I already had promoted his appearance this morning, and his arrival was much anticipated. When Paul Lo Duca heard I had invited George "The Animal" Steele to the Washington Nationals' exhibition game against the Detroit Tigers yesterday at Space Coast Stadium, Lo Duca said, "You gotta bring him in the clubhouse." And when manager Manny Acta learned The Animal was going to be my guest today, he said, "Bring him into my office. I'm not to the point where I have celebrities come
Midland, Texas, will honor one of its favorite sons today. A memorial service is scheduled for Ed "Wahoo" McDaniel, an American original. His ashes will be scattered over Lake Amistad in Del Rio, where, as a young boy, he used to fish with his father, Big Wahoo.
McDaniel died last week of complications from renal failure and diabetes. He was just 63 years old and was an American Indian by blood and a character by nature, the kind of character who leaves a long legacy of st
MEMPHIS -- In his own words, Sputnik Monroe was "235 pounds of twisted steel and sex appeal with a body that women loved and men feared."
He also was the most improbable civil rights hero the South has ever seen.
As visitors who came here for the recent Lennox Lewis-Mike Tyson fight strolled through the city's Rock 'n' Soul Museum, they saw exhibits on Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Otis Redding - and one display that seemed out of place: a gold wrestling jacket, flowered