Hail to the Whippets!

A few weeks ago, I was honored to attend the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Mobile County School’s (MCTS) last undefeated state champion football...

Best All-Time St. Louis Blues Team in NHL History

You miss 100% of the shots you never take.  –Wayne Gretzky The St. Louis Blues were established in 1967 and are starting the NHL playoffs...

Barcelona Mayor: 1992 Olympics Left ‘Indelible Legacy’ on the City

As Barcelona celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 1992 Olympics, the city’s mayor Ada Colau said the Barcelona Games left an indelible legacy of...

Abbeylegesse Confirmed as One of “IAAF 28” as Pavey Stands by for 10,000m World...

Elvan Abeylegesse stands to lose two Olympic silver medals, and one from the World Championships, after being officially named by the Turkish Athletics Federation...
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Reaching the Upper Deck

I remember when baseball card collecting was big.  My dad and I would drive around town in the late 1980s to early 1990s, looking for...

Nelson Mandela Used Sports To Heal a Racially Divided South Africa

The history books seldom, if at all, mention Nelson Mandela with sports. However, Charles P. Korr, a history professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-St....

Ethics investigator Garcia resigns after slamming FIFA independence and leadership

FIFA independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia has resigned in protest of the handling of his report into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World...

The Real Greatest Baseball Players of All Time

Over the past few weeks, ESPN released its Top 100 baseball players of all time, culminating with the release of their Top 10 last...

Nightengale: Jon Lester Hopes to End Cubs’ 108-Year World Series ‘Curse’

Jon Lester and his wife, sitting around the kitchen table recently, turned the conversation to the Chicago Cubs’ upcoming postseason, and Farrah had a...

Barker: Sixty Years on From Melbourne 1956 – an Olympics Which Faced Familiar Problems

It all sounds very familiar. Warnings about the lack of progress from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), disputes over venues, delays in construction, strikes...

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