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"Arnie's Army" on the March Again
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: April 2005
 
"Boomeritis" Sweeping the Nation
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: December 2003
 
100 Sports 100 Women 100 Inspiring Athletes
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2006
"Thirty years ago, 100 vignettes of elite female athletes in 100 different sports would have been hard to come by. Today . . . Well, see for yourself."
 
A Golden Vision Brian Boxer Wachler
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2011
Steven Holcomb's bobsled career and childhood dream of winning an Olympic gold medal were dashed forever--or so it seemed.
 
A Jolt to the Senses Rob Matheson
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2017
"The American College of Sports Medicine estimates that, each year, roughly 300,000 high school and college athletes are diagnosed with sports-related head injuries--but that number may be several times higher due to undiagnosed cases."
 
A Ticket to Ride: The Rapid Rise of Snowboarding Tom Farrell
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2002
"A veteran generation of snowboarders is introducing its kids to the sport, and the typical slacker stereotype is way past its prime."
 
A Way to Even the Odds in Soccer Shootouts
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: April 2016
 
Actually, Anybody Can Play Bindu Khurana
Category: Athletic Arena Published: November 2014
The stereotype is an average fantasy football player is an overweight male who sits in front of his computer and never has set foot on a football field.
 
Advanced Material in Sports: An Advantage or Ethical Challenge? Sharon Kay Stoll , Keith A. Prisbrey , F.H. Froes
Category: Athletic Arena Published: May 2002
"If the goal of sports is competition and winning, advanced materials will continue to improve the equipment so that less efficiency, fitness, and skill are necessary to play."
 
An "Olympian" Tax Exemption Michael Granof
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2017
"The U.S. Olympic Committee awarded more than $2,000,000 to Olympic and Paralympic medalists last year: $25,000 for Gold, $15,000 for Silver, and $10,000 for Bronze."
 
As the Years Advance, Baseball's Magic Retreats Anthony Iovino
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2002
". . . There's no rush of adventure, like when I used to spend hours pickout out just the right doubleheader, or thrill like that first night game."
 
Bail Us Out of Bankrupt Ballpark Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2009
"New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon [has built a baseball stadium] with more blind spots and obstructed views than the liberal media assessing the Obama presidency."
 
Baseball Cards Also Break Color Barrier
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: April 2012
 
Baseball Remains a Funny Game Curt Smith
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2011
"Tonight Show" host Johnny Carson wanted to know if announcer Bob Uecker ever had been asked to endorse a product. Uecker answered that he "had a unique and lucrative contract with a sporting goods company, Rawlings, not to use any of their products."
 
Baseball's Enduring Images Recall Its Storied History Susan Reyburn
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2010
The Library of Congress is the keeper of American memory, as the collective fragments of our national pastime are carefully catalogued and painstakingly preserved.
 
Big Time in the Little League Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2005
For managers, coaches, players, and parents alike, nothing quite can compare to a season on the youth circuit.
 
Big-Time College Sports Getting Bigger
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: December 2009
 
Charlie Hustle Makes Hall After All
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: April 2007
 
Classic Clemente: Pittsburgh Pirates Great Feted
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: April 2008
 
Concussed Dads Still Let Their Kids Play
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: December 2013
 
Concussion Compliance Must Improve in NCAA
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: December 2014
 
Concussion Recovery Time Debated
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: August 2012
 
Discovering Greatness in the Negro Leagues
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: August 2008
 
Enhancing Perceptions of Tennis Players
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: April 2011
 
Forget the Babe, Baseball's Best Is Named Tyrus Raymond Cobb Richard Bak
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2005
Although his lifetime average of .367 and 12 batting titles have never even been approached, his pervasive image is that of a brutal, bigoted, friendless, haunted creature, a freeswinging, bourbon guzzling ogre who presumably tortured small animals . . .
 
From Two-a-Days to Game Day Robert A. Panariello
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2016
"As [strength and conditioning] coaches, we perform all types of testing and training with our athletes, but the most important test often missed is: 'Can the athlete play?' "
 
Gambing with the Future of College Sports James C. Dobson
Category: Athletic Arena Published: May 2001
". . . The apparent legitimacy given to sports gambling by Nevada's casinos has confused the public. Many, if not most, Americans do not understand that it is illegal everywhere else."
 
Go Figure: Another Miracle on Ice Jane Barrash
Category: Athletic Arena Published: May 2010
"I cannot tell you how many times I was told I was foolish for putting the skates back on at my age and that I was wasting my time and money thinking I could make a film that anyone but my mother would want to watch."
 
Going Back to Houston Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2003
Like so many of America's sports-hungry cities, Houston, Tex., saw its longtime National Football League team move to another region of the country, only to have it replaced by another franchise.
 
Gridiron Glory Wasn't Always So John J. Miller
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2014
"[Sports, especially football] not only make us distinctively American, they make us better Americans."
 
Hall of Fame City Plays Host to Football Exhibit
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: August 2017
 
How Statistical Analytics Has Changed Sports Peter Dizikes
Category: Athletic Arena Published: May 2016
"One way to look at…analytics is as a series of battles over the right way to understand sports. You might call these games within games…"
 
How to Become a Scholarship Athlete
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: December 2010
 
Is "Team" a Four-Letter Word? Michael L. Sachs
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2002
"Losing tends to exacerbate conflicts that may be simmering, but remain dormant while a team is enjoying success."
 
Is Drug Testing of Athletes Necessary? Matthew J. Mitten
Category: Athletic Arena Published: November 2005
"Rather than imposing an external drug-testing program on sports organizations, the Federal gov't should focus on preventing access to performance-enhancing drugs that pose health risks and prosecuting persons who distribute these substances illegally."
 
Mad Men of the Hardwood
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2011
The mayhem of March Madness figures to be a bit more intense this year with the reformatting of the NCAA Tournament to include even more teams.
 
Major League Baseball Returns to the Nation's Capital Dennis Coates , Brad R. Humphreys
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2005
Like many cities that have waited so long for a team, Washington, D.C., is ready to lavish its new residents with a state-of-the-art ballpark that will cost hundreds of millions of dollars. However, who should foot the bill?
 
Making the Show--and Staying There William D. Witnauer , Richard G. Rogers , Jarron M. Saint Onge
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2011
Baseball careers are not compressed versions of normal careers--rather they are skewed substantially toward early exit.
 
Modern Sports and the Black Experience
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: August 2010
 
My Life in Baseball Honus Wagner
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2006
The forgotten manuscript of a big league legend who preceded Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth as the National Pastime's first 20th-century superstar gives a fascinating glimpse of what life was like around the grand old game during its early years.
 
No Hands No Feet No Limits Christine Belleris
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2012
At recess, the nuns would ask, "He has no feet; so how can he run so fast?" So fast, in fact, that Tony Volpentest has been nominated for induction in the Olympic Hall of Fame.
 
Play Ball--Everywhere! Diane Miller Sommerville
Category: Athletic Arena Published: November 2016
"Anywhere you go in Cuba there are pickup games being played in alleys and streets, in deserted lots, in fallowed fields, even inside the clover leaf of an on-ramp to a highway."
 
Preventing Sports-Related Injuries David H. Janda M.D.
Category: Athletic Arena Published: May 2003
". . . The sporting goods industry, insurance companies, and government agencies have been lax in informing the public about the critical need for injury prevention in sports. . . ."
 
Pride and Passion
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: April 2009
 
Professional Athletes: Cultural Icons or Social Anomalies? Gary Sailes
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2001
Is it fair to demand that athletes serve as role models?
 
Red Sox Nation Welcomes "Baseball as America"
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2008
Boston is the latest venue for a traveling Hall of Fame exhibition that brings the game's past to life while celebrating the accomplishments of today's teams and stars.
 
Saluting Pittsburgh's Finest Richard E. Vatz , Lee S. Weinberg
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2008
"Understanding the magnitude of [Roberto] Clemente requires an appreciation of the gestalt of his presence, which was greater than the sum of his statistics. . . ."
 
Scoreboard-Watching Season Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2011
A true and pure fight for the flag has not taken place in more than 40 years--that is, since the advent of baseball divisions and a mult-team playoff format. Still, come September, the pennant push is on.
 
Seeking to Make Youth Sports Safe P. David Halstead
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2001
Protective equipment, standards, and common sense are keys to preventing serious injury.
 
Shades of Greatness
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2008
Art inspired by Negro Leagues baseball.
 
Soccer Once Again Commands the World Stage John Polis
Category: Athletic Arena Published: May 2006
"Dramatic upsets such as the U.S. triumph over England in 1950, North Korea's defeat of Italy in 1966, and Cameroon's shocker against Argentina in 1990 surely serve to remind seasoned fans that the unthinkable can and does happen at the World Cup."
 
Sports of All Sorts
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2007
"Artists . . . often get caught up in the spirit of the . . . Season, their creative juices producing an interesting array of works, each with its own unique perspective of that particular athletic arena."
 
Stars of Summer Descend on St. Louis Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2009
Can the National League's mid-summer night's dream team finally prevail in the All-Star Game?
 
Straightening Out the Twisted Road to the World Series Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Athletic Arena Published: November 2015
Why is it so difficult for Major League Baseball to implement an equitable playoff system?
 
Sudden Death of Young Athletes Can Be Prevented Robert J. Siegel , Bruce J. Kimura
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2001
"The tools are available to conduct more-extensive screening as part of a preparticipatory physical examination, aimed at detecting those at risk for sudden death on the playing field, at a cost comparable to a pair of tickets to the game itself."
 
Swim! Bike! Run! Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2011
"The . . . Training [for a triathalon] is a full mind, body, spirit connection. It teaches you to break down self-limitation. It carries over into other aspects of life."
 
Swinging Away: How Cricket and Baseball Connect
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: August 2011
 
Tackling Concussions Between the Hash Marks Dan Arment
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2014
"Wireless helmet sensors, handheld alert monitoring of players at all levels, and biomarker testing are innovations that have moved the game of football forward. . . . We all need to stay committed to making smarter football part of that evolution."
 
Take Me Out to the "Song" Park
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2017
The exhibition "Baseball's Greatest Hits: The Music of Our National Game" serves as a perfect companion to the start of spring training.
 
Take Me Out to the Ballfields David Jerome
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2016
"Every day that the [Chicago] Cubs had a home game, I would head down to Wrigleyville and do a little pregame elbow-bending with some of the Windy City's most faithful fans…"
 
Take Me Out to the Portraits Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2004
Hope--and baseball--springs eternal in "Game Faces," which brings to life the National Pastime's men in uniform.
 
Taking a Shot at Terror Alexis Blue
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2017
A pair of basketball studies gave credence to Terror Management Theory."
 
Tennis (Stories) Anyone? Sidney Wood
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2011
"The fifth set went along like a six-day bike race with hardly more than a point separating us at any time. Finally (like people who are seasick and no longer care if they do so long as it is soon) we no longer cared who won. . . ."
 
The Addiction to Gambling Is No Fantasy David Sack
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2016
"For those considering getting involved with daily fantasy sports, keep this in mind: playing undoubtedly will be just as exciting and easy as its backers advertise but, just as with other forms of gambling, stopping can be difficult."
 
The All-Name All-Stars Llewellyn D. Howell
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2005
"It no longer is Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance. Now it is Garciaparra-to-Grudzielanek-to-Choi. . . . Poetry on the diamond and music to the ears."
 
The Changing Face of Baseball Cards Wayne M. Barrett
Category: Athletic Arena Published: May 2012
Today, too many people play the race card so casually and with so little thought; they would do well to remember the determination and humility displayed by those who really did have something to complain about.
 
The Crimson Tide's "CAST" Is Cresting Adam Jones , David Miller
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2017
Univ of Alabama's Integrative Center for Athletic Sport Technology draws on expertise from the fields of engineering, exercise science, health science, athletic training, nutrition, & kinesiology, giving researchers access to top-notch athletes.
 
The Dark Side of Sports Symbols D. Stanley Eitzen , Maxine Baca Zinn
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2001
Colleges & universities are making efforts to diversify their student bodies, faculties, & administrations by race, ethnicity & sex. This laudable goal is clearly at odds with the existence of racist & sexist names & practices of athletic teams.
 
The Georgia Peach Hit His Stride Richard Bak
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2006
Determined to "hurl red hell on his way to a score," Ty Cobb increasingly became more aggressive and imaginative during his first few seasons with the Detroit Tigers, exhibiting a lethal combination of speed, size, muscle, and guile.
 
The Making of the World Series Video Dan Caesar
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2005
Boston and St. Louis took center stage for Major League Baseball Production, with the Red Sox, previous two-time Fall Classic vicitms to the Cardinals, finally reversing the curse and winning their first title since 1918.
 
The National Pastime Finally Steps Up Pat Williams , Mike Sielski
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2013
A war was raging in the sports pages about whether MLB should be integrated. Meanwhile, from Jackie Robinson, in the borough of Brooklyn, New York, an idea was brewing that would catapult him into the national consciousness.
 
The Ongoing Battle Over Title IX Nancy Hogshead-Makar
Category: Athletic Arena Published: July 2003
The purpose of Title IX is to make discrimination based on gender in education and athletics unlawful. It does not prevent schools from abandoning the mission of athletics, and it can't stop schools from dropping a men's team or its entire athletic dept.
 
The Shackles of Free Safety Czonko Bezrski Jr.
Category: Athletic Arena Published: September 2015
"…With barely a minute left, Coach suddenly was ready to play me--on defense? Spitting and spewing, he yelled for me to line up deep middle and 'Don't let anyone get past you!' "
 
Triumph and Turmoil Claudia Hatt
Category: Athletic Arena Published: May 2017
"The whistle blows and the players are off and running. Your kid is actually one of the starters for a change, and your jaw drops to the ground--you have never seen such amazing skill from a seven-year-old…"
 
Watching the Man Watching Tim Crothers
Category: Athletic Arena Published: November 2006
Anson Dorrance is the improbable architect of the greatest college sports dynasty ever.
 
Who You Calling a Redskin? Paul M. Banks
Category: Athletic Arena Published: January 2014
"Maybe a new name would make the team even more popular and lucrative--and less offensive."
 
You Can Make Book on It Joseph N. Gagliano
Category: Athletic Arena Published: March 2016
The author coordinated the Arizona State University men;s basketball point-shaving scandal, and later was sent to Federal Prison. Now labaled a two-time felon, he is telling his story…"
 
Young Gridders Must Stay Cool
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: August 2006
 
Youngsters Competing While Dehydrated
News View Category: Athletic Arena Published: August 2005