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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
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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, …
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.