Stories tagged: athletes
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017
Outside View: Thumbs-down on politicizing everything
Not long ago, Americans enjoyed less-politicized sports and entertainment. Editorials, talk show hosts and civics teachers bored us with politics. Celebrities soared above it.
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 9:06 p.m.
Athletes to Trump: That’s not how our locker room talks
Donald Trump’s characterization of his caught-on-tape crude and predatory comments about women as “locker room talk” has raised the ire of plenty of athletes, the overwhelming majority saying that what …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
IOC: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008-2012 samples
Forty-five more athletes, including 31 medalists, have been caught for doping after retesting of samples from the last two Summer Olympics, the IOC said Friday.
Thu., July 16, 2015
Steve Christilaw: Greatest Valley athletes are yet to come
It’s funny the things you think about while enjoying a tropical beach during a heat wave. You ponder the irony of a Canadian restaurant (it actually has “Moose” in its …
Thu., June 12, 2014
Steve Christilaw: Three-sport athletes still exist, and they’re tired
Lamentation on the Internet aside, the three-sport athlete in high school sports is still out there. They come fewer and farther between as school size increases, yes, but they’re still …
Sun., March 3, 2013
Basketball players’ tattoos share lives, feelings
No stain, no gain. Basketball player Sam Dower got the message during his freshman year at Gonzaga University from Robert Sacre, the big man on campus with an outsized personality …
Thu., July 26, 2012
4 members of Team St. Luke’s headed to London Games
The heat radiated from the track at West Valley High School one afternoon last week. Austin Pruitt, 17, zipped down the track, sunlight glinting off the wheels of his racing …
Sun., Dec. 28, 2008
Sports’ biggest dummies in 2008
As we say each year at this time, television has its Emmys, music has its Grammys and sports has its dummies. There were the obvious ones this year: John Daly, …
Sun., Oct. 22, 1995
A Career In Pro Football Like Money In The Bank