Uh oh. There is another Patriots scandal coming forth...
Get ready for FlipGate!
Not really, but according to the Boston Globe, Patriots' head coach Bill Belichick has won the game-opening coin toss in 19 of New England's last 25 games. The probability of that outcome is less than 0.75%.
So, in reality, that is nothing more than another cool stat and sports fact. So, in sticking with that theme, here are 7 more crazy sports facts to consider!
Michael Phelps himself holds more Olympic gold medals than do 97 countries.
NFL Hall of Famer Steve Young is the great-great-great-grandson of Brigham Young.
The average life span of an MLB baseball is 5-7 pitches. That equals more than 50 balls per game.
During WWII, due to the number of players serving in the military, Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers joined forces and became the Steagles for one season.
Former MLB catcher Harry Chiti was once traded for himself. He was traded from the Indians to the Mets for "a player to be named later." It turns out that he would be that player, and was shipped back to Cleveland just weeks later.
Prior to 1937, the referee would toss up a jump ball at half court after EVERY made basket.
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