| Jul 16, 2011
| 4:54 PM
The Florida Gators picked up their 14th commitment of the 2012 recruiting class with the pledge of Boiling Springs (N.C.) Crest safety Rhaheim Ledbetter on Friday morning. A happy day in Gainesville, no doubt.
That all changed Friday night.
A pair of...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 2:08 PM
There will be 15 -- Orlando Freedom back out -- teams participating at the Florida Premier 7s passing tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports starting today (July 17) and running through Tuesday (July 19). The last day will serve as a single-...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:11 PM
As the demands on high school athletes to play year-round increases, so does the need for parents and coaches to be aware of the signs of burnout.
The symptoms aren't always easy to recognize. And sometimes, the adults are part of the problem.
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:27 PM
Golden West College announced Tuesday the hiring of Mark Schubert as head coach of the Rustlers' men's and women's swimming and diving programs.
Schubert is an eight-time Olympic coach and three-time NCAA champion. He was inducted into the...
| Jul 21, 2011
Dynasties eventually crumble.
The Romans left some spectacular ruins, but ruins nonetheless. Ottomans are relegated to the furniture gallery. The Mings, the Greeks, the Mayans … the Celtics, the Yankees, the Fighting Irish.
The framework crumbles....
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Marketing executives at sports apparel company Under Armour had a lot to cheer about this month as the American women's soccer team made a run at the World Cup.
The team ultimately lost to Japan, but the international visibility the players received...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 3:52 PM
The summer is nearly half over, at least according to the calendar. But three of the nation's top 100 prospects in the Class of 2013 — Hampton's Anthony Barber, Phoebus' Troy Williams and Kecoughtan's Rajay Bullock — have had little time to...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 7:57 PM
Chicago police today issued a missing person alert for a 22-year-old woman who police say has cerebral palsy and may be at risk.
Betty Ward, 22, of the 8000 block of South Justine Street was last seen on July 17, police said.
Officials said the woman...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:07 PM
Going with the flow.
That's the way Brett Simpson is approaching this year's U.S. Open of Surfing.
Simpson has been at the top of his game at his home break the last two years, winning the coveted Men's title consecutively.
The 26-year-old Huntington...
| Jul 31, 2011
WHERE TO STAY
Hotel Erwin, 1697 Pacific Ave., Venice; (310) 452-1111 or (800) 786-7789, http://www.hotelerwin.com. 119 rooms in a lodging that was redone in 2009 by the trendy Joie de Vivre chain. One block from the beach and boardwalk. Rooftop bar. No...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 11:28 AM
It's official: I actually have followers for Fit for Life that don't have the same last name as me.
One reader was kind enough to answer my request for information on a local running club. What he told me was that there is a running club at Crescenta-...