The New York Times. has covered the events of the sports world for well over a century. Its pages have captured the suspense and tumult of the game--whatever it happens to be--evoking the euphoria, despair, and wry humor that attend any hard-fought competition. Beyond the recitation of scores and stats, the paper has offered rich background and keen analyses of the converging circumstances, wild twists of fate, and wilder personalities that absorb us in our sport of choice.
This deck of 48 cards takes the form of a sports history quiz, asking the reader to name important athletes, events, locales, and scores of the past hundred years. Along with the answer to its question, the back of each card presents an excerpt from a contemporary New York Times. account.
Click on the small picture to see a sample card.