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The USFL: 25 Years Ago Today

The United States Football League played its last game ever 25 years ago today – July 14, 1985 – at Giants Stadium as the Baltimore Stars defeated the Oakland Invaders 28-24. The history of the USFL has been well-documented. If you were around back in the day and paid attention, you know that the league… (read more)

Been There, Done That

By now you may have seen this video of a Fordham University baseball player diving over the top of the catcher to score. Nice play. Huge degree of difficulty, because he didn’t touch the catcher on his way over. But almost 20 years ago now, as a one-man sports band at a TV station in… (read more)

Clever, But….

This video of a high school quarterback should be making the rounds today. Will Briscoe of Central High in Baton Rouge, Louisiana completes a two-point conversion pass behind his back: Impressive. It didn’t end up mattering in the grand scheme of things (Central beat Zachary – which may be Doug Williams‘ alma mater – 58-0),… (read more)

Backhanded Compliment

Sick of team handball yet? Check out this goal from Chicago’s Jolanta Kunickite in the women’s gold medal game of the 2009 USA Team Handball Club National Championships. She was the tournament’s leading scorer – not surprising, given all the ways she can score.