The Dallas Cowboys selected Emmitt Smith with the 17th pick in the 1990 NFL Draft. He amazingly was not the 1st running back selected (the NY Jets selected RB Blair Thomas with the 2nd pick). Smith went on to play the first 13 of his 15 - season career with the Cowboys during which he helped the Cowboys win 3 Super Bowls. He gained over 1,000 yards in 11 consecutive seasons and totaled 18,355... Continue reading
Golf was a rich man's game. Strictly country club, and then came Arnold Palmer. Here was a guy just like most of us, rough around the edges. He was a big hitter with a limited short game. Sound familiar. He had that wild swing, and when he missed a shot, we missed. He was almost always coming from behind, making that now famous charge. Arnie was the guy next door. He brought golf in to our... Continue reading
In 1963 he won 25 games and had an ERA of .241 and in 1968 he won 26 games with an ERA of .243 He was inducted in to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941) is an American Icon - singer-songwriter, author, musician and poet. Some of Dylan’s best known songs such as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "The Times They Are a - Changin”, became anthems of the anti-war and civil rights movements. Dylan's early lyrics incorporated politics, social commentary, philosophy and literary... Continue reading
Milwaukee Brewers 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 6, F -- Clutch hits by Keith Hernandez and George Hendrick backed the gutsy pitching of Joaquin Andujar. When Bruce Sutter recorded the last out to close the door on the Milwaukee "Harvey's wallbangers" Brewers, St. Louis had won its first World Series title since the Bob Gibson-led 1967 squad.
The Redskins who were making their fourth Super Bowl appearance defeated the Broncos by the score of 42–10, in Super Bowl XXII - February 1, 1988
The Beatles, the new British sensation, appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show last night. An estimated 73 million Americans, the largest viewership ever, tuned in to watch the band perform their hit songs All My Loving, Till There Was You, She Loves You, I Saw Her Standing There and I Want to Hold Your Hand. 50,000 ticket requests were made, but only 703 people were granted admission to the small... Continue reading