The Drive: July 2nd, 5:25pm – This Day in Sports History + Birthdays

  • Prediction: Nebraska will have the next decade All-Decade QB. Let’s go.
  • History and Birthdays

The Drive: June 29th, 5:45pm – Wrap things up

  • This Day in Sports History + Birthdays
  • Cam Newton to the Patriots
  • Wrap things up

The Drive: June 25th, 5:25pm – This Day in Sports History + Birthdays

  • 2000 – Darin Erstad hits lead off and walk off homeruns against the Minnesota Twins. Three have done it since (Reed Johnson, Ian Kinsler, Chris Young)
  • 2010 – Edwin Jackson (AZ) walked 8, hit a guy, and threw 149 pitches in a no-hitter of the Rays
  • 2017 – Jordan Spieth holes out from the greenside bunker at the Travelers Championship for the win
  • 2003 – Todd McFarlane, a millionaire and self-described baseball fanatic paid $450,000 at auction for the ball Barry Bonds hit for his 73rd homerun in 2001 — a major league record for a season.
  • LOTS OF BIRTHDAYS

The Drive: June 24th, 5:25pm – This Day in Sports + Birthdays

  • FULLBACKS and the military
  • 2010 – John Isner defeated Nicolas Mahut after 11 hours and 183 games. The sets were 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7-9), 7-6 (7-3) and 70-68
  • 2004 – NBA Draft: Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy power forward Dwight Howard was picked number one overall by the Orlando Magic
  • 1997 – Mark McGwire hits a 538 foot homerun

The Drive: June 22nd, 5:25pm – This Day in Sports History + Birthdays

  • 1979 – Former WHA teams the Edmonton Oilers, Hartford Whalers, Quebec Nordiques and Winnipeg Jets joined the NHL. The NHL had expanded to 21 teams.
  • 1990 – Billy Joel became the first rock artist to perform at Yankee Stadium
  • 2002 – Darryl Kile (St. Louis Cardinals) was found dead in his hotel room
  • 2003 – Michelle Wie won her first USGA title at the age of 13. She was the youngest person to win any adult USGA event
  • 2016 – The NHL’s board of Governors voted unanimously to expand to 31 teams. An expansion team in Las Vegas was added and planned to begin play in the 2017-18 season
  • Which team would you replace Rutgers with? Happer has an idea to create rivalries

The Drive: June 19th, 5pm – This Day in Sports History

  • 1986 – University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias died from a cocaine-induced seizure
  • 1943 – NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers merge (dissolves on Dec. 5th)
  • 1974 – KC Royal Steve Busby throws 2nd no-hitter, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0
  • 2000 – 54th NBA Finals, LA Lakers beat Indiana Pacers 4-2, Shaquille O’Neal wins FMVP
  • 2016 – NBA FInals, Cleveland Cavaliers beat defending champion Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 becoming the first team to come back from a 3-1 deficit
  • Non-Con schedule, who do you want to see added?

The Drive: June 16th, 5:25pm – This Day in Sports History

  • 1975 – Milwaukee Bucks traded Kareem Abdul Jabbar to the LA Lakers
  • 1993 – Michael Jordan scores 55 points in an NBA Finals game, becoming the first player to score 50 in the Finals since Jerry West in 199
  • 1938 – Jimmy Fox (Boston Red Sox) sets a Major League record when he was walked 6 times in one game
  • 2008 – US Open Mens Golf, Torrey Pines: Tiger wins his 3rd US Open and 14th Major, beating Rocco Mediate on the 1st hole of sudden-death, following a Monday 18-hole playoff
  • 2015 – 69th NBA Championship: Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers, 4 games to 2

The Drive: June 15th, 5:25pm – This Day in Sports

  • 1995 – O.J. Simpson murder trial, the glove did not fit
  • 1938 – Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer pitched his second straight no-hitter
  • BIRTHDAYS

The Drive: June 10th, 5:25pm

  • This Day in Sports History?

The Drive: June 5th, 4pm

  • This Day in Sports History
  • Hey look, it’s June – that means we have to rehash Nebraska’s move to the Big Ten
  • Leaving the Big XII for the B1G, what do the texters think?
  • What’s in the Box (Raisin’ Cane’s)

The Drive: June 3rd, 5pm

  • Random CFB Topic: I would hate to be Oklahoma
  • This Day in Sports history
  • Wrap things up

The Drive: June 2nd, 5pm

  • Steve Poop and the contents of Happers wallet
  • Whats in your wallet??
  • This day in sports history
  • Wrap things up