We've been using the 'TISH' acronym a bit loosely this week, converting it from Today In Shoe History to Today In Sports History. In most occasions, they're one in the same. So, in conjunction with Throwback Thursday we remember this day in 1984...
Today in sports history the Chicago White Sox gambled with the signing of Bo Jackson. At the time Bo Jackson's future in the MLB and NFL were in serious doubt. For those unfamiliar (go watch the '30 For 30'...
Half of the March Madness's allure is the possibility of an underdog rising to the occasion and seizing victory. Unlikely Cinderella stories of recent years like Floria Gulf Coast and Middle Tennessee carry on the notion that in March,...

Nike Air Trainer

Tennis legend John McEnroe turns 59 today. To celebrate we will be sharing a little story about Mr. McEnroe and the Air Trainer 1. When the Air Trainer was being developed the notion of cross training wasn't really a...
  The And1 Tai Chi was already a legendary sneaker on the blacktops across America when Vince Carter laced up a pair for the NBA Slam Dunk Contest. But Vince Carter's Dunk Contest win on February 12th, 2000, which is...
Hard to believe but it's been 20 years since the Alamodome played host to the NBA All-Star Game. The last time the Spurs hosted the event the hometown was able to cheer for David Robinson and Sean Elliot. 1996 also...
Dikembe Mutombo may not have aspired to be a NBA player when he joined Georgetown University (he actually got a scholarship to become a doctor) but his skills and talent made him into the fourth pick of the 1991...
If someone were to ask you who held the single game scoring record for the Minnesota Timberwolves franchise, a handful of players would come to mind. Kevin Garnett, Sam Mitchell, Kevin Love, Christian Laettner, or Tom Gugliotta? Or the...

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