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REGION COLLEGIANS: Wisconsin-Whitewater makes history with region trio

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater did something no school in NCAA history has ever accomplished: win national titles in three sports in one season — football, men’s basketball and baseball.

June 01, 2014 7:30 pm
RICH JAMES: Football players wrong to tackle Northwestern

RICH JAMES: Football players wrong to tackle Northwestern

I find it a bit odd that steelworkers in Gary, East Chicago, Burns Harbor and other places are financing the Northwestern University football players' fight to unionize.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am
Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

Cutting sports a growing trend at major colleges

The meeting was brief. A few minutes tops.

December 22, 2013 9:00 pm

JOHN DOHERTY: Ignored aspect of health deserves more thought

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…

September 30, 2013 6:15 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Sports is an economic driver in south suburbs

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Sports is an economic driver in south suburbs

Every year, we see more families building vacations around their child’s sporting events. Whether it’s a golf tournament at a prestigious course, a 300-team softball tournament or an NCAA sanctioned AAU basketball tournament, sports are driving family decisions on travel.

May 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Obama: Tough call on letting a son play football

Obama: Tough call on letting a son play football

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is a big football fan with two daughters, but if he had a son, he says he'd "have to think long and hard" before letting him play because of the physical toll the game takes.

January 27, 2013 9:30 pm

Big East non-football schools consider departing

NEW YORK | The seven Big East schools that don't play FBS football are considering making a break from the drastically reshaped conference — and how best to go about doing it.

December 13, 2012 10:00 pm
Memphis State vs Ball State NCAA 1986

Memphis State vs Ball State NCAA 1986

Memphis State William Bedford (50) reaches over the top to block a shot by Ball State forward Dan Palombizio (5) during the NCAA tournament in 1986, Palombizio is being inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.

November 26, 2012 7:47 pm

APR scores earn 10 basketball teams postseason bans

INDIANAPOLIS | The NCAA's new academic requirements could give new meaning to the madness of March.

June 20, 2012 6:00 pm

NCAA weighing $2,000 payments to student athletes

WASHINGTON | NCAA President Mark Emmert backed a proposal to allow conferences to increase grants to student athletes by $2,000, "to more closely approach" the full cost of attending college, beyond the athletic scholarships athletes receive for tuition, fees, room, board and books.

October 24, 2011 10:00 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Give high school athletes a summer break

I have spent much of my adult life coaching student-athletes, originally at the high school level, and more recently at the elementary and middle school level.

September 29, 2011 12:00 am

Shalala: Scandal has 'been quite painful for me'

CORAL GABLES, Fla. | Miami President Donna Shalala said it's been "quite painful" dealing with the scandal that could blacken the name of the university's athletic department for years to come.

August 28, 2011 10:00 pm

NCAA report shows football schools made more money

INDIANAPOLIS | More football-playing colleges are cutting back on costs and turning profits, too.

June 16, 2011 10:00 pm
Notre Dame Football Players 1980

Notre Dame Football Players 1980

Three members of Notre Dames football squad have a time out between team meetings and practice to get in a little time feeding the pigeons in Jackson Square, Saturday, Dec. 27, 1980, New Orleans, La. Members of the Fighting Irish, from left are: offensive tackle Phil Pozderac of Garfield Hei…

February 18, 2011 5:13 pm
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