#TBT Sports Blog: 1970 NBA Finals Hero Willis Reed

Today’s #TBT sports blog rewinds the game clock to the 1970 NBA Finals. That’s when Willis Reed provided New York Knicks fans with perhaps the most memorable entrance in Big Apple sports history. 40+ years later, Knicks fans still vividly … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Boston Celtics Great & ESPY Winner Bill Russell

Today’s #TBT sports blog recalls Boston Celtics great Bill Russell – the most decorated championship player in NBA history, and now the 2019 winner of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. ESPN presented the octogenarian with its hallowed honor at last … Continue reading

Friday Sports Funny: NBA Icon Wilt Chamberlain’s Quote

Today’s Friday Sports Funny recalls one of my favorite sports quotes from NBA Icon Wilt Chamberlain. “Nobody ever roots for Goliath.” ~ Wilt Chamberlain’s response to how basketball fans often treated him Wilt’s incredible dominance as an NBA player prompted … Continue reading

2 Cent Tuesday: Epic Performances in Sports

Today’s 2 Cent Tuesday sports blog chronicles my all-time favorite epic performances in sports. Few things fuel the fire for bar stool banter like the subject of extraordinary feats in sports. Regardless of the sport, sports fans of every age … Continue reading

NBA Goliath Wilt Chamberlain Gets Own Stamps

Last week, the United States Postal Service introduced two Wilt Chamberlain stamps to celebrate the life of one of the NBA’s greatest players of all-time. Designed by Kadir Nelson, the two Forever stamps feature the 7’1″ Goliath of a player … Continue reading

NBA TV Doc “Wilt 100” on Wilt Chamberlain

While enjoying a restful Labor Day Weekend flipping channels from the comfort of my couch, I stumbled upon the terrific March 2012 NBA TV doc Wilt 100 about the late Wilt Chamberlain.

Immediately, the diehard basketball fan in me became restless on a weekend devoted to rest. I thought it sacrilegious that I had never watched the tale until today.

Therefore, I dedicated the remainder of the early afternoon captivated by a film that chronicled Wilt Chamberlain’s historic night in Hershey, PA when he set the NBA scoring record by totaling an incredible 100 points.

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MIKE’s FREE Book Best About Sports: Epic Performances

Andrew Luck’s epic performance yesterday NFL wild card game in the Indianapolis Colts’ stunning 28 point come from behind victory over the Kansas City Chiefs cemented his lore as an NFL QB.

Though only in his second season in the NFL, Luck will forever be remembered for his amazing heroics in the Colts’ improbable win.

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MIKE’s FREE Book Best of Sports: Epic Performances

ew things fuel the fire for bar stool banter like the subject of extraordinary feats in sports.

Regardless of the sport, sports fans of every age and background have sparred with relatives, friends and colleagues about their unforgettable individual performances and favorite classic games.

When it comes to Epic Sports Performances, all sports fans wish they could have been there.

Whether sitting in a front row seat or standing in the upper deck, they would have loved to witness the memorable achievements of now legendary athletes who, for one glorious night, were truly “unconscious” or literally had “stepped into that magical zone.”

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