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Sports Legend Revealed: Was a hockey player arrested for trying to switch to another military team during World War II?The Fabulous ForumHOCKEY LEGEND: A hockey player was arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for trying to switch to another military hockey team during World War II. STATUS: I'm Going With True. On Oct. 13, 1943, 29-year-old Walter "Turk" Broda was......
Nittany LinesThe Big Ten Network will name track and field star Jesse Owens as its No. 3 Big Ten Icon next weekend, the network said today in a news release. Which leads to these questions: Is God ranked No. 1? Is......
Nittany LinesMagic Johnson has been named Big Ten icon No. 2 by the Big Ten Network, which means that Illinois running back legend Red Grange will be icon No. 1. It also reaffirms my belief that Jesse Owens was robbed and......
Nittany LinesWe all knew it would be the case: Red Grange, the legendary Illinois running back in the 1920s, today was named the Big Ten Conference's No. 1 icon by the Big Ten Network. But that doesn't make him No. 1......
College Gridiron 365 Blog - Orlando SentinelOhio State to honor military with camo-helmets In a move to honor the men and women serving in the military, Ohio State football players will wear special camouflaged helmets for spring practice and for the April 23....
The Fabulous ForumBetween a holiday vacation and total immersion in a story to be published later this winter, I have been absent from this space for several weeks. That means it's time to catch up. There were a number of things worth......
Tribune staff reporterOn Friday, the International Olympic Committee will decide whether the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics will be Chicago, Tokyo, Madrid or Rio de Janeiro. Here are 10 facts about the five-ring circus: 1. Olympic sites are chosen by secret ballot, so...
Webster standout Sarah Schiley will play volleyball for Mount Marty College this fall. The 5-foot-7 Schiley is a setter and right-side hitter. She was the team captain during her senior year and also had the most set assists with 146. Schiley added...
1. Why is the South Side neighborhood southeast of Pershing Road and Halsted Street called Canaryville? According to the "Encyclopedia of Chicago," the name may refer to "sparrows who populated the area at the end of the 19th century, feeding off...
When I was a young boxing writer, I once was invited to watch historic fight films with a small group that included Sugar Ray Robinson, by then long retired from the ring. Suffice to say, I was -- by several orders of magnitude -- the most ignorant...
What year and in what sport did these U.S. Olympic champions first make their mark in the Games? (Answers below.) 1. Bob Beamon 2. Cassius Clay 3. Bruce Jenner 4. Sugar Ray Leonard 5. Greg Louganis 6. Bob Mathias 7. Jesse Owens 8. Wilma Rudolph...
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