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Today in Sports History for Nov. 16

...seconds left, giving No. 2 Miami a 17-16 victory.1996 - Byron Hanspard of Texas Tech becomes the sixth major-college player to run for 2,000 yards in a season, rushing for 257 yards and four touchdowns in the Red Raiders' 56-21 victory...
Labor board blocks effort to unionize college athletes

...ends any chance to establish labor unions in college athletics."This puts the nail in the coffin of organizing college players," said Ronald Meisburg, a former NLRB general counsel and onetime board member.Tim Waters, of the United Steelworkers...
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Juneau Fast Break Basketball Camp scores again

...included during camp for special presenters to address multiple topics. Former JDHS high school and Yakima Valley college player, Austin Shoemaker, discussed the importance of working through life's challenges and goal-setting with the campers...
Juneau sandlot player 'mining' baseballs in the valley

...year of college and must have one year of NCAA eligibility remaining."I will get to work with a lot of Division 1 college players," Greely said. "That excites me. I will get to work with some upper classmen as well."Arizona Western is a...
College Football Playoff off to solid start, so don't mess with it much

...the playoff; the postseason would become more like the NFL with fly-in, fly-out games involving unpaid, weary college players; and saying yes to four teams would open the floodgates for eight ... and 16.That final point at least is indisputable...
Gold Medal tournament games set

...Edgecumbe Invitational tourney this Christmas. There, he gave overtime fits to Petersburg and Metlakatla's young college players. Kake placed fourth last year with inspired play from Anthony Ross-Dolan. Haines will have Justin Swinton rejoining...
Hoops hijinks take center court

...The Harlem Ambassadors are funny and they know how to play basketball."The Harlem Ambassadors feature former college players Lade Majic (University of Missouri), Nicholas Simpson (Vermont Tech/Indiana University), Devin Pankey (Concordia...
As LeBron decides, Miami and Cleveland wait

...revealed publicly.Earlier Thursday, James again appeared at his skills academy for the nation's top high school and college players, scrimmaging and then watching games in the afternoon with some friends, including Wade. Meanwhile, in Bath Township...
The Major League's Minor Leagues: American baseball's league system can be complicated. Here's a primer:

...for many. High-A features the biggest jump in talent. Only the best of the lower level minors, independent and college players make it here.? Class AA (Double-A) - More experienced (and consistent) players (average age is 23) who...
Fun tournament, cloudy future for NCAA

...of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern football players had a right to unionize and likened college players to full-time employees. Players are seeking better health care and more protection after they graduate, along...


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