Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Great One’s streak ends

On January 27, 1984, Edmonton Oiler’s legend Wayne Gretzky’s 51-game scoring streak came to a close in a 3-3 tie with the New Jersey Devils. He did not score the next day as the Oilers lost 4-2 to the Los Angeles Kings. With 61 goals and 92 assists accumulated in the first 51 games of the […]

The million dollar minute Super Bowl

On January 20, 1985, the San Francisco 49ers claimed a 38-16 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XIX and Joe Montana was named MVP. It was the first time a network charged over $1 million per minute for commercials. The Dolphins were first on the board with a 37 yard field goal by […]

Irish fight and upset UCLA

The #2 Fighting Irish upset #1 UCLA 71-70 victory, putting an end to the Bruin’s 88-game win streak.

Packers win Super Bowl I

On January 15, 1967, the Green Bay Packers took a 35-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the first ever Super Bowl. The Packers finished their second possession of the game as Bart Star completed a 37 yard pass to Max McGee for a touchdown. Len Dawson’s seven yard completion to Curtis McClinton put […]

Titans kicked to title in overtime

Tennessee Titans kicker Joe Nedney was given a second chance after a roughing call on the Steelers to give the Titans an edge in the division championship.

A 20 goal game

Wayne Gretzky totaled eight points for the Edmonton Oilers in a 12-8 victory over the Minnesota North Stars.

Three brothers, three points

Chicago’s Bentley Brothers were the only trio to get all three points in scoring a goal. Two of them went on to have successful hall of fame careers.