Jul-10-1999: Brandi Chastain’s Shot Heard ‘Round the World

On this day in 1999, the United States Women’s Soccer Team faced China in the finals of the third Women’s World Cup.  With 90,185 in attendance at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, it remains the largest crowd to watch a women’s sporting event and its U.S. television audience of 17,975,000 was the largest to watch a U.S.… Read More Jul-10-1999: Brandi Chastain’s Shot Heard ‘Round the World

Champions: Lakers Fulfill Riley’s Repeat Pledge (Jun-21-1988)

June 1987 In their third battle in the NBA finals in four years, the Los Angeles Lakers won the rubber match beating the Boston Celtics 4-2.  During the victory parade in Los Angeles, Lakers coach Pat Riley guaranteed a repeat. Laker guard Byron Scott believed it was a brilliant move. Guaranteeing a championship was the… Read More Champions: Lakers Fulfill Riley’s Repeat Pledge (Jun-21-1988)