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WatchdogESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
Tags: Joe Louis, Tim Tebow, Arthur Ashe, Paulina Gretzky, Paul Kariya
WatchdogLooking forward to reading Michael Shapiro's new book, "Bottom of the Ninth," about the pivotal period between the departures from New York of the Dodgers and Giants and the arrival of the Mets, including the attempt to launch a......
Tribune staff reporterThe Olympics haven't always been simply fun and games. The politics that has recurringly subverted this ultimate in international athletic competitions reached its most poisonous levels 64 years ago in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.As is starkly evident in...
Los Angeles Times staff writerThese are moments frozen in time, controversies from the past that linger today, raising questions of fairness and the nature of the Olympic spirit. Three times, the International Olympic Committee's executive board has been asked to rewrite the past for...
Special To The SunNEW YORK - North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimming star Michael Phelps has added the American International Trophy to his portfolio of major honors, outpolling an array of global sports celebrities. Phelps was announced yesterday as the 24th winner of...
Friday, Feb. 6 COLISEUM LEAGUE Dorsey 62, Locke 30 Erica Inge had 16 points for host Dorsey (15-8, 6-2). Jefferson 71, Manual Arts 60 Senior Tena Flores had 31 points, including seven three-pointers, 10 rebounds and three steals to lead visiting...
Final thoughts on a memorable two weeks in Greece This is my last blog from the Athens Olympics, which I'm assuming will be one of the more memorable I've covered for a number of reasons. Foremost among them, I'm sure, will be the swimming of Michael...
Tribune staff reporterWith a sellout crowd of 39,078 on its feet and screaming, Derrek Lee came up with the biggest clutch hit of the season Saturday, capping a perfect afternoon at Wrigley Field. Lee's three-run, eighth-inning double off Florida reliever Rudy Seanez gave the...
Courant travel writerIn the decades that separated its brilliant past from its uncertain future, the Chelsea Piers suffered neglect and disuse. The rusting steel buildings echoed with seagull cries and occasional oaths as mechanics struggled to save another truck in what had...
Tribune staff reporterTommy Hawkins had a decision to make in the spring of 1955. He had finished an exceptional basketball career at Parker High School as Chicago's best player and several colleges were after him. His first visit was to Notre Dame, where he found the...
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