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September 24, 2021
Hannu raised two bony arms and cheered in his native Finnish, “Joo, joo!” The slow gesture and muted voice revealed an octogenarian whose rush of excitement was struggling inside a frail body.
September 19, 2021
Every two years, thousands of athletes gather at the National Senior Games (NSG) to compete and set new records. But they aren’t the young and brawny sports figures featured in every day media.
September 12, 2021
Rickie Simmons couldn’t do the touchdown dance, but he could sure do the scoring. The only white player on the football team at Bowie State College, an Historically Black College & University (HBCU),
September 5, 2021
Blake’s mouthpiece went flying as a powerful right hook caught his jaw and sent a spray of perspiration into the air. He was thrown back against the corner, just where Kenny wanted him.
September 5, 2021
The bulletin went out to all parents, students and staff: “Following months of discussions and careful deliberations, the school board has decided to change the name of Thomas Jefferson High School to Glenville High School."
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August 22, 2021
In the land where soccer holds a special place between heaven and earth and the Gods are worshipped for their ball-handling skills, Brazilians were flying high in the sky following their victory at the 1970 World Cup.
August 15, 2021
Pre-Castro Cuba had all the ripe conditions for a major league baseball franchise: tradition, talent, affiliations, and Latin America’s largest baseball stadium that was only 90 miles from U.S. shores.
August 8, 2021
Sitting ringside at Madison Square Garden (MSG) were boxing’s royalty, Sugar Ray Robinson, Ezzard Charles, and Jersey Joe Walcott.
August 1, 2021
For Mark Reynolds, the ‘Stars’ have always been aligned. From a young age, the San Diego native was surrounded by sailing luminaries, soaking up invaluable tips that were as much about …
July 25, 2021
Great athleticism can be seen as a form of art, but can art itself be classified as a sporting event? Maybe not with strength and endurance, but with beauty and inspiration.