Numerous cities are littered with “downtown catalysts” that failed to catalyze.
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.
Arthur Ashe stands out as an athlete who used his gift and his fame to serve larger causes.
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.
Toller Cranston single-handedly reinvented men's skating.