#TBT Sports Blog: Hockey’s “The Great One” Wayne Gretzky

  Today’s #TBT sports blog remembers one of the greatest athletes of all-time. Regardless of the sport, the subject of great games, great teams and great players always triggers debate. However, no one will argue that only one great athlete … Continue reading

MIKE Sports Comic Book: Favorite Sports Nicknames 3rd Edition

I’m absolutely crazy about clever nicknames! That’s why I penned Favorite Sports Nicknames. Who isn’t? You see, I grew up with Tiny – ironically the biggest kid in class. I played sports with Frankie “K” – short for his Polish … Continue reading

History of the NHL Stanley Cup Trophy

Since the 2014 NHL Playoffs officially started last night, I thought I’d share the storied history behind the sports world’s most prized, tradition rich championship trophy – the Stanley Cup.

Hockey players may not be able to touch this venerable silver chalice before earning it. However, they can certainly read about it here.

Considered the most revered championship trophy in all of professional sports, this coveted Canadian cup was originally advocated by a genuine British royal.

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The Great One Wayne Gretzky Featured in Best Sports Quotes

“You miss 100% of the shots you never take.” ~ Wayne Gretzky Hockey’s greatest player ever, who lays claim to the noble title of The Great One, shared this simple, but profound statement. Wayne Gretzky’s quote has served as motivation … Continue reading

25 Years Ago Today: Wayne Gretzky Becomes All-Time NHL Scorer

25 years ago today, hockey’s Wayne Gretzky, simply known as The Great One, surpassed another hockey legend Gordie Howe as the most prolific scorer in NHL history. On the anniversary of that momentous event, allow me to share an excerpt … Continue reading

Favorite Sports Royalty: Gretzky, Kaiser, TD Jesus, King James, Sir Charles, etc.

A regal collection of eclectic individuals comprises Favorite Sports Royalty. It’s my newest book available on Amazon.

Splendid sports figures, exalted teams and the mural of a college campus’ half-god, half-man deity are featured in this book.

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