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July 18, 2021
For years, the NFL couldn’t shake off the AFL from nipping at its heels and the NBA couldn’t break the popularity of the ABA. Eventually, the 4 organizations merged in their respective corners to create today’s professional football and basketball leagues.
July 11, 2021
Since 1963, when Loyola University Chicago defeated the University of Cincinnati at the NCAA national championship, basketball has always been the great transformer for small colleges.
July 4, 2021
The year was 1958 and the America’s Cup held its first race in over 20 years, the longest gap between challenges in the history of the ocean-going competition.
June 27, 2021
St. Louis University (SLU) ruled college soccer from the late 1950s through the early 1970s, winning ten Division I titles, the most of any other school in that category.
June 20, 2021
Nearly 2 decades following the end of World War II and a dozen years after the Americans ended their occupation of Japan, the island nation was back in global focus.
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May 28, 2021
The 1990s was one of America’s most prolific decades in men’s tennis and Todd Martin was part of it. Today, he still contributes to the game's glory but he does it behind a desk rather than on the court.
May 23, 2021
Stewart J. Zully worked more games at Yankee Stadium than Derek Jeter, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, or Lou Gehrig.
May 16, 2021
Ernest Hemingway once said: “There are only 3 sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.”
May 9, 2021
For much of the 1970s and 1980s, basketball was dominated by Maryland's Riva Road to River Road Corridor ("The Corridor"). Running from Washington, DC to Baltimore
May 2, 2021
From sports, to fashion, to collectibles, the athletic shoe has seen it all. The latest chapter in sneaker mania witnessed a pair of Nike Yeezy footwear fetch $1.8 million