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.
Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, right, goes up for a shot against Philadelphia 76ers' Spencer Hawes during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Monday in Philadelphia. Griffin has 25 points to lead the Clippers to the win. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
On Sunday night, Andrew Shaw jumped into the fray by providing a screen on Patrick Sharp’s power-play goal that opened the scoring against the Florida Panthers.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | It's Ditka Day in Illinois.
FILE - This Jan. 26, 1986 file photo shows, Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka reaches to shake hands with New England Patriots coach Raymond Berry after the Bears won Super Bowl XX in New Orleans. Ditka is being carried by William Perry, right, and Steve McMichael. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's off…
FILE - In a Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 file photo, Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox waves to fans after a 3-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants in Game 4 of baseball's National League Division Series, in Atlanta. Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox were unanimously elected to t…
FILE - In a Tuesday, July 13, 2010 file photo, former New York Yankees manager and current Los Angeles Dodgers manager Joe Torre talks about his former boss and mentor, George Steinbrenner, at a Dodger Stadium news conference, in Los Angeles. Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bob…
FILE - From left are Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox in 2010, St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa in 2011 and New York Yankees manager Joe Torre in 2007. Cox,La Russa and Torre were among the candidates considered by the Hall of Fame's expansion era committee in voting scheduled to be…
FILE - In a Saturday, March 5, 2011 file photo, St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa watches a spring training baseball game against the Houston Astros, in Jupiter, Fla. Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox were unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Mond…
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — It's Ditka Day in Illinois.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. | Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox, baseball's winningest managers over the past four decades, were unanimously elected to the Hall of Fame on Monday by the expansion era committee.
Jason Tsirtsis is taken off where he left off at Crown Point.
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.
Illinois guard Rayvonte Rice, right, shoots over teammate Maverick Morgan, right, and Auburn guard KT Harrell, left, in the first half of Sunday's game.
INDIANAPOLIS | Michigan State shook up the BCS title chase again Saturday night.
Tre Mason ran for 304 yards and four touchdowns, leading No. 3 Auburn to a wild 59-42 victory over No. 5 Missouri in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday.
Michigan forward Glenn Robinson III, a Lake Central graduate, dunks the ball during the first half against Houston Baptist on Saturday in Ann Arbor, Mich.
CHICAGO | Carlos Boozer scored 27 points, and the Bulls beat LeBron James and the Miami Heat 107-87 on Thursday night.
In this June 27, 2013 file photo, large photographs of former South African President Nelson Mandela are displayed at the Nelson Mandela Legacy Exhibition at the Civic Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. The "father of the nation" has inspired many artists to create works to commemorate Nelso…
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