The End Game with Army West Point pioneer Gary Steele

Visit my home page, TomShanahan.Report Gary Steele, West Point trailblazer, Army's first Black football letterman. The End Game discusses race and sports in America with a focus on Michigan State coach Duffy’s Daugherty’s 1960 teams leading college football leading the way. Duffy’s teams were the sport’s first fully integrated rosters and won national titles in 1965 and 1966. Co-hosts: Tom Shanahan, award-winning sportswriter. Herman Bulls, West Point graduate, retired Colonel and honored numerous times as one of the nation’s top African-American…

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Timing right to reexamine Bryant folklore, 1970 USC-Alabama fiction and dispossessed true 1960s pioneers

Cover photo (L-R): Kentucky's Walter Hackett, Tennessee's Lester McClain, Michigan State's Jimmy Raye, SMU's Jerry LeVias, and Auburn's James Owens. PHOTO GRAPHIC: Ashley S. Creative Visit my home page, TomShanahanReport EIGHTH OF AN EIGHT-PART SERIES. The first seven parts are listed at the end of the story. Although no one in the documentary says it, there seems to be a feeling that Southern Cal’s rout of Alabama was the shock that the University and a majority of the…

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