Month: January 2017

“Unable to participate and not here today, from the Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O’Neal”: 1997 NBA All-Star Game Introductions (Part One)

“Unable to participate and not here today, from the Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O’Neal”: 1997 NBA All-Star Game Introductions (Part One)

WHAT: 1997 NBA All-Star Game Introductions - Western Conference WHEN: February 9, 1997 WHERE: Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio WHO: The world's finest professional basketball players convene for their annual exhibition of DUNKZ MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: You know those awesomely cool people sportscasters reference during a game when they say "If you're scoring at home"? That was me.....and depending … Continue reading “Unable to participate and not here today, from the Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O’Neal”: 1997 NBA All-Star Game Introductions (Part One)

“This is really, this is uh, this is so, so, so, so, so sad”: Jean van de Velde’s 18th hole at the 1999 Open Championship

“This is really, this is uh, this is so, so, so, so, so sad”: Jean van de Velde’s 18th hole at the 1999 Open Championship

For the first look back I have actually chosen a moment that just barely comes in under the wire of the decade: Jean van de Velde’s 18th hole meltdown at the 1999 Open (Don’t call it the British Open or so help me you will be attacked with tweed jackets and newsboy caps) Championship. For … Continue reading “This is really, this is uh, this is so, so, so, so, so sad”: Jean van de Velde’s 18th hole at the 1999 Open Championship