In 1978, the Red Sox blew a 14-game lead to the Yankees and the teams ended up in a one game playoff for the division title. That season and that playoff game are major blocks in the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry, one of the most enduring in sports. The Yankees' Lou Piniella and Boston's Fred Lynn […]
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As sports reporters, it is all about getting the story. That is no easy task when you are surrounded by others who want the same thing from the same people and want it now. You are about to hear from two women who took on the rivalries not only for the stories, but also for […]
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In The Press Box READ ALL ABOUT IT!! GET YOUR PAPER HERE! Ah, exclamations from the days when newspapers were plentiful, many cities had both a morning and an evening paper and all journalists, including sportswriters in the press box, were looking for the big scoop of the day. From those times came a […]
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1988 NLCS The 1988 NLCS was a tumultuous series between the LA Dodgers and NY Mets. It went 7 games in the rain, sleet and hail and featured the likes of KIRK GIBSON, STEVE SAX, DOC GOODEN AND GARY CARTER. This series also pitted the to be 1988 Cy Young Award winner, NLCS MVP and […]
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Army vs Navy – it is the "nation's football game." At the end of each football season, there unfolds a pageantry that began in 1890.. The Oath Each player took the same oath that brought him to this game. Each has a mission far beyond football. When arriving at a military academy, each person takes […]
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Would you really ask a college basketball player to throw up during a game if things were going bad, just to change the momentum? What do you do when the water main breaks on campus when there is a big game to be played that day? How about when the opposing coach has a suggestion […]
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UCLA vs Arizona | NCAA Mens' Basketball–Rivalries take time to build and this one has had decades. UCLA and Arizona are two of college basketball's premier programs. Over the years the race for Pac-12 titles and the right to move to March madness has created high heat when they meet. 42 of the last […]
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Dusty Baker and Mike Scioscia had a history that went back even further than that 1981 Dodger team. Scioscia viewed Baker as a vital mentor in his career. Baker saw in Scioscia the drive to win and work at getting there-the kind of drive Baker has to this day. Now they were a dugout apart. […]
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The Players Jack Morris is a Hall of Fame pitcher who never intended to leave a game he started until it was over. In 1984, he helped lead the Detroit Tigers to a World Championship. Buck Martinez was a catcher for the Toronto Blue Jays (later to be their manager). He never intended to lose […]
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Check out the teaser clip from our latest episode of The Sports Rivals Podcast. Jack Morris and Buck Martinez sit down to the 1984 Tigers vs Blue Jays rivalry.
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