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Fred Jackson Went From 5’6″ Third-Stringer to Racking Up 8,643 Yards in the NFL

Once upon a time, Fred Jackson was an undersized third-stringer fighting for a chance. This is the wild story of how he became an NFL running back.

How Edgar Martinez Went From Factory Worker to Baseball Hall of Famer

How a 20-year-old factory worker became one of the best hitters in MLB history.

By Tyler O'Shea

Inspiring Jim Abbott Quotes to Help You Overcome Any Challenge

The media referred to him as “the one-handed pitcher” due to a birth defect, but Abbott never let it define him.

By Tyler O'Shea

D3 Football Players Who Made it to The NFL

While most NFL players come from Division 1 NCCA football programs, there’s been a handful who’ve defied the odds.

By Eric Pauly

The Best Undrafted Free Agents in MLB History

616 players were picked in the 2022 MLB Draft. A small percentage will go on to have productive big league careers. And an even smaller percentage of players – those who signed as undrafted free agents – will even make it to the MLB level.

By Tyler O'Shea
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Breaking Down the Biggest Misconceptions About D3 Baseball

We spoke to college coaches across the nation to clarify the biggest misconceptions about D3 baseball.

By Alex Horowitz
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The Best Rule 5 Draft Picks in MLB History

MLB’s Rule 5 Draft provides players with a unique opportunity. Over time, it’s proven that one team’s trash is another team’s treasure.

By Tyler O'Shea
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How Eric Demers Went From Division 3 Basketball to The NBA G League

Our exclusive interview with Eric Demers, a Division 3 basketball alum who’s made it all the way to the NBA G League.

By Tyler O'Shea
Jul 07, 2022

From Underground to the Top: How Jimmy Drago Captured the MMA World

“I’ll never stop overcoming obstacles.” Check out our exclusive profile of professional MMA fighter, Jimmy Drago.

By Alex Horowitz
Jul 05, 2022

The 15 Most Stunning Comebacks in Sports History

We all love great comeback stories. They teach us that no matter how dire the situation, there’s always an opportunity to bounce back stronger than ever before.

By Sandler Douglas
Jun 27, 2022

The Oldest Rookies in MLB History

From Satchel Paige to Jim “The Rookie” Morris, some of baseball’s best rookies were among the game’s oldest.

By Alex Horowitz
Jun 21, 2022

Olympian Cheryl Toussaint Shares Advice for the Next Generation of Athletes

We’re joined by Cheryl Toussaint, a Pan American Games gold medalist & Olympic silver medalist in the 4×400 meter relay.

By Tyler O'Shea
Jun 15, 2022

NAIA Baseball Players Who Made it to MLB: Now & Through History

While not as recognizable as the NCAA teams you see on TV, the NAIA produces big-league talent every year.

By Tyler O'Shea
Jun 12, 2022

Jose Cuas: From FedEx Driver to MLB Pitcher

Baseball is full of unlikely heroes and incredible journeys. But this one might top them all.

By Tyler O'Shea
Jun 07, 2022

Chris Coste: From Division 3 to Indy Ball to World Series Champion

Chris Coste joins us for an exclusive interview on his unique journey to Major League Baseball.

By Tyler O'Shea
Jun 06, 2022
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