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For Herbert Hoover, the 31st President of the United States who served from 1929-1932, nothing compared to being at the ballpark. more
In the 1980s and 1990s, Colombia was ravaged by an endless cycle of narco-violence that captured worldwide headlines. more
There’s a special quality in wood that evokes authenticity and timelessness. We find it in boats, toys, furniture, and for tennis more
How does a nation emerge from Olympic obscurity in a particular sport to become a gold medal winner more
Iona Sports Media Professor Mike Damergis moderates a discussion with NY Yankees WS champs, Bucky Dent & Mike Torres. more
Sixty-five years ago, in the summer of 1958, yacht racers on both sides of the Atlantic were eagerly preparing for the 18th edition more
The first question that comes to mind is, why here? “Canastota has over 100 years of boxing history dating back to the bare-knuckle days,” more
It’s 40 years since George Brett of the Kansas City Royals swung his pine tar-coated bat in Yankee Stadium, more
Ernest Hemingway once said, “There are only 3 sports- bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering. All the rest are merely games.” more
It’s been over 3 decades since the 120-year-old Tour de France cycling race held a multi-stage event for women. more
As one of the oldest organized sports on the calendar, polo made its way to the American landscape more
To feel like a royal, buy a Wimbledon debenture. In the world of finance, debentures are medium and long-term bonds that pay more
Michiganites take their canoe racing very seriously, even erecting a canoers monument in the town of Oscoda on Lake Huron. more
Baseball’s new rulings that are made to speed up the game have echoes from the 1920s. more
In 1989, when Tracy Edwards made it known that she was entering the 32,000-mile Whitbread Round the World Race with an all-female more
Like a modern Bruegel painting depicting kids in playful outdoor scenes, stickball was a familiar picture in America’s urban landscape more
Julie Heldman was the No. 2 U.S.-ranked female tennis player in 1968 and 1969. During those years, she also won multiple gold medals at the more
Come July 7th this year, thousands of athletes will converge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to compete at the 19th edition of the National Senior Games. more
“There’s nothing like the Unlimited,” says Corey Peabody, defending champion of the American Power Boat Association (APBA) Gold Cup more
Situated between 2 elevated subway lines in the north Bronx, Van Cortlandt Park is home to the country’s oldest public golf course. more
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 more
“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." more
“Chain your dogs and lock up your fowls!” Those words were printed on notices across Long Island, New York more
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 more
“No other country does sports like America,” says James Semple, Head Coach of the New York Ironworkers, a professional rugby team. more
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