Tag Archives: College sports

‘A beautiful moment’: Blind college football player establishes acquiring entry

Although a rare form of retinal cancer took his display as a child, Olson refused to give up on his dream of playing for his beloved Trojans Jake Olson first dreamt this moment long before he lost his vision to cancer eight years ago. The blind long snapper’s team-mates guided him onto the field. They … Read More

The forgotten fib of … the Pennsylvania college that took on a southern bowl’s racism

In 1948, Lafayette refused an invitation to the Sun Bowl because the bowl did not give black participates, striking a blow against college footballs silent segregation Down the hill they came that night, almost a thousand of them young and grey and ferocious about a serviceman who was black. This was in November of 1948, … Read More