| Jun 13, 2010
The beloved man everyone called Coach was not an indigenous species in this capital of flummery and celebrity.
Like many Californians, John Wooden was an immigrant from the plains of the Midwest. But he had arrived from Indiana at the age of 37 with...
| Jun 13, 2010
John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
| Feb 4, 2009
| 9:05 AM
American Heritage offensive lineman Jared Wheeler made it official, signing with the University of Miami before a crowd of supporters Wednesday morning.
Wheeler (6-5, 310) easily stood out in a group of four American Heritage football signees. The...
| Aug 23, 2010
As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation.
With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
| Aug 30, 2008
| 6:36 PM
Josh Pee: WR; Carson-Newman; So. Dominique Battle: DB; Cincinnati; Fr. Alicus Nozinor: WR; Eastern Illinois University; Sr. Corey Riley: DL; Eastern Michigan University; Sr. Warley Leroy: K; Florida Atlantic University; R-Sr....
| Feb 10, 2010
MINNEAPOLIS - Quit smoking. Turn off the computer. Go to bed.
It could improve your grades. Of course, parents have always known that. Now, in the first study of its kind, researchers at the University of Minnesota have proved it. They matched grade...
| Jun 18, 2009
| 4:59 PM
Diane is originally from central Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She has worked at newspapers in Delaware, Ohio, Georgia and Virginia. She enjoys shooting sports the most and likes her job because...
| Aug 4, 2009
As a candidate for president, Barack Obama lambasted drug companies and the influence they wielded in Washington. He even ran a television ad targeting the industry's chief lobbyist, former Louisiana congressman Billy Tauzin, and the role Tauzin played in...
| Aug 18, 2009
| 8:41 PM
Colleges coaches at major BCS players have been asking themselves all summer, "Am I going to be in Seantrel's 5?"
Well, now we know, and Urban Meyer probably did a little dance, because the No. 1-ranked player in the nation, according to Rivals.com, will...
| Aug 31, 2009
America's sweet tooth is growing. Like many other mammals, we are hooked on sugar because it is packed with energy and our bodies have evolved ways of encouraging us to consume more of it.
The trouble is, foods and beverages with added sugars are...
| Oct 2, 2009
Mononucleosis, the curse of high school and college students, doesn't have to bring social and academic lives to a screeching halt, researchers say. Instead, the disease can be treated to shorten the duration of the illness and reduce the chance of...