Professional Sports http://nhpr.org en A Short History Of Sports Hoaxes http://nhpr.org/post/short-history-sports-hoaxes <p>As part of its “<a href="http://espn.go.com/30for30/" target="_blank">30 for 30</a>” series, ESPN recently released a short documentary detailing the escapades of perhaps the most prolific sports prankster of all-time, Barry Bremen. Between 1979 and 1986, Bremen was responsible for over twenty hoaxes in professional sports. In the documentary, Bremen along with a few former Kansas City Kings, remember the warm-up layup line at the NBA all-star game.</p><p>In recognition of Barry’s impressive history of ‘impostering,’<strong> Bryan Curtis, </strong>staff writer for <em>Grantland</em>, <a href="http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/10035662/bryan-curtis-history-sports-hoaxes" target="_blank">compiled a list</a> of memorable practical jokes played in the world of sports.</p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:49:36 +0000 Virginia Prescott 40213 at http://nhpr.org A Short History Of Sports Hoaxes Greening Professional Sports http://nhpr.org/post/greening-professional-sports <p><strong>EarthTalk®<br>E - The Environmental Magazine</strong></p><p><strong><u>Dear EarthTalk</u></strong><strong>: How eco-friendly are professional sports leagues and their teams? Which stand out especially for their green efforts?&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><em>-- Al Simpson, Medina, OH</em></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 18:03:31 +0000 New Media Intern 16080 at http://nhpr.org Greening Professional Sports