ARAM GOUDSOUZIAN

 Aram Goudsouzian is the chair of the Department of History at the University of Memphis. His books include Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear and King of the Court: Bill Russell and the Basketball Revolution. His scholarly interests include American popular culture, African-American history, and 20th-century United States history.

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Are We All Still Patriots?
Are We All Still Patriots?
Once upon a time, Americans from coast to coast cheered for the underdog Patriots. Twelve years later, is the NFL dynasty – once lovable upstarts, now an empire of success – still a metaphor for the nation?
SPORTOLOGICALLY SPEAKING
Winner of six consecutive wrestling titles, Milo of Croton was one of most celebrated athletes of the ancient Olympics. He was known for his great strength as well as his great appetite – it was said he could eat forty pounds of food and drink eight quarts of wine at a single meal.
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