An athlete of the twentieth century, known for his ability in several sports. A Native American, he was a leading college football player and also the best performer in track and field events at the 1912 Olympic Games.
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“Barbarism,” said retired NYPD Officer Jim Smith on Thursday.
Michigan supposedly offered 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh a $42 million contract, which would him the highest-paid coach in the NCAA.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is|Jesse Lawrence|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was nothing out of the ordinary, but for the fact that Jim was gay.
I was bored, but I grabbed a red Solo cup, filled it with beer, and stayed with my group, chatting with the brothers about Jim.
Jim had to cajole me, as it was already late, and I was lounging around in sweats, book in hand.
"So that is Jim Poindexter, the bloody villain," muttered the boy between his set teeth, and nervously fingering his revolver.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
She has about as much intention of eloping with him as a little girl might have of eloping with a pasteboard Jim Crow.
If you were to have a frank explanation with her, Blanche would very soon throw Jim Crow out of the window.
He wrote the fine poem of “Little Jim,” which everyone knew, and which almost every boy and girl could recite.
There's a little one inside—so narrow and twisted, Jim, that even I can hardly walk straight up it but have to go sidewise.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond