Tag Archives: Sports

If you ain’t…

The Pittsburgh passion for the black and gold – this t-shirt extolls the virtues of those who believe in the Steelers:

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Is it hockey season yet?

Its the 40th anniversary of the Vancouver Canucks in 2011, and the Vancouver city buses are celebrating too:

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memories of the ’70s – Howard Cosell

He was the voice of sports and in 1970, Howard Cosell became one of the three hosts of Monday Night Football, forever enshrining that weekly sports show for Americans. Howard Cosell was a brash, egotistical and unforgettable sports broadcaster, whose … Continue reading

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Surfing Bondi

Early morning is one of the most popular times to go surfing. At Sydney’s busy Bondi Beach, even during the week, early risers head to the water to catch the waves.

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memories of the ’70s – Evil Knievel

Daredevil – someone who performs dangerous stunts, often as a career. In the 1970s, the daredevil we watched was Robert Craig Knievel, popularly known as Evil Knievel. This motorcycle performer, who turned to the life of a daredevil to feed … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Muhammad Ali

He who could sting like a bee and float like a butterfly – the man who took boxing into the political ring and became a legend – Muhammad Ali. This man’s career was well-established at the beginning of the 1970s, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Crazy Canucks

For those who don’t know, Canuck is slang for Canadian as well as the moniker of the Vancouver’s NHL team, but during the 1970s, the Crazy Canucks were four skiiers who made a name for themselves in a sport dominated … Continue reading

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