Past NFL Franchise Name Changes

With the Washington Redskins finally relenting and agreeing to change their nickname, the question arose as to what other current NFL teams have changed their nicknames. NFL 1921:  Decatur/Chicago Staleys to Chicago Bears The Bears history begins approximately 180 miles … Continue reading Past NFL Franchise Name Changes

June 7 – The Waiting Ends for Washington Fans

The Washington Bullets (now Wizards) and Washington Capitals have shared arenas since 1974 and on this day both teams won their first and only championship on the road forty years apart, with the Bullets claiming the NBA title in Seattle … Continue reading June 7 – The Waiting Ends for Washington Fans

Brooklyn Tip-Tops Baseball Team 1914

May-29: Baseball Wins Antitrust Exemption, Rickey Henderson Passes Cobb and a Perfect Roy Halladay

May 29 is a landmark day for baseball with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling unanimously that baseball was exempt from antitrust laws since it was not interstate commerce.  Also on this day, Rickey Henderson broke Ty Cobb’s 62-year-old American League … Continue reading May-29: Baseball Wins Antitrust Exemption, Rickey Henderson Passes Cobb and a Perfect Roy Halladay