On October 19, 1957, a limousine motorcade rolled into Byrd Stadium at College Park, Maryland with two unlikely passengers
Shaul Ladany is a walking miracle, literally and figuratively. The 86-year old Israeli is a 2-time Olympian who survived both
In January, 1977, William “Slew” Hester, President of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), was flying into LaGuardia Airport when he spotted the
“You will never beat the Californians!” Those were Wally Parks’ words to Don Garlits after the 23-year-old won his first official drag race Parks was …
Sixty-two years ago, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer, and Jack Nicklaus did battle at the foot of the Rocky Mountains
Thirty years ago, America was enamored with a new outdoor activity that was quickly becoming the fastest growing sport in the country.
Kurt Mullen stood with his arms folded around his chest and a whistle dangling from his lips. He was watching the pack of runners circling the track
In 1991, the iconic Grateful Dead music band helped sponsor Lithuania’s national basketball team, a talented but financially-strapped squad
Held outside Europe and the United States for the first time, the 1956 Summer Olympics took place in late November and early December in the far-flung
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Before there was Jack Johnson in the boxing ring, or Jesse Owens on the running track, there was Major Taylor on the bicycle.
In 2013, when Phil Mickelson hoisted the Claret Jug on a breezy day at Muirfield Golf Links, it wasn’t just a celebration of individual achievement.
“The river never stops flowing and you can’t call time out,” says Joe Jacobi, slalom champion who won gold at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona.
While the Queen of England recently celebrated her Platinum Jubilee, another very British institution is marking a milestone.
In late April of 2017, I had the good fortune to be introduced by Ray Frosti, a mutual friend, to 1974 NL Cy Young Award
When former hedge fund executive Steven Kuhn rang the opening bell on Wall Street last month, he wasn’t heralding a new IPO
In March of 1982, the Boston Globe ran a series of articles on the NBA, which they dubbed the National Basketball Affliction-
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During the 1980s, Great Britain’s Margaret Thatcher identified 3 profound ills that plagued her country: the IRA, striking miners, and football hooligans.