Today In Sports History for Thursday, Jan. 29

...six officials are Bert Bell, Joe Carr, George Halas, Curly Lambeau, Tim Mara and George Preston.1971 - Hal Greer of Philadelphia becomes the sixth player in NBA history to score 20,000 points as the 76ers lose to Milwaukee 142-118.1985 - Edmonton's...
Surprise players often star in Super Bowls

...476 yards total.Rod Martin: Martin had more interceptions (three) against Ron Jaworski in Oakland's 27-10 win over Philadelphia in the 1981 Super Bowl than he had in his first four seasons in the NFL. Martin eventually went to two Pro Bowls and was...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Jan. 25

...Yankees for $2.8 million.1960 - Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors sets a record for rookies with 58 points in a 127-117...lead the Oakland Raiders to a 27-10 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.1987 - The New York Giants win the Super Bowl with...
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way

...ship passengers an informative and scenic ride through beautiful but unforgiving mountainous terrain.Bonus trivia: As a Philadelphia resident, I felt a burst of pride after learning two steam engines that sometimes pull the train were made at the city's...
Players withdraw complaint in Canada over World Cup turf

...event.The federation's head of women's competitions, Tatjana Haenni, spoke at an event promoting women's soccer in Philadelphia last week and acknowledged concerns about the condition of the artificial turf at BC Place. Plans have since emerged to...
NBA Capsules

...New York's total, and each team could be headed for the No. 1 pick in the draft lottery.Michael Carter-Williams led Philadelphia with 27 points and seven assists. Robert Covington scored 17, and Jerami Grant had eight blocks.Jose Calderon had 15...
Today in sports history for Thursday, Jan. 6, 2015

...1998 - New York's Pat LaFontaine reaches the 1,000-point mark, scoring his 19th goal in the Rangers' 4-3 loss to Philadelphia.2003 - Andy Roddick wins one of the longest matches of the Open era, beating Younes El Aynaoui in a fifth set that ended...
Gasol brothers to start NBA All-Star game; Lowry gets spot

...last year, and now he's earned his first start. The East hasn't had both its guards making their first start since Philadelphia's Allen Iverson and Charlotte's Eddie Jordan in 2000.Fans had to vote for two guards and three frontcourt players...
Sports on TV for Tuesday, Jan. 20

BOXING 4 p.m., FS1 - Junior welterweights, Michael Perez (21-1-0) vs. Miguel Acosta (29-7-2); featherweights, Eric Hunter (18-3-0) vs. Rene Alvarado (21-3-0), at Philadelphia GOLF 9:30 p.m.
Today in sports history

1962 - Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scores 42 points and grabs 24 rebounds to win MVP honors even though his East team loses 150-130 to the West in the...


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