Category: Sports Almanac

WNBA Champions

The Houston Comets asserted themselves at the dominating force early in WNBA history. However, the Los Angeles Sparks have shown longevity, with 3 straight finals appearances from 2001 to 2003 and back to back appearances in 2016 and 2017. Still, the Minnesota Lynx have emerged as the franchise […]

NBA Champions

Taking a look at the NBA’s history decade by decade, the Boston Celtics have asserted their dominance with a league leading 17 championships, since the league’s 1946 inception. 1940 – 1949 1946-47 | Finals: Philadelphia Warriors def. Chicago Stags 4-1 1947-48 | Finals: Baltimore Bullets def. Philadelphia Warriors 4-2 1948-49 | Finals: Minneapolis Lakers def. Washington Capitols […]

Boston Marathon Winners (Men)

1890 – 1899 1897: John McDermott (USA) 1898: Ronald MacDonald (CAN) 1899: Lawrence Brignolia (USA) 1900 – 1909 1900–01: Jack Caffery (CAN) 1902: Sammy Mellor (USA) 1903: John Lordan (USA) 1904: Michael Spring (USA) 1905: Frederick Lorz (USA) 1906: Timothy Ford (USA) 1907: Thomas Longboat (CAN) 1908: Thomas Morrissey (USA) 1909: Henri Renaud (USA) 1910 – 1919 1910: Fred Cameron (CAN) 1911: Clarence DeMar (USA) 1912: Michael Ryan (USA) 1913: Fritz Carlson (USA) 1914: James Duffy (CAN) 1915: Édouard Fabre (CAN) 1916: Arthur Roth (USA) 1917: Bill […]