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  • Quiz: Name the Pro Athlete by TV Cameo

    Quiz: Name the Pro Athlete by TV Cameo

    Athletes on TV For decades the art of the TV cameo has been giving sports fans the chance to see a little more of their favorite athletes' personalities off the playing field. These unique cameos, most often on leading sitcoms of the day, have given our top sports stars the chance to poke a little fun at themselves. In 1988, Boston Red Sox legend Wade Boggs made a notable appearance on "Cheers… more

  • Ticker-Tape Parade Provides Perfect End to Championship Season

    Ticker-Tape Parade Provides Perfect End to Championship Season

    Sports Celebrations Throughout history, parades have served many different purposes, but perhaps none are as electrifying as the celebration held after your favorite sports team wins a championship. Commonly referred to as a “ticker-tape parade,” the origin dates back to New York in the 1880s, and derives its name from the stock ticker machine that was used at the time to track financial numb… more

  • Tips for Safe Ticket Buying During the Postseason

    Tips for Safe Ticket Buying During the Postseason

    Ticket-Buying Tips Along with the buzz and excitement of the postseason comes an increased demand for tickets, with teams typically selling out of their allotment almost immediately. As fans scramble to find the next best option, they often stumble upon “great deals” on Craigslist, which unfortunately, often end up being too good to be true. Though not every transaction ends in heartbreak, t… more

  • Top 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Events

    Top 2015 Memorial Day Weekend Events

    Memorial Day Weekend 2015 Memorial Day heralds the arrival of summer, and with the long three-day weekend ahead, you'd be crazy not to take advantage of the many live events happening around the country. Whether you're a sports nut or a music lover, whether you're traveling or staying close to home, there's a great variety of concerts, festivals, playoff games, regular season matchups, and comedy … more

  • James, Williams Take Top Honors at 2013 ESPY Awards

    James, Williams Take Top Honors at 2013 ESPY Awards

    ESPYs Recap Since 1993, the sports world has gathered for one night each summer for the Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards, simply referred to as, the “ESPYs.” Hosted by award-winning actor Jon Hamm, the 2013 ESPY Awards had few surprises during ESPN’s live telecast on July 17 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, conveniently held during the MLB All-Star break on the ev… more

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