sports history

"They're really more Freedom Documents than contracts," entrepreneur and founder of Collector's Cafe Mykalai Kontilai told me as he eagerly awaited another milestone in the long list of his career.
As we approach October, we remember the home run race that went on between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
Sometimes political enmity between countries runs so deep, tensions are insurmountable at the slow pace of politics. Yet, the right game at the right time can shift perceptions between enemies.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle made the tough decision to keep the NFL schedule intact, and on November 24, games were played.
Before the world agreed that Muhammad Ali was "the greatest," 22-year-old Cassius Clay was a challenger who needed to back
Whether or not LeBron James ever actually participates, the NBA's annual slam dunk contest just isn't what it used to be
I admit that when I consider the role baseball has played in America's cultural history, I get a bit choked up. And when I think of the unmatched elegance and grace that define what was once referred to as "the national pastime," I become emotional.
"Why do we play ball?" That was the heady question my then 7-year-old son tossed out to me one day during an innocent game of backyard catch. As a father, anthropologist, and sports fan, I couldn't resist the call of duty to set off in search of an answer.
Sports has a way of making an impression on us, leaving lasting memories and untold "Where were you when..." moments. Witnessing
2011-02-17-ice.jpgFebruary 15th marked the 50th anniversary of the death 18 ice skaters who comprised the U.S. World Figure Skating Team.
Ted "Teeder" Kennedy wasn't the fastest skater. He wasn't a bruiser. But Kennedy competed every second he was on the ice. He never loafed. He never let up.