Friday, October 21, 2016

2016 WNBA Champions

October 20th 2016
Candace Parker scores 28 points with 12 rebounds, Nneka Ogwumike adds 12 points plus hitting the last second basket to put the Sparks over the Minnesota Lynx 77-76 to win game 4 and clinch the 2016 WNBA Championship.
LA won the best of 5 series 3 games to 2
Candace Parker was named the Finals MVP 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

2002 American League Championship Series

October 13th 2002
The Anaheim Angels win the American League Champions series, defeating the Minnesota Twins 13-5 in game 5
The Angels won the series 4 games to 1.

Angels 2nd baseman Adam Kennedy wins the ALCS Series MVP by hitting 3 home runs in game 5. 
He is the 8th player to hit three home runs in a post-season game.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Top 6 2 Year old Thorougbreds for the 2017 Kentucky Derby

Here are the Top 6 2 year old thoroughbreds 
(as of October 10th 2016) 
They are the front runners for the 2017 Kentucky Derby

1 - Not This Time 

2 - Classic Empire

3 - Three Rules

4 - Gormley 

5 - Syndergaard

6 - Practical Joke

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Today in Baseball History (2001)

October 6th 2001
The Seattle Mariners win their 116th game to tie the major league record of wins in a season set by the 1906 Chicago Cubs and set the American league record.   They were led by the 2001 AL batting champion (.350 avg) and 2001 MVP Ichiro Suzuki and Jamie Moyer who had 20 wins which tied him for 2nd in the American League.

Sports Illustrated Cover of the Week

2003 NCAA BCS Champion LSU Tigers
January 2004
#2 LSU beats #1 Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl