Friday Sports Funny: These Guys Own the Paint

Today’s Friday Sports Funny brings to life the oft overused sports cliche “these guys own the paint!” When a basketball announcer reports that guys own the paint, you know exactly what he means. Your mind immediately conjures up images very … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Former NHL MVP Super Mario Lemieux

Since the Stanley Cup Finals should officially begin next week, it’s only fitting that today’s Throw Back Thursday sports blog focuses on a former Stanley Cup champion and incredible overcoming athlete.

Today’s #TBT centers on former Pittsburgh Penguins center Super Mario Lemieux. Let’s take a look back at this hockey hero.

…..The likeable hero of the top selling video game series of all time was introduced during the rookie season of one of the most admired National Hockey League’s players ever.

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Remembering NFL “Sweetness” Walter Payton on Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, sports fans!

On this special day in which we acknowledge the sweethearts in our lives, I thought my sports blog today should remember the extraordinary athlete known as Sweetness.

Allow me to share this excerpt from my Favorite Single Named Athletes book to honor the late NFL Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears.

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#TBT Sports Blog: The NBA Rash Bruce Bowen

Known by his itchy nickname the Rash, Bruce Bowen scratched, clawed or chafed his way to become an NBA Champion. Bruce Bowen is my pick for today’s #TBT sports blog. Not only did fans love Bowen’s clever nickname the Rash, … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: University of Michigan’s Fab 5

Today’s #TBT Fab 5 sports blog recalls one of the best freshmen classes in the history of NCAA college basketball. Their Fab 5 nickname sounded more like the popular Beatles band from the 1960s. Instead, the catchy moniker heralded the … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Remembering Pistol Pete Maravich

March Madness ranks as the highlight of the season for every college basketball player.

However, not every great basketball player has participated in this incredible annual event.

NBA superstars like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James chose to skip college and jump right into the NBA after high school.

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#TBT Sports Blog: Vince Carter & NBA “Vinsanity”

Long before Linsanity was ever discovered, Vinsanity made NBA fans absolutely crazy.

Rookie sensation Jeremy Lin enraptured NBA fans for a few weeks during the 2011 – 12 season with his surprisingly stellar play as an undrafted free agent guard out of the Ivy League’s Harvard University.

However, the spectacular play of University of North Carolina product Vince Carter regularly drove basketball fans crazy for years.

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Friday Sports Funny: Shot Themselves in the Foot

Whether in NFL, NCAA or even high school football games, players can fail to perform their best when making ill-advised decisions.

Rather than merely losing a game, they also suffer from knowing they were responsible for inflicting harm on their own team.

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#TBT Sports Blog: NFL Immaculate Reception

Today’s #TBT sports blog recalls the Immaculate Reception – arguably the greatest play in NFL history. That’s because tomorrow, December 23, will mark 44 years since this legendary heavenly heave inexplicably became one of the most controversial plays in the … Continue reading