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  • Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz, Bob Costas chat

    Click below for a transcript of Bob Costas' joint interview with Michael Phelps and Mark Spitz last night....
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

    ESPN'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...

    Branch Rickey discusses a new baseball league

    Looking 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...

    U.S. black history, American history stitched together

    U.S. black history, American history stitched together
    You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I'll rise. Maya Angelou Every February, SĂ©bastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort and I have beef. He's the 18th-Century French...

    Jesse Owens transcends all races

     Jesse Owens transcends all races
    It is impossible to define Jesse Owens with mere numbers, for it would suggest that a life story so consequential could be told fully in quantifiable terms. Yet a number is at the genesis of this remembrance, so it would not be wrong to begin with a few...