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This Day in Sports History: May 19

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
This Day in Sports History: May 19

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, May 19 is a day in which two NBA franchises achieved their greatest success and football's first family of quarterbacks began.

 

10 College Football Players Who Would Have Made a Lot of Money from Their Likeness

If NCAA rules had been different, these players would have done very well
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10 College Football Players Who Would Have Made a Lot of Money from Their Likeness

Earlier this week, the NCAA Board of Governors publicly stated that it supports a proposed plan that would allow college athletes to make money for the use of their name, image, and likeness. Pushed by California passing the Fair Pay to Play Act and states like Florida following suit, the NCAA may never be the same as student-athletes will finally get a fairer cut of the massive profits they generate.

 

Eli Manning’s Wife Abby McGrew Manning: 5 Fast Facts to Know

Abby McGrew Manning is the wife of New York Giants QB Eli Manning
Abby McGrew Manning is the wife of New York Giants QB Eli Manning.

Abby McGrew Manning, 36, is the wife of former New York Giants QB Eli Manning, 39, her college sweetheart. Abby was born and raised in Nashville, Tenn. She attended Brentwood Academy, a sports powerhouse that has produced notable current NFL players such as Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey and Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Derek Barnett. Abby has two sisters, Lacey and Molly. She also is roughly one foot shorter (5’5”) than her famous husband (6’4”), who on Jan. 22 announced he was retiring from the NFL after spending all 16 years with the Giants.

College Football's 5 Most Memorable Families

These family names are part of college football lore
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College Football's 5 Most Memorable Families

Thaddeus Moss' sideline snag against Alabama may have been the deciding factor in LSU's 46-41 win over Alabama two Saturdays ago. The catch also conjured memories of his father, Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Randy Moss.

 

Many great players have had siblings, nephews, or children also go on to play in college. Here are college football's five most memorable families.

 

30 Best Brothers, Sisters and Twins in Sports

The Harbaugh Brothers are both in Super Bowl XLVII, but are not the only active siblings in sports.
<p> The Harbaugh Brothers are both in Super Bowl XLVII, but are not the only active siblings in sports.</p>

The Harbaugh Brothers are hogging — or Har-gging or whatever — all the attention at Super Bowl XLVII. But little Johnny and Jimbo aren’t the only tikes in the backyard turned titans in the world of sports. Here’s a rundown of the top 30 sets of active athlete siblings, with the combined accomplishments of the top 10 brothers, sisters and twins.