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  • For math scholar John Urschel of Ravens, playing football adds up

    For math scholar John Urschel of Ravens, playing football adds up
    Every time John Urschel has found himself at a crossroads, his mother has nudged him toward a life of academia. Every time, football's pull proved stronger. During his college recruitment, she urged him to forsake high-level college football for an...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • Teel Time: Florida State, Virginia, Notre Dame headline ACC's 2013-14

    Teel Time: Florida State, Virginia, Notre Dame headline ACC's 2013-14
    The ACC kicks off fiscal 2014-15 Tuesday by welcoming Louisville and ditching Maryland, an eventful start to a year that will be hard-pressed to match its immediate predecessor. First, the league expanded to 15 last July 1 by adding Syracuse, Pittsburgh...
  • Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern

    Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern
    Jelani Roberts remembers watching Northwestern's Venric Mark a couple years ago. The speedy three-star receiver who will be a senior at Gilman this fall saw how Mark torched his opponents for more than 1,300 rushing yards and more than 600 combined return...
  • Big Ten presidents endorse reforms

    The Sports Xchange Big Ten presidents endorse reforms The Big Ten's 14 presidents and chancellors issued a letter Tuesday calling for expanded benefits for athletes to meet their needs while rejecting the idea of compensation for those who participate...
  • Delany driven on Madison Square Garden move

    Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany rarely loses a battle of wills.   After enriching the conference by creating the Big Ten Network and a conference title game, are university presidents and chancellors in any position to rebuff him?   Delany continues to...
  • Bethlehem Catholic's Lonardo commits to Lafayette

     
    Bethlehem Catholic defensive end Dante Lonardo has verbally committed to continue his football career at Lafayette College. The rising senior is listed at 6-foot-4 and 245 pounds. He chose Lafayette over Army, Cornell, Temple, and Villanova. He is...
  • Wrestling | Lake Forest's Durbin gets call from Northwestern

    Wrestling | Lake Forest's Durbin gets call from Northwestern
    Regis Durbin’s life changed dramatically the week of Feb. 22. Since then, it’s only gotten better. Durbin became Lake Forest’s first individual wrestling champion when he pulled off an improbable 3-2 ultimate tie-breaker victory over...
  • In O'Bannon trial, NCAA President Mark Emmert sticks to view of amateurs

    In his second day of testimony in the Ed O’Bannon case, NCAA President Mark Emmert on Friday held fast to his views on amateurism as a plaintiffs’ attorney sought to show that purported ideals of collegiate athletics have already been...
  • Glen Ellyn native wraps up softball season

     Glen Ellyn native wraps up softball season
    Glen Ellyn native Nicole Evans, a graduate of Trinity High School, had a successful first season on the University of Illinois softball team. Although she hit just .232, she showed some power and belted four home runs and drove in 13 runs in 41 games,...
  • 1984 Purdue men's basketball captain heading to Congress

    1984 Purdue men's basketball captain heading to Congress
    TALLAHASSEE -- Curt Clawson, a Republican businessman from Bonita Springs whose renown six months ago was limited to his hard-court days at Purdue University, is heading to Congress. Voters in the Republican-leaning Southwest Florida district...