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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 […]

A pitcher’s world series grand slam

On October 13, 1970, Baltimore Oriole, Dave McNally, became the first, and only, pitcher to hit a home run during a World Series match-up. McNallly hit the ball out of the park with two outs in the sixth inning. His RBIs helped the Orioles claim a 9-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore. […]

Lila Ali goes pro

On October 8, 1999, Laila Ali, daughter of the legend Mohammad Ali made her professional debut at the Turning Stone Casino on the Oneida Indian Nation in Verona, New York. Ali’s opponent, April Fowler was participating in her second professional fight and lasted 31 seconds in the ring. The matchup was not set up to demonstrate Ali’s skill […]

Brett Farve passes past Dan Marino

On September 30, 2007, Brett Farve passed Dan Marino for the all-time touchdown pass record, leading the Green Bay Packers to a 23-16 win the Minnesota Vikings in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. The Packers came out early and Farve threw his 421 touchdown pass, 16 yards to Greg Jennings, in the first quarter. Ryan Longwell […]

The NHL Adopts Icing

On September 24, 1937, the National Hockey League’s Board of Governors tried to put an end to “icing” while they were holding the League’s semi-annual meeting. The call would be made if a player on a team of equal strength or higher (on a power play) and the defending goalie is in the crease. The […]

The Ladies Join the Pros

On September 23, 1992, Manon Rheaume became the first female to play in any major North American sports team when she came in to guard the goal in a scrimmage for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Rheaume left the game after one period, with the score tied at two. She blocked seven of nine shots taken by […]

No Hitter for Nolan Ryan

On July 15, 1973, Nolan Ryan struck out 17 batters as he pitched his second no-hitter of the season in a 6-0 California Angles at win over the Detroit Tigers. Click HERE for more…