Classic Sports Video Breakdown: 1999 Brunswick Billiards New York Classic

Right after the Super Bowl ends, ESPN has a big void in its coverage on Sundays, and that’s when they show weird leisure time activity “sports” where you aren’t sure if they’re really a sport or if the people doing them are athletes, like bowling, or lumberjack games, and my personal favorite: pool. Continue reading Classic Sports Video Breakdown: 1999 Brunswick Billiards New York Classic

Remembering Pro Beach Hockey

There was a time where ESPN2 was home to some of the weirdest, wildest sports on TV, and not a bunch of talking heads screaming about how Tebow “just gets it.”

This was the mid- to late-90s, and rather than fill air time with talk shows, ESPN2 would air really weird sporting events that probably cost them nothing, but filled a couple of hours in the day, especially during the summer.

Today, we’re remembering Pro Beach Hockey, which might have been the strangest thing ESPN2 cooked up, right there with the Great Outdoor Games.

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