Wednesday marked the anniversary of the NFL’s greatest playoff comeback when the 1993 Buffalo Bills rallied to beat the Houston Oilers 41-38 after being down 35-3. The winning score came on a 32-yard field goal by Steve Christie as time ran out. The ball sailed into the stands and presumably into the arms of a fan. It’s a valuable piece of NFL history—and … [Read more...] about Notes: Where’s the ’93 Bills Comeback Ball?; Topps Throwbacks; NOW Stats
Did FedEx Throw Away a Super Bowl Jersey?
This story will leave you scratching your head. A player on the San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl XLVII team is searching for his jersey from the game, a second game jersey he wore with the Philadelphia Eagles and a signed program after the package they were in disappeared while being shipped by FedEx. The odd part is what company records are showing happened to the items, an … [Read more...] about Did FedEx Throw Away a Super Bowl Jersey?
Missing Those Baseball Card Cartoons
Some were funny. Some were dumb. Some made it seem like the players were just like us. The little cartoons on the backs of baseball cards were a staple for nearly 30 years. Who drew them? How did they know all of this stuff? As kids, we wondered. Before the internet, cards were one of the best ways to learn about the players we read about in magazines and newspapers … [Read more...] about Missing Those Baseball Card Cartoons
FBI Won’t Pursue Missing Puck; Not Fans of COA
Nearly a year has passed now and no one is really sure what happened to the puck that pushed the Chicago Blackhawks to Stanley Cup greatness. Accusations have flown. Rewards have been offered but the puck Patrick Kane shot is still MIA. Strange, considering the depth to which some pro sports organizations now value even the most insignificant pieces of everyday game-used … [Read more...] about FBI Won’t Pursue Missing Puck; Not Fans of COA
First NFL Championship Trophy Still Missing
Mention pro football in 1920 and you'd get either a quizzical look or one of outright dismissal. The game simply hadn't existed outside high school and college campuses. In 1920, though, organizers in Ohio got serious. Four teams from the state would form a small league that would eventually morph into the NFL. While there was some controversy, the Akron Pros were awarded … [Read more...] about First NFL Championship Trophy Still Missing
Elderly Yankees Fan Sues over Missing Letter
Loyalty only runs so deep. Common sense, apparently, too. A 78-year-old New York Yankees fan is suing the team after he sent them a piece of memorabilia he claims they lost. Michael Kovalovsky was in his 20s when he wrote Mickey Mantle with some advice during the 1959 season. It was one of thousands of letters Mantle received during the era. Kovalovsky got a reply--a … [Read more...] about Elderly Yankees Fan Sues over Missing Letter
Crosby’s Golden Stick Missing
Sidney Crosby's overtime goal in the 2010 Winter Olympics gold medal hockey game created some instant history. So what's his stick worth? Well...they have to find it first. … [Read more...] about Crosby’s Golden Stick Missing