We were broadcasting the National Scholastic Track & Field Championships for ESPN from the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y. It was Sunday, March 11, 1990. The very next day the Lithuanian parliament would vote 124-0 to secede from the Soviet Union, marking the first break from Moscow by a Baltic state forcibly annexed in 1940 – and the first independence vote of any kind in the 68-year history of the Soviet state. 335 more words
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Goalie Jurgen Croy and his teammates on the 1976 East German Olympic Football Team were looking for motivation before they took the field against Poland in the Gold Medal match in Montreal. 1,069 more words
This Sunday the New Balance Falmouth Road Race turns 45. But today race founder and guiding spirit Tommy Leonard celebrates his 84th birthday.
Back in the Summer of `72 Tommy was tending bar at the Brothers 4 on Falmouth Heights when… 535 more words