Maurice Richard

February 29, 2016 0

Joseph Henri Maurice Richard was the first great goal scorer in National Hockey League history. Born on August 4, 1921, in Montreal, his parents-who moved…

Tom Landry

February 26, 2016 4

Thomas Wade Landry is one of the greatest and most innovative coaches in professional football  history. Born in Mission, Texas, on September 11, 1924—the same…

Clay-Liston I

February 25, 2016 0

One of the greatest upsets in boxing history took place in Miami Beach, Florida, 52 years ago today when Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston to…

Larisa Latynina

February 24, 2016 1

Larisa Semyonovna Latynina has won more Olympic medals for individual events than any athlete—male or female-in history. Born Larisa Diriy in Kherson, Ukraine—a port along…

Fred Biletnikoff

February 23, 2016 2

Happy 73rd birthday to one of the greatest route runners in pro football history. Frederick S. Biletnikoff was born in Erie, Pennsylvania—a steel mill town…