Interview with Racing Legend, Mario Andretti

May 24, 2020

Legendary race car driver Mario Andretti is synonymous with the sport itself. The Italian-born speed pilot who moved to the U.S. as a teenager with his family has claimed every major category of 4-wheel racing. To date, he remains the only driver to ever win the Daytona 500 (1967), Indianapolis 500 (1969), and the Formula One World Championship (1978).

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When the New York Knicks Were on Top

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A New Chapter for Gold's Gym

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May 3, 2020
The Rise and Fall of Rollerblading

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April 26, 2020
The Ladies of the Triple Crown

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April 19, 2020
Excerpts from “Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku”

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April 12, 2020
Farewell to a Harlem Globetrotter

He belonged to the last generation of Harlem Globetrotters that owned the basketball brand. Curly Neal, who died on March …

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April 5, 2020
Interview With Dan Gable, America's All-Time Greatest Wrestler

Not many athletes have a Hall of Fame museum named after them, but Dan Gable stands in a class of his …

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When Hockey's Stanley Cup Caught the Flu

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10 years ago

MOTOR RACING May 30, 2010  Britain’s Dario Franchitti wins the Indianapolis 500, completing the 200-lap chase in 3:05:37 with an average speed of 162 mph. It was his 2nd victory at the famed race, which he would repeat a 3rd time in 2012. No stranger to the winner’s circle, Franchitti won the IndyCar series four times and the 24 Hours of Daytona once. He retired in 2013 after suffering serious injuries in a crash.

20 years ago

HOCKEY May 26, 2000  The New Jersey Devils top the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 at the NHL Eastern Conference Final. The Devils overcame a 3-game deficit to take the series in the 7th match, with Patrick Elias netting the winning goal of the tournament. New Jersey would go on to face the Dallas Stars at the Finals and win the Stanley Cup 4-2, with games 5 & 6 going into 3 and 2 overtime periods, respectively.

30 years ago

SOCCER May 23, 1990  Italy’s Milan beat Portugal’s Benfica 1-0 at the Euro Cup Final, the continent's most prestigious club competition. The winning goal came from Frank Rijkaard in the 68th minute. Rijkaard was one of three Dutch players who fielded a front for the Italian team, with the others being Ruud Gullit and Marco Van Basten. It was Milan’s 2nd consecutive victory at the Euro Cup and 4th overall since the tournament began in 1955.

40 years ago

BASKETBALL May 16, 1980 The Los Angeles Lakers become NBA champions after defeating the Philadelphia 76ers 4-2. It was the 7th national title for the West Coast team who were last crowned in 1972. Rookie Magic Johnson took home the MVP Finals award, scoring 42 points and grabbing 15 rebounds in Game 6. It was the first NBA Finals that used the 3-point line, which was introduced that season.