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Bobby Thomson’s “shot heard ’round the world” and something my father told me.
The collective resentment of Monica Seles was an expression of our cultural discomfort with a kind of overt female aggression that seems to revel in itself.
I may have been delusional about my golf game, but not about Frank Beard's.
Toller Cranston single-handedly reinvented men's skating.
My two first sports heroes, in a long and ever-expanding gallery, were oddly matched, though both wore the number twelve.
I was blown away by the intensity and grace with which Roberto Clemente played the game.
As we near the 100th anniversary of Jim Thorpe’s triumph in the 1912 Olympics, his story is worth telling again and again.
Arthur Ashe stands out as an athlete who used his gift and his fame to serve larger causes.
“Third-string catchers are rarely anybody's hero, but Rube Walker remains one of mine.”