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CLASSIC SPORTS MOMENT

Take a walk down memory lane and relive some of the most exciting moments in sports history! We'll serve up a different nugget every week. Let's hear your favorites too. Email Dave!

Wrestlemania III set the bar WAY too high

By Dave Carney | Mar 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

It was on this day, March 29th in 1987 that the (WWE, then the WWF) set the bar WAY too high with Wrestlemania III. It took Hulk Hogan almost 12 minutes to pin the “villain” Andre the Giant, but pin him he did, and the rest is wrestling history!  Enjoy a look back at the […]

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Reliving the BIGGEST upset in NCAA Tourney history

By Dave Carney | Mar 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 3/22/2021 This weekend March Madness definitley lived up to it’s moniker, with 15 different seeds winning at least one game.  Currently, the 15 seed Oral Roberts, who shocked the nation with a win over #2 Ohio State on Friday, is the lowest seed still alive and the only 15 seed to ever reach […]

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RIP “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler

By Dave Carney | Mar 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 3/15/2021 Sunday night I (we) were shocked by the passing of one of the greatest professional boxers of all time, “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler. From the early 1980’s until 1987 Hagler was the undisputed champion for over six and a half years (tying him for 2nd best reign of the century for a middleweight) […]

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Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in 15: This Day in Sports History

By Dave Carney | Mar 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 3/8/21 Today in sports history, fifty years ago, Joe Frazier dealt Muhammad Ali his first professional loss in a 15 round slug-fest that saw Frazier emerge as the winner by decision. In today’s Classic Sports Moment I’d like to send you back, fifty years ago today, to the final round of what was […]

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Mickey Mantle “retirement” on The Ed Sullivan Show

By Dave Carney | Mar 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 3/1/2021 On March 1st 1969 Yankee legend Mickey Mantle retired from Major League Baseball. Eight days later, on March 9, 1969 Mickey went on the most popular show of the day (The Ed Sullivan Show) to “announce” his retirement to the country. Watching one of baseball’s biggest stars call it a career on […]

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Today in sports history: USA beats U.S.S.R. in the “Miracle on Ice”

By Dave Carney | Feb 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 2/22/2021 This morning in our “This Day in Sports History” segment I noted that today, in 1980, the USA stunned the heavily favored Russian squad 4-3 to advance to the Gold Medal round. The Russians were a four-time defending Gold Medal team and realistically, nobody gave the USA a shot to beat them. […]

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Top 10 plays of JJ Watt’s career…so far!

By Dave Carney | Feb 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 2/15/2021 Over the weekend the Houston Texans and JJ Watt mutually agreed to part ways giving Packers fans (as well as other teams fan’s) hope that they could be the lucky winner in the new JJ Watt sweepstakes. Las Vegas is picking the Steelers (where Watt’s two brothers play), the Packers, and Tampa […]

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Brady vs Warner — The Birth of a Legend

By Dave Carney | Feb 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 2/8/2021 On Sunday Tom Brady won his 7th Super Bowl Title and his 5th Super Bowl MVP, both records that will likely never be broken. In taking down the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs I was reminded to how it all started in the Super Bowl for Brady, an upset win over the […]

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The greatest heist in NFL history

By Dave Carney | Feb 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 2/1/2021 While the Matt Stafford for Jared Goff trade over the weekend was undoubtedly a big one, some are making comparisons to the Greatest Heist in NFL history….the Cowboys fleecing of the Vikings for Herschel Walker…there really is no comparison. The Rams traded Jared Goff (eating $22.2M in dead cap money in the […]

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Rodgers vs Brady (I)

By Dave Carney | Jan 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dave Carney 1/25/2021 How many Packers fans wish the result of the 2020 NFC Championship Game was the same as the first time these two Hall-of-Fame quarterbacks met at Lambeau Field?  I’m going to say ALL of them. In this, their first ever career match up Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers outlast the […]

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