Throwback Thursday: Dave Dravecky, January 1990

In June of 1991, Dave Dravecky lost his left arm when it was amputated due to a malignant cancerous tumor. This would be a...

Throwback Thursday: Bobby Hillin, July 1991

Bobby Hillin Jr. was, at one point, the youngest driver ever to win a Winston Cup Series event, a former competitor in the NASCAR Winston...

Throwback Thursday: Paul O’Neill, March 1991

Baseball was a father-son event for Paul O'Neill. The former Cincinnati Reds and New York Yankees right fielder grew up watching his father pitch...

Throwback Thursday: Tanya Crevier, January 1991

This week's Throwback Thursday subject is one-of-a-kind. At 5'3", Tanya Crevier's height was not ideal for traditional basketball. Still, she competed in four sports...

Throwback Thursday: Larry Mize, January 1991

Larry Mize was no stranger to criticism. After making several mistakes in multiple golf tournaments, Mize earned the nickname, "Larry Demise" from the media....

Throwback Thursday: Andre Thornton, May 1991

Before reading this story, you may want to grab a box of tissues. In October 1977, Cleveland Indians slugger Andre Thornton had it made:...

Throwback Thursday: Joy Selig, May 1991

Athletic stories are typically the tales of triumph: the magical moments when an athlete surpasses expectations or performs exceptionally well. This was usually this...

Throwback Thursday: May 1991, Bryan Shelton

Bryan Shelton was a darn good tennis player: an All-American his senior year at Georgia Tech, Shelton competed as a professional tennis player for...

Throwback Thursday: Buck Williams, March 1991

Basketball great Buck Williams has a compelling story: raised in poverty without indoor plumbing, he grew to become a three-time NBA All-Star, and one...

Throwback Thursday: October 1993, John Smoltz

Many current sports fans will recognize John Smoltz as a television personality and regular analyst on the MLB network and Fox Sports. Most will...

Throwback Thursday: May/June 1992, David Robinson

Read in-depth about David Robinson's faith journey during his basketball career in this 1992 Sports Spectrum article. Often considered one of the greatest centers...

Throwback Thursday: December 1994, Steve Stenstrom

Twenty-two years ago, in the age of cut-off T-shirts and a senior Bush presidency, Steve Stenstrom was one more NFL hopeful. As a record-breaking...

From the Archives: Allyson Felix

As U.S. Olympian and track and field sprinter Allyson Felix prepares for her several competitions in Rio de Janeiro this weekend and into next week, she may think back to her disappointment eight years ago in Beijing...

From the Archives: In the Clear

Life for professional baseball players isn't as easy as it may seem — especially for those with families at home. Astros pitcher Collin McHugh is no stranger to this truth.

From the Archives: Multiply

With all that the NBA has to offer for young potential basketball stars, many college athletes choose to cut their careers short to enter the NBA Draft. Tonight, with the 2016 NBA Draft getting underway, will be no exception...