The 1964 Tokyo Olympics

Nearly 2 decades following the end of World War II and a dozen years after the Americans ended their occupation of Japan, the island nation was back in global focus.

Team Handball: Long on History, Short on Success

Team handball is one of the most popular sports in Europe, but it hardly gets a mention in the U.S. Ironically, the game has been played on this side of the Atlantic since the 1920s, but through fits and starts over the decades it failed to pick up traction as a mainstream sport.

Mickelson at 50, But Watson Almost at 59

Phil Mickelson’s masterful finish at the 2021 PGA Championship cemented his place in history as the oldest golfer at the age of 50 to win a major.

Todd Martin, From Grand Slam Finalist to CEO

The 1990s was one of America’s most prolific decades in men’s tennis and Todd Martin was part of it. Today, he still contributes to the game's glory but he does it behind a desk rather than on the court.

40 Years at Yankee Stadium, As a Vendor

Stewart J. Zully worked more games at Yankee Stadium than Derek Jeter, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, or Lou Gehrig.

Pike’s Peak, Where Sports Mix with a Pioneering …

Ernest Hemingway once said: “There are only 3 sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.”
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