Much has changed in world since Spurs lost
May, 21, 2012
By DJ Gallo | ESPN.com
Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe world is a far different place since the Spurs suffered their most recent loss 40 days ago.The Spurs have not lost a game since April 11, 2012. The world was a very different place back then. It’s hard to even remember those days. But let's try anyway.
Take a trip down memory lane with us and see if you can remember these 11 things that were true about this planet way back then.
- A player by the name of Albert Pujols was considered to be the premier hitter in baseball.
- Newt Gingrich was running for president.
- Jack Quinn was the oldest pitcher to have won a Major League Baseball game.
- Tupac had not performed in more than 15 years.
- There was no playoff system at the highest level of college football. In fact, the championship game was determined solely by a computer.
- Secret Service Agent was one of the most respected jobs in America.
- The Philadelphia Flyers were the favorites to win the Stanley Cup.
- Nicolas Sarkozy was president of France.
- John Beck and Jonathan Crompton were the youngest quarterbacks on the Redskins’ roster.
- Facebook was a privately owned company run by a hoodie-wearing single guy.
- The Charlotte Bobcats were just three and a half weeks removed from a win.
Wow. What an amazing time capsule of information. I'm going to ask my grandparents to tell me more about what life was life back then. Yay for history!