January 23, 2022
On the night of May 25th, 1965, photographers John Rooney of the Associated Press and Neil Leifer of Sports illustrated snapped similar pictures of Muhammad Ali
January 16, 2022
The Australian Open, played in January each year, is one of the four Grand Slams of the calendar year. This tag has been used for the major events ever since Jack Crawford
January 9, 2022
Teodor Nastu didn’t tell his wife he was defecting when he arranged for an official trip to Greece from his native Romania in 1982.
December 26, 2021
Jeanie’s body was stretched out on the coroner’s table, her skin drained of color and her lifeless eyes fixed at the ceiling.
December 19, 2021
In ‘Once Upon a Wheel', a 1971 documentary hosted by Hollywood icon Paul Newman, the famed actor likens the racetrack to “a theater that has its audience, its cast, its drama,
December 12, 2021
On December 2nd, 1944, the Allies were on their offensive drive towards Germany, General Douglas McArthur was back in the Philippines, and the Army-Navy "game of the century"
December 8, 2021
Chase DeMarco, owner of Global Sports Enterprises (GSE), sat motionless in the court room with a blank expression on his face. "Not guilty", read one of the jurors standing up in front of a packed audience.
December 5, 2021
As Coach Mike Kzyzewski’s 4-decade career with Duke comes to an illustrious end, one man recalls facing off against his team as a player, and then taking home a valuable lesson as a future coach.
November 28, 2021
Coach Jeff Massey stood frozen in his office, aghast at the gruesome sight that lay in front of him. Spread on top of his desk was the corpse of a headless turkey with its feathers soaked in blood.
November 21, 2021
On November 15, 1979, the Washington Post wrote: “Morgan State is the leading passing team in the MEAC but Thomas [Head Football Coach] prefers to talk about his defense…
November 14, 2021
Long the domain of a small but dedicated group of muscle enthusiasts, bodybuilding burst into the mainstream in the late 1970s as part of the fitness craze that swept the country.
November 7, 2021
Lucy flung her arms around Brad and let out a shriek of joy. “Yes, yes…I do!” Tears rolled down her cheeks as she leapt on top of her fiancé, wrapping all 4 limbs around his …
October 31, 2021
Standing in front of a dazzling display of 6 Super Bowl trophies, it’s easy to forget that the New England Patriots had a 40-year history before Bill Belichick and Tom Brady
October 24, 2021
“This is history that roars!”, says Ted Doering, co-founder of the Motorcyclepedia Museum (motorcyclepediamuseum.org). …
October 17, 2021
Tal Brody was a college basketball star in the 1960s, playing at the University of Illinois and winning the 1965 Big 10 championship.
October 10, 2021
Jake stood between the two goal posts, knees bent and body arched forward. His gloved hands were raised to chest level, ready to block the penalty shot coming his way.
October 3, 2021
“I put my whole life into football”, says Dan Fouts in conversation with Sports History Weekly.
September 26, 2021
Billie Jean King has been described as “the most important single figure in the history of women’s tennis, as player, stateswoman, innovator, and entrepreneur” (World of Tennis, …