"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
Under the patronage of St. Tammany
Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Hoyas haven't only shot hoops, according to this vintage tobacco card depicting stick-and-puck in the Jesuit Catholic tradition.
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The late British soccer idol George Best, who played with the virtuosity of Bobby Orr, drank his way through two livers à la Mickey Mantle, and as the Swingin' Sixties' "Fifth Beatle" could have given Austin Powers tips, is remembered in The Guardian and The Telegraph. No one does obits like the Brits.
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A popular bumper sticker in New England in the early 1970s read, "Jesus Saves – Orr Scores on the Rebound." The Legends Video linked atop this Hockey Hall of Fame tribute page recalls the talent of the Bruins' famed Number Four, and makes for more inspiring viewing than the current Spoked B's.
See video vignettes on many more Old Time Hockey legends in the Hall of Fame's Spotlight series.