| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:07 AM
LeBron James is on quite a streak.
In Tuesday's 117-104 win over Portland, the Miami Heat superstar became the first player in NBA history to score at least 30 points on an incredibly efficient 60%-or-better shooting in six straight games.
| Feb 13, 2013
| 11:14 AM
In a "this could only happen in Los Angeles" moment during Tuesday's Laker game against Phoenix, Will Ferrell put on a red coat and stood courtside, pretending to be a Staples Center security guard.
Ferrell then went up to former Laker Shaquille O'Neal,...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Boy did the IOC executive board make a huge blunder and underestimate exactly what it was doing when it made a purely political decision by recommending the removal of wrestling for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
How about golf?...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:16 PM
MANKATO, Minn. — Hannah Treinen finished sixth in the indoor women’s pentathlon on Friday at the Minnesota State, Mankato, Open and Multi-Events.
Treinen finished with 3,033 points. Anna Blaske of Winona won the pentathlon with 3,260...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:22 PM
From a 1-in-8 shot to a 1-in-3.
Those are pretty good odds, but still not good enough for wrestling.
The world wrestling community cleared one hurdle on Wednesday when wrestling was named as one of three finalists for inclusion into the 2020 Olympic...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:44 PM
There cannot be anything less dignified than a bunch of lawyers fighting over the corpse of a hero who deserves to be honored and to rest in peace.
Today, the battle is over Jim Thorpe. Tomorrow, maybe it will be over Ira Hayes.
Thorpe won 1912...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:07 PM
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The two surviving children of sports great Jim Thorpe won a critical ruling Friday in federal court that could clear the way for his remains to be removed from a mausoleum in the Pennsylvania town that bears his name and reinterred on...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Two significant things have changed in Oklahoma's Sac and Fox Indian Nation since the world's greatest athlete died six decades ago.
One change is called the Shawnee Casino and the other change is called the Stroud Casino. They are just 25 miles apart...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Jacques Rogge told a German newspaper last week that future International Olympic Committee presidents no longer should be volunteers but paid employees.
He is right.
But only under this condition:
If he or she is to be paid, the president who...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:44 AM
Beyond the Scoreboard is seeking nominations for its annual Champions of Character awards.
Beyond the Scoreboard annually awards and recognizes area individuals and teams who epitomize what is known as the six pillars of character: trustworthiness,...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The Olympics are now in their third century. In that time, the spirit of the Games hasn’t much changed — seemingly everywhere, people have followed them and been swept up in the euphoria of it all — but the events that are part of it...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The Northern State track and field team will start its indoor season Sunday.
The Wolves will compete in the North Dakota State Bison Invite in Fargo. The NSU men were picked to finish sixth in the NSIC preseason conference poll, while the women were...