If You Build It, They Will Come: Best Stadiums

July 16th, 2013

The Dallas Cowboys are on of the most storied franchises in the NFL. They have been regarded as “America’s Team” for nearly 4 decades. They were established in 1960 as an expansion team. Before that, there was no NFL franchise south of Washington, satellitetv-packages.com, D.C. They boast an impressive list of hall of famers, coaches and players alike. The first, and arguably most popular coach in franchise history, was hall of fame member, Tom Landry. Under Landry, the Cowboys won the Super Bowl in 1971 and 1977. The quarterback for both of those winning teams was another hall of famer, Roger Staubach. Outstanding defensive lineman and hall of famer, Randy White, was also an instrumental piece to one of those Super Bowls. The 90′s saw the Cowboys win 3 more Super Bowls. These teams were lead by 3 more members of the hall of fame, and 3 of the greatest players of all-time. Quarterback Troy Aikman, running back Emmitt Smith, and wide receiver Michael Irvin dominated the competition through much of the 90′s. The 21st century hasn’t been as kind to the team. They have only made the playoffs a handful of times, and have failed to make the Super Bowl.

Funniest MLB Bloopers Caught On Camera

May 24th, 2013

Baseball season is here and with it comes the bloopers reel. Professional ball has been played in America since the 1860′s but only since the early 20th century has baseball action, including bloopers, been captured for history and our amusement. It is a shame that roughly 50 years of baseball and its bloopers are not available for viewing and to make us laugh.

The thought-to-be most-watched blooper in MLB history is Jose Canseco’s 1993 ball bop Read the rest of this entry »

Top Five MLB Comebacks of All Time

April 3rd, 2013

Adversity is encountered by everyone. The manner in which a person or organization handles it attests to their depth of character. Major League Baseball has numerous comeback stories and the following are five of their greatest.

Dave Dravecky got cancer, had his arm frozen, and came back to pitch. On the comeback trail he had his arm broken twice. The cancer returned resulting in loss of the arm. Today he inspires others as a motivational speaker.

1968 Detroit Tigers completed a three games Read the rest of this entry »

Rust Belt Ruffians: The Steelers’ Reputation for Fighting Dirty

January 2nd, 2013

The Pittsburgh Steelers built a reputation the 1960s and 70s by being one of the most aggressive and violent teams in all of the National Football League. The Steel Curtain Defense earned it moniker by being a tough and intimidating bunch whose antics often toed the line of dirty play. Led by toothless linebacker Jack Lambert, the Steelers punished their opponents and found their way into the playoffs on a regular basis.

Fast forward to today, and the gritty, blue-collar franchise is every bit as Read the rest of this entry »

The NFL’s Steely Dan Trend: Long Hair and Beards

January 1st, 2013

The NFL has long been home to some colorful characters. No one can forget the long hair and mustache of “Broadway” Joe Namath, or Franco Harris’ trademark beard. This trend seems to be continuing in today’s league. Some of the biggest stars in the sport are sporting outrageously long hair; whether it be on the head or face.

Two of the most recognizable stars that represent this fact, play for the same team. The Pittsburgh Steelers employ two big name defensive superstars. Read the rest of this entry »

Best and Worst NBA Coaches of the Year

December 30th, 2012

This year was far from normal for the NBA. The lockout meant that they had try and squeeze an entire season in only a few months. The 2012-13 season restored the NBA back to normalcy and we are seeing some of the best basketball in years. It took a high quality coach to prepare his team during this odd year, and there were some coaches that did this much better than others.

One of the most impressive coaching jobs in 2012 came from Scott Brooks of the Oklahoma City Thunder.Want more? Click July 2013

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