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It’s Jim Bouton’s 75th birthday and sports journalism owes him a debt of gratitude

It’s Jim Bouton’s 75th birthday and for old time baseball fans, Jim Bouton presents a bit of a problem. Bouton was so much more...

Israeli President Honored For Pursuit of Peace

Israel President Shimon Peres, after receiving the Nobel Prize, an honorary British knighthood, the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, a string of honorary doctorates...

Utah Judge Honors Same-Sex Marriage

Amidst of worldwide discussions on Russian gay legislation, there is talk of “judicial tyranny” in Utah, home state of the 2002 Winter Olympics, after...

Müller: Mandela Embodied Spirit of Fair Play to Earn 1997 Award

The International Committee for Fair Play presents every year its highest distinction–the Pierre de Coubertin Fair Play Award–to an outstanding athlete or personality who...

USOC Chief Exec: Atlanta 1996 Olympic Stadium Has Been “Extremely Successful” Despite Short Lifespan

Turner Field, originally the Centennial Olympic Stadium built as the centerpiece for Atlanta 1996, has provided a legacy even though it faces the prospect of...

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....

IPC Releases Video To Celebrate Contribution Of Para-athletes Around the World

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has released a video called "All About Ability" to mark annual United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities....

What Has Happened To Hostility, Aggression In Sport Today?

With Summer sports basking in a post-season recess and Winter ones still to reach full speed, the most engrossing sporting event currently going on,...

How JFK’s Signature Changed the NFL, American Sports

  Historians and people who lived during the Kennedy Assassination 50 years ago today are spending the day reflecting on the brief presidency of John...

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