Top 10 Wide World of Sports Moments

50 years ago this week the Wide World of Sports debuted on ABC: “Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sport. The thrill of victory, and agony of defeat. The human drama of athletic competition. This is ABC’s Wide World of Sports.” Today ESPN’s SportsCenter ran through their list of the 10 best Wide World of Sports moments: Unbridled winning the 1990 Kentucky Derby Richard Petty’s 200th (and final) win in 1984; notable for Petty’s post-race celebration with Ronald Reagan, the first time a sitting US president attended a NASCAR race In 1975, German magician Ralf Bialla…

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The NFL Commissioner Emailed Me Today

After buying something from the online NFL store this Christmas, I quick received a barrage of spam from Fortunately those messages subsided once I “unsubscribed”. I guess they still felt it important to send me this email titled “Thanks and a Look Ahead” from Roger Goodell, the NFL Commissioner. Too bad the NFL players don’t have a similar platform to communicate their side of the story… With one of the most exciting regular seasons now completed and the playoffs about to begin, let me first thank you and all NFL fans for your incredible support. Many fans have been…

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2010 World Series

My father-in-law always liked to stay informed by “reading what the other side is thinking”. In order to do that for sports, you have to go local. Here is what the local papers in San Francisco and Texas are saying this morning: Freakin’ amazing! Giants win first World Series in 56 years! (San Francisco Chronicle) Rangers de-clawed, antler-less when it mattered most (Dallas Morning News)

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Watching the Great American Race yesterday, I couldn’t help but notice that has tuned into NASCAR in a big way. Sure enough, it turns out that has signed a big deal with NASCAR:, a leading search engine and an operating business of IAC, announced Wednesday it has entered into partnerships with NASCAR, NASCAR.COM and Hall of Fame Racing. Under the terms of the partnership with NASCAR, Ask becomes the Official Search Engine of NASCAR, with category exclusivity and a broad set of promotional rights in order to reach the sport’s estimated 75 million loyal fans. In addition…

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