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Jacques Plante: First NHL Goalie To Wear A Mask

On November 1, 1959, Montreal Canadiens goalie Jacques Plante became the first goaltender to wear a mask in a regular season game. Plante had...

Cheerleading was Originally an All Male Sport

Credit for the first organized cheer is attibuted University of Minnesota student named Johnny Campbell, who in 1898 encouraged the crowd to shout, “Rah,...

Longest Game in NHL History

The longest overtime game in the National Hockey League occurred during the Stanley Cup playoffs on March 24, 1936.  Detroit Red Wing’s Modere (Mud) Bruneteau scored...

Oscar Swahn: Oldest Olympic Medalist

Oscar Gomer Swahn (October 20, 1847 – May 1, 1927) was a Swedish shooter who competed at three Olympic games and won several medals. In...
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George Foreman’s Georges

Talk about Ego (or bad memory) – former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion George Foreman has five sons – each is named George: George Jr.,...

Hockey History: The First Stanley Cup

On March 22, 1894, the first championship series for Lord Stanley’s Cup was played in Montreal, Canada. The Stanley Cup was the creation of...