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NFL: Longest Current 3-0 Winning Streaks to Start the Season

TEAM 3-0 WINNING STREAK TO START THE SEASON ACTIVE IN 2015 (*)
1. Arizona Cardinals 2014 *
2. Atlanta Falcons *
3. Carolina Panthers *
4. Cincinnati Bengals 2014 *
5. Dallas Cowboys *
6. Denver Broncos *
7. Green Bay Packers *
8. New England Patriots *
9. New York Jets *
10. Philadelphia Eagles 2014

Sepp Blatter and the Longest Serving FIFA Presidents

Sepp Blatter (t.) Was FIFA President For17 Years, But Jules Rimet (b.) For Nearly Twice As Many

Sepp Blatter (t.) Was FIFA President For 17 Years, But Jules Rimet (b.) For Nearly Twice As Many

It looks like FIFA President Sepp Blatter will be stepping down after all in the wake of the football organization’s latestcorruption scandal.” He is also “reportedly under investigation in the US,” according to bbc.com.

The Swiss Blatter had held the helm since 1998, third longest tenure of all eight FIFA Presidents at 17 years.

His predecessor, João Havelange of Brazil – the only non-European President, is the second longest serving at 24 years.

Together, just Havelange and Blatter have presided over FIFA since 1974. Wow.

But at the top, it’s Frenchman Jules Rimet, from back in the day. The third FIFA President, Rimet served 33 years through the Great Depression and World War II and into the 1950’s. He is also the “man who kicked off the World Cup.”

FIFA PRESIDENT YEARS OF SERVICE FROM TO COUNTRY BORN
1. Jules Rimet 33 1921 1954 France
2. João Havelange 24 1974 1998 Brazil
3. Sepp Blatter 17 1998 2015 Switzerland
4. Stanley Rous 13 1961 1974 England
5. Daniel Burley Woolfall 12 1906 1918 England
6. Arthur Drewry 6 1955 1961 England
7. Robert Guérin 2 1904 1906 France
8. Rodolphe Seeldrayers 1 1954 1955 Belgium

Photos: fijione.tv / guiadoscuriosos.com.br

NHL: Longest Span (Seasons) Between Western Conference Finals Appearances

TEAM SPAN (SEASONS IN BETWEEN) PREVIOUS WESTERN CONF. FINALS APP. (OR FIRST SEASON) LAST WESTERN CONF. FINALS APP. NOTES
1. Arizona Coyotes 17 1993-94* 2011-12 Includes Winnipeg Jets (1993-94 thru 1995-96)
1. Los Angeles Kings 17 1993-94* 2011-12
3. Nashville Predators 16 1998-99* Active No App.
4. Vancouver Canucks 15 1993-94 2010-11
4. Winnipeg Jets II 15 1999-00* Active No App.; Includes Atlanta Thrashers (1999-00 thru 2010-11)
6. St. Louis Blues 13 2000-01 Active
7. Chicago Blackhawks 12 1994-95 2008-09
7. Colorado Avalanche 12 2001-02 Active
9. Edmonton Oilers 11 1993-94* 2005-06
9. Minnesota Wild 11 2002-03 Active
11. Calgary Flames 10 1993-94* 2003-04
11. Calgary Flames 10 2005-06 Active
11. San Jose Sharks 10 1993-94* 2003-04
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