Archive for February 2015

Six Former Blackhawks Have Their Jerseys Hanging In The Rafters Of The United Center

If you ever get the chance to visit the United Center just look up. These are the men who wore those hockey sweaters. #1. Glenn Hall Hall played with Chicago from 1957-1967. As a Blackhawk he had a record of 275-229-106. Those 275 wins included 51 shutouts. He also started every game in goal during the 12 game playoff run... Read more »

Do Not Change Lewy Body Dementia Into Stan Mikita Disease

Do Not Change Lewy Body Dementia Into Stan Mikita Disease
In 1939 one of America’s most famous athletes checked himself into the Mayo Clinic and was subsequently diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly known at the time as ALS. That athlete was baseball player Lou Gehrig. And a horrible affliction soon became known almost exclusively as Lou Gehrig’s disease. This could not have been easy for his family to... Read more »

Jennie Finch Is Still Softball's Role Model

Jennie Finch Is Still Softball's Role Model
When little girls and young women athletes look for players to idolize they are not much different from little boys and young men. They tend to choose the biggest stars of the day. And that usually means men. The headline grabbers on ESPN and Fox Sports, etc. are almost always men. So girls tend to gravitate... Read more »
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The Origin Of The Prop Bet In The Super Bowl

We all know how iconic the Super Bowl has become to both serious and casual football fans. Apart from the requisite parties and the overindulgence of food and alcohol you will also find a frenzy as iconic as the game itself: GAMBLING. Super Bowl Sunday has been called by many “our national betting holiday.” And most of... Read more »