1:30 PM Nov 11, 2014
Basca was one of 25 NFL players killed in World War II. None were great stars. All, like the tough-as-nails towheaded player called “Nickels,” deserve remembering.
1:30 PM Oct 9, 2014
For much of the last week, in cities like Philadelphia with no rooting interest and even in those places with a dog in the hunt, America’s pastime has been trying to locate postseason baseball games on TV.
11:30 AM Jul 17, 2014
A look at the January 1965 return of Philadelphia’s greatest athlete points out not just the remarkable similarities between Chamberlain and James, but also the enormous differences in how basketball and its stars were covered then and now.
1:30 PM Jun 4, 2014
they also are taking root in big-league clubhouses, where the genetic gifts ballplayers’ sons inherit are pollinated by the kind of exposure and experience other hopefuls only dream about.
6:30 PM Dec 13, 2013
Fifty years later, that 1963 game remains unforgettable, not just for its frenzied finish but for its compelling duel of quarterbacks — one a Heisman winner, the other determined to outplay him — for the TV history it made, and for the solace it brought a grieving nation.
4:30 PM Dec 13, 2013
For the Class of 2014, both here and at West Point, the future has been befogged by the end of U.S. involvement in Iraq, the fade-out in Afghanistan, steep defense-budget cuts and the constant reimagining of America’s 21st century military mission.