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Happy April Fools Day!

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NFL.com has put together a small group of videos feature some famous trick plays in the NFL over the years strickly in honor of today. Enjoy.




This link is to one of the most famous April Fools jokes in sports history. The feature article from Sports Illustrated in their April 1st 1985 issue about "The Curious Case of Sidd Finch". It's a story about a prospect in the New York Mets organization that was so fantastic it was hard to believe. Trouble was a lot of people believed it mostly because people are gullible and there was no disclaimer by SI to say George Plimpton's story was a hoax. People wrote in to SI for weeks wanting to know about the mysterious Mr. Finch. If you have time check this out but I want you, it's a fairly long aritcle.




Here's an online copy of the entire issue with Big East basketball stars Patrick Ewing, Chris Mullin and Dwayne McClain featured on the cover.



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