A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating SPORTS Photos And Vidoes

November 14, 2017 | No Comments » | Topics: Sports

Jacques Plante, 1959: After getting hit in the face with a puck three minutes into a game, Plante went for repairs and later returned in the same game wearing a mask, becoming the first NHL Goalie to do so

That hit broke his nose and he had to get stitches. When Plante returned from the locker room, he was wearing the crude home-made goaltender mask that he had been using in practices. His coach, Toe Blake was livid, as he believed the mask would limit Plante’s vision but he had no other goaltender to call upon and Plante refused to return to the goal unless he wore the mask. Blake agreed on the condition that Plante discard the mask when the cut healed. Plante and the Canadiens went on a winning streak while he wore the mask. The first game he played without, they lost, so back on it went.

 

Two hockey players fight, then talk about their summer plans in the penalty box

 

Why underdogs do better in hockey than basketball

 

49ers WR Marquise Goodwin scores an 83 yard touchdown in yesterday’s game and falls to his knees in the endzone. After the game, it was made public that he had lost his infant son just hours before kickoff

 

Adrian Clayborn one of only four players to get 6 sacks in 1 game

 

How NFL rule changes made linemen gigantic

 

What CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) In The Brain Looks Like

 

What a Concussion Really Feels Like for an NFL Player

 

Troy Aikmen concussion aftermath described by his agent

 

The letter that Jose Altuve wrote JJ Watt following the Astros first World Series win

 

Baseball coach goes off the rails in crazy tirade against umpire

 

Sammy Sosa trying to get in on some of that white privlege

 

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez Gives Birth to His 4th Baby (Georgina’s Instagram)

 

Hockey Fan Taunts Injured Player And Gets An Instant Dose Of Karma

 

Rugby player pops dislocated shoulder back in mid game 

 

Marcos Maidana enjoying his retirement

 

Aly Raisman joins 130 women saying the US Olympic team doctor abused them

Aly Raisman, a six-time Olympic medalist and captain of the gold medal-winning 2012 and 2016 US women’s gymnastics teams, has said in a new interview with CBS’s 60 Minutesthat Larry Nassar, the disgraced former US women’s national gymnastics team doctor, sexually abused her.

Raisman, who is now 23 years old, was first treated by Nassar when she was 15. Her account of her experiences with Nassar is similar to that of her 2012 teammate McKayla Maroney, who came forward in October and said that Nassar drugged and abused her on multiple occasions, starting when she was 13.

 

Vince McMahon wiping the loogey from his face after Bret Hart spit on him for The Montreal Screwjob

In 1997, Bret Hart was a Canadian wrestler for the WWF who had just agreed to jump ship to WCW. At the time he was WWF champion and his last televised match was due to take place at Survivor Series. Vince McMahon, the owner of the WWF, wanted him to drop the belt to Shawn Michaels but Bret refused. He stated that he didn’t want to lose the belt in Canada but it was also possibly because Bret and Michaels disliked each other and Bret didn’t want to give him the belt.

Bret promised he would drop the belt at a house show before leaving the company but Vince was terrified of a repeat of a previous incident when WWF Woman’s Champion Medusa jumped ship before they could take the belt from her and on her first WCW appearence threw the WWF Woman’s Championship into a trash can. This was embarrasing for the company and at the time they were being tanked by WCW in the ratings, so Vince was determined to avoid another embarrasment.

Despite agreeing to Bret’s demands to win the match at Survivor Series, Vince conspired with Michaels and the referee to ensure the match ended in Michaels winning the championship. The match ended when Michael’s put Bret in the Sharpshooter, which was Bret’s signature move. Bret did not tap out but Vince called for the referee to ring the bell and declare Michaels the winner. Cue pandamonium as fans become angry and Bret spits in Vince’s face.

In the aftermath, Bret left for WCW and Vince made a TV appearence the following week declaring that he didn’t screw Bret and that “Bret Screwed Bret”. Fans were furious about this for a long time. Despite his popularity Michaels was often booed whenever he wrestled in Canada. It also gave Vince a more prominant role in front of the camera, as despite being the owner his previous on camera persona was as a nice guy ring announcer. Vince would use the reaction of the Montreal Screwjob incident to craft a TV persona called Mr.Mcmahon, a megalomanic owner, that would become hugely popular and a significant part of WWF’s success in the late 90s.

Bret, Vince and Michaels would not speak for a long time but would eventually bury the hatchet. Years later Bret actually returned for a short time and even had a match against Vince at Wrestlemania. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame and his neice is an active wrestler in the company.

 

Dr. James Naismith 13 Rules For Basketball

1. The ball may be thrown in any direction with one or both hands.

2. The ball may be batted in any direction with one or both hands (never with the fist).

3. A player cannot run with the ball. The player must throw it from the spot on which he catches it, allowance to be made for a man who catches the ball when running at a good speed.

4. The ball must be held in or between the hands; the arms or body must not be used for holding it.

5. No shouldering, holding, pushing, tripping, or striking in any way the person of an opponent shall be allowed; the first infringement of this rule by any person shall count as a foul, the second shall disqualify him until the next goal is made, or if there was evident intent to injure the person, for the whole of the game, no substitute allowed.

6. A foul is striking at the ball with the fist, violation of rules 3 and 4, and such as described in rule 5.

7. If either side makes three consecutive fouls, it shall count a goal for the opponents (consecutive means without the opponents in the meantime making a foul).

8. A goal shall be made when the ball is thrown or batted from the grounds into the basket and stays there, providing those defending the goal do not touch or disturb the goal. If the ball rests on the edge and the opponent moves the basket it shall count as a goal.

9. When the ball goes out-of-bounds it shall be thrown into the field, and played by the person first touching it. In case of a dispute, the umpire shall throw it straight into the field. The thrower-in is allowed five seconds, if he holds it longer it shall go to the opponent. If any side persists in delaying the game, the umpire shall call a foul on them.

10. The umpire shall be judge of the men, and shall note the fouls, and notify the referee when three consecutive fouls have been made. He shall have power to disqualify men according to Rule 5.

11. The referee shall be judge of the ball and shall decide when the ball was in play, in bounds, and to which side it belongs, and shall keep the time. He shall decide when a goal has been made, and keep account of the goals with any other duties that are usually performed by a referee.

12. The time shall be two 15-minute halves, with five minutes’ rest between.

13. The side making the most goals in that time shall be declared the winners. In case of a draw, the game may, by agreement of the captains, be continued until another goal is made.

 

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