Jan-6-51: Indianapolis Olympians Win in 6 Overtimes, Longest NBA Game

On this day in 1951, the visiting Indianapolis Olympians beat the Rochester Royals in six overtimes in what is still the longest game in National Basketball Association history. This was in the early days of the NBA, three years before the league adopted its current 24-second shooting clock.  The season began with the league setting… Read More Jan-6-51: Indianapolis Olympians Win in 6 Overtimes, Longest NBA Game

Jan-6-80: Flyers Extend Unbeaten Streak to Record 35 Games

After winning back-to-back Stanley Cup titles in 1974 and 1975, the Flyers quest for a three-peat ended when the Montreal Canadiens swept them in the Stanley Cup Finals.  The win propelled a Canadiens dynasty that would win four consecutive Stanley Cups.  Along the way, the Canadiens recorded a 28-game unbeaten streak in 1977-78 – an… Read More Jan-6-80: Flyers Extend Unbeaten Streak to Record 35 Games

Nov-30: Kick-Six, Brian’s Song and the US’ First World Cup Title

Kick-Six, Brian’s Song and the US’ First World Cup Title On this day, Auburn shocked #1 Alabama by returning a missed field goal for a touchdown with no time left in one of the most memorable plays in college history.  Also on this day is the debut of “Brian’s Song” about the friendship between Chicago… Read More Nov-30: Kick-Six, Brian’s Song and the US’ First World Cup Title

Boston Long: Boston Fans Have Seen the Longest Title Games in All 4 Major Sports

Tonight, the Boston Red Sox dueled the Los Angeles Dodgers in the longest World Series game ever – 18 innings.  The game ended on Max Muncy leadoff walk-off home run in the bottom of the 18th. The old record was 14 innings set by, you guessed it, the Boston Red Sox in 1916 against the… Read More Boston Long: Boston Fans Have Seen the Longest Title Games in All 4 Major Sports

The Chip Kelly Era Gets Off to a Rocky Start, But Don’t Panic

The Chip Kelly era has gotten off to a rocky start at UCLA. After Fresno State scored 22-unanswered second-half points to roll UCLA 38-14, the Bruins found themselves 0-3 and panic buttons were being pushed in Westwood. More Bad News When the Bruins last went 0-3, it was in 1971 under new coach Pepper Rodgers. … Read More The Chip Kelly Era Gets Off to a Rocky Start, But Don’t Panic

Quora: Who is a massively underrated NBA basketball player? (Active or Retired)

Who is a massively underrated NBA basketball player? (Active or Retired) When you say “massively underrated”, to me that means no HoF for all-time and no-All Stars for current. Let’s start with current players. I have one that screams out and then some comments on lists of underrated players. Lou Williams, Clippers How he could… Read More Quora: Who is a massively underrated NBA basketball player? (Active or Retired)