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To the end, Ted Williams remained his own man. He went out with fury—lashing at enemies, coddling friends and striking...
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  Swaggering down baseball's high road with his over-sized bat exploding prodigious home runs, the Bam belted his way to...
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First African American to break into organized baseball, Jackie Robinson captivated International League fans with his hustling play. But is...
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By Maurice Richard as told to Stan Fischler November 1969 When I played for the Montreal Canadiens in the 40s...
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Speed and grace were his gospel in hockey and in life. He died tragically at 34, his reputation as the...
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By Vince Lunny January 1953 Star freshmen in the National Hockey League have a habit of flunking out before they...
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  TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO (1922) Jimmy Johnston got a thousand replies to his advertisement for a fighter to beat Jack Dempsey. Meanwhile the lad who was to succeed the Manassa Mauler, Gene Tunney, won the...
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By Vince Lunny January 1953 Star freshmen in the National Hockey League have a habit of flunking out before they become veterans, but Bernie Geoffrion is one rookie who is not likely to miss. Here’s...
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A DARK, towering storm is brewing over the American tennis scene. A storm named Richard Alonzo (Pancho) Gonzales — and when you say it, smile. In September of last year, at Los Angeles, a tall,...
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by Arch Ward   Back from the wars to the campus come the fabulous basketball wizards of Illinois with one aim and purpose - to recapture their Big Nine title Before a single basketball game...