This Friday was the 75th anniversary of the first Little League game ever played. To put that in greater perspective, that's only 38 years removed from the last Cubs World Series title.
While baseball is typically a game of inches, Mark Mulder has discovered it’s more like two feet, or the distance between his mid-section and his face.
The weekend of Nov. 29 was a watershed moment for celebrating great high school basketball in the Hoosier state.
Contrary to what the talking heads on ESPN said over the weekend, Derrick Rose did not suffer another torn “ligament” or a torn “medical” meniscus.
It's just more than three years since I last wrote about this topic, but with the circumstances of the last two weeks, it demands attention again.
This column was supposed to be a follow-up to last week's regarding mental health issues among collegiate athletes. However, recent events sometimes have a way of taking over one's best laid plans.
Safety is in the pocket.
Butkus. Nitschke. Lambert. Singletary.
Late last month the Times received a press release from the Atlanta manufacturer of Guardian Cap, “a device that was invented to reduce helmet collision momentum transfer.”
The Twitterverse caught region fever Monday afternoon, exploding with the hashtag #mcgarysonofnorris.
VALPARAISO | The lights were out, doors were locked and all was quiet at the Athletics-Recreation Center on Wednesday afternoon.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso men’s basketball has gotten to the point where a nationally televised game doesn’t move the needle quite as much as it used to.
NEW YORK | Manti Te'o tried to put one of the strangest sports stories in memory behind him, insisting he was the target of an elaborate online hoax in which he fell for a fake woman created by pranksters, then admitting his own lies made the bizarre ordeal worse.
The statistic — the one that proclaims Notre Dame's defense the stingiest in the country with its 10.3 points per-game average — makes a strong case standing on its own.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. | David Pollack isn't a naysayer when it comes to Notre Dame and whether the football program should expect to be in the conversation of the nation's best teams over the next few years.
NEW YORK | Doc Rivers left home for the holiday, lost the game, and loved every minute of it.
It's the time of year when the men are separated from the boys in the NFL.
CROWN POINT | Local viewers watching an ESPN documentary about the inspiring story of injured former Rutgers’ football player Eric LeGrand today may recognize some familiar surroundings.
Last week, ESPN presented a “cross-platform” series entitled “Football at a Crossroads.” Using its broadcasts, webpage, and magazines, the sports media giant attempted to examine health issues at all levels of the sport.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso basketball fans will have a decision to make in mid-November: set the alarm clocks or pull an all-nighter.
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