Penn State Faces Nightmarish Costs

News items related to the Penn State scandal just keep popping up in the news like some kind of recurring bad dream. This week there...

Rowbottom: Why Nike’s New Marathon Project Could End Up Breaking More Than 2

The two-hour barrier for the marathon race has the same kind of mystique about it as did the four-minute mile before Roger Bannister became...

Neben Becomes Second Oldest Winner of Women’s Individual Time Trial at UCI Road World...

Amber Neben claimed the elite women’s individual time trial for the second time in her career at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World...

Mystery as Iranian Wrestlers Quit U.S. to Fly Home

Iran cut its trip short to the United States that was supposed to help showcase wrestling's campaign to stay in the Olympics.  The Iranians...

Disease Caused by Repeat Brain Trauma in Athletes May Affect Memory, Mood, Behavior

New research suggests that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain disease associated with repeat brain trauma including concussions in athletes, may affect people in...

Athletes Share Regrets at NCAA Convention

Many college athletes regret specializing in sports so young, believe they played in too many games as kids and have unrealistic professional expectations. Those were...
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WBSC launch official charity partnership with Play For Change

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has agreed a new partnership with the Play For Change (PFC) charitable trust, aimed at enabling more children...

Rousey’s Ruin

As Willie Nelson famously sang, “turn out the lights, the party’s over." In this case the party is Ronda Rousey’s MMA career due to...

Nanjing to replace Barcelona as host of first World Roller Games in 2017

Nanjing in China will host the first edition of the World Roller Games, not Barcelona, the original choice, it has been announced. The decision to...

Berkeley County ban on parent-coaches for high schools ‘would devastate some teams’

A proposal to ban so-called "dad coaches" from high school sports in Berkeley County has some residents riled up, and some athletic directors and...

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