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  • Michael Koehler, Deerfield teacher and Jim Thorpe's grandson, dies at 76

    Michael Koehler, Deerfield teacher and Jim Thorpe's grandson, dies at 76
    Michael D. Koehler was the grandson of one of America's greatest athletes, Jim Thorpe, and as a high school football star faced the inevitable comparisons.
  • L.A. might have been unable to control reasons for losing Olympic bid

    L.A. might have been unable to control reasons for losing Olympic bid
    It was midafternoon Thursday when Mayor Eric Garcetti got the call. The news wasn't good. U.S. Olympic Committee executives wanted the mayor to know they had chosen Boston — not Los Angeles — as the American bid city for the 2024 Summer...

    IOC agenda no revolution but important change for Olympics

    IOC agenda no revolution but important change for Olympics
    MONACO – When the International Olympic Committee announces its intention to make major changes, the temptation is to recall the words of both late Chicago alderman Paddy Bauler and John Lennon. It was Bauler who famously said, "Chicago ain’...

    Fight over Jim Thorpe's remains continues

    Fight over Jim Thorpe's remains continues
    Famed athlete Jim Thorpe's sons and a Native American tribe are continuing their fight to remove the Olympian's remains from Carbon County. The Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma and brothers Richard and William Thorpe on Monday appealed 3rd U.S. Circuit...

    Court: Olympian Jim Thorpe's remains should not be moved

    Court: Olympian Jim Thorpe's remains should not be moved
    Jim Thorpe's remains will stay in the Pennsylvania town named for the legendary Native American athlete and Olympics champion, after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected an effort by two sons to move them to tribal lands in his native Oklahoma....