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  • MAGIC IS NO. 2 BIG TEN ICON

     
    Magic Johnson has been named Big Ten icon No. 2 by the Big Ten Network, which means that Illinois running back legend Red Grange will be icon No. 1. It also reaffirms my belief that Jesse Owens was robbed and......
  • AS WE ALL KNEW: RED GRANGE NAMED NO. 1 BIG TEN ICON

     
    We all knew it would be the case: Red Grange, the legendary Illinois running back in the 1920s, today was named the Big Ten Conference's No. 1 icon by the Big Ten Network. But that doesn't make him No. 1......
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was a hockey player arrested for trying to switch to another military team during World War II?

     
    HOCKEY LEGEND: A hockey player was arrested by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for trying to switch to another military hockey team during World War II. STATUS: I'm Going With True. On Oct. 13, 1943, 29-year-old Walter "Turk" Broda was......
  • Ohio State to honor military with camo-helmets

     
    Ohio State to honor military with camo-helmets In a move to honor the men and women serving in the military, Ohio State football players will wear special camouflaged helmets for spring practice and for the April 23....
  • Tyson Gay runs world’s fastest time, wants to beat Usain Bolt| Video

     
    But while training in Clermont this month, Tyson Gay clocked the world's current fastest time at 9.79. Usain Bolt holds the record at 9.58....
  • ANNUAL BIG TEN AWARDS SHOW MONDAY NIGHT

     
    The Big Ten Network will broadcast the fourth annual BTN Awards Show live at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time Monday -- an event that recognizes the best of Big Ten Conference sports in 2010-11. Penn State is represented with four nominees:......
  • Florida State national champion Ngoni Makusha going pro

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Well, I had my first opportunity to hear from Florida State track star Ngoni Makusha earlier Wednesday afternoon, and, as it turns out, it's probably my last chance to hear from him — at least as a student. During a 12:30 p.m....
  • Blog: Sun sports editor in Athens

    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...
  • Phelps wins major award for '03 feats

    NEW YORK - North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimming star Michael Phelps has added the American International Trophy to his portfolio of major honors, outpolling an array of global sports celebrities. Phelps was announced yesterday as the 24th winner of...
  • Jackie Robinson: Simply a Great Athlete

    Jackie Robinson: Simply a Great Athlete
    In today's sports world, fans thrill to Eric Dickerson cutting-back off-tackle and Jerry Rice making fingertip catch behind a startled secondary. They applaud Ozzie Smith as he darts into the hole for a backhand stop and Kevin Mitchell when he clouts...