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How Blair Walsh’s Infamous Missed Field Goal Created an Unexpected Connection

I honestly don’t ever think about it anymore. I really don’t. The only time it’s ever in my mind is if someone actually says it to me. That’s it. — Blair Walsh

On Jan. 10, 2016, the Vikings hosted the Seahawks in Minneapolis at TCF Bank Stadium in an NFC wild-card game. Factoring in the wind chill, temperatures plummeted to -25° Fahrenheit, making their playoff affair the third-coldest game in NFL history. It was also the single worst afternoon of Blair Walsh’s life.

Players huddled around heaters near the benches. Fans scraped ice off luxury box glass as if attending to frozen-over car windshields. But this game wouldn’t be remembered for the cold. It wouldn’t be remembered for the three field goals Walsh made in the first three quarters, the only points scored by either team for most of the game. Nor would it be remembered for the Seahawks’ fourth-quarter touchdown,

Read more at: https://www.si.com/nfl/2017/08/30/blair-walsh-missed-field-goal-vikings-seahawks

How Blair Walsh’s Infamous Missed Field Goal May Have Saved a Young Fan’s Life

I honestly don’t ever think about it anymore. I really don’t. The only time it’s ever in my mind is if someone actually says it to me. That’s it. — Blair Walsh

On Jan. 10, 2016, the Vikings hosted the Seahawks in Minneapolis at TCF Bank Stadium in an NFC wild-card game. Factoring in the wind chill, temperatures plummeted to -25° Fahrenheit, making their playoff affair the third-coldest game in NFL history. It was also the single worst afternoon of Blair Walsh’s life.

Players huddled around heaters near the benches. Fans scraped ice off luxury box glass as if attending to frozen-over car windshields. But this game wouldn’t be remembered for the cold. It wouldn’t be remembered for the three field goals Walsh made in the first three quarters, the only points scored by either team for most of the game. Nor would it be remembered for the Seahawks’ fourth-quarter touchdown,

Read more at: https://www.si.com/nfl/2017/08/30/blair-walsh-missed-field-goal-vikings-seahawks

Woman with dementia last seen walking near Dallas Love Field found

Sandra Spain was last seen walking about 5:40 p.m. Monday in the 3700 block of West Northwest Highway, near Dallas Love Field. 

She has brown eyes and brown or reddish hair that is balding, police said. She was wearing a white top and pants that were an unknown color. She may seem confused if located. 

Anyone with information on Spain’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or Dallas police at 214-671-4268.

Read more at: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/missing-person/2017/07/31/woman-dementia-last-seen-walking-near-dallas-love-field