December 25, 2006 | MARK BECHTEL
In 2006, as in every year, the sports world lost some of its most beloved athletes and superlative characters, from golfing great Byron Nelson and Negro leagues legend Buck O'Neil to pioneering broadcaster Curt Gowdy...
November 27, 2006
All's Well That Ends Well
November 06, 2006 | Frank Deford
RED AUERBACH, who suffered a fatal heart attack last Saturday at the age of 89, was not only as successful a coach and general manager as there ever has been in professional sports but was also, in his promotion of...
November 14, 2005 | Edited by Mark Bechtel
Won By Justin McBride (above), the Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough world championship, earning the 26-year-old rider a $1 million bonus at the circuit's World Finals in Las Vegas. McBride, a seven-year PBR...
October 25, 2004 | Charles Hirshberg
After more than five decades as a coach, general manager and president of the Boston Celtics, Red Auerbach has a storehouse of entertaining tales to share