Think he’s just faded into your box of retired star cards you can’t move? Think again.
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard may be a superstar, but he’s almost always in tune with fans and autograph seekers.
ESPN was barely a blip on the sports radar screen. Home computers were still more than a decade away. No blogs. No YouTube. No college hoops on TV every night. Whatever hype surrounded the 1979 NCAA Championship game was largely because the country had read about Magic Johnson and Larry Bird in their daily newspapers [...]