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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.
The meeting was brief. A few minutes tops.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | The NCAA's new academic requirements could give new meaning to the madness of March.
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.
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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | More football-playing colleges are cutting back on costs and turning profits, too.
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…
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