Michigan AD, Dave Brandon, Resigns

Under growing pressure from fans, University of Michigan Athletic Director, Dave Brandon has resigned. “Dave feels that it would be in the best interest of our student-athletes, the athletic department and the university community if he [...]

Phelps “Deeply Sorry” After DWI Arrest in Baltimore

Olympic champion, Michael Phelps, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Baltimore at 1:40 am Tuesday.  This is Phelps’ second DUI arrest, the first was when he was 19 years old. Phelps spend [...]

Big Ten Ain’t Dead Yet

Saturday’s college football  action had some Biblical moments,  strange that these happened on a day when Notre Dame wasn’t playing. For instance, consider the Big Ten and it’s Lazarus act. The proud conference had been–well let’s [...]

Ray Rice Released by Ravens: Knockout Video Raises Questions of NFL Violence Policy and NJ Superior Court Judge

  The publication of a graphic video showing the Baltimore Raves’ Ray Rice knocking his then girlfriend out [...]

Goodbye Big Ten – Hello ACC

The Big Ten’s ever shrinking relevance in national college football receded further this weekend.  Two of its Top Ten teams–Michigan State and Ohio State lost badly in intersectional games. Michigan was embarrassed by Notre Dame (more [...]

If Ann Coulter Hates Soccer, You Know It’s Arrived

I don’t take Ann Coulter seriously But she often makes me laugh. She says consistently idiotic things (after all that’s her job). She gets people talking, or perhaps it’s better said, she gets people to react. [...]

Donald Sterling: Bad Business Partner for NBA

Special to American News Report How do I fire my business partner? On June 3rd, the National Basketball Association is going to start its attempt to fire one of its partners, the owner of the Los [...]

Doc Rivers: Pediatrician Turned Oncologist

By Ed Coghlan It was a winter’s evening in 1992, the only time I met Glenn “Doc” Rivers. He was a player then for the Los Angeles Clippers. My two youngest daughters, Mary Clare and Tootsa, [...]

From Basketball to Amputation to Stardom

By Cheryl Christensen Rayna DuBose is a motivational speaker. The Columbia, Maryland native is also a substitute teacher and an assistant basketball coach for a men’s team at a local high school in Maryland. DuBose is [...]

Rugby in the Barrio: A Winning Combination

By Ed Coghlan Against a back drop of poverty in some Fresno, California neighborhoods, where 87% of residents are considered low income and more than half don’t graduate high school, a transformation is taking place. At [...]