Last shot in Chicago for MJ

On June 14, 1998, the Chicago Bulls gave Michael Jordan a proper sendoff as they clinched the championship four games to two with a 87-86 victory over the Utah Jazz. The Bulls fell short in the first three quarters, allowing the Jazz to take a 66-61 lead going into the fourth. But, they came back outscoring…

Art Ross Trophy recipient changed

On June 2, 1948, the National Hockey League announced the Art Ross trophy would go to the leagues highest scoring player instead of the most outstanding player. Montreal Canadiens forward, Elmer Lach, who scored 61 points, was the first to be awarded with the repurposed Art Ross Trophy.   Although Art Ross is remembered as an…

Gehrig steps in

On June 1, 1925, New York Yankee’s slugger, Lou Gehrig, played his first of 2,130 consecutive games. Gehrig’s streak ended May 2, 1939. The decision to sit out of the game was not made by management or coaches but by the Iron Horse himself for poor play. Early stages of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), now known as…