SPORTS HISTORY

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When Baker Mayfield Was a Walk-On

How does one go from a two-time college football walk-on to the No.
True Stories

The Soccer Match That Ended a Civil War

Peace came to the Ivory Coast through Didier Drogba and the country's national soccer team.
News + Politics

Speaking Truth to Power, One Middle Finger at a Time

Jemele Hill has made a career of saying what she thinks, consequences be damned.
True Stories

'Flashback' Lecture Notes: How a Baseball Strike Saved Basketball

Michael Jordan might have stuck with baseball if not for a work stoppage that nudged him back to hoops.
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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
True Stories

Could Walt Frazier Have Been the Mahomes of His Day?

The basketball great’s first love was the gridiron.
True Stories

The Tragedy That Killed a Stanley Cup

In 1919, the Spanish Flu threw the Stanley Cup into a tailspin.
True Stories

Before Althea Gibson, There Was Ora Washington

The sports legend did more on two courts than most ever do on one.
True Stories

How a Man Named 'Duck' Put Georgia Basketball on the Map

Don "Duck" Richardson churned out future NBA talent and put high school hoops on the map in the South.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
News + Politics

Mesut Özil: From China's Sex Icon to Pariah

By criticizing China's treatment of the Uighur Muslims, this Arsenal star has become a lightning rod.
True Stories

How a Punter Changed Pro Football Forever

Twenty-five years ago, Two-Point Tupa got his nickname.

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