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Interview With Tal Brody, The Man Who Put Israel on …

Tal Brody was a college basketball star in the 1960s, playing at the University of Illinois and winning the 1965 Big 10 championship.

The Dive

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.

Conversation with Former NFL QB, Dan Fouts

“I put my whole life into football”, says Dan Fouts in conversation with Sports History Weekly.

‘All In’, Billie Jean King’s New Autobiography

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, …

Death in Helsinki

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.

Celebrating the National Senior Games

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.

A White Athlete Joins an All-Black College

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),

Belleville

“Lou Basset, dead at 62”, ended the radio broadcast at the top of the hour. Turning the radio dial in search of music, Gerry’s fingers moved slowly and methodically.

Bad Call

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."

Knockout

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.
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