The Glory Days Blog

  • 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
  • Remembering Neil Armstrong: The Man Who Took One Giant Leap for Mankind

    Neil Armstrong is one of the most important scientists and people throughout history, as he was the first person to walk on the moon, and would later go on to educate others on space travel. On the anniversary of his death, we celebrate his life and work, and remember the remarkable contributions he has made to the world.
  • 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. 
  • Happy Birthday to Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant will always be remembered as one of the most iconic basketball players of all time. His "mamba mentality" impacted a generation, and inspired millions. Today, on what would have been his 45th birthday, we honour Kobe and remember the incredible things he accomplished in his all-too-short life.
  • 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
  • The Women's World Cup and The Rise of Women's Sports

    This past World Cup broke viewership records, and is a testament to the rise in popularity and recognition of women's sports. Today, we look at the progress in the women's world cup, WNBA, and their path towards equality
  • The Most Impactful Transfers of the 2023 Summer Transfer Window

    The 2023 summer transfer window has been one of the most eventful ones in recent times, with some of the biggest players in the world moving to different clubs. Whether it was Neymar moving to Saudi Arabia or Jude Bellingham to Real Madrid, this transfer window saw major players move clubs for record breaking fees. In this blog we take a look at some of the most eventful transfers of this window, and their potential impact
  • 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
  • This Day In History: Ronaldo's Professional Debut

    Today marks the anniversary of Cristiano Ronaldo's professional debut for Sporting in the Champions league - a competition that he would become synonymous with. Ronaldo is one of the game's greatest ever players, with a goal-scoring ability that is unparalleled. Today, we look at his debut and legendary career throughout the years
  • 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.