My favorite two months of the sports calendar tip off this weekend with the beginning of the NBA Playoffs.
To commemorate this great day (I love watching every player wear 42) and the biopic “42” that was released on Friday, here are 42 facts about the life and career of Jackie Robinson.
You know about Junior Seau and Joe Paterno. But there are many others from the sports world who were lost this year who you may or may not be aware of. But these people made their marks on the sports world in their unique ways, whether it been as a player, a coach, or in the media.
The BCS takes a lot of deserved flak, so it’s easy to forget about all the exciting moments that it has actually delivered. So let’s focus on the positive and count down the top 7 BCS Bowl Games from the past 14 seasons, matching each one with a gangster movie that also delivered.
The Day the Basketball Died: The 35th Anniversary of the Plane Crash That Took the Lives of the Evansville Basketball Team
On Tuesday, December 13, 1977, the University of Evansville (UE) Purple Aces basketball team boarded a plane for Nashville, Tennessee. Tragically, the plane was not in the air even five minutes before crashing, killing everyone onboard.