"Groove" is a slang term for the best route around the racetrack. The "high groove" takes a car close to the outside wall, while the "low groove" stays closer to the apron.
The heaviest player in NFL history was former Lions offensive tackle Aaron Gibson, whose listed weight got as high as 410 during his playing career. Gibson would play for six years in the NFL, going through stints with the Lions, Cowboys, Bears and Bills. Gibson would find himself out of the NFL by 2007, where he signed with the Austin Wranglers of the Arena Football League.
On November 12, 1892, William "Pudge" Heffelfinger became the first professional football player when Pittsburgh's Allegheny Athletic Association paid him $500 to play as a ringer in a game against its rival Pittsburgh Athletic Club. Heffelfinger scored the only touchdown in the game and helped the AAA win by a score of 4 to 0. (Back then, touchdowns were only worth 4 points.)
The Rumble in the Jungle was a historic boxing event in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) on October 30, 1974. It pitted undefeated world heavyweight champion George Foreman against former champion Muhammad Ali. Ali won by knockout in the eighth round.
Jordan's No. 23 jersey is believed to have been stolen on the day of the game. The Bulls did not bring a backup No. 23 jersey, but did have a just-in-case No. 12 jersey with no name on the back.