The media, Raye of Light and The Right Thing To Do

PHOTO (L-R) Tom Shanahan, Jimmy Raye, Bob Apisa at Jimmy Raye's Michigan State Hall of Fame enshrinement, 2018. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Media coverage of Raye of Light in ESPN, Detroit Free Press, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, MSU Alumni Magazine, Dan Daly Pro Football, The State News, radio interviews with Lansing's Jack Ebling and WKAR's (East Lansing) Al Martin. WRAL's (Raleigh, N.C.) The Adam Gold Show is another station. March 28, 2024 Lansing's Channel 6 TV station…

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Clint Jones and his 1964 touchdown at North Carolina that history ignored

PHOTO: Clint Jones and Duffy Daugherty. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN CHAPEL HILL – Michigan State College Football Hall of Famer Clint Jones says he wants to live to be a healthy 100 years old. To that end, last week he visited the University of North Carolina’s Center for the Study of Retired Athletes. Jones, 78, was among former NFL players poked and prodded with testing and evaluations. The NFL Players Association sponsored their week through…

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Michigan State honoring Duffy Daugherty and his 1960s teams has Gene Smith as a unique supporter

PHOTO: Michigan State's Duffy Daugherty with his five two-time All-American players from the 1965-66 national title teams (L-R): Clinton Jones, Bob Apisa, Bubba Smith, Gene Washington and George Webster. Tom Shanahan is an author and college football integration historian honored by the FWAA for his story on the 1962 Rose Bowl. *** Michigan State’s plans for a statue honoring Duffy Daugherty and his 1960s teams that led college football integration are still on the drawing board, but Ohio…

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