Michael Johnson

September 13, 2016 1

Happy 49th birthday to the only man in track & field history ever to win the 200 and 400 meter dashes in the same meet.…

Chamique Holdsclaw

August 9, 2016 0

Chamique Shaunta Holdsclaw was called the “female Michael Jordan.” Born in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens, New York, on this date in 1977, she grew…

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…

Dan Jansen

June 17, 2016 0

Daniel Erwin Jansen had an indomitable spirit. Born in West Allis, Wisconsin, on this date in 1965, Dan Jansen was the last of nine children…

Jim Ryun

April 29, 2016 0

The greatest miler in American track history turns 69 today. James Donald Ryun was born in Wichita, Kansas, on this date in 1947.  After being…