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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)

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.

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 […]

Jul 18
2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015 Sports History

Today inSports History 1927 – Ty Cobb set a major league baseball record by getting his 4,000th career hit. He hit 4,191 before he retired in 1928.    by  farlane  1964 – Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds hit the only grand slam home run of his career.    by  tenaciousme    1996 – The Los Angeles […]

Jul 18
2015

Yakiri’s OMG Moment

My OMG Moment goes to Lebron James beating  the race horse American Pharoah for the ESPY’s  Best Championship Performance—whoever would have thought?? But wait he didn’t win this year’s 2015 NBA TITLE! (No Shade Thrown!) Check out #LeBron‘s awkward speech after winning the Best Championship Performance #ESPYS – http://t.co/AG5McjJws9 pic.twitter.com/HlwyZztKNf — Cleveland (@SunTimesCLE) July 18, […]

Jul 18
2015

Yakiri’s SMH MOMENT

SMH-MOMENT –Racing horse American Pharoah, was up for the ESPY’s”Best Championship Performance” Although he didn’t win, A smooth work as always for #AmericanPharoahpic.twitter.com/g1a3JKtsCz — Ryan Stanzel (@rstanzel) July 18, 2015 (I had a brief Mr. Ed Minute)  I could only imagine how he would deliver his acceptance speech. But most importantly what would he had […]

Jul 15
2015

MLB: Greatest Living Players

  The best of the best. Here are the Greatest Living Players: http://t.co/ERl5VV8Fs8 #FranchiseFour pic.twitter.com/v2O1HtfK20 — MLB (@MLB) July 15, 2015 MLB unveils Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax and Johnny Bench named the “Greatest Living Players”   I’m honored that MLB fans have voted me as one of the four greatest living players. It is humbling […]