Roger Staubach, Mary, NFL discussed on Bill Cunningham
Fans at sandy west? And I'm here to take you on a journey back to this week in sports history. Let's start back in nineteen zero five and era. When sports particularly football for becoming more physical and less controlled the NCAA's predecessor, the intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States emerged and was established on December twenty eighth nineteen o five and was made legal on March. Thirty first nineteen o six this week in nineteen nineteen the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox reach agreement on trade of Babe Ruth for one hundred thousand dollars starting the supposed curse of the band. Beano this week in one thousand nine hundred fifty eight the NFL championship game was played at Yankee Stadium in New York City. It was the first NFL playoff game to go into sudden death overtime. The final score was the Baltimore Colts. Twenty-three the New York Giants seventeen and the game has since been widely known as the greatest game ever played this week in one thousand nine hundred seventy five the term hail Mary pass. I made its way into the lexicon. When the Cowboys were trailing fourteen to ten to the Vikings during the NFC divisional championship with just seconds left on the clock quarterback. Roger Staubach threw a fifty yard passed a wide receiver Pearson resulting in an improbable touchdown and a come from behind win for the Cowboys. The term hail Mary was used by Staubach when the quarterback spoke to sports writers following the game. I was kidding around. With the Ryder Staubach said, I close my eyes instead of hail Mary and this week in two thousand five ABC TV airs the last Monday night football game after thirty six years. The next year Monday night football with start. It's run on ESPN. That's your iheartradio weekend sports time capsule. What's one of your favorite memories? That's a tough question. Well,.