Come July 7th this year, thousands of athletes will converge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to compete at the 19th edition of the National Senior Games.
“There’s nothing like the Unlimited,” says Corey Peabody, defending champion of the American Power Boat Association (APBA) Gold Cup
Situated between 2 elevated subway lines in the north Bronx, Van Cortlandt Park is home to the country’s oldest public golf course.
On December 15, 1930, tea mogul Thomas Lipton stepped into New York’s City Hall to collect a trophy. Mayor Jimmy Walker made the honors
“I was not convinced it was an accident,” says Fred Kray, a retired animal lawyer. “As an attorney, I thought there were too many coincidences."
“Chain your dogs and lock up your fowls!” Those words were printed on notices across Long Island, New York
The New York Times wrote in his obituary (6/19/2010): “…he wore size 16½ sneakers and had the spindliest legs ever to protrude from a pair of
“No other country does sports like America,” says James Semple, Head Coach of the New York Ironworkers, a professional rugby team.
Some 52 years after Alan Shepard golfed on the moon, NASA is heading back to the surface of our celestial neighbor
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It’s 2 years since boxing legend, Marvelous Hagler, died at the age of 66. Sports History Weekly was one of the last publications to interview
For those who wonder why the country’s largest sports market hasn’t hosted a March Madness final since 1950, the answer lies
It’s one of humanity’s oldest sports, yet it was never organized until 2 men from a small town north of San Francisco took it from the backroom
In 2003, Adventure Sport Magazine named her the “Queen of Pain”. In 2004, Outside Magazine listed her as one
On the evening of May 3rd, 1989, Alexander Mogilny was celebrating his team’s sweeping victory at the Ice Hockey World Championships
There was a time when Israeli basketball was a fledgling enterprise like the Jewish state itself. In the early years, resources were limited
Even the New York Times couldn’t resist giving it a screaming headline on their ‘SportsMonday’ front-page: ‘Petty Wins Daytona
One of the leading NFL quarterbacks of the 1980s, Joe Theismann came out of Notre Dame as a Heisman Trophy contender
One of the most storied rivalries in sports history became so ingrained in popular culture that it was even recreated as a Broadway show