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Friday April 19, 2019
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“The first surfer drops down the wave, warily eyeing the steepening wall, scrambling paddlers, and a gauntlet of guys who are riveted on his every move, looking for any hesitation or weakness that will tempt them to slide in ahead of him. The rider, in turn, tries to control the situation by projecting a kind of physical and psychic ownership over the full length of the wave as he begins to execute big maneuvers that take up a lot of room and throw a heap of spray…”

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The sub-four minute mile is now an achievement the world sees as an everyday occurrence for any runner who considers himself among the track elite.  But prior to the efforts of a British medical student named Roger Bannister, the sub-four minute mile was widely regarded as impossible.  In fact, many thought that death would be the result of anyone pushing their body to the extremes it took to run that fast for that long… Read More

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In 1969 there was no Super Bowl. The game that we now call the Super Bowl was called the world championship game and it was played…

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The New York Knicks knew Wilt Chamberlain was going to get the ball and they knew he was going to shoot it. His teammates had been feeding him the ball all night and Wilt the Stilt had been taking advantage of it. By the start of the…

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“…Tommie Smith took first place in the 200 meter sprint for the USA and John Carlos took third. But they were not interested in what place they took or how fast they ran, they wanted to send a message…”

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“It was something that would seem unbelievable in a Hollywood movie. Bottom of the 9th, 3-2 count, down by one run, game one of the World…”

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