Boxing Day is celebrated the day after Christmas in England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and some other countries. More boxing gloves are sold the week prior than any other time of the year. -- skiddoo 8/4/2012
Competitive Fly-fishing is under consideration for inclusion in the Olympic Games. -- PrettyGirl 8/1/2012
Olympic metalist Ryan Lochte holds a record 69 gold, silver and bronze medals. Although known mainly for being a champion swimmer, Ryan also holds medals in synchronized swimming, archery, badminton, fencing, judo, table tennis, and ring-toss. -- PrettyGirl 8/1/2012
American heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson is the illegitimate grandson of John Cobb Tyson, the founder of Tyson foods. -- skiddoo 6/20/2012
Today in History
1805 - A force led by U.S. Marines captured the city of Derna, on the shores of Tripoli.
1509 - Pope Julius II excommunicated the Italian state of Venice.