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Hoop Names and How They Got That Way Part 2

With the basketball season upon us, with all kinds of news being made, with the college and pro game making news 24/7, it’s enjoyable to re-visit how some hoop names came to be.

Some people think that the Chicago Bulls got their name because of the stockyards that exist in that windy city. The Bulls received their moniker in 1966 by their first owner, Richard Klein, who admired “Bulls” because of their toughness and looked forward to having a team that had that quality. Continue reading

Sports Book Reviews: All American, The Last Cowboy and Birth of a Champion

“All American” and “The Last Cowboy” and “Birth of a Champion”Winners All.

This time of the year all kinds of books focused on the gridiron game make their appearance. Publishers trot them out, the good, the bad and the highly noteworthy.

The three tomes that are worth your cash and your reading time — in your longtime reviewer’s opinion — are given their due below.

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