During World War II, with both teams in danger of folding, the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers temporarily merged to form the Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Steagles.
Have you ever wondered why TV comedy series' always last just 30 minutes while TV drama series' always last an hour? It's because the average person's attention span is much shorter for comedies than it is for dramas. Also, the plot lines for comedies are more difficult for their writers to hold together for longer periods of time.
Most people are familiar with some of the alternate names for Bible characters. For example, Abraham was previously known as Abram, Sarah was previously named as Sarai, and Paul was previously called Saul.
However, did you know God changed Jacob's name to Israel and Esau's name to Edom? That's why Jacob's descendants are referred to as the Children of Israel or Israelites while Esau's descendants are referred to as the Children of Edom or Edomites, even though they were all descendants of Abraham and Isaac.
Other Bible characters with alternative names that you may not be aware of are Joseph/Zaphenath-Paneah, Benjamin/Ben-Oni, Jethro/Raguel/Reuel (Moses' father-in-law), Joshua/Jehoshua/Hoshea, Gideon/Jerubbaal, Naomi/Mara, Esther/Hadassah, Shadrach/Hananiah, Meshach/Mishael, Abdenego/Azariah, Daniel/Belteshazzar, Solomon/Jedidiah, Matthew/Levi, and Peter/Simon/Cephas.
June and August are the only two months that never have a national or Christian holiday in the United States.
The Oakland Raiders are the only major professional sports team to relocate back to a city where it was previously located. In 1982, the Raiders left Oakland for Los Angeles. In 1995, the team relocated back to Oakland.
The official score of a forfeit in the National League is 1-0, whereas the official score of a forfeit on the American League is 9-0.