It’s that time of the week again.  Shemon and Sheppard Wednesday Wisdom Fun Facts for 11/9 at 5:30pm.  Most of you know by now that this is one of our most fun segments of the week.  I try to find the most amusing and entertaining fun facts that you will enjoy.  They are not all family friendly at times I will admit but for the most part it’s fun for all ages.

These little tid-bits of information, sometimes useless information, can be very stimulating to the mind.  I have an expert research team of Minions who work on these Fun Facts 24/7.  And they work for free!  I try to give them certain themes from time to time but generally they do a great job on their own.

Here are some sports related Wednesday Wisdom Fun Facts you might enjoy from this day!

1946 – No. 1 Army and No. 2 Notre Dame play to a historic 0-0 tie in front of 74,000 fans at Yankee Stadium.

1996 – Evander Holyfield beat Mike Tyson thanks to an 11th-round technical knockout in their heavyweight title fight.

2006 – “Pandemonium in Piscataway” – Rutgers stages a 2nd half comeback to upset No. 3 Louisville 28-25 to improve to 9-0 on the season. Rutgers running back Ray Rice had 22 rushes for 131 yards in the victory, which sparked a field-storming by the Scarlet Knights fans.

2002 – “Bluegrass Miracle”: LSU beats Kentucky 33-30 on the road thanks to a last-second Hail Mary. Kentucky had taken a 30-27 lead with 11 seconds left in the 4th quarter before the final 75-yard pass for the Tigers.

2007- Two Chinese big men meet in the NBA for the first time. Yao Ming and the Houston Rockets emerge triumphant, defeating Yi Jianlian and the Milwaukee Bucks, 104-88. An estimated 150-250 million Chinese fans watch the live television broadcast.

Here are a some other “fun facts” tidbits of of what’s to come today on Shemon and Sheppard:


  • Say Cheese!!

  • E.T Phone Home?

  • Blowing The Lid Off Nookie!

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