My favorite two months of the sports calendar tip off this weekend with the beginning of the NBA Playoffs.
The Day the Basketball Died: The 35th Anniversary of the Plane Crash That Took the Lives of the Evansville Basketball Team
Perhaps no marching band formation is more recognizable than the Ohio State Marching Band’s “Script Ohio.” The tradition goes back exactly 80 years to October 15, 1932, when a band on the field at Ohio Stadium in Columbus first spelled “Ohio” in perfect cursive. But that band didn’t belong to Ohio State. It was visiting from Ann Arbor.
125 Years Ago Today, St. Louis Browns Outfielder Tip O’Neill Completed a Season That Has Never Been Matched
The Internet and sports radio have been abuzz lately with current USA Men’s Basketball players claiming that they could beat the 1992 “Dream Team,” which is widely considered the greatest team ever assembled. Lost in all of this hubbub, however, is a debate that is much more fun and ridiculous: Which was the best bronze medal-winning USA Men’s Basketball team?