Kent Desormeaux

December 31, 2015 0

Kent Jason Desormeaux won more races in the 1989 season than any jockey in history. Born in Maurice, Louisiana—a town with 476 residents about 150…

LeBron James

December 30, 2015 1

Where LeBron Raymone James fits in the pantheon of greatest players in basketball history remains to be determined. James was born in Akron, Ohio, on…

Ray Nitschke

December 29, 2015 0

The Green Bay Packers won five NFL titles between 1961 and 1967. Raymond Ernest Nitschke anchored the defense for every one of them. Born in…

Raymond Bourque

December 28, 2015 1

The best stories conclude with a fairy tale ending and no athletic career has ever ended better than that of Raymond Jean Bourque. Bourque was…

NFL Longest Game

December 25, 2015 1

The longest game in National Football League history was played 44 years ago today. On Christmas Day, 1971, the Kansas City Chiefs played host to…