Birthdays

August 4, 2016 1

Today we celebrate the birthdays of a fistful of notable athletes. Gregory Foster was born in Chicago on this date in 1958.  He attended Proviso…

Lamar Hunt

August 2, 2016 0

This quiet billionaire was one of the most influential figures in sports history. Lamar Hunt was born in El Dorado, Arkansas, on this date in…

Jack Lambert

July 8, 2016 1

The premiere linebacker of his era turns 64 today. John Harold Lambert was born in Mantua [MAN-choo-wah], Ohio—home of the Potato Festival—on this date in…

Bobby Bell

June 16, 2016 2

Number 78 turns 76 tomorrow. Bobby Lee Bell, Jr. was born in Shelby, North Carolina, June 17, 1940.  His father, Pink Lee Bell, picked cotton…

Earl Campbell

May 2, 2016 2

One of the most powerful runners in football history began his career as a kicker on a flag football team. Earl Christian Campbell was born…