James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian and naturalized American sports coach and innovator. Naismith invented the sport of basketball in 1891 and is often credited with introducing the first football helmet.
Quite simply, Cindy Nicholas was prolific. For lack of a better word: incredulous. Her body boasted the stamina of many people, not just her own. How do you account for the fact she retired as the world-record holder for 19 successful crossings of the English Channel? You just shake your
It certainly didn’t take Joe Nieuwendyk long to make his mark in the National Hockey League and start his procession to the Hall of Fame. A second-round draft pick, 27th overall, of the Calgary Flames in 1985 while he was playing at Cornell University, where he was a two-time All-American,
Daniel Nestor is one of the foremost doubles players in tennis history, due to his longevity and continued success at the top of the men's game. Nestor won his first doubles title in Bogotá, Colombia with Mark Knowles in 1994. They defeated French Open champions Luke and Murphy Jensen in