should Make Your Own Salsa (With Recipe Included)
This Super Bowl, throw away the jar and chop up some veggies
The Science of the First Cold Weather Super Bowl
Science shows that the cold weather will make it harder for players to grip the ball, avoid slipping and hear each other over the roar of the crowd
This Super Bowl, Players Will Be Wearing 3D Printed Cleats
Nike has designed special shoes that make athletes more explosive from a standing position
A Brief History of the Buffalo Chicken Wing
How the wing went from a throwaway to a delicacy in 50 years
Primal Screens: How Pro Football Is Amping Up Its Game
Pro football is turning to screens--some massive, others on smart phones--to try to keep its fans entertained.
How Politics Has Changed Modern-Day Sports
Sportswriter Dave Zirin counts the ways that political issues have infiltrated sports at every level
Obesity Could Be the True Killer for Football Players
Head injuries have received much deserved attention in the news, but there’s a 350-pound problem that few are discussing
How to Tour Louis Armstrong’s New Orleans
Jazz is synonymous with the Big Easy, and there’s no bigger name in the history of the genre than Satchmo
How Did Avocados Become the Official Super Bowl Food?
Did you know this off-season penchant for guacamole is an industry creation?