The giant inner tube created hours of buoyant fun, even as it destroyed the lawn and threatened to launch the children across the yard.
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.