Tommie Smith: “Forty-two years after his black-gloved salute on the victory stand became one of the most indelible images of the Mexico City Olympics, the former San Jose State runner wants to sell his 200 meters gold medal. Smith, 66, has put his medal and cherry-red Puma running shoes up for auction at New York-based M.I.T. Memorabilia with a starting bid of $250,000.” Don’t act like you don’t know who Tommie Smith is. [Mercury News]
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Sic transit gloria mundi.
That 11pm time slot is now open…
Woj bombs are coming.