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In the wake of the earthquake that jolted my apartment building and a large portion of the eastern United States on Tuesday, allow me to express my disappointment in the local pet population. Long known for possessing the ability to sense impending...
For years, Akil Patterson wouldn't tell the world who he really was: a gay man playing Division I college football. His secret weighed on him, frightened him, confused him, taking on a life all its own. In lonely periods, the former University of...
Tags: Gays and Lesbians, Punishment, Football, Athletes, Phoenix Suns
Pat Carey North County, senior, 189 pounds •Started wrestling as freshman and saw work rewarded this season with 39-0 record and first state championship •Three-time state championship finalist and holds North County career records for...
Tags: Teaching and Learning, Ethics, Football, Schools, Values
Sun StaffNo one could ever accuse Jim McKay of signing up for another Olympics because he's resume building. Or because he needs the paycheck. "It sounds like fun," says McKay of his handshake deal to cover his 12th Olympiad. "It's one more time around the block....
Sun StaffThis weekend is the last chance for whitewater slalom kayakers and canoers to qualify for the Olympic team trials, from April 2 to 4 in South Bend, Ind. The event, at the Nantahalla Outdoor Center in North Carolina, will complete a field of 90 athletes...
Final thoughts on a memorable two weeks in Greece This is my last blog from the Athens Olympics, which I'm assuming will be one of the more memorable I've covered for a number of reasons. Foremost among them, I'm sure, will be the swimming of Michael...
Solomon Fleckman, an all-American at Lehigh University in 1992, has been named head wrestling coach at Blair Academy in New Jersey. Fleckman will replace Charles Danhof, who had served as an interim coach for the 2012-13 season following the...
The International Olympic Committee dropped wrestling as a Summer Games sport on Tuesday, meaning that effective with the 2020 Games, freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling won't be a part of the festivities after being in every Summer Olympics since 1896....
The Rose Bowl pregame weather has been about as crummy as the seven combined losses for Stanford and Wisconsin. It's never good to make Dick Butkus, who made the game-clinching interception for Illinois in the 1964 game, slog through drenching rain...
Jeff Blatnick, who overcame cancer to win a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, died Wednesday. He was 55. Blatnick died of complications from heart surgery, USA Wrestling said on its website, citing a report...
Tales of Masked Men Friday, Sept. 28, 10 p.m., PBS Here in the United States, we have a pretty strong appetite for spectacle. And we've got our share of ritualized violence. We've been known, on occasion, to hold simplified dualistic moral...
Tags: Jack Black, Anthropology, Documentary (genre), Movies, Mexico
It is only something that he thinks about every 5 minutes. Standing on the 1992 Olympic wrestling mat in overtime, facing the man considered to be the best in the world, Doland native Dennis Koslowski had a moment of hesitation. In the finals, I...
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