iOS app Android app

Jim Thorpe

Lessons from the Battlefield

Pat LaMarche | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, a community that was there for the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and educator to the commanders of our all our modern conflicts, has dedicated its resources to fighting the war on the poor. But the evidence this loving community has gathered on the battlefield is ignored.

'The Assassin:' A Talk With Clive Cussler

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.02.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Clive Cussler is an adventure novelist and marine archeologist. His thrillers have reached The New York Times best-seller list more than 20 times. His books have been published in 40 languages in more than 100 countries.

9 Unsung but Amazing Attractions in Harrisburg and Carlisle PA

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.05.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

With one of the country's most magnificent public buildings, a compelling (and interactive) tribute to our enlisted men and women, and a bit of controversial history, Harrisburg and Carlisle are worth a few days to explore.

Concussing Jim Thorpe's Life: Pennsylvania's State of Denial

Jack Healey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jack Healey

Looking into the life of Jim Thorpe, you'd think that there must be a majestic connection between him and the town that has taken his name as its own in Eastern Pennsylvania. It is not the case.

'Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe'

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM and KEITH COLLINS | Posted 09.05.2013 | Sports

JIM THORPE, Pa. -- The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-...

Olympians: Higher, Faster, Stronger

Jay Tavare | Posted 11.18.2012 | Sports
Jay Tavare

Above all the glory and the unfulfilled dreams, is the higher purpose of the Olympic Games. For 17 days, the world's nations put away their differences and political and religious issues in order to meet in an arena of competition where winning is not the only goal.

Remembering Jim Thorpe

Craig Crawford | Posted 10.02.2012 | Sports
Craig Crawford

In 1983, 30 years after Thorpe's death, the International Olympic Committee restored his medals. While a good thing for his legacy it was more about finally and fully acknowledging the abandonment of the ideals that these games once represented.

Who Is The Greatest Summer Olympian Of Them All? (VOTE)

Posted 08.03.2012 | Sports

To be sure, all of the athletes listed here are amazing, leading their peers in their respective summer Olympic games, but let's go ahead and attempt ...

Big Stink Over Saddam Hussein's Bronze Butt: Iraq Wants It Back

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 01.20.2012 | Weird News

Saddam Hussein may have been an ass, but Iraq still wants a former British special forces soldier to give a bronze butt cheek that was part of a toppl...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Today in Sports: After starting his career 0-12, Willie Mays gets his first major league hit. It's a home run. 1951.

Jim Thorpe To PRISON: Tax Crimes Result In One-Year Jail Sentence

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. — Champions Tour player Jim Thorpe has been sentenced to a year in prison for failing to pay more than $2 million in income taxes....