The Cincinnati Reds’ Big Red Machine ruled as Major League Baseball’s best team from 1970 – 1976. The Reds captured four National League pennants in 1970, 1972, 1975 and 1976. They also won back- to-back World Series titles in both 1975 and 1976.
Bob Hertzel of the Cincinnati Enquirer originally used the Big Red Machine nickname in 1969. Continue reading
Many believed the talented Reds team churned through opponents like a giant combine driving through a wheat field’s crop.
Sports comics and funny sports blogs are the perfect fit for the entertainment seeking fan. That’s why I’ve compiled my favorite funny sports blogs into a new FREE sports comic book. Like burgers and fries, cookies and cream or Stockton … Continue reading
Franck Ribery earned his nickname Scarface from noticeable facial scars he suffered in a car accident as a child.
Franck Ribery’s frightening speed, chilling patience and punishing style scare his opposition on the soccer pitch. Plus, the scars on his face have made many compare Ribery to actor Al Pacino’s horrifying character Tony Montana from the movie Scarface. Continue reading
This Temple University Owl may have been missing vowels in his unusual last name. But, it gave birth to one of the most inventive nicknames in college basketball history. Lacking vowels aside, there was no question that whenever Bill Mlkvy … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog focuses on the NBA’s greatest scorer of all time who never needed all three of his names to be identified. Kareem Abdul Jabbar was simply known as Kareem. In addition to requiring only one name to … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blogs looks back on a tremendously undersized point guard who enjoyed a brilliant NBA career. Celebrating his 50th birthday this week, this tiny playmaker made a huge difference every time he set foot on the basketball court. … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog focuses on former Boston Celtics great Larry Bird, a Hall of Fame player who regularly soared above his competitors on the basketball court. This Boston legend is revered in the same breath as other Boston sports … Continue reading
In this special #TBT Christmas Day sports blog, allow me to recall some of the all-time best sports quotes. In compiling my favorite 25 sports quotes, let me share some holiday cheer by gifting you with this new FREE sports … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers an immensely talented and super tough Hall of Fame running back simply known as Sweetness. Ironically, the adjective “sweet” should probably never apply when talking football. Except, that is, when referring to Chicago Bears great … Continue reading
Before MLB’s Jackie Robinson, the NFL’s Jim Brown, the NBA’s Wilt Chamberlain or boxing’s Joe Louis, track star Jesse Owens was regarded as the USA’s first ever African American sports icon. In today’s #TBT sports blog, let’s remember this extraordinary … Continue reading