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Paul Newman Embraces Pro Racing

In ‘Once Upon a Wheel', a 1971 documentary hosted by Hollywood icon Paul Newman, the famed actor likens the racetrack to “a theater that has its audience, its cast, its drama,

As War Rages Abroad, Army & Navy Face Off

On December 2nd, 1944, the Allies were on their offensive drive towards Germany, General Douglas McArthur was back in the Philippines, and the Army-Navy "game of the century"

The Betrayal

Chase DeMarco, owner of Global Sports Enterprises (GSE), sat motionless in the court room with a blank expression on his face. "Not guilty", read one of the jurors standing up in front of a packed audience.

When Appalachian State Upset Duke

As Coach Mike Kzyzewski’s 4-decade career with Duke comes to an illustrious end, one man recalls facing off against his team as a player, and then taking home a valuable lesson as a future coach.

The Turkey Bowl Omen

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.

Recalling Morgan State’s ‘Quiet Storm Defense’

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…

Pumping Iron Goes Mainstream

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.

Crisis on the Green

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 …

The New England Patriots Before the Dynasty

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

A Motorcycle Museum Offers a Slice of Racing History

“This is history that roars!”, says Ted Doering, co-founder of the Motorcyclepedia Museum (motorcyclepediamuseum.org). …
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