The top recruits are the ones expected to help make or break a football program. But the players who walk on and fight their way into a scholarship far from the spotlight are the ones who sometimes make an even bigger difference.
Billie Jean King will be one of two openly gay athletes in the U.S. delegation for the opening and closing ceremonies at the Winter Olympics next year in Sochi, Russia, President Obama announced Tuesday. For the first time since 2000, however, the U.S. will not send a president, former president, first lady or vice president to the Games.
National Finals Rodeo cowboys are straight shooters — they’re happy to tell you their motivation for wanting to move the Super Bowl of rodeos out of Las Vegas is money.
Look at a map of the United States. On it, you will find few places Michael Gaughan hasn’t visited to witness a rodeo. The man knows more about small towns than Rand McNally.
A submission win in front of a raucous hometown crowd should help create a pleasant holiday atmosphere for UFC star Urijah Faber.