As they were planning the 1896 Athens games, Michel Breal, a French linguist and historian came up with the idea of a long distance race. He even offered to come […]
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304373804577522680312628266.html?grcc=0e6f1fe4915edfdc201bdca4791740b4Z3ZhpgeZ0Z5Z6Z2Z2&mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_sports&grcc2=932ed94f2a5461d4eae10b5d00982485%7E1342741181788%7E18f3b45caef80572d421f68a979bd6dc%7E3b976f4e-35e1-4ceb-97ea-d57af94002eb%7E1342741167168%7E3%7E2%7E0%7E0%7E0%7E5%7E6%7E2%7E0%7E2%7E I will file away these predictions and see how the Wall Street Journal does on their Olympic projections. What does the Wall Street Journal know about sports? […]
We started Day 12 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and headed east across New Mexico, across the panhandle of Texas and into Oklahoma. There were two days on the trip where […]
I was only eight years old on July 20th, 1969 and the day was 43 years ago now. It seems like yesterday. I remember my parents went to visit friends […]
http://baseballpastandpresent.com/2010/06/30/vern-law-recalls-his-18-inning-masterpiece-from-1955/ Today if a pitcher pitcher throws a complete game rare- Vern Law-1955..18 innings. I loved the days before the pitch counts.
Robert W. Creamer who was one of the first people hired at Sports Illustrated and was a senior editor and writer at SI until the mid-80’s -had died at age 90. He […]