An Olympic Feel Good Story to Remember

From Jesse Owens to Jim Thorpe, and from Mark Spitz to Michael Phelps, the Olympics have long been a source of inspirational, sports feel good stories. One of those truly inspiring stories happened in the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.  Derek Redmond, a British sprinter, came into the Olympic games favored to win the 400.  […]

Jesse Owens and Luz Long — Olympic Heroes (1936)

African-American Jesse Owens won 4 gold medals at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. No other Olympian had achieved so much in previous Olympics. His success was a major blow to Adolph Hitler, who had hoped to showcase Aryan superiority at the games. The grandson of a slave and the son of a sharecropper, Owens’ victories […]