Sports

What team did Michael Jordan play for in college?

After a three-season career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a member of the Tar Heels’ national championship team in 1982, Jordan joined the NBA’s Chicago Bulls in 1984.

Can a goalkeeper score by throwing the ball?

The ball enters play as soon as the goalkeeper throws/kicks it. Once the ball is in play, and is made to cross the goal line legitimately, a goal is given against the team whose goal line the ball crosses. There’s no rule stating that a goalkeeper can’t score directly from a kick or a throw.

Who are the browns named after?

There’s some debate about whether Cleveland’s professional football franchise was named after its first coach and general manager, Paul Brown, or after boxer Joe Louis, who was nicknamed the “Brown Bomber.” Team owner Mickey McBride conducted a fan contest in 1945 and the most popular submission was Browns.

What is the highest score in football?

The Hall of Fame quarterback turned head coach made his sarcastic comment after witnessing the highest scoring game in National Football League history. That day, his Redskins downed the New York Giants by a score of 72-41 on November 27, 1966.

Why do football players wear black stuff under their eyes?

Eye black is a grease applied under the eyes to reduce glare. It is often used by football, baseball, and lacrosse players, where sunlight or stadium lights can impair vision of an airborne ball. It is a form of functional makeup or war paint.

Who has the fastest mile run?

Hicham El Guerrouj is the current men’s record holder with his time of 3:43.13, while Svetlana Masterkova has the women’s record of 4:12.56. Since 1976, the mile is the only non-metric distance recognized by the IAAF for record purposes.

What percentage of college basketball players make it to the NBA?

It is far less than 1%. There are roughly 900 teams in college basketball, with an average of about 12-13 players per team, not included inactive players, which means over 10,000 players per year. There are roughly 360 active NBA players. The NBA is for the truly elite.