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Undoing the Lies About Ty Cobb

Monday, April 11, 2016 22:02 No Comments

This is an absolutely incredible, revisionist story by investigative journalist Charles Leerhsen in Imprimus, a publication of Hillsdale College, on the real Ty Cobb and how his life and career was entirely distorted and misrepresented by mythologists, sensationalists, and the monster Ken Burns, the painfully mainstream TV “historian.” Through research, fact-seeking, and “shoe leather reporting,” [...]

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Football and Concussions

Sunday, September 1, 2013 7:46 2 Comments

When I noted another headline on the NFL and the “concussion argument,” I was quickly ready to turn the digital page until I saw a link to this story about helmet maker Riddell with this quote popping out at me. On April 11, a Colorado state-court jury found Riddell partly at fault for failing to [...]

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A Great Sports Anniversary

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 8:52 7 Comments

Today is the anniversary (number 26) of one of the great moments in sports history.

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The Game

Thursday, April 5, 2007 7:46 Comments Off

Lew Rockwell posts some great quotes about the game. Baseball also gives us an option for the joy of scorekeeping, a great hobby that has almost disappeared. But on the negative side, there’s the designated hitter and too many “specialized” relief pitchers……. It’s interesting to note that although professional team sports has evolved to a [...]

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