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  • This Day In Sports History (January 10th) — Jimmy Johnson

    This Day In Sports History (January 10th) — Jimmy Johnson

    It was on this day in 1996 that the Miami Dolphins announced Jimmy Johnson as their new head coach.  Johnson replaced legendary Dolphins coach Don Shula, who’s tenure lasted 26 years with the Miami organization. Before accepting the job with the Dolphins, Johnson led the Dallas Cowboys to back-to-back Super Bowl titles in 1992 and […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Justin Fontaine

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Justin Fontaine

    Through the first 38 games of his NHL career, Minnesota Wild right winger Justin Fontaine had scored a respectable eight goals.  In game 39 of his NHL career, he added three more to his career totals. Despite seeing only 13:23 of ice time, Fontaine was still able to record his first career hat-trick.  And those […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 9th) — Super Bowl XI

    This Day In Sports History (January 9th) — Super Bowl XI

    It was on this day in 1977 that Super Bow XI took place in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.  The Oakland Raiders would defeat the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 32-14, earning the franchise their first ever Vince Lombardi Trophy. After a scoreless first quarter, the Raiders took control of the game in […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Nicolas Batum

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/8/2014 — Nicolas Batum

    This “Stat Line of the Night” could have easily went to LaMarcus Aldridge, who scored 36 points and added nine rebounds and three blocks during a 110-94 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday.  But we’re not. Instead, were giving the honors to Aldridge’s less-recognized teammate, Nicolas Batum, who quietly balled his way to a […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 8th) — NCAA Tourney

    This Day In Sports History (January 8th) — NCAA Tourney

    It was on this day in 1984 when the NCAA announced that they would be adding an additional nine teams to the March Madness basketball tournament. The previous team total for the tournament had been 53 teams, meaning five play-in games had to be played before the start of the tournament.  The increase to 64 […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/7/2014 — Gordon Hayward

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/7/2014 — Gordon Hayward

    How do you beat the Oklahoma City Thunder when Kevin Durant puts up a game-high 48 points?  Simple.  Just score 37 points of your own and add another 11 rebounds, seven assists, two steals, and one block for good measure. That’s exactly what Utah Jazz shooting guard Gordon Hayward did during last night’s game against […]

  • The 15 Winningest Playoff Coaches in NFL History

    The 15 Winningest Playoff Coaches in NFL History

    Don’t look now, but if the New England Patriots make it to the Super Bowl to this year, Bill Belichick will tie Cowboys legend Tom Landry for most playoff wins by a coach. Then, obviously, if they win, he’ll sit in the top spot all by himself. However, that wouldn’t necessarily make Belichick the winningest playoff coach […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 7th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    This Day In Sports History (January 7th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    It was on this day in 1972 that the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 134-90 for their 33rd straight win.  Their winning streak began over two months earlier with a win over the Baltimore Bullets. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers are considered one of the greatest teams in NBA history, led by Wilt […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/6/2014 — John Tavares

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/6/2014 — John Tavares

    Had Auburn held onto its 18-point lead during last night’s BCS National Championship Game against Florida State, we’d probably be talking about Tigers running back Tre Mason and his 237 total yards and two touchdowns.  Unfortunately for him and the rest of his Auburn teammates, they couldn’t hold onto their lead and ended up losing […]

  • The 7 Biggest Playoff Comebacks in NFL History

    The 7 Biggest Playoff Comebacks in NFL History

    On Saturday, as you’ve surely heard a couple dozen times by now, Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts pulled off the second-biggest playoff comeback in the history of the NFL. However, what you might not have heard yet is anything about those other epic playoff comebacks, including the one that was even bigger than Colts’ […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 6th) — Lenny Wilkens

    This Day In Sports History (January 6th) — Lenny Wilkens

    It was on this day in 1995 that Atlanta Hawks head coach Lenny Wilkens recorded his 939th career victory.  Wilkens broke the record that was previously held by legendary Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach. At the time of his retirement, Wilkens was the all-time leader in both wins and losses as a head coach in […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 1/5/2014 — James Neal

    Stat Line of the Night — 1/5/2014 — James Neal

    With Canada set to name their men’s Olympic hockey roster on Tuesday, one of the biggest questions remaining is whether or not they’ll be taking James Neal to Sochi.  And if Steve Yzerman and company haven’t already made that decision, the Pens’ winger may have helped his cause with his performance during Sunday’s game against […]