All credit to the man in the arena, still

These words from Theodore Roosevelt's motivational speech "Citizenship In A   Republic" were delivered at the Sorbonne, in Paris, France on 23 April, 1910.  Fitting now, perhaps, as we mourn a man who spent his career "in the arena...marred by dust and sweat and blood". Since the heavyweight champion died last Friday aged 74, sports writers have polished their prose … Continue reading All credit to the man in the arena, still

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