Topic: Wyoming

May 9, 2013

Savannah, Georgia is a long way from Cheyenne, Wyoming, and also a long way from the Major Leagues. But Savannah is where Brandon Nimmo, one of the very few baseball players to make it out of Wyoming and a prospect in the New York Mets organization, plays in the outfield for the Savannah Sand Gnats. It's all a lot closer than it seems.

April 8, 2013

How some smart coaching and basketball's first jumpshot helped the University of Wyoming's basketball team beat everybody that mattered in college basketball, create the game we know today, and deliver a little bit of happiness in the middle of a World War.

November 13, 2012

Like college football players and cowboys, basketball players have a tendency to come from very specific places at very high rates for reasons that go beyond demographics. In this installment of Maps on Maps on Maps, we'll look at most of the wheres and some of the whys of player development in the United States.