Wings, Pizza and a Slice Of History: Observations From Sports Heaven

May 16th, 2010 by Phil Andrews Leave a reply »

I was in the Boston Garden back on April 20, 1986 when a blooming super star by the name of Michael Jordan dropped a playoff record 63 points on Larry Bird and the Boston Celtics.

I was there at the Igloo (Melon Arena) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania May 20, 2000 when Philadelphia Flyers forward Keith Primeau eventually scored the game winning goal in the in the FIFTH  overtime period of the  NHL’s Eastern conference playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

I was also there at the Philadelphia Spectrum,   March 28, 1992 for the quote unquote,  “Greatest college basketball game ever played”;  Duke University Forward Christian Laettner burying  the 104-103 buzzer beater against Kentucky in the NCAA tournament’s East Regional Final.

Yes, as a Sports Journalist, I had the privilege of covering those three events and many m ...

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