Dick Vitale

June 9, 2017 0

Dickie V turns 78 today, baby! Dick Vitale is the most famous announcer in college basketball history.  He joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season, just…

Sugar Ray Leonard

May 17, 2017 0

Ray Leonard is the first boxer to win world titles in five different weight classes.   Over the course of his 20-year career, Leonard won…

Wide World of Sports

March 29, 2017 1

ABC’s Wide World of Sports was one of the most ground-breaking programs in sports television history. Former Madison Avenue advertising executive Edgar Scherick created Wide…

George Foreman

October 26, 2016 0

George Edward Foreman went from a high school dropout to a millionaire. Born in Marshall, Texas, January 10, 1949, he grew up poor in Houston. …

Joe Frazier

April 22, 2016 3

Billy Joe Frazier never got his due as one of the great heavyweight fighters of the 20th Century.    Born in Beaufort, South Carolina, January…