Athletes

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7 Dumbest Athlete Arrests

Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …

07/04/2014

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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District Reports MRSA Case At Northville High School

A case of MRSA has been reported at Northville High School within the athletic program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2013

Jason Collins #98 of the Washington Wizards (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Young Gay Athletes Set Tone For NBA Coming Out

Some are calling NBA player Jason a role model for this up-and-coming generation of gay and lesbian athletes. But in some ways, those young athletes and their supporters also have helped pave the way for pros like Collins.

97.1 The Ticket–05/04/2013

Anti-Doping Agency Warns Athletes Against Black Market Drug

The World Anti-Doping Agency is warning athletes against using a black-market drug that causes serious health risks.

97.1 The Ticket–03/21/2013

Torch bearer Amber Charles stands under giant Olympic rings next to Tower Bridge on the final day of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Handful Of Metro Detroit Athletes Compete In London Olympic Games

A handful of sports stars from Metro Detroit will be among the thousands of athletes from all over the world who will compete in the Olympic Games over the next two weeks in London, England.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2012

The 12 Wendy's High School Heisman Award Finalists with Archie Griffin at the Marriott Marquis. (Credit: Simon Russell/wendysheisman.com)

Get In The Game: Wendy’s High School Heisman Awards, Scholarships

Wendy’s restaurants are now accepting applications for their annual High School Heisman Award, a program honoring outstanding student-athletes for their commitment to academic achievement, community service involvement and athletic prowess.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2012

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NCAA Grant Kicks Off UM Study Of Head Injuries Among Athletes

A grant from the NCAA will kick off a groundbreaking, long-term study of concussion and other head injuries among athletes, led by University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues around the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2012

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Athletes Test Their Skills At Shores-Pointes Adventure Triathlon

Athletes will test their wills in kayaking, biking and running in the inaugural Shores-Pointes Adventure Triathlon on Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2011

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Should Student Athletes Get EKGs As Pre-Sport Checkups?

The recent death of a Michigan teenage basketball player has renewed questions about what kind of heart checkup young athletes need to make the team, and a new study may influence that debate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2011

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