Ten Crazy Records in Baseball

Baseball is a sport dominated by statistics. Since its inception, those partial to the game are equally as obsessed with the statistics associated with it. But, for every general statistic, such as all-time leaders in hits, home runs, and wins, there are those statistics that stand out for their oddities. Honorable mentions include Ron Hunt setting the record for being hit the most in a … Continue reading Ten Crazy Records in Baseball

Ten Crazy Records in Basketball

Basketball is known for having many of sports’ legendary records. There are records such as Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game and the Golden State Warriors’ 73 regular season wins that fall into this category. However, there are many other impressive, interesting, and, in some cases, perplexing records in basketball history that are rarely talked about. Honorable mentions include the Boston Celtics scoring 173 points in regulation … Continue reading Ten Crazy Records in Basketball

Rosie Ruiz and the Boston Marathon

Every year on Patriots’ Day, the city of Boston hosts their world-famous Boston Marathon. The race has been held every year since 1897, with the only year not to have one being 2020 due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Since 1967, women have also participated in the marathon. The 84th Boston Marathon was held on April 21, 1980. This year, the women’s winner was relatively unknown … Continue reading Rosie Ruiz and the Boston Marathon

Sarah Phillips: The Mystery Woman that ESPN Hired

In the social-media driven society of today, it is commonplace for scammers and catfish to make their ways around, trying to con people out of their money and followers. Even in such a dangerous place as the internet in this day, it is still extremely rare for a major corporation or company to fall for a con-artist’s tricks. When it does happen, it is considered … Continue reading Sarah Phillips: The Mystery Woman that ESPN Hired

George Bush’s Rare Baseball Card

The 1980’s and early 1990’s saw a boom in baseball card collecting. One of the most memorable sets during this time was the 1990 Topps set. This set, featuring a colorful border surrounding each player’s photo on the front, included 44 future MLB Hall-of-Fame players and managers. Of those Hall of Famers, Frank Thomas, Ken Griffey, Jr., and Larry Walker had their rookie cards within … Continue reading George Bush’s Rare Baseball Card

How a Wild Night Out Led to One of Baseball’s Unbreakable Records

Throughout the history of sports, there are numerous records that are considered “unbreakable.” Some of these notable records include Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 points in an NBA game, Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, and Jerry Rice’s 22,895 career receiving yards. However, one that may never be seen broken is Old Hoss Radbourn’s record of 60 wins in a season. In 1884, Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn was … Continue reading How a Wild Night Out Led to One of Baseball’s Unbreakable Records

The Amazing Story of the “Never Miss a Super Bowl” Club

At the time of this writing, there have been 55 Super Bowls played to decide the champion of the National Football League. Since 1967, the champions of the AFC and NFC have faced off to determine who can claim the title of world champion. Since the inaugural matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs, three gentlemen have been witness to the … Continue reading The Amazing Story of the “Never Miss a Super Bowl” Club

The Whirlwind of Tom Brady’s “Retirement”

Tom Brady needs no introduction in the sports world. Brady has a list of accolades and accomplishments that resemble the length of a CVS Pharmacy receipt. These accolades include winning 7 Super Bowls, 5 Super Bowl MVPs, 3 NFL MVPs, and passing for more yards and touchdowns than any other quarterback in NFL history. He has accomplished these over 22 seasons with the New England … Continue reading The Whirlwind of Tom Brady’s “Retirement”

Cowboys vs. 49ers Preview: Keys to the Nickelodeon Matchup

On Super Wild Card Sunday 2022, the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers face off with hopes of making it to the Divisional Round and, eventually, making a Super Bowl appearance. This game will also be the second annual game to be simulcasted on Nickelodeon. Last year’s Wild Card matchup between the New Orleans Saints and Chicago Bears the was first iteration of this now … Continue reading Cowboys vs. 49ers Preview: Keys to the Nickelodeon Matchup

Alabama Basketball Plays with Three Players

Thanksgiving weekend of 2017 was an unforgettable one for the Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball program, as well as NCAA men’s basketball. On November 25, Alabama, ranked 25th in the country at the time, played the 14th-ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Barclays Classic Championship Game in New York City. The Golden Gophers would win, 89-84, but only after Alabama played the final quarter of … Continue reading Alabama Basketball Plays with Three Players