Month: January 2001

49ers era was Rice era

Subject Sports; Football Description Gaudy statistics drew pro scouts to Jerry Rice when he played for obscure Mississippi Valley State. His pass-catching skills sold them on his potential. His MVP performance in an all-star game sealed the analysis: Rice was worth a first-round draft pick. Creator Bob Carter […]

Is Sol Campbell being disloyal?

Subject Sports; Football Description Two fans debate over whether Sol Campbell’s controversial move from Tottenham to north London rivals Arsenal was a betrayal. Yes ~ The reaction of Spurs fans to Sol Campbell’s decision to join Arsenal has been taken as more evidence of our taste for whingeing. […]

Jackie changed face of sports

Subject Sports; Biography Description “Jackie Robinson’s impact was greater than just that of baseball. He was a transforming agent and in the face of such hostility and such meanness and violence, he did it with such amazing dignity. He had to set the course for the country,” says […]

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