Call this a wish list to publishers. Of course it's true that’s there hardly any major sports star who hasn’t already achieved hardcover immortality a time or two or more. So why check back in with some already familiar sports luminaries? With the passage of time comes fresh perspectives on playing days, teammates, and rivals. And maybe even a little more honesty. So here goes, in no particular order: the Monitor’s Top 10 sports figures we’d put in the publishing on-deck circle.
World's oldest car for families that's still running sells for twice the expected price at auction. French vehicle from 1884 runs on steam, but other models lay claim to world's oldest car.
Junior amateur swimmers pose for photographers in the London 2012 Olympics Aquatic Center in east London.
George Clooney film captures attention, along with a new Neil Young documentary.
The last Ford Crown Victoria rolled off the assembly line in Canada yesterday. The car was simple, fast, and safe. But in an era of high gas prices, the fuel-inefficient Ford Crown Victoria is giving way to other models.
Compact cars will be built in greater numbers this year as automakers cater to penny-pinching consumers. Companies also hope to eat into sales of Toyota, Honda compact cars.
Imran Khan was one of cricket's best ever all-rounders, captaining Pakistan to victory in the 1992 World Cup. He founded the political party Movement for Justice and was a member of the National Assembly from November 2002 to October 2007, when he resigned and was put under house arrest by then-President Pervez Musharraf.
A couple walks along the Delaware Canal towpath Saturday during the Delaware Canal festival, in Yardley, Pa.
The arrest of a Toronto man on animal cruelty charges has brought local frustrations with the city's raccoon population to the surface.