A funny thing happened when Jean stopped grieving. She started fighting, becoming a fierce advocate for Drew. For every kid like him. She didn’t want to get rid of football. She wanted to make it safer, so no one would go through what her family went through. Read the rest of this entry »
No one had a clue. Not his coaches. Not his teammates. Not even his mother, looking on from her usual spot in the grandstand. Read the rest of this entry »
That’s how Landon Clement is referred to by a lot of students here on the historically black campus of North Carolina Central University. When he first arrived two years ago, the term was not exactly a compliment.
Nearly 75 percent of kids who play organized sports quit by age 13. Some find that their skill level hits a plateau and the game is no longer fun. Others simply discover other interests. But too many promising young athletes turn away from sports because their parents become insufferable.
Their overwhelming response: «The ride home from games with my parents.»
The informal survey lasted three decades, initiated by two former longtime coaches who over time became staunch advocates for the player, Read the rest of this entry »
Muhammad Ali‘s only biological son is cut off from the late boxing champ’s $80 million fortune — but sources tell RadarOnline.com he will cash in anyway by writing a tell-all exposing his scheming stepmother! Read the rest of this entry »
Kate Hairopoulos, Cowboys beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, hosted a chat this week. Here are some of the highlights. Read the rest of this entry »
Summer is upon us, with the promise of idle days spent lazing on the dock, drinking iced tea and watching two of the world’s great political parties commit suicide. Read the rest of this entry »