Bo knows home runs

On April 9, 1993, Bo Jackson returned to baseball with the Chicago White Sox, hitting a home run in his first at bat at New Comiskey Park. Jackson pinch-hit for White Sox left fielder Dan Pasqua and faced New York Yankees lefty Neal Heaton for his big at bat. Jackson made his way around the bases in…

Manning upset in XLIV, upsets 50

On February 7, 2010, Drew Brees led the New Orleans Saints to a 31-17 Super Bowl victory over Peyton Manning’s Indianapolis Colts at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Colts started the game ahead with 10 points in the first quarter, the score was in their favor 10-6 at the end of the…

Lambeau leaves the Packers

On February 1, 1950, Earl “Curly” Lambeau, co-founder of the Green Bay Packers, resigned from his head coach following 31 seasons and six championships. The Green Bay native played fullback at Notre Dame but fell ill at the end of his freshman year and had to leave school. After leaving South Bend he went back to Green Bay…

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Titans get ramed in Super Bowl 

On January 30, 2000, Kurt Warner led the  St. Louis Ram’s to their first Super Bowl victory since 1951 with a 23-16 made-for-movies victory Tennessee Titans. With 1:54 on the clock and the game was tied at 16 as Ram’s quarterback and MVP, Kurt Warner threw a 73-yard pass, connecting with Isaac Bruce for a touchdown. Check out Warner’s performance, via…

Pro Turkey Bowl #1

On November 29, 1934, NBC radio announcer Graham McNamee called the play by play for the first of many Thanksgiving Day appearances for the Detroit Lions. The Lions faced the Chicago Bears who claimed a 19-16 victory at University of Detroit Titan Stadium in front of 26,000. Detroit radio station owner George A. Richards wanted to give the…

A seven sack game

On November 11, 1990, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Thomas sacked Seattle Seahawks Quarterback, Dave Krieg a record seven times in the 17-16 home loss. Thomas had 20 sacks for the 1990 season. He is ranked tenth all time in a single season and 16th for career sacks. Despite being sacked 9 times, Krieg walked off the field victorious and Kansas…

40K yards for Elway and Moon

On November 5, 1995, Minnesota Vikings Warren Moon and Denver Broncos John Elway quarterbacks became the sixth and seventh quarterbacks to accumulate 40,000 career passing yards. Moon’s passing led the Vikings to a 27-24 victory over the Green Bay Packers at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He currently has the seventh most passing yards of all NFL quarterbacks with 49,325. Moon started…