Grant Wistrom’s Orange Bowl Jersey!!!
I do not follow sports, but even I was amazed to see my wife pull this jersey out a drawer one day. She was friends with UNL Black Shirt Grant Wistrom while she was in college at University of Nebraska Lincoln. She went to all the home games, along with several of the away games.
Young Athletes – Identifying the New Legends
The world’s biggest name in soccer, David Beckham, played an exhibition game February 20th. He joined his L.A. Galaxy teammates in Hawaii for a match against the Japanese team Gamba Osaka. At the final whistle, the Galaxy had been defeated, and according to soccer tradition, Beckham removed his jersey, walked over to the crowd, and handed it to two boys.
Living Glory, Collecting Pain
Injuries are a part of any professional player’s day. Much has been made of the injuries to quarterback Tom Brady before Super Bowl XLII on Sunday, February 4th. But, rest assured, he will play, injured or not. And that what’s worrying former NFL players like Dave Pear. A hero in the 1980 Super Bowl, Pear […]
2007 NFL Preview
Sunday night, the New Jersey Football Giants and the Old Browns/New Ravens each lost a slew of players to injury, adding to the ever-growing list of pre-season casualties, leaving many of us wondering, what happens when a franchise player gets injured during these meaningless exhibitions.<
For the first time in ten-odd years, my end of summer will not be punctuated by the coming of football training camp. For the first time, my August will not be defined by two-a-days, the odor of mildewed socks, and post-practice dips in the ice bath.