Astros, Win 1st World Series Crown, Top Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7New Britain native and UConn Grad George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night.
Unlikeliest Game 7 Heroes in Sports HistoryWhen the lights shine brightest, in a do-or-die Game 7, the unlikeliest of heroes can emerge and become the ultimate difference makers, just like Kelly Olynyk. Here are a few other role players who stepped it up when needed most.
Greatest Game 7s in MLB HistoryWith so much drama jam-packed into five hours, last week’s classic ranks among the greatest Game 7s ever played in baseball. Here’s the company it joins...
Best Game 7s EverIn celebration of last night’s NBA playoff excitement, here are some of the greatest Game 7s in sports history.
Want To Go If Stanley Cup Reaches Game 7? Got $300K?What would a ticket to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final be worth? You might need to remortgage your house if you want to get in to see the Blackhawks play the Bruins at the United Center, should the series go that far.
Spoelstra Overcomes It All To Become A Champ AgainHe's never won NBA Coach of the Year, but Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has had the last laugh as the leader of the back-to-back champions.
Role Players Swing Game For HeatComing into the deciding Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals, everyone knew what to expect from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, but it was the role players who would help swing the game for the Heat.
Wade Etches Name Into NBA HistoryThe Miami Heat are NBA Champions for the third time in seven years and the one constant through all of that time has been superstar guard Dwyane Wade.
Miami Completes The Heat-Peat, 95-88How do you follow up one of the greatest NBA Finals games in history? The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs did just that Thursday night with the greatest spectacle in sports, a Game 7, winner-take-all game at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
History Favors Home Team In Game 7sThe Miami Heat put together one of the best regular seasons in recent memory thanks in large part to a 27-game winning streak. But it also secured home-court advantage throughout the playoffs and that could be a deciding factor on where the Larry O’Brien trophy stays for the next year.
Heat & Spurs Battle For Legacies In Game 7And then there was one. One game to decide the value of a year’s worth of work trying to become NBA champion. For one team, it’s one last shot at glory as the window is nearly closed on a historic run and for the other, immortality winning back-to-back championships.
Why The Spurs Must Win Game 7Nobody wants to be remembered for choking? Just ask Bill Buckner.