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Today In Sports History for Wednesday, April 29

...since the NBA expanded the opening series to a best-of-seven.2013 - Jason Collins becomes the first male professional athlete in the four major American sports leagues to come out as gay. Collins writes a first-person account for Sports...
Arts calendar

...story of the skier girl. Although the film will showcase females at the top of the sport, it is not limited to professional athletes. The real story is the confidence that skiing can bring forth in a female's life, no matter where in life...
My Turn: Standing united against domestic violence, child abuse

...terrible acts of domestic violence and child abuse by professional athletes. The glaring media focus on these acts dimmed...we look ahead to a brighter 2015. Alaska's professional athletes must come together with community members to stand...
Letter: Gillnetting on the rivers

...wasted. Then there are the king salmon. Do these people even care about trying to protect kings? Years ago, a professional athlete was complaining about a $12 million contract. He said, "Hey, I have to feed my family." A sports reporter...
Middle school sports seek assistance from public

...obtaining athletic college scholarships¬ or becoming professional athletes. Middle level athletes should always be encouraged...than on the possibility of becoming a college or professional athlete (McEwin &Swaim, 2007).There are other potential...
Georgetown players stage 'I Can't Breathe' protest

...hands with the Jayhawks before taking off the shirts for the announcement of the starting lineups.Many notable professional athletes - including LeBron James and Kobe Bryant - have written the message on their warmups or other equipment in recent...
Hoops hijinks take center court

...that through hard work and dedication, they can overcome obstacles and lead meaningful live helping others, as professional athletes, or in any profession they aspire to do.The local girls and boys high school teams will conduct food fundraisers...
Today In Sports History

...that it was not interstate commerce. That exemption deprived baseball players of protections enjoyed by other professional athletes and the players association blamed it for contributing to baseball's eight work stoppages since 1972, including...
Today in sports history

...expanded the opening series to a best-of-seven.2013 - NBA veteran center Jason Collins becomes the first male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay. Collins writes a first-person account posted on...
Top stars to help at Fast Break camp

...players entering grades 8-12 and will feature a variety of experienced coaches and current college and former professional athletes."We had 125 in week one," camp director and Juneau-Douglas boys basketball coach Robert Casperson said...


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