Nicklas Lidstrom

November 23, 2016 0

Erik Nicklas Lidstrom was the ultimate low-maintenance hockey superstar. Born in Krylbo—a copper mining town in south central Sweden—April 28, 1970, Lidstrom grew up in…

Gene Steratore

November 22, 2016 0

Gene Steratore is wed to the whistle. A native of Washington, Pennsylvania—located 30 miles outside Pittsburgh—his is a family of officials.  Gene Steratore Sr. refereed…

Clyde and the Pearl

November 21, 2016 1

The last time the New York Knicks won an NBA championship they had two hall of famers in their backcourt. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on…

AAU Sullivan Award

November 18, 2016 0

The AAU James E. Sullivan Award is presented annually to the most outstanding amateur athlete in the United States. Established in 1930, the award is…

Lynne Cox

November 17, 2016 0

Lynne Cox is a best-selling author, ambassador of peace, and a revered icon.  She is also the best cold water endurance swimmer in history. Cox…