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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 »

Social media keeps spotlight on athletes

Bryer Lehr, IV Leader columnist

November 6, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Sports

We’ve  reached  a time in technology where information is spread almost instantaneously it seems. With Twitter, Facebook, and the entire internet being used by seemingly everyone, social media is at an all-time high, which... Read more »