Two years after a former Northwestern University rower saw potential for a program suited toward nurturing the love of the sport, the Traverse City Area Public Schools rowing program from an idea to a reality.
A Nebraska prosecutor said seven people who threatened college basketball referee John Higgins of Omaha after an NCAA Tournament game in March have been identified. Information on them will be referred to authorities in their jurisdictions and to the FBI’s Omaha field office.
For most of the first month and a half of the Major League Baseball season, Joe Blanton threw with pain. It wasn’t constant and not every day. Sometimes little adjustments helped, and he tried a lot of them. But the tweaks never stopped his shoulder from bothering him for long.
Hamidou Diallo personified the players first philosophy espoused and promoted by Kentucky Coach John Calipari. His entry in this year’s NBA Draft process without playing a game for UK showed how players’ ambitions trump even playing college games. Diallo subsequently decided to return to play for UK next season. Had Diallo stayed in the draft, ESPN analyst Jay Bilas scoffs at the notion the player used UK without the program and its fans benefiting from his time on the team.