If you saw the Sunday Special in this section two days ago, you learned how unwise it is to specialize in one sport at the youth and high school levels. As reported by Times sports writer Hillary Smith, the data is pretty clear.
Multiple conversations with high school, college and pro sports certified athletic trainers over the last three weeks has come up with one revelation: no one likes the doctor.
Jose "Pepe" Gonzalez, once the fastest man in Indiana, died early Saturday morning at his Northbrook, Ill. home, losing his battle with bladder cancer and ALS.
INDIANAPOLIS | Since the turn of century, the biggest concerns among sports medics have been ACL injuries — particularly in women — concussions, elbow injuries — particularly among pitchers — heat illness, steroids, spinal injuries, and conditions which might cause sudden cardiac arrest. Exc…
Butkus. Nitschke. Lambert. Singletary.
VALPARAISO | Bryce Drew rounded out the Valparaiso men's basketball coaching staff on Monday afternoon, announcing the hiring of former Stanford guard Matt Lottich.
Toronto Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning Saturday in Toronto.
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews shows the Stanley Cup to Cameron MacDonald on Friday at the Jonathan Toews Community Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he visited with fans and supporters.
Actress and former national swimming champion Esther Williams is shown poolside at her home in Hollywood in this June 10, 1948 photo. "Big, elaborate pools just aren't necessary for home use," Williams maintained, referring to her "miniature pool" measuring about 20 by 30 feet.
SOUTH BEND | Everett Golson is out for at least the fall semester at Notre Dame, saying he has been suspended by the university for what he called poor academic judgment.
First, let’s be clear, Second Impact Syndrome (SIS) is extremely rare. I know of only one documented case in the last 25 years in Indiana.
Lew Wallace grad Robert Gardner was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference’s men’s Track Athlete of the Year after he guided the University of Indianapolis to its fourth straight conference title.
CHICAGO | You've probably never heard of Holly Peterson or Jonathan Jean-Pierre. One came out as a lesbian at age 15, when she was playing high school basketball. The other, a college rower, told his teammates last year that he's gay.
The higher the level of sports, it is logical to assume, the better are the agents, athletes, coaches, management types, medics and scouts.
The Blue Jays' Rajai Davis, right, steals third base in front of White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie during the first inning of Thursday's game in Toronto.
White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana struck out seven Toronto batters in 6 2/3 innings of Wednesday's 7-0 win.
According to Greek mythology, Achilles was an invincible warrior during the Trojan War.
INDIANAPOLIS | Former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu thought he hit rock bottom when Les Miles kicked him off the team last August for failing multiple drug tests.
JOHANNESBURG | The murder case involving Olympic star Oscar Pistorius took another unexpected turn Sunday with the news that his older brother, Carl, is himself facing charges for the death of a woman in a traffic accident.
What started as a bet for David Wallach, author of Chicago endurance athletic blog, Pace of Chicago, resulted in a healthy life change.
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