Pomp and circumstance today as the Boston Red Sox take on Tampa Bay at Fenway Park for the stadiums 101st season. Hopefully the 1-5 Red Sox can pull off a win today amidst the celebration and give us Boston fans something to really cheer for.
As a Red Sox fan I’m trying to stay optimistic.
Coca Cola.Mickey Mouse. McDonalds.
These are brands known on a global level. Whether you’re in Texas, Brazil, China or South Africa; people know who these iconic brands are.
Another known brand, Number 23.
On this day in sports history women’s hockey made its Olympic debut at the 1998 Games in Japan. Finland and Sweden played with Finland beating Sweden 6-0.
Interesting enough, women playing hockey isn’t anything new. The Canadian Hockey Association says the first recorded women’s hockey game took place in 1892 in Barrie, Ontario.
“Total Hockey,” the official encyclopaedia of the NHL, places the first game in Ottawa, where the Government House team defeated the Rideau ladies team in 1889.