July 16th, 2013
The latest sports stadiums help fans enjoy the action with innovative designs and clever use of the latest technology. However, some of the most loved places to watch a game were built long before giant screens and retractable roofs were invented.
Fenway Park is the home of the Boston Red Sox and one of the most iconic stadiums in the world. The sense of history can be felt everywhere and the Green Monster has humbled some of baseball’s great left fielders.
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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