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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....

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...

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...

Forever in Blue Jeans – Jesus, the CIA and How the Only Summer Games...

There is much talk at present in the sports world and elsewhere of the threat of a new cold war. So it is an interesting...

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...

Jaimie Fuller: Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000 – Bigger Than Just the Games

Many say that sport and politics should not mix, but they are more often than not inextricably tied. Sometimes the co-mingling of the two is...

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...

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...

Christie’s to Auction, Exhibit Historic and Unique Baseball Memorabilia Collection

Christie’s is honored to present one of the most important and comprehensive collections of baseball memorabilia and photography ever offered at auction with The...

Viva Las Vegas? NHL

The question to expand or not to expand for National Hockey League owners will be answered shortly after Pittsburgh or San Jose skates away...

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