The Glory Days Blog

  • This Day in History: The Howie Morenz Memorial Game

    Morenz's passing in 1937 was a devastating blow to the hockey world, and the shockwaves reached far beyond the boards of the rink.
  • This Day in History: Rumble in the Jungle

    In the annals of boxing history, few fights stand out as profoundly as the "Rumble in the Jungle." Held on the night of October 30, 1974, in Kinsh...
  • This Day in History: Touch 'em All Joe

    October 23, 1993. The date will forever be etched in the memory of Canadian baseball fans. That was the day when Joe Carter stepped up to the plate...
  • This Day in History: Don Larsen's Perfect Game in the 1956 World Series

    On October 8th, 1956, pitcher Don Larsen stepped onto the mound of Yankee Stadium and threw history's only perfect game in a World Series. This imp...
  • The Most Dominant and Disappointing Teams in FIBA World Cup History

    As we begin the 2023 FIBA World Cup, it's exciting to speculate which teams will dominate and which ones might not live up to expectations. In this blog, we take a look at some of the most dominant and disappointing teams throughout the World Cup's history
  • The 2008 "Redeem Team" vs the 1992 "Dream Team"

    As we celebrate the anniversary of the Redeem Team's victory in Beijing, we compare this iconic Olympic team to the Dream Team of the 1992 Olympics, and see which team had a larger impact on the world of basketball. 
  • The New York Knicks Suing the Toronto Raptors and other NBA Controversies

    The New York Knicks are suing the Toronto Raptors for having a "mole" in the organization, who illegally procured over 3,000 classified documents. Today, we take a look at this and some of the wildest controversies throughout NBA history
  • This Day in History: The Death and Legacy of the "King"

    As we remember Elvis Presley on the anniversary of his passing, it's clear that his legacy lives on. His impact is undeniable, as his career inspired millions. Today, let's take a moment to honour the King and remember the incredible mark he left on the world.
  • Usain Bolt's World Record Race and Unbeatable World Records Across Sports, Music, and Movies

    On this day in 2008, Usain Bolt broke the world record for the 100m in Beijing, and would later break that record again. His run of dominance and impressive records are unbeatable in the world of track and field, and there are other records just as unbreakable. Whether it is Michael Phelps or Lionel Messi, we will take a look at other unbeatable records and honour legends.
  • This Day in History: The Legacy and Importance of Woodstock

    The Woodstock festival was a landmark event that helped change the course of music history. Its legacy can still be felt today, in the number of festivals that it has inspired over the years. The cultural significance of Woodstock is not just limited to the music industry but also as a symbol of social consciousness. On its anniversary, we take a look and see how it impacted the lives of millions of people
  • Celebrating the Birth of "Magic"

    Magic Johnson has had an immense impact on the basketball court, with an equally extensive business portfolio. He is one of the game's greatest players, winning 5 NBA championships and bringing smiles to the millions who watched him play. After his career, he created positive change in the inner city by investing in franchises there, leading to a net worth of $600 million. Today, he turns 64 years old, as we look back and honour his career both on and off the court.
  • This Day in History: The Retirement of Babe Ruth

    Today marks the day that Babe Ruth announced his retirement from baseball. In this article we look back on his career and the impact he had on America's pastime. Today, his name is still synonymous with excellence on the baseball field and his impact can be felt in several aspects of popular culture. On the 89th anniversary of his retirement announcement, we look back and honour a legend