Apr-14: Elgin Baylor Scores 61, Expos First Home Game and NC State Stuns Houston the NCAA Finals

On this day, Elgin Baylor set the NBA record for points in a Finals game (which still stands), baseball debuted in Canada and North Carolina State won the NCAA title on a last-second dunk. 1962 Elgin Baylor Sets NBA Finals Record With 61 Points Six players have scored 50 or more points in an NBA… Read More Apr-14: Elgin Baylor Scores 61, Expos First Home Game and NC State Stuns Houston the NCAA Finals

Twenty Seconds That Summarize The Lakers’ and Clippers’ Seasons

On Saint Patrick’s Day, both Los Angeles teams faced New York opponents in games that came down to the final possession and the final seconds of each game epitomize each team’s 2019 season. We should start, however, with the pre-season expectations for both teams. It can be summarized as (i) “Showtime” was back now that… Read More Twenty Seconds That Summarize The Lakers’ and Clippers’ Seasons

Ten Major Cities With Longest Championship Droughts

With spring training having begun in baseball and basketball and hockey seasons ramping up towards the playoffs towards, hope springs eternal for dedicated fans. For some fans, however, hope all is all they have had for too long. In our first installment, we covered franchise championship conference titles, conference finals, and playoff appearance droughts, with… Read More Ten Major Cities With Longest Championship Droughts

Entire US Women’s Soccer Team Sues US Soccer for Gender Discrimination

On International Women’s Day, the entire U.S. women’s national soccer team filed a gender discrimination suit against U.S. soccer in federal court in Los Angeles only 90 days before they defend their world cup title in France.  The opening paragraph aptly summarizes the state of U.S. soccer: Despite the fact that these female and male players… Read More Entire US Women’s Soccer Team Sues US Soccer for Gender Discrimination

Teams With Longest Championship and Playoff Droughts – 2019 Edition

With spring training having begun in baseball and basketball and hockey seasons ramping up towards the playoffs towards, hope springs eternal for dedicated fans. For some fans, however, hope all is all they have had for too long.  Even with the Cubs, Astros, Eagles, and Capitals finally winning titles in recent years, there are a… Read More Teams With Longest Championship and Playoff Droughts – 2019 Edition