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Fog Bowl: The Most Bizarre Game in NFL History

Fog Bowl: The Most Bizarre Game in NFL History

'I haven’t even driven a car in anything like that,' a player said about the conditions at the Philadelphia Eagles-Chicago Bears playoff game in 1988.First in a series on iconic NFL games.Foul weather, from ice, snow and below-freezing temperatures to downpours and...

8 College Football Coaches Who Changed the Game

8 College Football Coaches Who Changed the Game

From Yale's Walter Camp and Oklahoma's Bud Wilkinson to Miami's Jimmy Johnson and Alabama's Nick Saban, these trailblazers left their marks.College football has been a staple of American culture for more than a half-century longer than the NFL. The professional game...

5 Iron Age Tools and Innovations

5 Iron Age Tools and Innovations

New techniques helped make iron stronger—but there were also innovations in the use of gold, silver and stone.The Iron Age was the period in which the use of iron became widespread in Europe, Asia and parts of Africa. Because the adoption of iron didn’t happen at the...

11 Roman Emperors Who Helped Mold the Ancient World

11 Roman Emperors Who Helped Mold the Ancient World

These rulers were often as innovative and ingenious as they were brutal and corrupt.Few periods in history have had a greater impact on humankind than that of ancient Rome. While its influence on western civilization, in particular, has been ubiquitous, its remnants...

How the South Helped Win the American Revolution

How the South Helped Win the American Revolution

Although not as iconic as those fought in the North, battles waged in the South determined the outcome of the Revolutionary War.For two years after the American Revolution erupted in the Massachusetts towns of Lexington and Concord, the war unfolded primarily on...

A Timeline of US-Cuba Relations

A Timeline of US-Cuba Relations

Before Fidel Castro and the Cold War chill, America and Cuba shared close economic and political ties.The United States and Cuba share a long, complex history—first as allies and partners in trade (and sometimes crime), and later as bitter ideological enemies.For four...

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