Wednesday, February 24, 2010

30th Annversary of the "Miracle on Ice"

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Miracle on Ice and the fact that Sports Talk 920 is catching Olympic Hockey fever, here is a video of the final seconds of that game.

ST920 Nascar Pick 'Em Race 3: Las Vegas

Just to note that Jimmie Kaska, host of the Watercooler on Sports Radio 1400 WBIZ, will be taking over the fan pick in our standings. We will be willing to add the fan pick in the standings again if needed. Anyways here are this weeks picks:

Michael: #31 Jeff Burton
Jason: #2 Kurt Bush
Rudy: #24 Jeff Gordon
Jimmie: #42 Juan Pablo Montoya

Monday, February 22, 2010

NASCAR's Best Average Finishers in the past 20 years

Heres is a list of the best average finishers in NASCAR over the past 20 years. With all the domination Jimmie Johnson has had over the past 4 seasons, many forget that there is one legend that everyone is trying to track down.....Dale Earnhardt.

1. Dale Earnhardt 10.715 average finish
2. Jimmie Johnson 11.740
3. Jeff Gordon 12.283
4. Tony Stewart 12.525
5. Mark Martin 12.583

6. Davey Allison 12.903
7. Carl Edwards 13.851
8. Denny Hamlin 14.046

9. Rusty Wallace 14.608
10. Matt Kenseth 14.975

Other Notable Drivers
12. Kevin Harvick 15.722
14. Dale Jarrett 16.270
16. Kyle Busch 16.287
19. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 16.833
21. Kurt Busch 17.346

Sunday, February 21, 2010

ST920 Pick 'Em Standings Week 2

1. Michael= 16pts 0 wins, 1 top 5, 2 top 10s
2. Rudy= 11pts 0 wins, 1 top 5, 1 top 10
3. Jason= 5pts 0 wins, 0 top 5, 1 top 10
4. Fan Pick= 5pts 0 wins, 0 top 5, 1 top 10

Thursday, February 18, 2010

ST920 Nascar Pick 'Em Week 2

Here are the picks for race #2 of this young NASCAR Sprint Cup season.

Michael- #16 Greg Biffle
Jason- #99 Carl Edwards
Rudy- #5 Mark Martin
Fan- #14 Tony Stewart

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

2010 Winter Olympics Medal Tracker

Find out which country has the most Medals in the 2010 Winter Olympics!

Monday, February 15, 2010

Sports Talk 920 NASCAR Picks Standings Week 1

1. Michael: 11pts (picked Earnhardt Jr.=2nd)
2. Jason: 5pts (picked Kenseth=8th)
3. Fan Pick: 0 pts (picked Martin=12th)
4. Rudy: 0pts (picked Gordon=26th)

Friday, February 12, 2010

Eau Claire Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Wisconsin

On Feb 28th Michael Goodman of Sports Talk 920 will be taking the Eau Claire Polar Plunge at Half Moon Beach in Carson Park for Special Olympics Wisconsin. During this event, Micahel will raise pledges then plunge into Wisconsin's frozen bodies of water. All money raised from the event will provide funding for nearly 10,000 athletes with cognitive disabilities in Wisconsin so they can continue to reach for the gold


Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Sports Talk 920 2010 NASCAR Picks Challenge

The rules of this challenge is pretty simple, each week Jason, Michael, Rudy, and a fan will pick who they think will win the upcoming NASCAR event. The Point System is explained below;

1st= 20pts
Top 5= 10pts
Top 10= 5pts
Best Finishing Driver= 1pt

The Picks for This Weeks Daytona 500:

Jason: #17 Matt Kenseth
Michael: #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Rudy: #24 Jeff Gordon
Fan Vote: #5 Mark Martin

Be sure to check back to the blog every week for point results!

Monday, February 8, 2010

Sports Talk 920 is Gathering Around "The Watercooler" this Thursday!

This Thursday February 11th Michael and Jason will be representing Sports Talk 920 on Eau Claire's sports AM station: Sports Radio 1400 WBIZ! They will be guests on "The Watercooler With Jimmie Kaska" which airs from 5pm-6pm CST Monday-Friday. So if you are in the Eau Claire area this Thursday tune into AM 1400 or listen anywhere on their website linked below!

Sports Radio 1400 WBIZ Eau Claire

The Sport Sermon with Dan Kasper

Check out one of the friend of the host of Sports Talk 920! Its The Sports Sermon with Dan Kasper, coming straight out of central Wisconsin. Check him out and badger him to posting to his blog more, he's just getting started but has good stuff so far.

Click here to check out The Sermon with Dan Kasper!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Favre takes Purple Pride to a New Level

Here are the pictures that Favre's agent Bus Cook took of Favre's ankle and thigh a day after the NFC Championship game. Now that's what I call taking Purple Pride to a new level!