The game was supposed to prove which league played the best ball, and the NFL came out of this first prestige test with flying colors.
No refund needed on Joe's 'guarantee' Calls brilliant game, picks Colts apart on passes -- Super star in Super Bowl by John G Griffin Miami, January 13, 1969 -- Broadway Joe Namath, who could have be... Read more...
Chicago Team Without Peer in the World Recent World's Series Showed Cubs Utterly Outclassed American League Rivals. By James Crusinberry No one now doubts the superiority of the Chicago Cubs over all o... Read more...
When Bruton Smith joined forces with Curtis Turner in 1959 to build what would become the Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina, NASCAR enthusiastically backed the idea, seeing an opportunity to compete he... Read more...
Being the heavyweight champion didn't exclude Muhammad Ali from the draft during the height of the Vietnam War in 1967 - but it didn't mean he was going to go willingly.
Ron Swoboda’s eighth-inning double capped a typical comeback rally that started with a smudge of shoe polish Thursday and the New York Mets, baseball’s 100-to-1 shot.
On the day Indy was supposed to bid a fond farewell to its first four-time winner, it welcomed Mears as a new one.
On the evening of December 9, 1977, a single punch altered the way the NBA regarded fighting forever.
The first golf balls were made of leather of untanned bull's hide, two round pieces forming the ends and a piece for the middle.
Called “the most extraordinary thing that ever happened in American sports,” the streak began on May 15, 1941 when DiMaggio went 1-4 against Chicago White Sox hurler Eddie Smith.
While today’s players make multi-million dollar salaries and play in front of upwards of 15,000 fans a night, Chamberlain’s record-setting performance took place in front of 4,124 fans at the arena in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Inspired by the success of the first modern marathon at the 1896 Olympic games, the Boston Athletic Association decided to stage their own race in April of 1897.
The death of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne in the crash of TWA Flight 599 on March 31, 1931, resulted in more than just the death of the football legend and seven others -- it was a pivotal moment in early airline and aviation safety.
From throughout the entire nation today came to this seat of Notre Dame University such widely expressed sorrow at the death of Knute Rockne and such tributes to his memory as to give rise to this speculation: Was his the largest personal following of any man in the United States?