With World Series in full swing, Curt Smith ranks the top five presidents as baseball fans

NIXON’S THE ONE: THE BEST PRESIDENTIAL FAN   Yesterday, we ran a Top Ten ranking […]


It’s World Series time: Historian Curt Smith ranks top 10 U.S. presidents as baseball fans

    Recently, we etched virtually every American president’s tie to sports since George Washington […]


The cancelled World Series 25 years ago: Local voices remember 1994 well; Has MLB fully recovered?

  For Major League Baseball 25 years ago, it was indeed a dark October. The […]


The cancelled ’94 World Series: Network voices remember a baseball low point 25 years ago

It’s been 25 years since the World Series was cancelled. To millions it was unthinkable. […]


Pres. Trump loved the Yanks of the ’50s who knew how to make a deal long before The Donald

    “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass […]


President Barack Obama: Sports have a power to bring people together, even in a divided country

  “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, […]


With 44,000 sets in U.S., the first World Series telecast was 72 years ago today; See timeline: 1947-2019

  Seventy two years ago today, history was made. The first ever World Series game […]


Born 80 years ago, college football on TV was limited by the NCAA’s grip until stopped by the Supreme Court

    Next Saturday, October 5th, Duke will host its ACC home opener against Pitt. […]


George W. Bush said, ‘tongue in cheek,’ his worst mistake was trading Sammy Sosa to the White Sox

OUR PRESIDENTS, OURSELVES   “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator […]


President Bill Clinton grew up listening to Harry Caray on Cardinals radio; Hillary loved the Cubs

“American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, “have […]


George H. W. Bush: “Baseball has everything”; The 41st president’s love for the game never waned

  “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass Cater, […]


Ronald Reagan: The ‘Great Communicator’ advanced from sports announcer to the Oval Office

    “American Presidents, like great French restaurants,” said the writer and educator S. Douglass […]