John Facenda

December 30, 2016 1

John Facenda did more to popularize professional football in America than any journalist in history. Mr. Facenda was the king of Philadelphia television news for…

Theo Epstein

December 29, 2016 0

The “Boy Genius” turns 44 today. Theo Epstein became the youngest general manager in major league baseball history when the Boston Red Sox hired him…

Doc Counsilman

December 28, 2016 0

Legendary swim coach James Counsilman is the most respected teacher and innovator in his sport’s history.  Swimmers and coaches eager to learn his methods clung…

March Madness

December 27, 2016 1

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is one of the most famous and exciting sports events of the year. Created in 1939--one year after…

Pudge and Ozzie

December 26, 2016 1

Today we celebrate the birthdays of two baseball hall of famers. Carlton Earnest Fisk was born in Bellow Falls, Vermont—across the Connecticut River from his…