George Thurman, the principal chief of the Sac and Fox Nation speaks of the importance of returning Jim Thorpe's body to his tribal homeland during the launch of a campaign to "Bring Jim Thorpe Home" in Oklahoma City, Wednesday …
The hand-lettered donation jar on Anne Marie Fitzpatrick's store counter says what many residents of this well-preserved Victorian-era town are thinking and feeling lately: "Keep Jim Thorpe in Jim Thorpe ... Patricia had Thorpe's body
Peter Chin, president of the Jamaica Golf Association (JGA), said since the initial staging in 1953, the tournament has attracted top-class golfers such as Roberto …
With the word “denied,” the U.S. Supreme Court brought an end Monday to five years of uncertainty about legendary athlete Jim Thorpe’s final resting place. The justices refused to hear an appeal by Thorpe’s surviving sons in their …
BOWMANSTOWN − A body found Sunday in the Lehigh River in Carbon County has been identified as that of Avery Marshal Ziegenfus, 22, of Jim Thorpe, state police said. Ziegenfus' body was found about three quarters of a mile …
(Newser) – The surviving sons of the famous American Indian athlete Jim Thorpe have long fought to get the remains of their father moved from Jim Thorpe, Pa., to tribal lands in Oklahoma, where he was born. Now they've won a crucial …
But an appeals court in Philadelphia said in October that Thorpe’s body should remain in Jim Thorpe, determining that U.S. District Judge Richard Caputo misapplied the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. The law …
When former Iowa teammate Desmond King won the Jim Thorpe Award in 2015 …
Fitzpatrick appeared to be a full participant at Monday’s practice in shells, but the finalist for the Jim Thorpe, Bronko Nagurski and Chuck Bednarik Awards …
On Oct. 5, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of the macabre tale of how Thorpe’s sons and the Sac Fox Nation of Oklahoma lost a legal battle to reclaim the legend’s body ... 1975 book, “Jim Thorpe, World’s Greatest