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Law aims to prevent student athlete concussions

CHICAGO | Illinois' high school coaches and athletic directors will be required to take an online concussion training course under a plan Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Tuesday.

August 19, 2014 2:48 pm
Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

LOS ANGELES | The Clippers moved on from months of ugliness Tuesday, with Steve Ballmer officially becoming the team's new owner in a record $2 billion sale that ousted Donald Sterling as the NBA's longest-tenured owner.

August 12, 2014 5:00 pm
Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The team says the sale closed Tuesday after a California court confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling Family Trust, to sell the franchise.

August 12, 2014 4:46 pm

Many new laws take effect Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | Dozens of Indiana state laws take effect Tuesday. Here are some of the new laws that may directly affect area residents:

June 28, 2014 10:30 pm
Soccer gets boost in U.S. from young, informed fans

Soccer gets boost in U.S. from young, informed fans

DENVER | Never mind that there were dozens of TV sets at the bar, many turned to pro wrestling, poker and bowling to provide background noise early one weekend morning. Jon Forget walked in, asked the bartender to change one set to soccer and got laughed out of the joint.

June 28, 2014 3:22 pm
Soccer gets boost in US from young, informed fans

Soccer gets boost in US from young, informed fans

United States soccer fans are standing shoulder-to-shoulder to watch the World Cup in bars in America and stadiums in Brazil. A new, soccer-smart breed of fan is helping turn the United States into a country that finally seems to get what all the fuss is about.

June 27, 2014 3:22 pm
Immigrants fueling a US boom in cricket

Immigrants fueling a US boom in cricket

John Adams High School batsman Tazul Uddin raises his bat during a warm-up before playing against Midwood High School in a Public School Athletic League cricket match at Marine Park in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

June 03, 2014 9:34 am
C.P. depth gives Bulldogs another sectional title

C.P. depth gives Bulldogs another sectional title

CROWN POINT | It was deja vu all over again at the boys track and field sectional at Crown Point on Thursday night.

May 22, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Pence approves education, career training, school safety laws

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed into law 20 proposals approved this month by the General Assembly that are intended to boost career education in Indiana, improve job prospects for Hoosiers and make schools safer.

March 24, 2014 3:45 pm

How did the Indiana legislative session affect you?

INDIANAPOLIS | For better or worse, there's likely something affecting every Hoosier in at least one of the 224 legislative proposals the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly has sent Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.

March 15, 2014 7:30 pm

Legislature wraps session with busy final day

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly adjourned for the year late Thursday night, ending a 10-week session dominated initially by the marriage amendment, but concluding with proposals to significantly improve the state's roads, preschool education, criminal code and other matters.

March 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Mother Nature puts outdoor spring sports on hold

Mother Nature puts outdoor spring sports on hold

If a new pair of softball spikes were purchased for the start of the start of high school season on Monday, one thing is clear: The footwear can stay in the shoebox for awhile.

March 10, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Business tax cut advances at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.

March 03, 2014 7:45 pm
Oshie latest success story from tiny Minn. town

Oshie latest success story from tiny Minn. town

WARROAD, Minn. | As T.J. Oshie was leading the U.S. men's team to a dramatic 3-2 shootout win over Russia in Sochi on Saturday, his tiny Minnesota hometown was celebrating the Olympic success of yet another of its hockey players and wondering if he'd be the latest to medal.

February 15, 2014 6:45 pm
Former Andrean student-athlete prevails in 23-year-old IHSAA fight

Former Andrean student-athlete prevails in 23-year-old IHSAA fight

INDIANAPOLIS | In a case stretching back 23 years, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled that a former Andrean High School basketball player, whose eligibility to play repeatedly was blocked by the Indiana High School Athletic Association, can recoup his attorney fees from the association.

December 17, 2013 6:45 pm Related
Sidelines situation: Medical experts provide care to student-athletes

Sidelines situation: Medical experts provide care to student-athletes

While fans focus when a receiver is trying to catch a pass, few notice the people on the sidelines -- the athletic trainers, doctors and physical therapists -- who stand ready to treat any athlete's injury.

November 30, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Bullies: They're not just in middle school

Bullies aren't just for middle schoolers. These days, they're everywhere.

October 29, 2013 8:02 am

Tonight's Hobart-Andrean football game moved to Hobart

MERRILLVILLE | Tonight's Northwest Crossroads Conference game between undefeated Hobart and Andrean has been moved to Hobart and will start at 7 p.m.

September 20, 2013 9:42 am
STEVE HANLON: The passing of Andrean's Frank Podkul was too soon

STEVE HANLON: The passing of Andrean's Frank Podkul was too soon

It was June of 1998. The tension of the state softball tournament had subsided for a moment. Andrean had just won the semistate semifinal.

September 19, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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Indiana lawmakers study how to prevent concussions for youth athletes

INDIANAPOLIS | The brother of late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson endorsed a plan Friday that would require all Indiana youth football coaches be trained in detecting and preventing concussions, but also urged state lawmakers studying the issue not to ignore other youth sports.

September 13, 2013 3:10 pm
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