AMERICAN IDLE

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Khruschev was partially right. The Soviets didn't bury us. But the world's athletes are doing a pretty good job of it. The 113th U.S. Open... Read more

GOLA SNUBBED

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I know. Tom Gola wore shiny short-shorts and played in an era when set-shots and center jumps were still integral parts pf the game. But... Read more

PHILLY HOOPS DEFLATION?

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Call it the Curse of Shields Tavern. Ever since the Drexel Hill bar that served as a gathering place for area coaches and referees, closed... Read more

BYNUM BUST BRINGS BACK A BAD MEMORY

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The Sixers ought to forget about big men. Outside of Moses Malone and WIlt Chamberlain -- and even they were gone shortly after leading the... Read more

ARMY-NAVY HEROES AND HEROICS

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2010 When retired Navy aviator Thomas J. Hudner Jr. walks toward midfield at Lincoln Financial Field Saturday afternoon for the coin toss... Read more

BASEBALL'S MOST SHAMEFUL SNUB

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Frank Fitzpatrick Marvin Miller died yesterday at 95. Baseball owners ought to hang their heads in shame. The Baseball Hall of Fame's rejection... Read more

The First Great American Golfer

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|(Tonight the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame inducts its ninth class. Here's a 2000 look at one of the most interesting new members.) By... Read more

Statue of Limitations

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By Frank Fitzpatrick Inquirer Staff Writer So Philadelphia plans to erect a statue in honor of Joe Frazier. Nothing against Smokin’... Read more

Statue of Limitations

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By Frank Fitzpatrick Inquirer Staff Writer So Philadelphia plans to erect a statue in honor of Joe Frazier. Nothing against Smokin’... Read more

Remembering Karl Wallenda's tightrope walk across Veterans Stadium, 40 years later

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The following article by Frank Fitzpatrick was originally published on April 17, 2003, as part of an Inquirer series commemorating the final... Read more