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  1. IOC restores Thorpe's medals 69 years later

    Larry Schwartz

    The International Olympic Committee announces that Jim Thorpe will be posthumously re-awarded the gold medals he won in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 09, 2001
  2. Thorpe the King of pentathlon, decathlon

    Larry Schwartz

    Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics with a world record score of 8,412 points, beating silver medalist Hugo Wieslander of Sweden by 688 points. Thorpe is the only athlete to ever win Olympic gold in both the decathlon and pentathlon.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 11, 2001
  3. Hall of Fame selects charter members

    Larry Schwartz

    Seventeen men are named as charter members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame under construction in Canton, Ohio.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 27, 2001
  4. Carlisle upsets overconfident Harvard

    Larry Schwartz

    The Carlisle Indian School upsets powerful Harvard, 18-15, at Cambridge as an injured Jim Thorpe kicks four field goals.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 08, 2000
  5. Bears owner Halas sets NFL playing record

    Larry Schwartz

    The Bears' George Halas returns a Jim Thorpe fumble 98 yards for a touchdown, a record that will stand until 1972, in Chicago's 26-0 victory over the Oorang Indians at Cubs Park.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 02, 2000