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In the unlikeliest of places—Ohio's Amish country—a high school basketball coach changed a community's ideas about race, and about life
The Writing is on the Wall
The rash of phony transcripts and academic cheating spells out the fact that athletics are now an abomination to the ideals of higher education. Victims: the student-athletes. Culprits: the system and those who run it
The dynamic between college basketball and the NBA is usually simple: College programs groom exceptional young talent that the NBA then ...
Higher Education Can Jonathan Bender, a sweet-shooting 6'11" string bean who was the No. 5 pick in the draft, make the great leap from Picayune Memorial High to NBA stardom?
After a whirlwind trip to Indianapolis last week, Jonathan Bender arrived back home in Picayune, Miss., with a suitcase full of Indiana Pacers paraphernalia, ...
A LESSON IN HIGHER EDUCATION
The skies had cleared over the most star-crossed venue at these Olympics, a vast rain magnet called Cypress Mountain. But the deluge was ...
The Face of Uncertainty
The St. Louis Rams aren't yet sure what prized rookie running back Lawrence Phillips will amount to, but four games into his NFL career he is a liability on the field and a potential embarrassment off it
Crime and Punishment
After high school star Richie Parker was convicted of sexual abuse, those who tried to salvage—and savage—his basketball career were scarred by their experience
The Rabbit Hunter
Bobby Knight may be tremendously successful on the court, but off it, Indiana's controversial basketball coach often stalks the insignificant
Propping Up Student-Athletes
With Prop 48's success, college educators are pushing high schoolers to aim even higher
They Cheer When the Parson Is Pitching
Packaged in his own golden glow of fitness, verve and enthusiasm, the Rev. Bob Richards, twice an Olympic pole-vault winner, is spreading the word on behalf of diligence, perseverance, goodness and the Breakfast of Champions