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Month: July 2015

Jul 31
2015

July 31–On this day in Sports History

In 1928 , 1st woman to win a track and field olympic gold medal, Halina Konopacka of Poland   In 1984, US men’s Gymnastics team won team gold medal at LA Summer Olympics. In 1994 , Helen Alfredss wins LPGA Ping Welch’s Golf Championship      by  drcliffordchoi  In 1997 A’s trade Mark McGwire to St Louis Cardinals Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Jul 27
2015

Tara’s SMH Moment for the week

     by  Tsar Kasim  SMH — Twitter is going crazy over the news that Hulk Hogan has been fired by WWE. His contract ahs been terminated and every image, article, everything has been erased from its website. This is after audio from a radio interview surfaced in which the wrestler repeatedly used racist words. A statement […]

Jul 27
2015

Tara’s–OMG For the week

OMG Moment-  Mick Fanning’s shark attack video Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Jul 27
2015

Mets Snap Zack Greinke’s Scoreless Streak at 45 2/3 IP

     by  Not That Bob James  Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke’s consecutive scoreless innings streak was snapped at 45 2/3 IP Sunday against the New York Mets in the Dodgers’ 3-2 loss in extra innings. Greinke was just 13 2/3 innings away from breaking the MLB-record 59-inning scoreless streak set by Orel Hershiser in […]

Jul 24
2015

JULY 24—ON THIS DAY IN SPORTS HISTORY

On this day    by  olebrat  1969 –Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army on appeal    by  Ted Van Pelt  1994 –49th US Women’s Open Golf Championship was won by Patty Sheehan    by  KevinSaunders  2005– Lance Armstrong retires after winning a record seventh consecutive Tour de France victory (stripped for doping in 2012) Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Jul 24
2015

Born Today July 24!

     by  guano  Legendary left fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giant Larry Bonds Turns 51!   Legend-Former NBA Forward Nicknamed “The Mailman” Karl Malone  Nicknamed turns 52    by  Digitas Photos  Former LA LAKER AND BOSTON CELTICS NBA player turned Actor Ulrich Alexander better known […]

Jul 23
2015

HAPPY (TBT) THROW BACK THURSDAY

TBT goes to Vincent Edward “Bo” Jackson who is a former MLB and NFL player. He is the only athlete to be named an All-Star in two major American sports and was named the greatest athlete of all time byESPN.  In 1989 and 1990, Bo Jackson became known for the popular”Bo Knows” Nike advertisement campaign. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Jul 23
2015

Will Becky Hammon be the First Female Head Coach in the NBA?

Becky Hammon, is the Spurs assistant Coach. She decided to add more to her plate by coaching the Spurs summer league team to a championship. She did such an outstanding job that many people associated with the NBA believe she will be the first woman head coach. It’s a @Spurs Summer… our all-access look at the […]

Jul 23
2015

Space Jam 2?

     by  Kandy Space  Could it be?  Is there really any truth to the talks of a sequel to the 1996 smash hit Space Jam?  And if so, who will take over MJ’s legendary role?  Well according to USAtoday.com, Warner Bros. and Lebron James have struck a deal and a Space Jam sequel is “definitely […]

Jul 20
2015

Documents Reveal UNC Football Players Receiving Improper Benefits

     by  yeungb  The University of North Carolina is the latest school to be caught with its players receiving improper benefits. According to the Associated Press, five unsealed search warrants revealed that former UNC Tar Heel cornerback Christopher Hawkins, who was arrested in May and charged with attempting to induce former Tar Heel and current […]