Hermann Trophy

July 29, 2016 0

The Hermann Trophy is awarded annually by the Missouri Athletic Club to the top male and female college soccer players in the United States. The…

Vida Blue

July 28, 2016 0

Vida Blue was the first player in American League history to be named Most Valuable Player and Cy Young Award winner in the same season.…

College All-Star Game

July 27, 2016 0

Once upon a time, a hodgepodge of talented college kids played the NFL champions for charity. The Chicago Charities College All-Star Game was a preseason…

Jeff Blatnick

July 26, 2016 0

In 1982, Jeffery Carl Blatnick was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  They removed his spleen and his appendix, and he underwent radiation therapy.  Two years later,…

Nate Thurmond

July 25, 2016 0

Nathaniel Thurmond recorded the first quintuple double in NBA history. Born in Akron, Ohio—home of LeBron James [Daily Dose, December 30]—on this date in 1941,…