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Friday, July 25, 2014

Sports Columns

Pros get rich as we have fun (07/20/14)
It always amazes me when I search the Internet and see how much money professional athletes make. As we all know, professional sports is a big business -- but it's still amazing what top athletes earn playing a game they first loved as a child. When I cover the young athletes in our community of all ages, I often step back and wonder if any of then will one day make it to the professional level like Rex Brothers, now a pitcher for the Colorado Rockies...
'Superman' helps build Team USA (07/02/14)
For 120 minutes on Tuesday afternoon, Tim Howard was Superman for the US Men's National Team. But Superman could only bear the weight of a nation for so long. Howard had a record setting game for Team USA, setting the new standard for saves in a World Cup match at 16...
Class acts deserving of national crown (06/26/14)
With one swing of the bat, Vanderbilt now has a national championship in a men's sport. John Norwood blasted a high and tight 97mph fastball ball over the left field fence to give the Commodores a 3-2 lead over Virginia. The only other national championship that Vanderbilt has won over the years is a women's bowling national title...