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Word Play: Sports metaphors

Word Play: Sports metaphors

With the prevalence of sports activities, it stands to reason our language is replete with the metaphors

Eric Liddell’s legacy exceeds his gold-medal victory at the 1924 Olympics

John Philip Sousa’s passion for music influenced the standards for marching compositions and served to inspire American patriotism


On the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, three generations discuss the benefits and shortcomings of the legislation

On Legal Docket, the Supreme Court reins in federal agencies; on Moneybeat, the economics of regulation; and on the World History Book, Nixon withdraws troops from Vietnam. Plus, the Monday morning news

Plus, the beginning of Gideon Bibles and the presentation of the Statue of Liberty

Plus, South Africa struggles with apartheid and the Hopalong Cassidy television series premieres on NBC

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