On the Court with…Hakeem Olajuwon

Whether he was slamming a dunk, ripping down a rebound, or intercepting a pass, Hakeem Olajuwon was a force to be reckoned with.  He was the center for the Houston Rockets.  He led his team to back-to-back NBA championships, earned numerous MVP awards and was ranked among the top players in blocked shots.  He was …

On the Court with…Grant Hill

From his days as a quiet high school basketball star to his rookie yer as a member of the NBA’s Detroit Pistons, Grant Hill was impressing fans with his amazing basketball court skills.  He was elected to the All-Star team his first year in the pros and named co-rookie of the year.  He was a …

In the Huddle with…John Elway

John Elway, quarterback for the Denver Broncos, took to the field in January 25, 1998, ready to prove that he can lead his team to the Super Bowl.  This exciting biography outlines the winding road the superstar quarterback followed to that momentous game.  Another exciting player in pro football history.

On the Field with…Emmit Smith

Emmit Smith always had a gift for seeing what’s about to happen on the field.  With his vision, he became one of the best running backs in the history of football.  He helped the Dallas Cowboys win three Super Bowls.

In the Huddle with…Steve Young

In January 1995, Steve Young, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, led his team to victory in Super Bowl XXIX.  His intelligent, aggressive style and by working hard, he became one of the most dynamic players in football history.

On the Court with… Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard was a high school phenomenon who soared head and shoulders above all other players to become the number-one draft pick in 2004. Since joining the Orlando Magic, Howard has powered the team to its first NBA Finals in more than a decade. He’s an absolute monster on the boards.And in 2009 won the coveted Defensive Player …

Behind the Desk With Matt Christopher: The #1 Sportswriter for Kids

In 1954, Matt Christopher wrote and published The Lucky Baseball Bat and has since published more than one hundred twenty novels, making him the most prolific and bestselling sportswriter for children ever. With over 6 million copies sold, Matt’s books have a permanent place in the hearts of young sports fans. Throughout 2004, we celebrate …

On the Field with…Albert Pujols

“Since his rookie year in 2001, Albert Pujols has been a rising star in Major League Baseball.  He’s already shattered records and led his team, the St. Louis Cardinals, to victory at the 2006 World Series.  A team player and determined athlete.  He’s both a superstar and a great role model for kids.”

On the Court with…LeBron James

Outstanding. Unbelievable. Mindblowing. These are just a few of the words used to describe the talents of LeBron James. He was a sensation in his early days playing AAU ball in Akron, Ohio-and continued to amaze through his four years as a high school phenomenon. Now going into his fifth year as a star of …