Sports History

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“The Big Fella is an essential addition to the Babe Ruth canon.

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Every major sport in every country has at least one iconic venue associated with it.

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Remembering the Greatest Coaches and Games of the NFL Glory Years is a stroll down Memory Lane for this reviewer, who was raised as a diehard fan of the Tom Landry era Dallas Cowboys.

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Sports fans around the world are effusive in their adoration for the “beautiful game” of soccer.

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As is suggested in the subtitle of Giants Among Men, Jack Cavanaugh mounts an argument that the rise to prominence of the New York Football Giants between 1956 and 1963 produced two signif

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For Detroit Tigers fans and for baseball fans in general, Hank Greenberg is remembered as one of the greatest players in Tigers history.

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The current controversy over the name “Redskins” and the reputation of team owner Dan Snyder seem to be a natural legacy of the team founder and owner George Preston Marshall.

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One definition of heroine, according to my dictionary is “a woman who is admired for great or brave acts or fine qualities.” Note the word brave; it is crucial.

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Renowned sportswriter David Goldblatt’s encyclopedic history of the Olympic Games is a timely and impressively expansive view of arguably the world’s most beloved sporting event, as he chronicles t