40 Years Ago Today: 1980 USA Olympic Hockey’s Miracle on Ice

On this day 40 years ago – February 22, 1980 – hockey’s Miracle on Ice happened. It marked a national day of pride in America. The 1980 USA Olympic Hockey Team birthed a miracle in the highly competitive arena of … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Fanny Blankers-Koen “The Flying Housewife”

Chances are pretty good that you’ve never heard of my #9 choice in this book on Olympic Favorites. However, after reading about how she dominated international women’s track and field events a generation ago, you’ll more than likely never forget … Continue reading

MIKE Sports Comic Book: Olympic Favorites

Volume 6 of the MIKE Sports Comic Book Series focuses on my all-time Olympic Favorites. My choices include six Summer Olympians and four noteworthy stars from the Winter Games. A few of my picks may surprise you. Eight are legendary … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: US Soccer’s Greatest Women’s Player Mia Hamm

Todays’ #TBT sports blog remembers the greatest American women’s soccer player ever, Mariel Margaret “Mia” Hamm She also kicks off my book at #10 in Favorite Female Athletes. FIFA named Hamm one of the top 125 international football (soccer) players … Continue reading

Bolt Featured in MIKE Sports Comic Book: Favorite Single Named Athletes

This Jamaican born sprinter bolted out of his starting block with the raw power and fury of his nickname, The Lightning Bolt. Universally known by his fitting last name Bolt, this dynamic sprinter effortlessly jogs into the #23 spot in … Continue reading

#TBT Sports Blog: Jesse Owens 4X Olympic Champion

Before MLB’s Jackie Robinson, the NFL’s Jim Brown, the NBA’s Wilt Chamberlain or boxing’s Joe Louis, track star Jesse Owens was regarded as the USA’s first ever African American sports icon. In today’s #TBT sports blog, let’s remember this extraordinary … Continue reading

Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps Busted Again for DUI

The 22 Olympic medals hanging heavily around Michael Phelps’ neck may not sink him. However, the all-time Olympic medal winner’s reckless personal behavior outside the pool may ultimately dunk him with his sponsors. Early yesterday morning, Maryland police clocked Phelps’ … Continue reading