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Dark clouds — both the real and the metaphorical varieties — cast a pall Saturday over Jim Thorpe's annual birthday celebration of the borough's namesake. "Myself, my brother, my family, we are behind this town 110 percent," declared John...
There cannot be anything less dignified than a bunch of lawyers fighting over the corpse of a hero who deserves to be honored and to rest in peace. Today, the battle is over Jim Thorpe. Tomorrow, maybe it will be over Ira Hayes. Thorpe won 1912...
Jacques Rogge told a German newspaper last week that future International Olympic Committee presidents no longer should be volunteers but paid employees. He is right. But only under this condition: If he or she is to be paid, the president who...
Two significant things have changed in Oklahoma's Sac and Fox Indian Nation since the world's greatest athlete died six decades ago. One change is called the Shawnee Casino and the other change is called the Stroud Casino. They are just 25 miles apart...
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The two surviving children of sports great Jim Thorpe won a critical ruling Friday in federal court that could clear the way for his remains to be removed from a mausoleum in the Pennsylvania town that bears his name and reinterred on...
Beyond the Scoreboard is seeking nominations for its annual Champions of Character awards. Beyond the Scoreboard annually awards and recognizes area individuals and teams who epitomize what is known as the six pillars of character: trustworthiness,...
Bo knows. When it comes to playing two sports at the professional level, the degree of difficulty has increased since Bo Jackson starred as a running back for the Raiders and outfielder/designated hitter for the Royals, White Sox and Angels in the...
Kansas Track & Field HistorianAny way you looked at it, the performances by Kansas preps in 2012 were among the best in the 102-year history of KSHSAA track & field. Kansas preps were ranked among the nation’s best in multiple events, and several of them return for another...
Horse racing Sagamore Farm's Walkwithapurpose wins Caesar's Wish Trainer Ignacio Correas saddled Walkwithapurpose and Listen Boy in Saturday's $150,000 Caesar's Wish Stakes and saw them run first and second in the one-mile test for 3-year-old...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sharon Day, a former Costa Mesa High standout, successfully defended her indoor title in the women's pentathlon with 4,478 points at the 2013 USA Indoor Track & Field Championships Friday at the Albuquerque Convention Center....
Danville High School’s forensics team placed second at the Kentucky Educational Speech and Drama Association’s 2013 Forum Saturday. The team was a close second to rival Rowan County and scored far ahead of third-place Boone County. LaRue...
College basketball Whack leads hot Mount to 83-71 win Rashad Whack scored 26 points to lead host Mount St. Mary's (13-13, 8-7 Northeast Conference) to an 83-71 win over LIU Brooklyn (15-12, 10-5) Thursday night. The Mountaineers have won four games in...
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