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Elvis Weekend

August 16 marks the 36th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death in 1977. In our unique way, we will salute him through athletes, teams, events, and venues linked to "The King." The LA Kings, King James, The Memphis Mad Dogs, Nashville Predators, Maple Leaf Gardens, Elvis Stojko, and much more.


Friday, Aug 16 at 9pm et/6pm pt

1993 Campbell Semi - St. Louis @ Toronto, Game 1 (May 3, 1993)
Elvis played MLG in 1957. Matinee and evening shows.

Friday, Aug 16 at 11pm et/8pm pt

1994 Stanley Cup: Vancouver @ NY Rangers, Game 7 (June 14, 1994)
Before the Rangers cup win, Elvis brought fans to their feet at MSG.

Friday, Aug 16 at 11:30pm et/8:30pm pt

Russ Anber Presents: Muhammad Ali vs. Chuck Wepner (March 24, 1975)
Russ Anber takes a look at the 1975 heavyweight bout that inspired the motion picture classic "Rocky."

Saturday, Aug 17 at 1pm et/10am pt

Best On Ice: Elvis Stojko
Nuff said.

Saturday, Aug 17 at 2pm et/11am pt

NJ Devils @ LA Kings, Game 6 (June 11, 2012)
The Kings for "The King."

Saturday, Aug 17 at 4pm et/1pm pt

Orlando @ Cleveland, Game 2 (May 22, 2009)
LeBron or "King James."

Saturday, Aug 17 at 6pm et/3pm pt

CFL Expansion Era: Memphis @ Baltimore (August 12, 1995)
Memphis. The final resting place of the King at Graceland.

Saturday, Aug 17 at 8pm et/5pm pt

Grey Cup Revisited: 2011, Winnipeg @ BC Lions (Nov 27, 2011)
Elvis played Vancouver in 1957 as part of a three city Canadian tour. His only visit to Canada.

Saturday, Aug 17 at 10pm et/7pm pt

2011 Western Qtr – Anaheim @ Nashville, Game 6 (April 24, 2011)
Elvis and music city, Nashville.

Sunday, Aug 18 at 4pm et/1pm pt

George Forman vs. Ken Norton (March 25, 1974)
The Greatest, Ali is ringside for the fight. Elvis gave Ali a white emerald-studded robe before his 1973 bought with Norton which he lost. Ali never wore the robe to the ring again.

Sunday, Aug 18 at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt

The Best of Off the Record - Best of Dana White
The Best of Off the Record - Best of Dana White.

Sunday, Aug 18 at 8pm et/5pm pt

Grey Cup: 1966 Ottawa vs. Saskatchewan (Nov 26, 1966)
The "Little General" Ron Lancaster leads Saskatchewan to their first ever Grey Cup. Elvis played Empire Field in 1957.

Sunday, Aug 18 at 10pm et/7pm pt

Kobe Nets 81 - Toronto @ LA Lakers (January 22, 2006)
Lakers start Kobe Bryant had a little Elvis magic in him on this night. Bryant also studies martial arts.

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