How Mr. Irrelevant became the most beloved underdog in sports

It began as an experiment 49 years ago, but now, Mr. Irrelevant has become the mascot for long shots everywhere.


The love-hate relationship fighters have with cauliflower ear

Cauliflower ear is a collection of destroyed blood vessels and puss -- and every combat athlete wants one.


How one fan picked the greatest March Madness bracket ever built

In 2019, a neuropsychologist in Ohio picked the greatest known bracket in men's tournament history.


How Nebraska wrestler Peyton Robb defeated flesh-eating bacteria

In spring 2023, Peyton Robb realized an infection might cost him his leg -- or his life. Now, he's trying to win an NCAA title.


How two students saved the golf team at Meredith College

Last spring, Meredith College desperately needed two more golfers. Two women responded and shot 528 over par, which somehow saved the program. But a few months later, their heartwarming story got complicated.


Inside the world's largest bobblehead collection

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum is home to 10,000 of the happiest ceramic figures ever produced. This is how Auburn men's hoops coach Bruce Pearl became the unlikely godfather of bobbleheads.


Untold stories from Mike McDaniel's wonder years

Before he became a 40-year-old coaching prodigy with the Miami Dolphins, Mike McDaniel was a struggling 10-year-old kid. Then he went through a decade that laid the groundwork for the NFL's most unlikely rise.


How the Titanic's gym forever changed fitness

On the 26th anniversary of James Cameron's "Titanic," it's worth taking a deep dive into one of the most influential parts of the epic ship: the gym.


The legend of Art 'One Glove' Jimmerson

Art Jimmerson entered UFC 1 so confident he'd win that he wore one boxing glove, but he quickly became the first person to tap out in an MMA fight. Still, the legend of "One Glove" Jimmerson will live forever.