Tag Archives: Sports Illustrated

The Great 1985 World Series Game Six Showdown


Game six of the 2016 World Series was great, no doubt, especially since the Chicago Cubs brought the team back from a 3-1 deficit to force a showdown game seven. It will be long remembered. As enjoyable as this may … Continue reading

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Game Seven Excitement, 1985 Style


The seventh game of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians was stupendous. Indeed, the whole series was great. Too bad someone had to lose But this is not the first time there was great … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Last King of the Sports Page: The Life and Career of Jim Murray”


Last King of the Sports Page: The Life and Career of Jim Murray. By Ted Geltner. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2012. As the editor of the “Sports and American Culture” series published by the University of Missouri Press, I … Continue reading

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