Carlisle Indian School Football

Carlisle Indian School Football The Carlisle Indian Industrial School football team was an underdog story fit for the movies.  Beginning in 1879, Native American children were taken from their homes and sent halfway across the country to attend this “off-reservation boarding school” in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  Athletics was an escape for many of the children, including … Read more

Mario “Motts” Tonelli

THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY OF MOTTS TONELLI Perhaps you have never heard of a football hero named Motts Tonelli.  While he played only one full season for the Chicago Cardinals in 1940, we still consider him the “Greatest Cardinal of All.” He wasn’t the most famous football player, or the most recognized, but he was certainly … Read more

Don Sula | Before the Miami Dolphins Super Bowls

Facebook Twitter Episode Summary Don Shula is the winningest coach in NFL history, is the head coach of the only NFL team with a perfect season, went to three Miami Dolphins Super Bowls in a row, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  His great success is well documented.  However, the rocky … Read more