Alex Smith benched for concussion?

Josh Dillon, IV Leader Sports Editor

December 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Sports

There’s an old cliché in sports that you can’t lose your starting job because of an injury. However, tell that to 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, who completed 70 percent of his passes before suffering a concussion and is currently... Read more »

Athlete Spotlight–Arnisha Thomas

December 11, 2012

Filed under featured-athlete, Sports

Name: Arnisha Thomas Sport: Women’s Basketball Position: Shooting Guard Major: Criminal Justice Hometown: Milwaukee, WI Accomplishments:... Read more »

The best coach you’ve never heard of

Joe Frye, IV Leader columnist

December 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Quick question sports fans: Who is the all-time leader in wins when it comes to college football? Joe Paterno? No. Bobby Bowden? Good guess but no, sorry. It has to be Bear Bryant right? Strike three, you’re out. It is actually... Read more »

Bulls need more than Rose to contend

Bryer Lehr, IV Leader columnist

December 11, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Sports

I’ll never forget watching the Bulls’ first playoff game last April. The game was well in hand and I was watching only because there was nothing else on at the time. That’s when Derrick Rose hit the floor and sent all of... Read more »

High scoring defense adds new meaning to the phrase ‘Bear Down’

Josh Dillon, IV Leader sports editor

November 6, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Charles Tillman, the pro bowl cornerback for the Chicago Bears, won NFL defensive player of the month for October. The Bears defense so far this season has been legendary in terms of dominance. When you watch this team,... Read more »

Emotions push athletes beyond limits

Joe frye, IV Leader columnist

November 6, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Fans and citizens in the world today may get a sense that athletes are greedy, selfish and at some points couldn’t care less what their reputation is. Most of the time that is the case. But sports fans today capture a glimpse... Read more »