Month: February 2017

“Don’t ask me for no more tickets”: Michael Jordan’s acceptance speech for Comeback Player of the Year at the 1996 ESPY Awards

“Don’t ask me for no more tickets”: Michael Jordan’s acceptance speech for Comeback Player of the Year at the 1996 ESPY Awards

WHAT: 1996 ESPY Awards WHEN: February 12, 1996 WHERE: Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY WHO: The Worldwide leader in sports MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: I don't recall this specific ESPY's (hosted by Tony Danza!) but feel like I would usually make an attempt to watch growing up. I do know John Caponera's Harry Caray … Continue reading “Don’t ask me for no more tickets”: Michael Jordan’s acceptance speech for Comeback Player of the Year at the 1996 ESPY Awards

“But you know what we’ll get another team and go to the Super Bowl before Art Modell does.” WJW coverage of the 1995 Cleveland Browns last game

“But you know what we’ll get another team and go to the Super Bowl before Art Modell does.” WJW coverage of the 1995 Cleveland Browns last game

What: Coverage of the last Cleveland Browns game in 1995 before they moved to Baltimore When: December 17, 1995 Where: Cleveland, OH Who: WJW Channel 8, home of former weatherman and noted animal liker Dick Goddard My personal experience: I have a strange relationship with the Browns moving. I was 9 at the time so … Continue reading “But you know what we’ll get another team and go to the Super Bowl before Art Modell does.” WJW coverage of the 1995 Cleveland Browns last game

“The Trainer is from your Cleveland Cavaliers, Gary Briggs!”: 1997 NBA All-Star Introductions (Part Two)

“The Trainer is from your Cleveland Cavaliers, Gary Briggs!”: 1997 NBA All-Star Introductions (Part Two)

The Internet has reduced my attention span to that of a gnat (Nicholas Carr wrote an interesting book a few years back about how the Internet rewires our brains, BUT OO LOOK SPORTZ). It takes me multiple sittings to get through any longform article as I get easily distracted by the world wide web's never ending … Continue reading “The Trainer is from your Cleveland Cavaliers, Gary Briggs!”: 1997 NBA All-Star Introductions (Part Two)