The Rocky Road that is Minor League Basketball

(Editor’s Note.  Readers may remember the American Basketball Association (ABA) that operated between 1967 and 1976 before merging with the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...

Dropping the Ball—College Athletics on a Slippery Field

NINE Wayne Hills High School football players were charged early last month with assaulting two students from Wayne Valley High School. The Wayne Board...

Mike Leach Swinging His Sword Again at Washington State

One of the most successful football coaches in college is returning to the sidelines at Washington State University. Mike Leach, who earned a master’s degree...

Djokovic and Messi Favourites for 2012 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year

(Editor’s Note.  The Laureus World Sport Awards were first awarded for the 1999 sports year.  Each year a male and female winner are selected. ...

Olympic Park Security Boss Charged With Child Sex Offences

(Editor’s Note.  It seems as if every day now there is a new story about another incident of sexual abuse of children by someone...

Academy Graduate Hired at Washington State

Washington State University announced on Dec. 1 that it had hired Mike Leach as its new football coach.  Leach last coached two years ago...

Many Physicians Unfamiliar With Student-Athlete Heart Screening Guidelines

A recent survey of physicians in the state of Washington found that fewer than half of them were familiar with student-athlete heart screening guidelines...

WADA Review Could Provide Path for Global Adoption of BOA Bylaw

(Editor’s Note.  There is an ongoing battle over how tough world anti-doping laws should be in terms of sanctions given to athletes who are...

Just in Case You Were Wondering

Earth did not get clobbered; but asteroid 2005 YU55 passed closer to our planet than the moon does.  Had it hit, Earth, it would...

Stay Healthy This Holiday Season With Exercise, Smart Food Choices

(Editor’s Note.  All of us worry about putting on pounds during the time from Thanksgiving through the New Year’s celebrations.  Here is a piece...

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