Remembering Ed Thomas
by Michael Popke September 2009
Last Friday night, less than 10 weeks after Aplington-Parkersburg (Iowa) High School football coach Ed Thomas was gunned down by a former player, the Falcons swarmed onto the field that bears his name and defeated their northeastern Iowa neighbor Dike-New Hartford, 30-14. It was the first time in 35 years that Thomas wasn't on the sidelines, and ESPN was there to capture every play.
Oklahoma Player Provides Noteriety to Eight-Man Football
by Michael Popke August 2008
An Oklahoma player's major-college scholarship kicks off renewed consideration of eight-man football.
Rick Giles Intends to Reinvent the College Basketball Invitational
by Paul Steinbach June 2008
Rick Giles discusses how he intends to position the new College Basketball Invitational tournament within the context of March Madness.
14-Year-Old Discusses Turning Sports Into Charitable Effort
by Paul Steinbach April 2008
The 14-year-old founder of Hoops of Hope discusses how kids can use sports to get involved in charitable efforts.
One on One: College Football Coach John Gagliardi Discusses Unconventional Methods
by Paul Steinbach November 2007
John Gagliardi discusses the unconventional coaching methods which have led him to win more college football games than any other coach in history.
One on One: Roger Tobin Studies Steroids' Effects on Home Run Stats
by Paul Steinbach October 2007
Professor Tobin uses physics modeling to study the effects of steroid usage on home run results.
One on One: Richard Southall Introduces His College Sport Research Institute
by Nicholas Brown September 2007
University of Memphis assistant professor Richard Southall on his new veture, the College Sport Research Institute.
One On One: Andrew Dillon Campaigns to Bring Major League Soccer to Philadelphia
by Nicholas Brown August 2007
Andrew Dillon campaigns to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Philadelphia.
One on One: HOK's Susan Klumpp on Nationals Park's Green Strategies
by Paul Steinbach June 2007
HOK senior principal Susan Klumpp discusses the environmentally conscious design strategy for Nationals Park in Washington, D.C..
One on One: Money Man Kevin Fringer on the Modern-Day Athletic Department
by Paul Steinbach April 2007
Money man Kevin Fringer paints a financial picture of the modern-day athletic department.