A few months ago, I wrote a column on how "participation" trophies were a hindrance to a young athlete's mental develop and ultimately, a distraction from learning valuable life lessons. However, I forgot to mention the biggest facet that could plague the next generation of young athletes-the parents.
The Georgia Southern Eagles ended a four-game home stand in style and gained some much-needed ground in the Sun Belt Conference standings as they claimed a 66-51 victory over UL Monroe Saturday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse.
AUSTIN, Texas - Two days after Alabama's latest national championship, a vote at the NCAA's annual convention could have a huge impact on which teams make the College Football Playoff going forward.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Alabama may have won its fourth national championship in seven seasons, but for the students in Tuscaloosa the party never gets old.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The five-star recruits keep rolling into Alabama, replenishing the roster every time the NFL prospects funnel out.
With Tormenta FC's inaugural season quickly approaching, the team has scheduled open tryouts for Saturday.
NEW YORK - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year.
It looks like it's a good year to be a wild card in the NFL playoffs.
The games people play. There are around 300 in pro football, 2,500 in baseball, 1,500 in basketball and thousands in soccer every year - and that's just at the very highest levels. Most blend into each other. Only a few stand out.
Ten days after Tiger Woods turned 24, he picked up his 16th career PGA Tour victory by beating Ernie Els in an epic battle at Kapalua.
What do you say? It's not too late.
All across Europe and the Americas - as they plot legal strategy, await extradition hearings and consider the billable hours run up by their lawyers - FIFA officials can take comfort in this: They are serving the cause of art.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Sometime around 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve, Rochelle Carrasco and Jeremy Jehnsen will be having their first dance as a newly married couple.
LONDON - Dawn had just broken in Zurich when a man was spotted being dragged out of an opulent hotel's side entrance. Raising a single white sheet, hotel staff made an inadequate attempt to shield the guest being forced to check out early after being arrested in his bedroom.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Hawks didn't like their defensive performance in the first half, so they decided to double their efforts.
Taking advantage of a picture-perfect day at the practice fields located behind The Clubhouse, Tormenta FC - the Premier Development League franchise starting up in Statesboro ...
CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a strong comeback by Atlanta to maintain their chokehold on ...
Building the new golf course in Rio de Janeiro in time for the Olympics once was considered the biggest obstacle.
Reinstatement of Tom Brady's four-game "Deflategate" suspension affirmed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's power - a major point of contention for the NFL players' union.
DALLAS - An attorney for former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manzielcalls the indictment against him "incredible" and said Tuesday that the way it's been handled ...
Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff ...