The Milwaukee Bucks once played on a court designed by folk artist Robert Indiana, who also created the iconic “LOVE” stamp. Now, the original floor has been rescued and turned into a art display, and it’s the inspiration for the new court the Bucks recently unveiled. Only A Game’s Mitch Teich reports.
Foxborough’s Gillette Stadium typically plays host to the NFL’s New England Patriots, but on Tuesday it was the site of a friendly between two of the world’s top soccer teams: Portugal and Brazil. In addition to sharing a native tongue, the countries also share high hopes for the 2014 World Cup.
Race tracks across the country may be shutting down, but Saratoga Race Course in New York is still flourishing. On the track’s 150th anniversary, Bill takes in the scene at America’s oldest sporting facility.
After 100 races — and zero victories — Zippy Chippy called it quits. But his futility has made him a celebrity in horse racing circles. We first profiled Zippy in 1999. Now Bill Littlefield catches up with the lovable loser, who’s enjoying a pleasant retirement.
The USGA’s oldest championship, the U.S. Amateur, dates back to 1895. Since its inception, the event has gone through a number of transformations, from the country’s premier event to a training ground for the world’s top golfers. Bill Littlefield reports on the historic event from the site of the 2013 competition in Brookline, Mass.
For one week, a youth baseball camp in Nicaragua gives kids a glimpse of a better future, while teaching them confidence and teamwork. Only A Game’s Ken Shulman has the story.
“Shoeless” Joe Jackson is best remembered for his role in the 1919 Black Sox Scandal. But, one member of his family is hoping to change that. Whitney Jones reports on “Shoeless” Joe’s namesake and great-great-great nephew who played in the Cape Cod Baseball League.
As horses and jockeys prepare for this Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, one of horse racing’s historic venues is preparing to cease operation. Only A Game’s Susan Valot has the story.
Every spring, the rivers that feed into Lake Superior generate whitewater that attracts elite kayakers from all over the country. Only A Game’s Dan Kraker reports on the scene and the man who helped educate people about the rivers of the Upper Midwest.
Decades before Jackie Robinson’s historic achievements, Bud Fowler became the first African-American professional baseball player. Fowler grew up in Cooperstown, N.Y., and the village recently held a ceremony honoring him. David Sommerstein of North Country Public Radio was there.