March is generally the time of year to be peaking, not falling, and there seems to be a palpable sense of panic around the 'Cuse. Could they conceivably drop to a four-seed? What happened to Trevor Cooney's jumper? Can Boeheim right the ship? While the Orange is undeniably struggling, a lot can still happen between now and the tournament. Let's take a look at three reasons why we shouldn't panic.
How can I laud FIFA for striking down a law that should have never been implemented in the first place? Being ripped from the game because a lot of white, privileged men decided it was dangerous for me and the sport was torturous. Football is for all of us. It should always have been.
Perhaps no transgender issue brings out more anger than the idea of transgender women competing in athletics. This was evident again when a female transgender CrossFit athlete was told, in writing, by the CrossFit governing body that she cannot compete as a woman.
On May 31, 2014, the best of the best will compete onstage when London hosts the World Yoga Sports Championship. Yoga competitors from over 25 countries will gather and cheer one another on. Here are some words from the champs to get us into the spirit.
On Thursday March 6 the Rainier Beach Boys High School Basketball team moved one step closer to a trip to play in the High School National Basketball Tournament Championship in New York.
In the last three decades, the deluge of African-American players into the Major Leagues has gone from a flood to a trickle. From the height in the mid 1970s, the numbers have dwindled down to a paltry 8.5 percent.
This week, University of Notre Dame varsity tennis player, Matt Dooley, joined Jason Collins and Michael Sam by coming out publicly as a gay male.
Tommy John won more games than 39 of the 59 pitchers enshrined in Cooperstown, including such greats as Bob Feller, Sandy Koufax, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Catfish Hunter, Jim Palmer, Jim Bunning and Don Drysdale.
Sports betting is booming. Reuters estimates one trillion dollars is bet annually on sports worldwide. Yes, trillion with a T!
I had been blessed with gifts that the world recognized: height, agility, coordination and strength.
Despite these very real concerns, which certainly warrant serious consideration, the rule, as proposed, only regulates conduct on the playing field.
Critics of sabermetrics often focus on the inability of quantitative approaches to determine the value of real or imagined parts of the game like leadership, chemistry, team dynamics and the like.
Matt Riddle has had his battles outside the ring as well. The UFC suspended him last February for testing positive for pot, despite the fact that he's a state-sanctioned medical marijuana user in Nevada. Pot is forbidden; but testosterone replacement therapy isn't.
People much smarter about hockey than me will analyze what your departure means to the game and the Vancouver Canucks. I'm sure somewhere, at some point, some law school will run a clinic for general managers and agents on how not to handle contract negotiations. But you, Bobby Lu, you showed us all how to be stronger in our lives and on the job.
Without concrete improvements in accessibility for people with disabilities, the strength and independence of Paralympic athletes may seem to the Russian public more like the exception than the rule.
We marvel at the courage, determination and sportsmanship when so many talented individuals work their hardest and push themselves to do their very best.
The NBA's owners may sincerely believe that they will be improving the overall product if they start barring players under 20. But they will be sincerely mistaken.