From Sports Illustrated (non-Redskins) - This date in sports…
From Sports Illustrated (non-Redskins) - This date in sports history. 4/6.
The Discus Champ had Never Thrown Before. The Tennis Winner Wore Dress Shoes
Remembering a time, 124 years ago, when anyone could medal at the Games.
124 years ago a New York Times column ripped Princeton for sending a group of athletes to a competition at "a third-rate capital," infested with fleas, where, if any of them did "win all the prizes, it will be an honor requiring explanation." That was the first modern Olympics.