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The Sports Archives – By Any Other Name: Pete Rose

One of the few men in baseball to enjoy success as both a player and a manager, Pete Rose is one of the most famous names in Cincinnati baseball history. Rose played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1963 to 1978, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Gymnastics Greats: Mary Lou Retton

The first American to win the all-round gymnastics medal at the Olympics, along with being one of the greatest gymnasts the country has ever produced, Mary Lou Retton will always have a special place in sports history. The 1984 Summer … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 5 Must Have Tools For Rock Climbing

On the off-chance that you’ve never rock climbed, in many cases the obstruction of the section has no clue where to end and start. In case you’re confident you need to get into rock climbing, and you will need a … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Story Of Jackie Robinson

It is common for modern baseball fans to ask why Jackie Robinson is such a famous name in the sport. Not everyone is aware of the history of bigotry and racism Robinson had to deal with throughout his entire baseball … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1992 U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Team: The Dream Team

The “Dream Team” of 1992 brought gold medal glory to the United States in the men’s basketball competition, and showed the world what kind of basketball talent resided in America. While the United States has always presented very good basketball … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Gymnastics Icons: Kerri Strug

One of the most famous and popular gymnasts the world has ever seen, Kerri Strug faced adversity head on ever since she was a child, and she always came out on top. Competing in the Atlanta Olympics back in 1996 … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Extreme Wingsuit Flying

Wingsuit flying is the one sport which can help humans fly in the air without the use of helicopters or jets. The experience is like a bird flying in the air which is so exhilarating for the human being that … Continue reading

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