At the turn of the 20th century, college football was one of the most dangerous athletic pursuits in the nation. It was a game played without helmets, allowing its players only a minimum of protection from their fellow competitors. It was a run-only endeavor, with first downs coming every five yards and students encouraged to [...] [...more]
George Weiss’ success in the 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s is an important aspect of MLB history. He was very innovative, creating a scouting network coveted by others which brought the Yankees the best talent available year after year. George Weiss knew how to take advantage of the Yankees wealth and was extremely savvy in [...] [...more]
Born in Denison, Texas ten years before the turn of the 20th century, Dwight D. Eisenhower grew up to become three of the most noble things that any American boy can be.
First, he was a professional soldier, climbing the Army ranks until he became a 5-Star General. He was named Supreme Commander of the [...] [...more]
The New York Yankees won the World Series in 2009 and many are wondering if the addition of outfielder Curtis Granderson will make them repeat champions. The Yankees have plenty of star power, but sometimes that doesn’t get you to the ultimate goal, a World Series victory. They will have to rely on their old [...] [...more]
Out of every state in the union, nowhere is there more misery than within the boundaries of Ohio. From border to border, the 34th state in American history hosts some of the most angst-ridden, win starved sports fans in the world. With a reputation for futility and poor management moves, franchises from around the Buckeye [...] [...more]