Noah Davis on the Cosmos’ place in the North American Soccer League: http://nyr.kr/RpLy4Q
“For now, the Cosmos and the N.A.S.L. have a symbiotic relationship: the N.A.S.L. wants the legitimacy that the Cosmos brand brings, and the team needs the league because it needs competition.”
Above: Carlos Mendes is mobbed by teamates after scoring a goal in the thirty-eighth minute against the Atlanta Silverbacks; Hempstead, New York, April 13, 2014. Photograph by Mike Stobe/New York Cosmos/Getty.
The Ultimate Warrior (James Hellwig), one of professional wrestling’s biggest superstars, has died at 54, just days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame before Wrestlemania XXX in New Orleans. (Jonathan Bachman/AP; The Denver Post via Getty Images)
This iconic photo of Bobby Orr captures him in mid-flight moments after scoring the overtime goal against the St. Louis Blues in Game 4 of the 1970 Stanley Cup Final that gave the Boston Bruins their first championship in 29 years. Orr was the first defenseman to ever be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as Playoff MVP, scoring 20 points in 14 games. He turns 66 today. (AP)
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