CHICAGO | You've probably never heard of Holly Peterson or Jonathan Jean-Pierre. One came out as a lesbian at age 15, when she was playing high school basketball. The other, a college rower, told his teammates last year that he's gay.
The higher the level of sports, it is logical to assume, the better are the agents, athletes, coaches, management types, medics and scouts.
Jackie Robinson, 38, empties his locker at the clubhouse of the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball club in Ebbets Field, closing out a ten-year starring stint with the club, in New York, Jan. 7, 1957. Robinson was quitting baseball to sit behind a desk as vice president in charge of personnel for Cho…
Jackie Robinson leans on some of the souvenir bats collected during his Major League reign with the Brooklyn Dodgers, after confirmation of his decision to retire from baseball, in the den of his home in Stamford, Conn., Jan. 6, 1957. (AP Photo/Harry Harris)
Jackie Robinson talks to his son, Jackie Robinson Jr., during a scene change for the "Jackie Robinson Story", Feb. 20, 1950. (AP Photo)
With Monday's final game of March Madness, we now know which is the best men’s college basketball team in the land.
NEW ORLEANS | Geno Auriemma has never lost an NCAA championship game.
INDIANAPOLIS | Former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu thought he hit rock bottom when Les Miles kicked him off the team last August for failing multiple drug tests.
MELBOURNE, Australia | No shirt ripping or bare-chested flexing this time.
ORLANDO, Fla. | Aaron Murray wanted nothing more this week than to send Georgia's senior class out with a game to remember.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Duke wide receiver Conner Vernon sees Thursday night's Belk Bowl against Cincinnati as a perfect opportunity to help the Blue Devils' football team emerge from basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski's shadow.
INDIANAPOLIS | Bruce Arians feels like he's living out a fantasy.
SOUTH BEND | Both are redshirt freshmen. Both have led their teams to January bowls. Both are dangerous because they’re adept at eluding tacklers and extending plays.
SOUTH BEND | If Manti Te'o's career at Notre Dame has seemed like something straight out of a Hollywood script, perhaps it is fitting the linebacker is cast as a underdog in the final two scenes of his collegiate career.
Renee Coplan played racquetball for 28 years, but had to give it up as she got older and chasing a ball around a large court became too much.
Merrillville High School quarterback Jake Raspopovich is the Times Offensive Player of the Year. He triggeried an attack that broke the state record for yards in a season (6,560).
Merrillville High School quarterback Jake Raspopovich is the Times Offensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season.
Merrillville High School quarterback Jake Raspopovich is the Times Offensive Player of the Year.
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