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.
LAKE FOREST | If the Bears are going to make a playoff run, it will be without cornerback Charles Tillman and possibly quarterback Jay Cutler.
HOUSTON | The Houston Texans' once-promising season has devolved into a disaster.
With the end of the baseball season last week, fans of the game are now looking forward to a 2014 season which will introduce expanded video review of close and controversial calls. In 2013, umpires were allowed to see video only to review home run calls — whether the ball actually cleared t…
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SAN FRANCISCO | Trent Richardson practiced all of twice with his new team before helping lead Indianapolis to what Colts coach Chuck Pagano already considers a signature win.
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BERKELEY, Calif. | The starting quarterback went down with a concussion on the first drive. The defense was gassed after being on the field for 99 plays.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Maybe Colts owner Jim Irsay should complain before every game.
Last week in this space, I wondered why youth baseball leagues didn't uniformly use reduced injury factor baseballs and why they don't have automated external defibrillators on hand at each field.
Athletes affected by head, heat and heart injuries or conditions attract immediate attention in the media.
LONDON | Get ready for some unfamiliar names at Wimbledon.
LONDON | Seven-time champion Roger Federer was stunned by 116th-ranked Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam tournament in 10 years.
Amid the hysteria permeating Major League Baseball's Biogenesis scandal, the media largely continues to ignore the 600-pound gorilla sitting in the room.
CROWN POINT | A 17-year-old suffered a broken right ankle Friday afternoon during an off-road vehicle accident, Indiana conservation officers stated in a news release.
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.
According to Greek mythology, Achilles was an invincible warrior during the Trojan War.
BURNS HARBOR | A worker from the ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor coke plant was injured Friday.
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