Quantcast

Throwback Thursday

#TBT
#TBT

Throwback Thursday: College Basketball's Most Brutal Brawl, and the Forgiveness That Followed

A 1972 fight between Ohio State and Minnesota left Luke Witte with lasting damage—but also produced a surprising story of interpersonal healing.
Brian Blickenstaff
2.2.17
NFL
NFL

Throwback Thursday: When Vladimir Putin Took Robert Kraft's Super Bowl Ring

In 2005, Robert Kraft handed Vladimir Putin a $25,000 New England Patriots Super Bowl ring. He's never gotten it back.
David Roth
1.26.17
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Throwback Thursday, #WeightGate Edition: Were Paul Ryan's Workout Photos the Real Deal?

In 2011, the now-Speaker of the House posed for TIME Magazine curling 40-pound dumbells. Or did he?
Aaron Gordon
1.19.17
#TBT
#TBT

Throwback Thursday: Atoy Wilson, the Jackie Robinson of Figure Skating

In 1966, Atoy Wilson became the first African-American skater to win a national figure skating championship.
Mike Piellucci
1.12.17
#TBT
#TBT

Throwback Thursday: The Other Black Sox Baseball Gambling Scandal

The 1919 Black Sox scandal is a baseball and pop culture touchstone, but a lesser-known 1927 case involving many of the same players arguably did more to change the course of baseball history.
Brian Blickenstaff
1.5.17
Throwback Thursday
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Stanford Snaps UConn's Record 90-Game Win Streak

As UConn closes in on its own college basketball record of 90 consecutive victories, we catch up with the Stanford coach and players who ended the Huskies' streak the last time around.
Aaron Gordon
12.29.16
nba
nba

Throwback Thursday: The Dallas Mavericks Punt On Defending Their NBA Title

After upsetting Miami to win the NBA championship, Dallas let half of its roster walk to chase future free agents. In retrospect, maybe that was a mistake.
Mike Piellucci
12.22.16
NHL
NHL

Throwback Thursday: When Jets Rookie Deron Quint Scored Two Goals in Four Seconds

Quint tied a record dating back to 1931 for the quickest two goals in NHL history. Winnipeg teammate Teemu Selanne scored four goals that same game.
Mike Commito
12.15.16
Throwback Thursday
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: When Gamblers Tried to Fix the NFL Championship

In 1946, gamblers asked two New York Giants to throw the NFL championship game, touching off a scandal that in some ways still resonates.
Brian Blickenstaff
12.15.16
Football
Football

Throwback Thursday: Gordie Lockbaum, The Small School Two-Way Heisman Finalist

Twenty-five years ago, Holy Cross two-way player Gordie Lockbaum was a credible Heisman Trophy candidate. He remains the last major college football star to play extensively on offense, defense and special teams.
Tim Casey
12.8.16
#TBT
#TBT

Throwback Thursday: The Ridiculous Saturday Morning Cartoon Starring Jordan, Gretzky, and Bo

Before the Internet, celebrities used vanity cartoons to brand themselves to children. Which is probably how Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, and Wayne Gretzky ended up fighting really weird crimes in an animated show called "ProStars."
Aaron Gordon
12.8.16
NHL
NHL

Throwback Thursday: Boston Bruins Host NHL's First Game in United States

Dec. 1, 1924 marked the first time an NHL game was played in the United States, when the Montreal Maroons visited the Bruins at Boston Arena.
Mike Commito
12.1.16