Make the Olympics a Family Affair

July 22,2012
I wrote a version of the following article for the August 8, 2004, issue of Parade magazine, hot on the heels of the publication of my book, Swifter, Higher, Stronger: A Photographic History of the Summer Olympics. I've updated the article for the London Olympics, which start this coming Friday.  Watching the Olympics

AAGPBL Reunion 2011

October 25,2011
Thirty years ago, I picked up a copy of Women’s Sports magazine and saw a Letter to the Editor that changed my life. The letter was from Fran Janssen of South Bend, Indiana, and it reported that some women who played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) in

June Highlights, Part One

June 26,2011
Somehow, this month got away from me. I kept meaning to post something on this blog, but I didn’t. So before the sky explodes in fireworks to mark the fourth of July, here’s a recap of some highlights. June 8: The weather was stifling in New York City, and I was