Articles tagged "Memorial Day"
NFL War Dead: 25 Gave Their Lives In Service To U.S.
Twenty-five NFL players, coaches or executives were killed in service to their country, 20 of them in World War II alone. Ken Crippen of the Pro Football Researchers' Association honors them on Memorial Day.
Jack Chevigny: football's larger-than-life war hero
Author Jeff Walker was haunted by the story football star Jack Chevigny. He chronicles that life, from the greatest moments in football history, to Chevigny's death on the bloody, war-torn island of Iwo Jima, in the new book, "The Last Chalkline."