HOCKEY’S BEST: YVAN COURNOYER

Beep-beep … Whooosh! For every hockey writer, broadcaster and fan who had seen a "Looney Tunes" cartoon featuring the Road Runner, the nickname was a no-brainer. Time after time, the animated little desert bird leaves the bigger, would-be predator Wile E. Coyote in...

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NFL HALL OF FAME: DOUG ATKINS

Full Name: Douglas Leon Atkins Birthdate: May 8, 1930 Birthplace: Humboldt, Tennessee Died: December 30, 2015 in Knoxville, Tennessee High School: Humboldt (TN) Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 23, 1982 Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 7,...

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BASEBALL’S BEST: GARY CARTER

It simply should not have taken six years for Gary Carter to get into the Hall of Fame. He was one of the best catchers of his era, and many observers put him in the top ten in major-league history. He was an outstanding defender with a strong arm who did all the...

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WORLD SERIES HISTORY 1963

The National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers had rebounded from a late-season collapse in 1962 and went on to win the National League pennant with a six game lead over the St. Louis Cardinals. The biggest factor in the team's comeback was an all-star pitching...

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