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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.”
It wasn't until Magic Johnson came along that there was anyone who so completely altered our understanding of a sport and its possibilities more than Muhammad Ali.
Willie and Roberto weren't just the best; they were greatness.
Highlights from The Nation's sports reporting over the past one hundred years.
A bet on a horse in the 1949 Grand National resulted in the largest collective transfer of wealth ever to communism's stalwarts in Britain.
After an eighteen-week labor standoff, the National Football League players' union has unanimously voted to approve an agreement that promotes player health and safety.
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