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What do Babe Ruth and Mia Hamm have in common? The joy of competition, yes. The adulation of millions. And recognition on our list. For us, it’s about the thrill of victory. If you expect the agony of defeat, look elsewhere.

Triple Crown

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

The Triple Crown of thoroughbred horse racing consists of winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes. As I write...

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Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

Here’s your bold vision. Here’s your thinking out of the box. The CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama said to himself,...

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Althea Gibson

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Featured, Sports | 1 comment

Some have called Althea Gibson “the female Jackie Robinson“, and that’s pretty close. While the international tennis...

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Jimmie Johnson

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

If race car drivers were athletes, we’d have to discuss whether Jimmie Johnson is America’s greatest active athlete. Of course,...

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Lou Gehrig

Posted by on Jul 29, 2013 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

With the game of baseball embroiled in one of the biggest scandals in its history, it’s refreshing to reflect on a man who...

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Phil Mickelson

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

O Phil Mickelson, how many times have we watched as you lined up to attempt a ridiculous shot, going for the ten percent chance instead of...

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Mario Andretti

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

He go fast. He go real fast. If it has a motor and a wheel, Mario Andretti make it go fast. When you look at his racing record, you see the...

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Michael Phelps

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

Don’t you wish the man, the American, who’s now indisputably the greatest Olympian of all time was more likable? While Michael...

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Pebble Beach Golf Course

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

Pebble Beach is the most spectacular golf course in the United States. It doesn’t have the genteel beauty and pedigree of Augusta...

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

When he was known as Lew Alcindor, a high school phenom leading Power Memorial to multiple state championships, America knew this young man...

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